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. Veteran Dallas restaurateur returns to Tex-Mex with new neighborhood eatery. A new Mexican restaurant opening in Old Lake Highlands marks a return to Tex-Mex from a well-versed vet. Called El Vecino, the restaurant comes from John McBride, great-grandson of Mike Martinez, who co-founded the El Fenix chain.
2. Knox District restaurateur lures star chef duo to new Dallas brasserie. The priceless space on Knox Avenue that was once the Chili's makes way for a promising new restaurant from an inspired restaurateur and two rock star chefs. Called Up on Knox, it's from Stephan Courseau, owner of Le Bilboquet, and the chefs are Dennis Kelley and Melody Bishop, the husband-wife duo who previously ran the kitchen at Lark on the Park.
3. Farmers Market debuts in Dallas' Casa Linda neighborhood. A new farmers market is opening in a Dallas neighborhood certain to appreciate it: Casa Linda Plaza. The market is from Four Seasons Markets, and it debuted at the shopping center at 9440 Garland Rd., at the intersection of Garland Road and Buckner Boulevard, on June 21.
4. One of Highland Park's original homes hits the market for a cool $5 million. Designed by famed Dallas architect Anton Korn and situated on one of the premier streets of Highland Park, this five-bedroom, six-and-a-half-bath home is about to celebrate its centennial. But don't let that fool you — it recently underwent an extensive, years-long renovation and, at $5,499,000, it has the price tag to prove it.
5. Dallas police arrest suspect in Deep Ellum sexual assault. Earlier this week the Dallas Police Department asked for the public's help in identifying a person of interest regarding a sexual assault that occurred in Deep Ellum on June 17. A suspect was later arrested on June 20.