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. New Cuban restaurant serves a little taste of Havana in Oak Cliff. A new restaurant in Oak Cliff is doing Cuban food with cocktails and a companion gift shop and cigar store. Called Little Havana, it opened in December in a former Mexican restaurant space at 607 N. Willomet Ave.
2. Guy Fieri films Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives in Texas' biggest city. This week the Bayou City became Flavortown. Celebrity chef, TV host, and author Guy Fieri has been in Houston since Monday filming at local restaurants for upcoming episodes of his popular Food Network show Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.
3. Dallas-Fort Worth's hottest neighborhood for 2017 will surprise you. Real estate website Zillow has released its predictions for the hottest housing markets of 2017, and while Dallas-Fort Worth didn't make the top 10, the study did reveal some interesting info about Dallas-Fort Worth. Namely, which metro neighborhoods are on track to see the highest growth this year, and the winners may surprise you.
4. Dallas Public Library holds biggest sale in decades. Dallas Public Library is holding its biggest sale in decades, at the end of January. We're talking thousands of books, CDs, DVDs, and vinyl albums at bargain prices. Half Price Books might as well take the weekend off.
5. Meet the 7 impressive Dallasites on Forbes' coveted 30 Under 30 list. Now in its sixth year honoring "the brightest young entrepreneurs, innovators, and game-changers" — and boasting an acceptance rate of less than 4 percent, statistically making the list "harder to get into than Harvard" — 30 Under 30 actually encompasses 600 finalists in 20 categories. Twenty-two of this year's recipients are Texas-based.