Super Sunday (Without Football)

Let's not get too hung up on how our Cowboys handled the play-offs. It's time to let go and just move on. These are some great ways to fill your Sunday, avoiding the big game altogether.

Updated: January 29, 2008

Defensive Shopping

It's OK. Go ahead and get that credit card you've been hiding since Christmas and enjoy a little therapy shopping. Make Jerry proud with your spending.

Half Price Books

5803 E Northwest Hwy, Dallas, TX 75231

Need something a little more quiet and subdued? Get lost in the stacks of this popular book store and fill that pigskin hole in your heart. Pick up a mystery or a new hobby. Or if things are really bad, pick up a guide to meditation to strengthen your inner peace.

NorthPark Center

8687 N. Central Expressway, Dallas, TX 75225

Even dudes can find a shop or two in this mall to keep them occupied for some time. And, with the plethora of food options, you can stay for a while. Be sure not to miss the recent new addition of the Nasher Shop. You might even find something to take home with you, like a trophy.


7171 Ikea Dr, Frisco, TX 75034

This one is obvious. Think about it. When will this huge furniture store located in North Texas ever be less crowded on a Sunday. Even though the Cowboys lost, most of the Cowboy fans will still want to see the super outcome--leaving this store a little less full.

Off Sides: Eating

Everyone loves the grub you eat while watching the big game, so you shouldn't miss out when avoiding the game either. Check out these restaurants that will carry you away and help you forget all about Jessica.


4503 W Lovers Ln, Dallas, TX 75209

Looking for a little comfort? This Dallas staple won't let you down. And, it won't let your plate stay empty until you throw a flag on the field.


3312 Knox Street, Dallas, TX 75205

Grab a table at this cozy Knox/Henderson Italian spot and enjoy the authentic pizzas. Hey, you can still enjoy pizza, right?

Urban Taco

5331 E Mockingbird Ln, Ste 125, Dallas, TX 75206

Start with a few fresh tacos and tasty margaritas at this Mockingbird Station fave, then go hit the Angelika for an afternoon flick.

Delay of Lame

This is more than just getting out of the house and away from the game, it's about actually doing something. Hey, we understand. Potato chips and couches can only be so cool.

Dyno-Rock Climbing Ctr

608 E Front St, Arlington, TX 76011

After climbing around at this Texas Stadium-sized indoor rock-climbing facility, you'll be ready to hit the showers.

Angelika Film Center Dallas

5321 East Mockingbird Lane, Dallas, TX 75206

As we mentioned above, this theater is a great place to escape the day.

Dallas Farmers' Market

1010 S Pearl Expy, Dallas, TX 75201

Did you know they're renovating parts of this Dallas classic? Enjoy exploring the fresh produce. Then head inside for some fresh coffee and check out the furniture.