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 photos released of suspects in brutal attack of Dallas director. This week the Dallas Police Department released new surveillance photos of the suspects involved in the vicious January 14 assault of theater director Derek Whitener. The attack took place in the parking lot of the CityPlace Target on Haskell Avenue, and the images show the suspects at the CityPlace/Uptown DART station. Crime Stoppers is offering $5,000 to anyone with information that leads to an arrest and conviction of the two men.
2. Movie theater chain does Dallas debut with galaxy of luxury amenities. A new luxury theater operator is joining the DFW movie landscape. Galaxy Theatres will open a location at the $1.5 billion Grandscape development in The Colony. This is the first Galaxy theater in Dallas-Fort Worth, but the second in Texas; a branch has been open in Austin for more than 10 years.
3. 2 surprising Dallas restaurants rank among America's 100 best places to eat. Two Dallas eateries are on Yelp's fourth annual list of Top 100 Places to Eat — and they may surprise you. The rankings were determined by the number of positive reviews from Yelp users around the country. This year the website narrowed in on the most recent ratings, which allowed a new, and surprising, crop of restaurants to rise to the top.
4. Hawaiian seafood hits Uptown Dallas with splashy restaurant opening. If you've been counting the days until poke arrives, that day is here: Pok the Raw Bar has brought the innovative raw fish concept from Hawaii to Uptown's West Village. The restaurant is launching via soft opening, and it will roll out other elements, including its exclusive raw bar, over the coming weeks.
5. Trendy tea chain from Taiwan bombards Dallas 'burbs with bubbles and foam. A new bubble tea shop with an international pedigree is coming to Dallas. Called Gong Cha, it's a chain from Taiwan that will debut in North Texas with two branches: one in Richardson and another in Plano.