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In 1993, the governor of Texas declared Mesquite the official “Rodeo Capital of Texas,” thanks in large part to the Mesquite Championship Rodeo Arena. Located 15 minutes east of downtown Dallas, the air-conditioned arena is home of the Mesquite Championship Rodeo... {Read More}

Courtesy of Sports Destination Management
Everyone loves a comeback.
Antonio Swad, founder of iconic American chains like Wingstop and Pizza Patrón, knows this. After selling Wingstop in 2003 and Pizza Patrón in 2017, he started his newest concept, Porch Swing, back on his home turf and opening....{Read More}
Courtesy of Dallas Observer
Developers are moving ahead with a major mixed-use project next door to the historic Mesquite Rodeo. The $116.5 million, 56-acre project just west of LBJ Freeway at Military Parkway will have new homes, retail, restaurant and office space.The overall project includes $4 million ... {Read More}
Courtesy of Dallas Morning News
Thrill-Seekers on the Look-out for Urban Air Adventure Park in Mesquite, Texas
Calling all thrill-seekers in Mesquite! Urban Air announced today the opening of a 30,706 square-foot indoor trampoline/recreation and entertainment center where kids of all ages can play, slide, climb, jump, duck, dunk, and bounce! The newest Urban Air Adventure Park will open in Winter 2020 {Read More}

A few safe ways to satisfy your sweet tooth. Embarking on a vegan, gluten-free, or Paleo lifestyle is no easy venture, but it’s even more difficult when you think you have to give up your favorite sweet treats. Luckily, Dallas has a bevy of bakeries that ... {Read More}
Courtesy of Dallas Morning News
Checking Gay’s Hall of Fame Career

It’s been 35 years since Don Gay snared a record breaking eighth world bull riding title on the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association circuit.

In 1984, the North Texas cowboy broke Jim Shoulders’ then record of seven world titles that was set in 1959, the same year that the National Finals Rodeo was founded. {Read More}

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