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Restaurant closures of 2019 top this week's 5 hottest Dallas headlines

Restaurant closures of 2019 top this week's 5 hottest Dallas headlines

Cheeseburger at The Grape restaurant in Dallas
In its later years, The Grape became known, of all things, for its cheeseburger. The Grape Restaurant/Facebook
Dallas home for sale
Buyers are clamoring to live in Grand Prairie. Photo courtesy of Bungalo
Flora Street Cafe
Flora Street Cafe has turned off the lights. Photo courtesy of Flora Street Cafe
steve carell office
Boss Michael Scott, as played by Steve Carell. Courtesy photo
Jerry Jones yacht
The "Bravo Eugenia" had people talking in 2019.  Photo courtesy of Oceanco
Cheeseburger at The Grape restaurant in Dallas
Dallas home for sale
Flora Street Cafe
steve carell office
Jerry Jones yacht

Editor's note: A lot happened this week, so here's your chance to get caught up. Read on for the week's most popular headlines.

1. Master list of every Dallas restaurant that tragically closed in 2019. In the law of Dallas restaurants physics, restaurants open and then remain in a uniform state until that state is changed by an external force. In 2019, Dallas saw some pretty major closures, including a couple of restaurants that had been around for decades. Here they are, in chronological order.

2. The most popular Dallas-Fort Worth neighborhoods to buy in for 2020. You're probably already familiar with Lake Highlands, Preston Hollow, and Little Forest Hills, but data pulled from the last year has revealed the newest most popular neighborhoods in Dallas-Fort Worth.

3. Chef Stephan Pyles closes restaurant in Dallas' Arts District. Chef Stephan Pyles has closed his Dallas Arts District restaurant Flora Street Cafe and its chef-table concept, Fauna. According to a release, it closed on January 2. Pyles is also getting out of the restaurant business.

4. Dallas bar on Henderson Ave unrolls new pop-up with The Office theme. A Dallas bar is adopting an alternative identity in a limited-run pop-up that'll be styled after the popular TV show The Office. The Whippersnapper, the irreverent bar on Henderson Avenue, will temporarily transform itself into a bar called Dunder Whiplin, INC. beverage company, and will operate under that guise through mid-February.

5. The 10 hottest stories that had Dallas talking in 2019. What was Dallas reading in 2019? We are so glad you asked. We looked back at the 10 most-read CultureMap stories from the past year. From a world-famous French bakery saying "bon jour" to Dallas to glamorous weddings, a horror museum gone wrong, and a big purchase by Jerry Jones (who appeared twice on the list), these were the stories that intrigued readers last year.

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