A celebration of life in the heart of Dallas

Friday, July 31, 2015

This Weekend #NearbyMuseumTower: July 31 - August 2

MUSEUM TOWER DALLAS prides itself on making life truly exceptional for our residents. As an extension of our in-house, at-your-service concierge, MUSEUM TOWER curates a special guide to the best things happening in Dallas every Friday in anticipation of the weekend ahead. There is always something extraordinary happening #NEARBYMUSEUMTOWER. What will you discover this weekend?

Friday, July 31
Catch Me If You Can
8:00 p.m.
Kalita Humphreys Theater
2.0 Miles from Museum Tower

Uptown Players continues its 2015 season with the 2011 Tony nominated musical Catch Me If You Can. Catch Me If You Can captures the astonishing story of Frank Abagnale, Jr., a world-class con artist who passed himself off as a doctor, a lawyer, and a jet pilot - all before the age of 21. With straight-arrow FBI agent Carl Hanratty on Frank's trail, take off on a jet-setting, cat and mouse chase, as a jazzy, swinging-sixties score keeps this adventure in constant motion. In the end, Agent Hanratty learns he and Frank aren't so very different after all, and Frank find out what happens when love catches up to a man on the run.

Saturday, August 1
11:30 a.m.
American Airlines Center
1.0 Mile from Museum Tower

Behold the living legends! In an all-new show, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Presents Legends. Experience epic family fun as legendary circus artists from around the globe perform awe-inspiring feats of daring, spectacles of strength and thrills of wonder to summon the mythical and the mysterious visions that have only existed in your imagination until now: the Unicorn, Pegasus and Woolly the Mammoth! Enjoy an unforgettable family day of legendary proportions at Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Legends #NearbyMuseumTower.

Sunday, August 2
Dollar Days at Arboretum
10:00 a.m.
Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden
6.4 Miles from Museum Tower

Embrace the summer heat and save big on admission and concessions at the arboretum during August Dollar Days. Throughout the entire month visitors can enjoy general admission for only $1. There will also be $1 and $2 food and drink items including hot dogs, juice, root beer floats and more. This is a perfect opportunity for new Arboretum visitors to bring the kids out to experience the eight-acre Rory Meyers Children's Adventure Garden.

Thursday, July 23, 2015

This Weekend #NearbyMuseumTower: July 24-26

MUSEUM TOWER DALLAS prides itself on making life truly exceptional for our residents. As an extension of our in-house, at-your-service concierge, MUSEUM TOWER curates a special guide to the best things happening in Dallas every Friday in anticipation of the weekend ahead. There is always something extraordinary happening #NEARBYMUSEUMTOWER. What will you discover this weekend?

Friday, July 24
Garden Gigs
7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden
6.4 Miles from Museum Tower

For the first time ever, the Dallas Arboretum hosts a full-grounds musical event open to the general public. Come out for Garden Gigs as local artists/musicians Salim Nourallah; duo John Lefler and Camille Cortinas; Kaela Sinclair; and Sudie perform intimate sets at sundown throughout the gardens. Enjoy dinner and snacks from popular DFW food trucks including BellaTrino, Cajun Tailgators, Easy Slider and Ruthie's Rolling Cafe, or bring your own picnic and beverages. It is certain to be a beautiful summer evening surrounded by good tunes and stunning nature. Purchase your tickets here.

Saturday, July 25
Christmas in July
7:00 p.m.
Bishop Arts District
4.4 Miles from Museum Tower 

Care to celebrate Christmas in July? Shop local Bishop Arts District stores for deals on holiday and regular merchandise. Many restaurants will have special, festive features and there will be plenty of fun on the streets. This year, the kids can enjoy photos with Santa Claus and with Queen Elsa. There will be carolers, live music and a live play of A Charlie Brown Christmas. Of course, like last year, there is a 100% chance of snow in the forecast.

Saturday, July 25
Reunion Lawn Party
6:30 p.m.
Reunion Park

Reunion Tower hosts the Reunion Lawn Party on the last Saturday of every month. The fun will take place at Reunion Park, located near the base of the tower. The party kicks off at 5:00 p.m. and features live music, food trucks, a beer garden, lawn games and much more #NearbyMuseumTower!

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Just Sold: Beautiful, Sky-Bound Homes at Museum Tower Dallas

Museum Tower Dallas is pleased to announce the recent sale of several beautiful, sky-bound homes located on the 38th, 34th and 25th floors.

At all hours of the day, these new Museum Tower homeowners will enjoy impressive panoramic views of Dallas, the surrounding arts district and far beyond. Granted by the expansive floor-to-ceiling glass windows, spacious outdoor private terraces and impeccable location, several Dallas landmarks such as Reunion Tower, Meyerson Symphony Center, Klyde Warren Park and the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge are in sight and even within walking distance.

Private direct elevator access, luxury German-engineered Miele appliances, Dornbracht fixtures and ample natural light are just a few additional high-quality features that are simply standard in all Museum Tower residences. There's plenty of room to infuse personal style and to incorporate upgrades as well.

