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Closure of beloved Oak Cliff restaurant tops this week's 5 most popular stories

Closure of beloved Oak Cliff eatery tops week's most popular stories

Interior of Hattie's restaurant in Dallas
Hattie's featured classic Southern dishes and a refined atmosphere. Hattie's/Facebook
Texas Health hospital
They employ more than 22,000 people at 350 locations in North Texas. Facebook/TexasHealth
Homewood rolls
Those rolls, man Photo by Brad Murano
Fyre Fitness studio Houston
Are you ready for your selfie? Photo courtesy of Fyre Fitness
Samantha Brown, Travis Austin hat
Samantha Brown got a custom hat made at Travis Austin's studio. Photo courtesy of Samantha Brown
Interior of Hattie's restaurant in Dallas
Texas Health hospital
Homewood rolls
Fyre Fitness studio Houston
Samantha Brown, Travis Austin hat

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. Dallas restaurant institution Hattie's in Oak Cliff closes its doors. An Oak Cliff institution has turned out the lights: Hattie's, the Southern restaurant in Dallas' Bishop Arts neighborhood, has closed its doors after 18 years in business.

2. This Dallas-Fort Worth employer clocks in as the top place to work in Texas. Hunting for a job? Texas Health Resources ranks first among Texas-based employers and 15th nationwide on Fortune magazine’s 2020 list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For, published February 18. 

3. 3 Dallas favorites land on Texas Monthly's best new restaurants list. Three Dallas restaurants got a big nod from Texas Monthly in the magazine's annual assessment of the state's best new restaurants. Titled "The Best New Restaurants in Texas for 2020," it ranks 10 establishments as well as honorable mentions.

4. 5 tiny requests of the fitness newbies wreaking havoc at my Dallas gym. If you're a regular at your gym, you have no choice but to give newbies a pumped-up high-5 for initiating their self improvement efforts. But there are times when rookies seem clueless to the accepted decorum at any exercise facility. Here are five notes on the latest crop of fitness newbies.

5. All cameras are on Dallas for PBS's Samantha Brown's Places to Love. For the episode of Samantha Brown's Places to Love airing Feburary 22, host Samantha Brown comes home to her native Dallas. She will explore Deep Ellum, Bishop Arts, and the Dallas Arts District on the show, which airs on KERA-Channel 13 at 11 am.