Hotel suicide and Katy Trail II: 5 most popular stories this week
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. 37-year-old man leaps to his death at Hyatt Regency Dallas hotel. Around 2 am on May 8, Missouri native Craig McKinnon Berry fell to his death at the downtown Dallas hotel, where he was reportedly attending a conference. The Dallas County Medical Examiner's Office ruled the death a suicide.
2. Katy Trail Ice House spinoff to open in old Bandito's spot in Plano. Katy Trail Ice House and Outpost will open this month in the old Bandito's spot in West Plano. The new Ice House will do a suburban version of the popular Uptown beer garden and restaurant. Teresa Gubbins asks a pertinent question: Can you transport the Katy Trail vibe to a location that is nowhere near the Katy Trail?
3. Downtown Dallas gets new grocery store and more in old Urban Market. The persistent longing for a downtown Dallas grocery store is about to be satisfied again. A three-pronged concept — liquor store, grocery and cafe — is coming to the old Urban Market space in the Interurban Building on Jackson Street, with phase one set to open this month.
4. Former Houston Texan files suit against ex-fiancée for $785,000 engagement ring. Despite a recent $100 million contract with the Buffalo Bills, Mario Williams wants his money back from his former fiancée, Houstonian Erin Marzouki. He hopes to retrieve a $785,000 diamond engagement ring, plus another $338,000.
5. Dallas dentist Richard Malouf sues more WFAA reporters and Curbed.com. Dr. Richard Malouf has added a half dozen more defendants to his privacy lawsuit, stemming from media coverage of construction at his family's Strait Lane mansion. WFAA reporters Brett Shipp and Jason Trahan have been served, along with Jason's wife, Marina L. Trahan; attorney James "Rusty" Tucker; and Sarah Firshein, editor of Curbed.com.