Wednesday, March 26, 2008

D Magazine: The Amsterdam Bar is hipster heaven

D Magazine has a really cool new article up at their website called "Your Perfect Day." The D Magazine has taken several Dallas "archetypes" like "The Sports Fan," "The Shopper," and "The Music Lover" and they designed "perfect days" to match the interests represented by each archetype. One of the archetypes is "The Hipster," and it's no surprise that The Amsterdam Bar plays a very important part in the Hipster's perfect day:
The Hipster

You eat local. You shop vintage. And you went green before green was cool.

Earth Day is Tuesday, April 22. Do your part and pick up trash around White Rock Lake, during the Saturday Shoreline Spruce-Up. The group called For the Love of the Lake provides all the supplies, including Starbucks coffee, juice, and tasty breadstuffs. After a couple of hours of hard work, reward yourself with an Illy espresso and a granola parfait at Deep Ellum’s Murray Street Coffee Shop.

Stop in at the newly opened Smart Center Dallas on Lemmon to test-drive a Smart Car. See how small you can really make your carbon footprint.

Have lunch at the Kozy Kitchen, where they serve a great grass-fed buffalo burger and gluten-free chocolate chip cookies.

Head over to the Nasher Sculpture Center to see the exhibit “Beyond the Grasp, Transcending the Physical.” Discuss the deeper meaning.

For dinner, pick up a loaf of Philomena Food Company’s stuffed Italian bread from the Dallas Farmers Market.

After a long day, unwind with a European beer at Amsterdam Bar, the anti-Uptown spot where the cool kids hang out.
There you have it folks: at the end of the day, the cool kids all head for The Amsterdam Bar.

Head on over to D Magazine and check out what all the other archetypes are up to in "Your Perfect Day."

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