Deep Ellum

Discovering Dallas Street Art

Discovering Dallas Street Art

Instagram has breathed some life into the street art world, thanks to tons of exposure from bloggers alike and photographers searching for the perfect backdrop. After moving here to Dallas, I quickly jumped on the bandwagon and decided it was time to go on a hunt for the most sought after backgrounds for profile pics. I plan on stumbling upon many many more of these but this is as far as our adventures has taken me-so far. 

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Date Night in Deep Ellum

Date Night in Deep Ellum

Gene gets to pick date night on Friday nights and I must say-he picks well! An area of Dallas that we had been wanting to explore was Deep Ellum. One thing that I just love about Dallas is that you can drive 10 minutes and the feel, culture and energy of the city can totally change. Just to give you some background on Deep Ellum, it’s been around for awhile-the late 1800s to be exact. It was a big contributor to industrial development in Dallas seeing as how Henry Ford had one of his first automobile plants here. But what it’s most known for is it’s contribution to the jazz music scene. You can read more about Deep Ellum’s history here.

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