The Dallas World Aquarium In The West End

Without a doubt one of the most popular things to do in downtown Dallas is to visit the Dallas World Aquarium. Located in the historic West End, the DWA is a favorite with Dallasites and tourists alike. Whether you’re looking for something family friendly to do in downtown Dallas or planning a fun date complete […]

The Anniversary of the Assassination of John F. Kennedy in the West End

November 22nd, 1963 is a day that all Americans will never forget – the assassination of the 35th President of the United States, John Fitzgerald Kennedy in downtown Dallas. Those who witnessed his death, and the generations to come after, remember not only the legacy he left behind, but an iconic man who lead the […]

Things to Do in Dallas on July 4th

The Fourth of July is not only a 3-day weekend for many, but also the time everyone likes to celebrate with the three F’s – Food, Fun, and Fireworks! Lucky for you, the West End Historic District is chocked full of Independence Day promotions and specials to help you commemorate the day and make memories. […]

Did you know “Curious George” was a Holocaust Survivor?

Curious George. You know him. He is that cheeky little brown monkey cherished by more than three generations of Americans. Many of us grew up with “Curious George”, but few people know about the incredible journey made by his creators, Margret and H.A. Rey, to escape the Nazi invasion of Paris at the start of […]

Author Harry Wu to visit the Dallas Holocaust Museum

The Dallas Holocaust Museum has some really interesting and powerful programs coming up in the next few weeks. On Thursday December 4th, the Upstander Speakers Series presents author of Bitter Winds, Harry Wu. Harry Wu is the author several books including Bitter Winds, a memoir of his 19 years of imprisonment in the Chinese labor camps. From the horrors of […]

Photography comes alive at the Sixth Floor Museum

Its a great day to get out of the cold and visit the The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza! So many great exhibits and historical information to explore. If you cant go today, make plans to visit the museum tomorrow night November 18th at 7 p.m. for an special evening as some of the […]


Learn and Explore More in the Dallas West End Did you know the Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance resides right here in the Historic Dallas West End? Founded in 1984, the Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance is dedicated to preserving the memory of the Holocaust, and to teaching the moral and ethical response […]


Jack Ruby’s Girls, Exhibits and More D
allas has an interesting history, and many different sides to one story. Burlesque dancers Diana Hunter and Alice Anderson chronicled their experiences working for Jack Ruby in their 1970 book “Jack Ruby’s Girls.” In 2013, Nancy Myers documented her life in the book “The Wild and Wayward Tales of […]