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Marissa Gallant

Originally from Dallas, Marissa is a content producer in Los Angeles, whose work has included babies in costumes, famous tiny hamsters, F1 cars, Las Vegas surprise elevator dance party pranks, and eccentric celebrities. She is also co-creator of Brew Haha: The Comedy Show Drinking Game, Los Angeles’ popular backyard stand-up show.

city guide:
Dallas, TX
food
Bubba’s Cooks Country
Retro-style diner serving comfort food classics since 1981 in a converted Texaco station. Enjoy Southern staples like mashed potatoes, yeast rolls, black-eyed peas and fried chicken – lots of fried chicken.
6617 Hillcrest Ave, Dallas, TX 75205, USA
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bar
Inwood Theater Lounge
Neighborhood theater showing indie films and midnight cult classics with a full bar.
5458 W Lovers Ln, Dallas, TX 75209, USA
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coffee
Cafe Brazil
Open since 1991, Cafe Brazil serves a great breakfast with specialty roasted coffees.
3847 Cedar Springs Rd, Dallas, TX 75219, USA
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shopping
Good Records
A Dallas institution for records both old and new. 
1808 Greenville Ave, Dallas, TX 75206, USA
landmark
The Texas Theatre
Opened in 1931 in Oak Cliff, The Texas Theatre is known for its “Venetian” design style, including opera boxes in the auditorium under a full night sky, fountains, projected clouds on the ceiling, an organ, and a giant chandelier. It's the third-largest theatre in Dallas. On November 22, 1963 at approximately 1:45 p.m., nearly 15 Dallas police officers converged on the Texas Theatre in search of a man who had entered without paying. That man was Lee Harvey Oswald – murder suspect in the slaying of Officer J.D. Tippit and later President John F. Kennedy’s accused lone assassin. He ducked into the theatre during an in-progress showing of War Is Hell.
Texas Theatre, 231 W Jefferson Blvd, Dallas, TX 75208, USA
outdoors
White Rock Lake
White Rock Lake is one of Dallas' most beloved and frequented parks, and is one of the best places to experience natural areas and wildlife in an urban setting. It is home to 33 types of mammals including rabbits, skunks, raccoons, possums, bobcats, red foxes, and minks; reptiles, including rattlesnakes, turtles, lizards, and horned toads; amphibians; and hundreds of bird species, including swans, pelicans, loons, and many more.
White Rock Lake, Dallas, TX, USA
venue
Granada Theater
This historic concert venue, originally built in 1946 as a movie theater, is widely regarded as one of the premiere venues for live music in Dallas.
Granada Theater, 3524 Greenville Ave, Dallas, TX 75206, USA
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