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Beloved ex-Cowboy's mansion for sale rushes into this week's 5 most-read Dallas stories

Ex-Cowboy's home for sale rushes into week's most-read Dallas stories

Jason Witten house, 2001 Navasota Cove, Westlake
Jason Witten's house at 2001 Navasota Cove, Westlake, is on the market for $4.7 million. Photo courtesy of Engel & Völkers
Picos shaker margarita
Margaritas to go is one plus during these tough times.  Courtesy of Picos
Shared cocktail
Communal cocktail, may you never return. Photo courtesy of Guest of a Guest
Steve Wollard
Steve Wollard in his downtown Dallas milieu.  Courtesy photo
Donald Fowler
Donald Fowler was 58. Photo courtesy of Nasher Sculpture Center
Jason Witten house, 2001 Navasota Cove, Westlake
Picos shaker margarita
Shared cocktail
Steve Wollard
Donald Fowler

Editor's note: A lot happened this week. Here's your chance to get caught up. Read on for the week's most popular stories.

1. Beloved former Cowboys star rushes Dallas-area mansion onto market for $4.7 million. After taking his talents to Las Vegas, former Dallas Cowboys star Jason Witten is trading in his Westlake mansion for nearly $4.7 million. The future Hall of Famer, who recently signed with the Las Vegas Raiders, is now passing off his 8,841-square-foot estate at 2001 Navasota Cove, in the exclusive Vaquero community.

2. Top 6 new terms infecting Dallas during these coronavirus times. COVID has introduced a new micro-vocabulary of concepts no one could have predicted. Here are the top 6 coronavirus terms/trends we'd never have anticipated in our most feverish COVID-fueled nightmares.

3. 5 socially distanced Dallas no-nos that should maybe never come back. Unfortunately, there's no turning back the clock on the coronavirus pandemic, so we must soldier on, make the best of what we have. Maybe even use the virus to do some good. Here are 5 customs coronavirus is likely to kill and we hope for good.

4. Steven Wollard, political activist dedicated to Dallas, dies at 55. Steven Wollard, a Dallas political activist who cofounded an influential Facebook group called Reform Dallas, died unexpectedly on May 4; he was 55. Wollard was known for his outspoken, forceful personality, and his ability to not just embrace but also bring together people with opposing views. 

5. Donald Fowler, artistic tastemaker and Dallas playwright, has unexpectedly passed away. Donald Fowler, who led a notable career in both Dallas retail and theater, has suddenly passed away at age 58. The Nasher Sculpture Center, where he was the director of retail, announced his death on May 5. He passed on May 3, after being struck by a DART streetcar while jogging.

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