We look forward to welcoming our new residents to life at new heights with unparalleled service, hospitality and attentiveness.

Friday, July 17, 2015

This Weekend #NearbyMuseumTower: July 17-19

MUSEUM TOWER DALLAS prides itself on making life truly exceptional for our residents. As an extension of our in-house, at-your-service concierge, MUSEUM TOWER curates a special guide to the best things happening in Dallas every Friday in anticipation of the weekend ahead. There is always something extraordinary happening #NEARBYMUSEUMTOWER. What will you discover this weekend?

2015 Shakespeare In The Park
Friday, July 17
8:15 p.m.
Samuell-Grand Ampitheatre 
4.4 Miles from Museum Tower 

Haven't been able to catch all of the Complete Works of William Shakespeare performances at AT&T Performing Arts Center? Now you can catch up! Three brave actors blaze a trail through all 27 of the Bard's works in a 90-minute performance that will leave you falling out of your seat with laughter. Full of bawdy slapstick humor as well as deep critical insights, this work illustrates with neon colors that Shakespeare's writings are contemporary and relevant even in the 21st century. This performance will delight everyone #NearbyMuseumTower. 

Saturday, July 18
10:00 a.m.
Frontiers of Flight Museum

Moon Day 2015 is the biggest annual space exposition in Texas. This year, Moon Day will commemorate the 46th anniversary of the lunar landing, which took place when Apollo 11 touched the surface on July 20, 1969. This family fun festivity is a science, technology, engineering and math (STEM)-focused space themed public event sponsored by The Frontiers of Flight Museum and the National Space Society of North Texas. Talk live with a member of the Expedition 43 Crew on the International Space Station, build and launch your own rocket and much more this weekend #NearbyMuseumTower!

Sunday, July 19
1:30 p.m.
Music Hall at Fair Park

Catch it before it's gone! Join Dallas Summer Musicals for this magical, unforgettable production the New York Times declared “Astonishing! A PIPPIN for the 21st Century.” The 2013 Tony Award winner for Best Musical Revival is back for the first time since it thrilled audiences 40 years ago. With a beloved score by Tony nominee Stephen Schwartz, Pippin tells the story of a young prince on a death-defying journey to find meaning in his existence. Will he choose a happy but simple life? Or will he risk everything for a singular flash of glory? Find out this weekend #NearbyMuseumTower.

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

DFW Restaurant Week: Where Will You Dine This August #NearbyMuseumTower?

Ladies and gentlemen, get ready to lift those forks, clink those glasses and dine for a cause this August #NearbyMuseumTower. Participating restaurants were revealed and the reservation books are open for this year's highly anticipated DFW Restaurant Week.

Below, the what, when, where, and how crafted with the Museum Tower Dallas resident in mind: 

What is DFW Restaurant Week? 
Originally presented by NewsRadio 1080 KRLD, DFW Restaurant Week is now in it's 18th year and presented by Central Market. More than 125 participating restaurants in the metroplex serve exquisite prix fixe three-course dinners or lunches at their noted locations and many offer suggested wine pairings. With each meal purchased, 20% goes to the North Texas Food Bank in Dallas or Lena Pope Home in Fort Worth. Reservations are open now and are required. The complete restaurant list and available menus may be viewed here.

When is DFW Restaurant Week?
August 6 -- First Course DFW Restaurant Week Kick-Off Party at Sixty Five Hundred
August 7 - 9 -- Preview Weekend at select participating restaurants*
August 10 - 16 -- Main Week
August 17 - 23 and August 24 - 30 -- Extension at select participating restaurants*
*Not all DFW Restaurant Week participants honor their prix fixe meals during the Preview Weekend and Extension

Where are participating restaurants by Museum Tower Dallas?
We've slimmed down the list of over 130 participating restaurants to 53 located within a 5-mile radius of Museum Tower:
How can I make a reservation for DFW Restaurant Week?
Ready to make your reservation or should we say, reservations? You can call the participating restaurant and be sure to mention DFW Restaurant Week or, you can let us handle it all for you. Just call our 24/7 concierge and we will be delighted to assist you.

Share with Museum Tower where you'll be going for DFW Restaurant Week by tweeting @MuseumTwrDallas. Fancy Facebook? You can like us, too! We'd love to see what gourmet creations you are indulging in so be sure to use #NearbyMuseumTower too. Dine for a cause!  

Friday, July 10, 2015

This Weekend #NearbyMuseumTower: July 10-12

MUSEUM TOWER DALLAS prides itself on making life truly exceptional for our residents. As an extension of our in-house, at-your-service concierge, MUSEUM TOWER curates a special guide to the best things happening in Dallas every Friday in anticipation of the weekend ahead. This weekend, enjoy a unique evening with creator and host of This American Life, party at Klyde Warren Park with the Dallas Stars and indulge in the sounds of Beethoven. There is always something extraordinary happening #NEARBYMUSEUMTOWER. What will you discover this weekend?

