Editor's note: Another week has come and gone, and there's a lot we all probably missed. But we're looking out for you, kid. Here are the most popular stories from this past week:
1. 20th annual Deep Ellum Arts Festival releases 3-day lineup of bands and artists. The artists and bands that will take over the historic neighborhood April 4-6 is an impressive array of local and national talent. More than 100 bands and musicians will perform on five separate stages along Main Street, with around 200 visual artists setting up camp in between stages to hawk their wares.
2. Peek inside this midcentury time capsule just outside Dallas city limits. Located at 814 Connally St. in Sulphur Springs, this three-bedroom, two-bath ranch was designed by Fort Worth architects Easterwood and Easterwood. The one-owner home is a stellar example of the kind of midcentury homes current buyers are clamoring for — and its interior has remained largely intact.
3. Four Dallas bars deserve a toast for pouring the best cocktails in the South. Windmill Lounge, Smyth, Cedars Social and Standard Pour are the four best bars in Dallas, according to Southern Living. The draw for each is that it makes some of the top cocktails in town.
4. Sundown at Granada owner builds urban garden paradise in parking lot. In a spot along Lower Greenville that otherwise might have been a patch of cement, a small garden flourishes. It is the brainchild of Michael Schoder, owner of the Granada Theater and its adjacent restaurant, Sundown at Granada.
5. SJP Collection launch lures Sarah Jessica Parker to Nordstrom NorthPark. Dallas fans of Sex and the City, prepare to squeal in your stilettos: Sarah Jessica Parker’s exclusive new SJP Collection for Nordstrom launches February 28. Better still: The style setter is coming to the NorthPark store on March 9 to promote it.