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 Dallas Irish pub secures snug berth in historic Oak Cliff building. A rising star in Dallas' Irish pub scene is teeing up a new hang in a carefully preserved historic building in Oak Cliff. Called Cannon's Corner Irish Pub, it'll open in Cannon's Village, the cool Tudor-style building at 1314 W. Davis St., in the space recently vacated by Garnish Kitchen.
2. The greatest neighborhood restaurant checks in for Union Dallas debut. An area near Uptown Dallas will get a shiny new restaurant from one of the most successful operators in the country. Dubbed "the greatest neighborhood restaurant," The Henry opens at The Union Dallas, a new real estate development at 2300 Field St. According to a release, it'll open in February.
3. Texas Rangers superstar slugger retires his $3.4 million Preston Hollow estate. Retired Texas Rangers third-base ace Adrián Beltré has put his French-inspired Dallas mansion in the real estate batter’s box for nearly $3.4 million. The future Hall of Famer — who spent 21 seasons in the big leagues, including his final eight with the Rangers — retired from baseball in 2018 and now is retiring his Preston Hollow estate.
4. Renovated apartment building in East Dallas says nyet to Soviet bloc. Developers have despoiled many neighborhoods of Dallas with dull, "Soviet bloc" apartment buildings, but one newly renovated apartment building offers a refreshing, one might say heroic, example of how to do things another way. The building is The Royal Palms, an apartment community in East Dallas at 5520 Gaston Ave.
5. The 6 spring social events every philanthropic Dallas young professional should attend. Dallas young professionals work hard and play hard. And they throw fabulous parties for worthy charities all around town. Give local YPs some good causes and glasses of champagne, and they'll make memorable events. Here are the six essential parties of spring for young Dallasites.