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Hot sushi spot's second location tops this week's 5 hottest Dallas headlines

Hot sushi spot's second location tops week's 5 hottest Dallas stories

Oishii
Oishii's sushi is both creative and precise. Oishii
Henry's Tavern in Plano
Henry's Tavern opened in 2012 and was known for its gastropub-style fare. Henry's Tavern
Weir Plaza
A new building will sit where Weir's Furniture used to be. Photo courtesy of CBRE
77 Degrees
77 Degrees will have cocktails all reasonably priced. Photo courtesy of 77 Degrees
Oishii
Henry's Tavern in Plano
Weir Plaza
Little girl blowing bubbles
77 Degrees

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. Hugely popular Dallas sushi restaurant Oishii will open second location. One of Dallas' most popular sushi restaurants is spinning off a baby brother. Oishii, which has been a destination for sushi fans at Wycliff Avenue just off the North Dallas Tollway for more than a decade, is opening a second location at 5625 SMU Blvd. near US-75.

2. Craft beer tavern at Plano's Shops at Legacy closes in bankruptcy. Henry's Tavern, located at the Shops at Legacy, closed at the end of June, and its parent company just declared bankruptcy. Henry's posted the news of its closure on its Facebook page and website.

3. Weir's Plaza goes up in Dallas' Knox District with HP soda fountain intact. The prized space on Knox Street where Weir's Furniture once resided has a new 12-story mixed use development coming, with offices and retail — but the Highland Park Soda Fountain space will be saved. 

4. New ranking honors Dallas suburb as very best place to live in Texas. Everything's bigger in Texas, especially pride in our towns. Chamber of Commerce, a digital resource for small business owners, recently evaluated 2,509 Texas cities and ranked the top 100 best in which to live, ranking a Dallas 'burb at the top.

5. Caribbean-style rooftop bar with swings comes to Dallas' Henderson Ave. There's a tentative opening date for 77 Degrees, the multi-level rooftop bar specializing in island-style drinks and snacks that's coming to Dallas' Henderson Avenue. Are you ready? It's August.