The Patty Granville Performing Arts center features a variety of theatrical and musical events yearlong. Across town you can find studios that go for about 0, one bedrooms for 0, and two bedrooms for 00. A 12 month lease is standard, but often negotiable, and Garland maintains stringent rental inspection and enforcement of building codes, so it's highly unlikely that you'll get swindled into living in a pizza box with a toilet that constantly catches fire.
Across town you'll find a wide range of dining options whether you prefer your meat in a bun with fries or on fine china accompanied by potatoes au gratin. It's generally recommended that you stay to the north of downtown when considering an apartment rental.
The historic downtown square, anchored by a bubbling fountain, teems with family-owned restaurants and quirky mom-and-pop boutiques peddling everything from pink flamingoes and ten-gallon hats to artisan balsa wood turtles.
Apartments in Garland are often used by single folks and single-parent families, and employees of GISD, so here's a snazzy secret: if you work for the school district you'll typically get a small discount on rent. You are going to need a car wherever you live in the city.
Life is a bit spread out and not terribly walk-friendly, but the good news is that Garland has one of the best traffic situations in all of Texas and you'll never be stuck in gridlock.
### I can practically hear The National flowing through the car speakers of America’s youth on their way down the highway to the most wholesome way to spend a Friday night. We love our cars and going to the movies is the standard fallback plan every weekend.
However, many of these beloved outdoor screens are in constant peril of closing, reopening, and closing again.
Garland has two DART stations, and these public transit trains can whisk you to Dallas within 45 minutes.
For an authentic small-town vibe, downtown will be your best bet.
It's home to Firewheel Golf Club and Garland's 'crown jewel': the shopping mecca of Firewheel Acres shopping center, where department stores and restaurants abound.
Homes in this area range from 0,000 to millions of dollars, and apartment rentals consist mostly of highly manicured modern developments.
Despite the fact that Garland, Texas inspired craven comedy mastermind Mike Judge's animated series "King of the Hill," don't move here prepared to don an unfortunate buzzcut and charcoal-besmirched muscle tee.
Although the citizens of Garland are notoriously friendly, looking like you hang out in a greasy vat of bad judgment might force your new neighbors' cookies and milk brigade to nervously unload their wares and to back away slowly.
This summer, many theaters will be showcasing a live stream Jimmy Buffet concert, which in 2014 doesn’t seem to fit, but does the drive-in belong in the age of i Pads and 3-D printing? Because the drive-in’s quaint nature is no more than it advertises.