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. Meet the CultureMap Stylemaker semi-finalists and cast your vote now. Who are the most stylish men and women in Dallas? We intend to find out, in the first-ever CultureMap Stylemaker Awards. Readers submitted nominations, a panel of judges whittled it down to these semi-finalists and now it’s time for you to vote for your favorite — which you can do daily through October 1.
2. Inside the Philip Johnson-designed stunner just listed in Dallas for $27.5 million. You know this house: It’s the distinctive white contemporary with arches on the east side of Strait Lane, closer to Walnut Hill Lane. The New York Times said it was the “the most strangely fascinating thing” Johnson ever created. The owners took six years to renovate it.
3. Artrageous Affair of the Art lures young Dallas patrons to decked-out DMA. Often the site of fabulous fundraisers, the Dallas Museum of Art and its Junior Associates celebrated the 21st annual An Affair of the Art with an Artrageous-themed evening in the museum’s sculpture garden. The garden’s reflecting pool looked extra dreamy, with floating balls and unicorns.
4. These cheap Texas cities are places people actually want to live. For a few Texas towns, being cheap doesn’t mean being undesirable. According to Kiplinger, Denton, Round Rock, Temple and Corpus Christi are among the 10 cheapest cities you will want to live in.
5. TNT’s Dallas flames out in season 3 finale. Dallas tried to go out in a blaze of glory this week. But as they’ve done for most episodes in this third season, the show’s writers kept the characters busy just putting out stupid little fires. Right up to the last minute, of course. Because what would Dallas be without a cliffhanger?