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Drakes Yoke

All the Southern classics you know and love, smoked to melt-in-your-mouth perfection. Drakes Yoke is the perfect place for smoky barbecue, southern hospitality, friends and family. It’s everything we love about Texas all in one place.

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Fall roundup: 5 things we’re looking forward to right now

With cooler weather approaching, we’re already feeling that once-a-year excitement that happens when summer (finally) gives way to fall. It’s especially thrilling in Texas. But with many of the usual fall traditions being furloughed this year — Big Tex, we’re looking at you — we’re thinking outside the box about how to celebrate. Here are  … Read more

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How modern urbanism is keeping us connected

Around the late 1940s and early 1950s, America saw a rise in the suburb; people fled the compact, busy cities for wide open spaces to build their post-war homes with government incentives. It was new and novel and served families well. The spread-out suburbs gave families more space to grow, but they also took a  … Read more

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Father’s Day gift giving guide 2020

With Father’s Day coming up on Sunday, June 21, it’s prime time to make a plan to celebrate and honor some of the greatest men in our lives: the dads in our lives. Let’s get down to specifics this year and curate a gift that truly speaks to his interests. What kind of guy is  … Read more

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Getting back into the swing of things

Thank you so much for the support you’ve given our restaurants and retailers during the stay-at-home orders. The businesses at The Shops at Willow Park are enthusiastically opening back up at a pace that makes sense for each business, and as allowed by law. We’ve created the following resource guide to make it as easy  … Read more

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Shopping small means big support for local business

Friends, we’re facing tough times. As we delve deeper into our strange new reality, we’re all wondering how to achieve the normal everyday things we need to do, like feeding our families and running errands, while taking care of ourselves and others. Routines are changing and it is a bit disorienting. Our small businesses are  … Read more

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How to eat out while on a diet

Restaurants and diets. Two things that don’t seem like they go together. But, studies show that almost 30 percent of people in our country are on diets and that people eat out at least four or five times a week so there must be a way to do both. Dieting is hard enough in itself  … Read more

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Tips for managing holiday stress

This time of year should be a source of joy and happiness but in the midst of the decorating, shopping, cooking and the numerous holiday parties, the stress of all of it can often overcome the enjoyment factor. The overwhelming pressure for perfection we put on ourselves can quickly turn the holiday season into a  … Read more

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Why You Should Always Date Your Spouse

Whether you’ve been married for three months, three years or thirty years, chances are your relationship with your then boyfriend or girlfriend and now spouse, has changed. When you first start dating someone, everything is new. The tingle that takes over your whole body when they first brush your hand, that first kiss, meeting each  … Read more

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BBQ and Brews: Why They Go Perfect Together

Hot dogs and wine on a hot day do not sound appealing. But, a massive rack of BBQ ribs and a sweet or roasty-brewed beer only amplifies the enjoyment of licking fingers clean. Spring is springing quickly, and beer and ribs only add a spring to your step. Pale for Your Palate Everyone knows someone who will use a few strips of  … Read more

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How to Take the Perfect Instagram Picture of Your Food

Have you ever wondered how some people get that perfect shot of their meal to upload to Instagram? Perhaps, your photo opt of your delectable delight is less than post worthy. Thankfully, there are some easy tips you can follow to take your food photo game up a notch the next time you photograph your amazing  … Read more

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Drinking Beer from a Bottle vs. Can

When it comes to the preference of whether to consume your beer from a bottle or a can, this has been an age-old debate. Consumers have been battling this topic since canned beer first hit the market back in the 1930’s. The answer seems to selectively rely on the consumer of the product and their preferred tastes. There  … Read more

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Beginner Tips for Becoming a Wine Connoisseur

When attending a cocktail party, sometimes it can feel as if everyone else in the room knows more about the wine. While those around you are extolling the fruitiness of a white wine or discussing the tannins in a red wine, you may feel a little lost. While it seems daunting, increasing your knowledge of  … Read more

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The Ultimate Gift Basket for Mom This Mother’s Day

Your mom is the best and you want to show your appreciation for everything that she does this Mother’s Day.  But, like most people, you want her to know how much you love her not just on a single day but every day throughout the year.  In the past, you’ve probably given her cards and flowers, but this year is different. 

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The Perks of Dog Friendly Patios

Pet owners consider their fur babies to be an important part of their families. The old vision of dogs tied next to their dog houses no longer exists as people actively bring their pets with them to run errands, shop, vacation and more.

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