About Nelli

With a background in public relations and journalism, Nelli doubles as a PR practitioner and blogger. She writes lifestyle articles for GenPink.com and covers Dallas-area restaurants and food news for DallasFoodNerd.com. Her hobbies include practicing yoga, reading and traveling. Connect with her on Twitter, @nellit916 and on Instagram as @Nelli16tx.

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Infographic: Baby Names Inspired by Beverly Hills, 90210

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The television show Beverly Hills 90210 – which ran from 1990 to 2000 — was no doubt a pop cultural phenomenon. Fans will remember iconic  characters including Dylan McKay, Brandon Walsh, Kelly Taylor and Brenda Walsh. The show was so huge that it impacted how some parents named their children during those years!   For example, did you know that in the shows first season (1990) there were only 4,413 babes named Dylan, but by the last… Read more

Waitress musical comes to Dallas for two weeks

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Dallas Summer Musicals, Inc. (DSM) and Broadway Across America (BAA) are bringing Waitress to the Music Hall at Fair Park for two weeks, March 28 – April 8, 2018. And we can’t wait!   Brought to life by an all-female creative team, this popular new hit features original music and lyrics by 6-time Grammy® nominee Sara Bareilles, a book by acclaimed screenwriter Jessie Nelson (I Am Sam), choreography by Lorin Latarro (Les Dangereuse Liasons, Waiting… Read more

Deep Ellum Arts Festival – April 6-8

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The Deep Ellum Arts Festival is back for its 24th year, taking place April 6-8, 2018. Voted “Best Festival in Dallas” and ranked by participating artists among the top 50 arts festivals in the nation, the festival is not to miss for art and music fans in North Texas.   The festival, which offers free admission to all ages (but geared toward an 18+ audience), begins at Malcolm X Blvd. and… Read more

Local Talents Create Original Chalk Installations in Dallas

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LARK on the Park in conjunction with the Dallas Museum of Art’s Young Masters exhibition hosts an extraordinary Blackboard Transformation Brunch on Sunday, March 11 beginning at 10:30am. Chef Ryan Barnett serves up the popular a la carte brunch menu while diners watch six talented students currently featured at the DMA, take to the scaffolding to transform the iconic blackboards into one-of-a-kind illustrations displayed through July 8, 2018.   On view now through April 15, 2018 at the Dallas Museum of Art… Read more

Recap: FGI Dallas 2018 Rising Star Awards

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On March 1, 2018, Fashion Group International of Dallas (FGI), a global, non-profit professional fashion organization, hosted its 21st annual Rising Star Awards Ceremony at the Design District’s Seven for Parties. The largely attended fete celebrated the extraordinary accomplishments of Dallas’ emerging talents in the areas of Women’s Fashion, Men’s Fashion, Photography, Art, Fashion Blogging, and MakeUp Artistry.   Celebrity influencer Courtney Kerr of “Kerrently” returned for her fourth year… Read more

Facelogic Spa celebrates 10 years in Dallas

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Facelogic Spa celebrates 10 years in Highland Park by perpetuating their mission of affordable, luxurious skincare. The spa, located off Lovers Lane and North Tollway, offers an array of services including signature facials, microdermabrasions, massages, lash extensions, waxing and much more.   During the month of March, the spa is celebrating its anniversary by giving ladies from the Genesis Women’s Shelter, who are in protection, a chance to pamper themselves.… Read more

Tyra Banks to speak at Winspear Opera House (April 11)

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Supermodel and super entrepreneur Tyra Banks will stop in Dallas on a tour this season to her journey in a series called Tyra Banks: Perfect is Boring. Guests will hear about her experiences as a insecure preteen to becoming a supermodel and entrepreneurial powerhouse. Photo: www.penguinrandomhouse.com   The event will take place at the AT&T Performing Arts Center Winspear Opera House in Dallas on Wednesday, April 11 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets… Read more

March events by GRIT Fitness

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GRIT Fitness hosts monthly workout events that helps Dallas women get fit, socialize and feel empowered. Founded by Brittani Rettig in January 2015, GRIT Fitness provides energetic group classes in a dance club environment. Classes range from dance and kickboxing to high-intensity interval training, toning and cycling.   Classes in March include: TaxAct Workout Enjoy a FREE GRIT by Brit workout Sun., March 4 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at The Bomb Factory. Brought to you by TaxAct, show your GRIT and burn some major calories in… Read more

Studio Movie Grill’s prom dress drive and ticket giveaway

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Studio Movie Grill is partnering with local non-profit organizations, schools and businesses to Grant the Wish of a Princess by becoming prom dress collection sites to help young women attend their formal events in style. The collection is taking place now through March 28 at ALL SMG locations across the nation.   Any person who donates a dress will receive a VIP guest movie pass that can be used at any… Read more

Free women’s self-defense in Dallas (March 3)

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Attention, ladies! This Saturday, March 3 from noon to 2 p.m., Professor Nick Chamberlain will host a FREE women’s self-defense workshop at his studio in Dallas. Participants will learn techniques to avoid dangerous situations, fend off potential assailants and general self-defense methods and mentalities. Photo: www.facebook.com/ChamberlainKarate Within the workshop attendees can ‘Break a Board for a Buck’ where they are taught how to break a wooden plank with their bare hand; each… Read more

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