Angela Patterson is the quintessential native Texan. That means she loves hair spray, makeup, big jewelry, football, charity events, shopping and she can shoot a gun. Angela has lived in Dallas (and two suburbs) for 29 years and loves experiencing all the wonderful things that Big D has to offer. From restaurants to shopping, concerts and more, this Dallas gal loves life in the Metroplex. She's a little bit city and a little bit country -- all rolled in one fun-loving package. Angela has been the Dallas Expert at About.com since 2010.
Angela has a unique background. She has worked in public relations and written for two Dallas magazines plus JamMagazine.com. She produces videos -- most are fashion related. She owns and operates several businesses including owning about 3,000 acres of ranchland in North Texas. An 1,800-tree pecan orchard sits right in the middle of one ranch, which is perfect for hosting dove hunts.
A self-professed shopaholic, she delights in finding unique stores and fantastic new restaurants. Angela enjoys all the great cultural events Dallas has to offer. From art exhibits to sporting events, concerts to charity events, this native Texan seems to be everywhere -- as long as it's fun and cool.
Angela earned her bachelor's degree in journalism from Texas Womans University, Denton, Texas in May, 1988. Her education began at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas.
I love shopping, checking out new restaurants and going to concerts. I love all music types. I'm an avid sports fan. You'll find me at the Byron Nelson, college football games, the World Series, and betting on the horses at Lone Star Park. I'm where the action is. I own some ranchland in North Texas and recently took up the sport of dove hunting. I was literally in the field hunting birds Labor Day weekend and in New York City hunting for a cab during Fashion Week the next.
I'm a working Mom so I can help you find fun family activities or a plan a great evening with someone special. So check back often for date night ideas and don't-miss places to shop and save. I'm a huge music fan so you'll see me at my favorite venues listening to the hottest bands because DFW rocks!
Follow Angela on Twitter @PattersonAngela and Instagram: AngelaMpatterson
Email Angela at AboutDallas@aol.com
Q. Do you attend, cover, and/or promote local events?
A. Yes, whenever possible. The earlier you let me know about your event/items the better. Email me anytime at AboutDallas@aol.com.