Friday, July 10
6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Klyde Warren Park
187 Feet from Museum Tower Dallas

The Dallas Stars are taking over Klyde Warren Park tonight. The free live music event will begin at 6 p.m. featuring music from Rise & Shine and concluding with Jonathan Tyler and The Northern Lights taking the stage at approximately 8 p.m. Food trucks from local vendors will be on-site along with Dallas Stars mascot Victor E. Green and the Stars Street Squad, which will have inflatables and interactive games for all ages. During the evening, special Dallas Stars personalities will address fans in attendance about the team's offseason moves and the upcoming 2015-16 season.

Ira Glass, Monica Bill Barnes and Anna Bass #ThinkSpeak
Saturday, July 11
8:00 p.m.
Winspear Opera House
0.3 Miles from Museum Tower Dallas 

Ira Glass is the creator and host of This American Life, a public radio program that is heard each week by over 2.2 million listeners on more than 500 public radio stations. A true veteran to the industry, Glass has worked on nearly every NPR network news program and has received high acclaim for This American Life as being "at the vanguard of a journalistic revolution." For his "3 Acts, 2 Dancers, 1 Radio Host" performance at the Winspear Opera House, Ira Glass will be joined by dancers Monica Bill Barnes and Anna Bass in a show that combines two art forms for an entertaining evening of mixed talents. Purchase tickets here.

Basically Beethoven Festival
Sunday, July 12
2:30 p.m.
Dallas City Performance Hall
0.4 Miles from Museum Tower Dallas

Basically Beethoven Festival is a series of free concerts every Sunday afternoon in July. Presented by Fine Arts Chamber Players, these concerts are held at the Dallas City Performance Hall in the Dallas Arts District. Doors open at 2:00 p.m. for the 2:30 p.m. Rising Star Recital featuring outstanding clarinetist Ridge Garner. Garner is the Grand Prize winner of the 2015 Collin County Young Artist Competition and 2015 Juanita Miller Concerto Competition. At 3:00p.m., Texas Camerata presents “Baroque and Beyond” with music by Schmelzer, Marais, Telemann, Vivaldi, Mudge and Beethoven performed on authentic Baroque and Classical period instruments.

CBD Provisions Sunday Supper Classics
Sunday, July 12
5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
CBD Provisions
0.8 Miles from Museum Tower Dallas 

CBD Provisions offers delicious family-style Sunday Supper Classics, served Sunday nights now through August 2. Each week features a different three-course menu, including an appetizer, entrée, and dessert. For the perfect pairing, CBD also offers fifty percent off all bottles of wine on Sundays during dinner service from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.in the bar and dining room. Tantalize your taste buds and end the weekend on a sweet note this Sunday #NearbyMuseumTower.

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Bastille on Bishop #NearbyMuseumTower

Jet-setters, globe trotters, world travelers. Museum Tower Dallas residents have a sincere appreciation and desire for world experiences.

Next week on Tuesday, July 14, Museum Tower Dallas residents will have the unique opportunity to indulge in the sights, sounds and charms of elegant, historic and sophisticated France right here within the city limits. Forget packing your bags and jetting off to satiate your wanderlust. Instead, simply venture minutes from Museum Tower for a taste of the international at home as the historic Bishop Arts District puts on their sixth annual Bastille on Bishop celebration.

Inspired by the French La Reunion colony which settled in the Oak Cliff area of Dallas in the 1850's, Bastille on Bishop is a celebration of our city's historic past community of brewers, musicians, craftsmen and idealists who helped bring a love of art and culture to North Texas.

Beginning at 6:00 p.m., head over to the Bishop Arts District and delight in the area's transformation into the likes of a small French village. A celebration of all things French-inspired, the street festival will feature live music, an authentic petanque court and an array of delicious French cuisine and wines. There will also be can can performers, caricature artists and mimes making this event fun for the whole family. Stroll the streets of Paris without ever leaving Dallas. Find tickets for this exciting event here.

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Thursday, July 2, 2015

Red, White, American Pride: Celebrate The Fourth of July #NearbyMuseumTower

Star-spangled spectacular! The United States Congress made Fourth of July a federal holiday in 1870. Since then, the Fourth of July has remained an important national symbol of patriotism and evolved into a weekend celebration full of summer fun. Fireworks, barbecues and patriotic tunes, opportunities to celebrate the stars and stripes abound this holiday #NearbyMuseumTower:

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Museum Tower: Front Row Seat To Extraordinary

Living at Museum Tower, opportunities abound to celebrate summer to the fullest. From visiting art exhibits, exploring captivating museums, relaxing at outdoor concerts or enjoying any of the daily interactive activities at Klyde Warren Park, the best experiences are always happening just steps away from your high-rise home.

This month, get into true patriotic spirit. Celebrate your pride for the red, white and blue with the roar of the race tracks at Lone Star Park, the toe-tapping sounds of Motown, a spirited afternoon at the ballpark and, of course, brilliant fireworks for the Fourth of July. The month of July is a time for jubilance and Museum Tower is the destination for an extraordinary lifestyle.

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