Five stories that have North Texas talking: The South Texas congressman who told off Trump reflects as the election nears; what would it actually take to finish the border wall?; SMU claimed its fourth victory over Houston in 27 years; and more.
There’s a lot to gawk at at the State Fair of Texas. A 55-foot-tall cowboy, towering cones of cotton candy, flashing midway rides that defy gravity. This year, a handful of guys on pogo sticks do that too.
Five stories that have North Texas talking: Eleven people have applied to replace Susan Hawk as Dallas County District Attorney; the “Cycling Dutchman” is passing through Texas on his journey to bike around the world; a member of The Monkees returns home to Dallas this weekend; and more.
Five stories that have North Texas talking: The Taylor Swift Experience will be on display this fall in Fair Park; Mark Cuban donated $1 million to Dallas Police; watch a rocket launch in West Texas; and more.
Five stories that have North Texas talking: The countdown to the State Fair of Texas begins; TCU fired its basketball coach of nearly four years; SXSW apologizes for asking a Muslim presenter to remove her hijab for a badge photo; and more.
Dallas residents will get another chance to offer their ideas on Fair Park’s future at a special Dallas City Council meeting Feb. 8. For decades, people have talked about how to revitalize Fair Park and make the 277-acre fairground a year-round destination, but getting everyone on board has been the sticking point.
Fair Park is packed during the fall thanks to the State Fair of Texas, but for decades people have talked about how to make the 277-acre fairground a year-round destination to help revitalize the area.
By the time you pay for admission, parking and a corny dog… a day at the State Fair of Texas is getting pricey. Throw in a few attempts at a midway game and you can practically hear the dollars flying from your wallet.
There’s just something about trying to knock over milk bottles with a baseball or scoop a prize duck from the pond that’s hard to resist.
Big Tex is one of the most iconic features of the State Fair of Texas. It’s been dubbed the quirkiest landmark in the country, after all. The oversized cowboy just became a little more awesome in this video.