SUPER BOWL XLV: STEELERS vs. PACKERS, FEB. 6, 2011, 6:30 p.m. ETTHE BASICS
• Stadium name: Cowboys Stadium
• Address: One Legends Way, Arlington, TX 76011
• Home team: Dallas Cowboys
• Capacity: 100,000-plus
• Opened: 2009
• Surface: Matrix synthetic turf
• Tickets: Buy tickets from StubHub!
• Proximity to Dallas: The stadium is located between Dallas and Fort Worth, just off I-30.
• TV: Fox
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• City Guide: DallasFOOD & DRINK
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The Capital Grille
500 Crescent Court, Suite 135
Dallas, TX 75201
214-303-0500 | website
This traditional steak house specializes in dry-aged steaks and an award-winning wine list. The extensive menu also features chops and fresh seafood, including North Atlantic lobsters.
Frankie's Sports Bar and Grill
3227 McKinney Ave.
Dallas, TX 75204
214-999-8932 | website
Frankie's has been described as "hip, but not snooty" by The Dallas Morning News. This upscale-meets-casual neighborhood hangout is a great place to catch most any sporting event. The 30-plus televisions (including two 10-foot, high-definition TVs) and 20 satellite receivers all but ensure it.
3210 Armstrong Ave.
Dallas, TX 75205
214-520-9933 | website
This relatively hidden Italian eatery in Uptown's Knox Village area is a good choice for wine and watching people. Part of the Lombardi group -- Alberto's, not Vince's -- Taverna draws raves for its risotto and brunch. Another restaurant in the group is located in Fort Worth's Sundance Square.
Southwestern 8.0 Restaurant & Bar
111 E. Third St.
Fort Worth, TX 76102
817-336-0880 | website
Southwestern cuisine, steaks, seafood and pastas.
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
411 Elm St.
Dallas, TX 75202
214-747-6660 | website
Located in the former Texas School Book Depository, the museum details the life and controversial death of President John F. Kennedy. Several home movies, including those famously taken by Abraham Zapruder and Orville Nix, are being shown in their entirety for the first time. A special compilation video and hands-on educational activities also are featured. New exhibits and artifacts are added as more information is obtained on events surrounding the assassination.
201 Main St., Suite 700
Fort Worth, TX 76102
817-255-5700 | website
Downtown Sundance Square affords a meeting place of Western history and modern amenities. The area was named for the Sundance Kid who, with Butch Cassidy, was a frequent visitor to the area, then commonly known as Hell's Half Acre. Many of the buildings in Sundance Square date the turn of the 20th century and have been restored. Shops and restaurants span the gamut from casual to elegant.
Tour 18 Golf
8718 Amen Corner
Flower Mound, TX 75022
800-946-5310 | website
This unique course opened in 1995 and offers golfers an opportunity to play on replicas of 18 of the most famous golf holes in America. Everything from Amen Corner on Augusta National to No. 10 on Winged Foot is featured, giving golfers a chance to play on courses they normally never could.
Billy Bob's Texas
2520 Rodeo Plaza
Fort Worth, TX 76164
817-624-7117 | website
At three acres, Billy Bob's Texas bills itself "The world's largest honky-tonk" and has an indoor rodeo arena for professional bull riding, a vast dance floor and dozens of bar stations, as well as restaurants, arcade games, a "Wall of Fame" with celebrity hand prints and a general store. In addition to hosting almost every major country music star, four movies have been filmed here.