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New downtown Dallas walking tours top this week's 5 most popular stories

New downtown Dallas walking tours top this week's most popular stories

Wilson building
Postcard of Wilson Building in downtown Dallas. Courtesy photo
Seafood pasta from Proof + Pantry
You'll never have this edible flower again. Photo courtesy of Proof + Pantry
Back Home BBQ
Big doins in the BBQ world. Back Home BBQ
Anna Kendrick in A Simple Favor
Anna Kendrick could not save A Simple Favor from being one of the worst films of 2018. Photo by Peter Iovino
Sears
Sears has been around since 1893. Courtesy photo
Wilson building
Seafood pasta from Proof + Pantry
Back Home BBQ
Anna Kendrick in A Simple Favor
Sears

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. New architectural walking tours of downtown Dallas sneak into off-limits spots. A new company gives Dallas residents and tourists a chance to see downtown Dallas with a new perspective: through the lens of architecture. Called Architectural Walking Tours of Downtown Dallas, it's a venture launched by Jay Cantrell, an architecture teacher and resident of downtown since 2005.

2. Master list of every Dallas restaurant that sadly closed in 2018. Restaurant closures are almost never good news. There's usually some kind of loss involved: loss of income, loss of a job, loss of a dream. But history must be documented. Here's our farewell to the Dallas restaurants that closed in 2018.

3. Dallas BBQ scene shifts with restaurant closure and a new concept. There's change going down in Dallas BBQ, with one barbecue restaurant changing its identity, and another closing its in-house dining and switching over to catering.

4. These 10 worst movies stunk up the big screen in 2018. The worst movies of the year are always a mixed bag between those that are anticipated to be bad and those that disappoint for a variety of reasons. This list runs the gamut from movies aimed at kids to an ultra-raunchy comedy, and you should avoid all of them at all costs.

5. 2 Sears stores in Dallas-Fort Worth will close in spring 2019. There's more sad news for Sears, with a slew of stores set to close by spring 2019, including two in Dallas-Fort Worth. On December 28, the company issued a list of 80 stores that will shut down, including 43 Sears stores and 37 Kmart stores.