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Dallas Got Down With Y-E-L-P



Woah, man, what a night of nostalgia as approximately 600 Yelpers gathered last Saturday to celebrate the 90's. The non-profit community space, Life In Deep Ellum opened its doors to all you amazing guests ready to eat, drink, and dance! From grunge-wearing Nirvana-esque guests to an America Gladiatior – one thing is for sure – We partied like it was 1991! I know a shout out doesn't even justify the dedicated Yelpers that came dressed in their 90's best, but we do want to recognize you and thank you for making the theme even more complete.

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The guests were graciously greeted by the first of three bars stocked plentiful of Deep Eddy Vodka cocktails infused with lemonade, NaughTEA cider Sweet Tea Hot Toddies, Refreshingly cool Crispin Cider over ice. While the other bars boasted saucy spirits provided by Brugal Añejo Rum, and Hearty Ale and Lager from Texas' own Saint Arnold. With bountiful booze around every corner, the night was an endless flow of fun!

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After Yelpers wet their whistles a little, their appetites needed some satisfaction. What would we have done without the delicious spicy pork and blue cheese tacos from Velvet Taco and bombtastic Banh Mi Bites from Pho Is For Lovers to save the day? According to Joshua W Whiskey Cake was "one item stands out from the rest. This stuff is slap your momma good. Seriously." So good, in fact, it's safe to say the delectable dessert took the cake!

 
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Once stomachs were full and thirsts were quenched, it was time to dance. With old-school tunes spun by i-entertainment from the likes of Salt n' Peppa, MC Hammer, TLC, Digital Underground, Stone Temple Pilots, and Vanilla Ice – we were doing the Tootsie Roll and the Carlton in no time. Without a doubt, Dallas Power House of Dance had us on our feet grooving to the Humpty Dance and Cupid Shuffle, as well. Good thing CORT Furniture was present for us to rest our barking dogs in style with multi-colored lights, bars, couches, and more!

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Other show-stopping activities included getting banged and colored by Live Hair Group so we could look oh-so sylish for the snazzy three-snap photo poses at FotoFavor. Submerged in nineties nuances guests were encouraged to reflect on their favorite decade on the 90's tribute wall while sipping some sensational bubble tea from Fruitealicious or testing thier nintendo skills on the Wii Arcade Screen also provided by i-entertainment.

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To tune into what all the Yelpers are yapping about the shindig go here. Or check out photos from the event here and FotoFavor pics here! If you were lucky enough to get in on the action and haven't written a review yet – what are you waiting for, dude!? Let's hear what you have to say – share it with the Yelpy Wolrd! Remember – these Yelper events happen about twice a year…Next on is just around the corner!

Until Then, SYOY

Peace Out Homies,

Frances G

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