Launching a one-of-a-kind brand that became an instant Uptown sensation, Gloria Lynette Flores, founder of The Buzz Bike, is a bona fide trailblazer. The entrepreneur and marketing leader for Telemundo introduced her fleet of 16-passenger, pedal-powered mobile pubs this spring, earning praise for the clever, eco-friendly concept. Dallas BIG Influencer in 2014, she is proudly revealing today the go-to destinations and hidden haunts that inspire her hometown hubris. Aw Shucks, and I’m obsessed with their delicious Mexican-style shrimp cocktail,” Flores enthuses of her top spot for al fresco dining. Milk & Honey, our stylish expert confesses an affinity for the boutique’s well-priced collections. She notes, “It’s so cute, and I like the classic, yet edgy, aesthetic.” Lula B’s,” Flores, a vintage devotee, reveals. “I always find some pretty cool things.” The Deep Ellum gem is her secret to scoring great home décor from decades past. Sample This! is among my favorites. It’s conveniently located, and has good deals on great pieces,” Flores touts of another Dallas-exclusive boutique, located at Mockingbird Station. Klyde Warren Park. Flores concludes, “It’s the perfect place to spend time with my family, or even have a nice walk in the park while on a date.” Headshot credit Travis Lilley; The Buzz Bike image credit Humberto Ruiz. Additional images via individual restaurants and retailers.