Bohemia in the Big D

I love relying on the advice of friends, but not this time.

For a recent trip to Dallas, my friends here told me to see the downtown skyline, but we have one of those in L.A. Ditto for massive malls like Northpark (Angelenos excel at retail therapy) and the place where President Kennedy was shot. (We have our own Kennedy tragedy.)

I wanted the real Dallas, the counterintuitive Dallas, the Dallas of the fringe — and I found it in three neighborhoods, plus a worthwhile side trip to Fort Worth.

Continue reading about sights, eats, cool hotels and unexpected acts of kindness around Dallas and Fort Worth in the Los Angeles Times.