This Week's Hot Headlines
Restaurant closures and mysterious deaths lead 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. Sudden restaurant closures give Dallas diners the summer blues. There's a whoosh in the Dallas dining scene as two local restaurants face sudden shutters. Good Eats closes on July 17, after 22 years at Turtle Creek Village. Meanwhile, Becks Prime, the Houston-based burger chain, is closing its Greenville Avenue location on June 30.
2. Investigation into mysterious death of Dammion Heard takes dramatic turn. The family of Dammion Heard is clinging to new hope in the ongoing investigation surrounding the mysterious death of their 20-year-old son. A former Texas State Champion Wrestler at Fossil Ridge High School in Keller, Heard was found dead on April 2 near Gunnison, Colorado, where he was attending college.
3. The official guide to the biggest and brightest 4th of July events in Dallas-Fort Worth. Though there were plenty of options for viewing colorful explosions on Independence Day, our list only included the biggest and brightest. Most of the events were free, some cost a nominal amount, but all of them guaranteed grand entertainment, both in the sky and on the ground.
4. Pair of Dallas restaurants recognized as top neighborhood spots in U.S. According to OpenTable, Dallas is home to two of the nation's neighborhood gems, restaurants favored by their communities for making diners feel special time and time again.
5. Where to eat in Dallas right now: 10 best restaurants for hot potatoes. Every restaurant should make potatoes the center of its world. And Dallas restaurants have been squarely behind that idea, be it Snuffer's cheese fries or Tillman's Roadhouse signature trio of fries. For our July chapter of where to eat, we single out some of the best state-of-the-art potato dishes in Dallas.