About the blog

Born of the desire to have an honest online destination exploring lifestyle in Dallas and Collin counties, I created and launched Pop Goes the City in the summer of 2011. As a reflection of my life, Pop Goes the City is focused on lifestyle and events in Dallas and Collin counties. It serves as a platform for me to share information on local businesses, people, shopping and my must-have finds in housewares, accessories, fashion and beauty.

I love to talk to people and Pop Goes the City offers the perfect avenue to interview metroplex movers and shakers, business owners and influencers. In turn, I can introduce readers to the people behind the things they love most in the metroplex.

Since launching Pop Goes the City, I have had the pleasure to interact with amazing people outside of the metroplex as well. Indeed, almost all of Pop Goes the City will consist of local information. However periodically, I will also write about “people and things around the web and beyond the metroplex” that I think North Texans should know about through interviews with personalities that entertain me and mentions of brands that I love.


About the blogger

Leslie Chatman, born in Dallas – raised in Plano, has passion for both cities and loves living in the North Texas area. She is the owner/designer of LunaTeal Jewelry – a Dallas based design company. Chatman loves volunteering is always searching for the next exciting opportunity to serve her community! She is currently serving as VIP Party Chair on Silver Dollar at the Ranch – an event raising funds to support pediatric cancer research initiatives in North Texas. Chatman enjoys writing and has contributed to popular online lifestyle and fashion publications Chic Galleria and Fashion Wrap Up. She is an avid sports fan – particularly football, basketball and wrestling – and loves to watch Mob Wives. Keep up with what she is doing in her personal column LeslieTypes where you can read special articles from and learn more about the voice behind Pop Goes the City.

Past Volunteer Efforts:

2014 Silver Dollar at the Ranch
Silent Auction Assistant

2014 Hope’s Door Evening of Hope
Volunteer Coordinator Co-Chair

2013 Hope’s Door Evening of Hope
Silent Auction Chair

2012 Silver Dollar Ball benefiting ACS
Secretary Chair

2010 Hope’s Door Evening of Hope
Silent Auction Co-Chair

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