Yesterday, Harrison and I spent the day exploring one of our Dallas favorites: the Bishop Arts District. Known for its local shops, walkable location, and trendy style, this neighborhood is worth checking out.
The first thing you’ll notice when pulling up to Bishop Avenue is the mural wall. This temporary wall is in place while construction is underway, and it sure is pretty. Covered with nature art and whimsical paintings, it just begs for photos!
Once I got those out of my system, we headed over to The Wild Detectives to grab some coffee.
The Wild Detectives
This coffee shop is unique in that it’s a bar-coffee shop-bookstore all in one. You actually order your coffee from the bar! And then drink it surrounded by the latest reads. Or, if you’re like me, sip it on the front steps 🙂
The shops on Bishop Ave
After I got my daily dose of caffeine, we checked out the shops on Bishop Avenue. There are all kinds of things at these shops, from furniture and clothing to restaurants and trinkets. The special part is the focus on local artisans. If you’re a supporter of the #shopsmall movement, you’ve got to go to the Bishop Arts District!
The shops on Davis Street
There are two main shopping areas in this neighborhood- the shops on Bishop Avenue, and those on Davis Street. The Davis street strip is smaller and more spread out, but it has some great finds. DLM Supply Co and Joy Macarons are my favorite, and Davis Street Espresso has great coffee.
Handcrafted, naturally gluten free macarons? Yes, please!
After my macarons we did get some real food- at Bolsa. We loved every bite at Bolsa. With fresh, local ingredients, how could we not? The steak and egg hash is to die for. So delicious!
Conclusion: The Bishop Art’s District is a must if you like to support local businesses, eat healthy foods, and enjoy pleasing aesthetics.