If you have not been researching current happenings around the DFW area lately, there are some bits of information that might be helpful!
New Arlington, Texas vegan restaurant
Loving Hut, the international vegan restaurant chain, has a new restaurant in Arlington, Texas, that is slated to be open soon. Near the Arlington Highlands Shopping Center, the vegan restaurant will be a first in Arlington and will augment Spiral Diner (Dallas and Ft. Worth) as well as Bliss Raw Food Cafe in Dallas. It is great to see a vegan business opening in the metroplex!
4519 Matlock Rd.
Arlington, TX 76018
Online resources for vegans
Professor Gary L. Francione's Abolitionist Approach just opened up an online forum for anyone interested in discussing animal rights, abolitionist theory, or learning more about specific animal issues. Anyone may view the site, but you will need to apply to be able to post. A brief introduction is requested once you are approved. No violence, please.
Need vegan product information? Try Adam Kochanowicz's, Examiner's own National Vegan, iVegan ap (http://vegan.fm/ivegan.html) or check online.
Traveling and need a vegan place to stay? Willing to lend a hand? M Butterflies Katz is developing Vegan Exchange to link vegans from around the world.
Looking for a local or international vegan business, service, or resource? Check on The Vegans Directory to see what is listed in your corner of the world. More businesses and services are added daily; check back in a few months as the directory is just getting started and is still under construction. Find @vegansdirectory on Twitter and The Vegans Directory on Facebook.
Vegan101, the DFW premier vegan meetup, is having a pre-Thanksgiving potluck at 2:00 pm on November 21st in Dallas. Go to their website for further information. You do not need to be vegan to attend, but all food is vegan at all gatherings.
An Animal Rights and Rescue Group is rumored to be starting up soon in North Texas. Training for animal rescue during disasters is planned. Stay tuned for further information.