This Week's Hot Headlines
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. Great biscuit-themed breakfast restaurant chain ditches Dallas. Fans of good breakfast have suffered a grave loss with the departure of The Flying Biscuit Cafe, the Atlanta-based restaurant chain, which closed its two Dallas-area locations the weekend of July 7.
2. Peek at this impeccable, privately listed Old Highland Park home for sale. It's hard to put a price on a good renovation. That is the precise reason that we were so attracted to this showstopping renovation in Old Highland Park at 3518 Gillon Ave. We are quite certain it won't linger long.
3. Mega-facility with futsal and boozy pops opens at Dallas Farmers Market. A new sports and social destination has opened at Dallas Farmers Market, breathing new life into an abandoned tunnel and parking lot. Called City Futsal, it's a family-owned facility that specializes in futsal, a game similar to soccer and whose popularity is rapidly growing around the world.
4. Fort Worth chef Grady Spears breaks silence on spicy queso lawsuit. Fort Worth chef Grady Spears is sharing his side of the story regarding a lawsuit that was filed over queso. Matt's El Rancho in Austin claimed that it had proprietary rights to the name "Bob Armstrong Dip." But a statement from Spears' lawyer emphasizes that Spears had the dish on his menu as a tribute, with the creator's blessing.
5. Michelle Obama returns to Dallas' Winspear to lead off star-filled speaker series. Former first lady Michelle Obama will return to Dallas for a one-night-only speaking engagement in the fall. The event will take place at 7:30 pm September 26 at the Winspear Opera House and will open the AT&T Performing Arts Center's 2019-2020 "hearhere" distinguished speaker series.