Keep a scarf, umbrella, and jacket in your car, just in case.
If 635 or Central Expressway figure into any part of your drive to an early evening date, leave an insane amount of time to get where you’re going.
The former is still undergoing a massive renovation taking so long that cars will fly by the time it’s done, and the latter...
But hey, that’s city life what are ya gonna do, meet up in Wylie?
As our brethren who’ve moved here from the West often note, Dallas is flat and geologically uninteresting.
Welcome to the prairie, y’all: we boast no beaches, no mountains, and no desert vistas.
Heck, good luck even finding urban green space (Klyde Warren Park barely counts, and actually proves this point: it’s a park on a highway! So a ton of cool outdoor dating activity options -- like strolls across the coast or hiking with a view for miles -- simply aren’t available to us.
Dating anywhere can be a difficult experience, from finding someone actually willing to go out with you to finding something to do once you've identified said willing person.
That said, the experience is a bit different no matter where you go, and Dallas is no exception. Though he’s trying to give off the air of old Park Cities money (or even new Preston Hollow money), that slick fellow may well be up to his popped Armani collar in debt and pulling in what you made your first year out of college. Not to be confused with the ,000 millionaire -- though certainly in the same genus -- the douchebag wields pretension, snobbery, and total disregard for others like a badge of honor.Here are 11 ways that being single in Dallas is a singular (! Hipsterism didn’t start here, so DFWers are still pretty fascinated by the phenomenon. More overly manicured mustaches, needlessly thick glasses, PBRs, and leather oxford-designer jean combos than you can handle. He'll take up two parking spots, mistreat the waiter, not even offer to pick up the check, and then be mystified when you don't want to return to his Uptown pad for a "drink." If our schizophrenic spring and fall months prove anything (oh, wait, and summer 2014.And winter 2013), that picnic you plan for early March at Klyde Warren Park could very well be iced out.Maybe that’s why the wine-and-painting party thing is still so hot?This is particularly an issue in Plano and the Park Cities -- moneyed enclaves where high-powered, type-A moms and pops work hard and work out harder.If you’re not quite ready to date someone who’ll bring a little one in your life, just beware: that hottie with the body may be a straight-up MILF or DILF (or a GILF! And speaking of the high-powered, young exec types...