This Week's Hot Headlines
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. North Dallas resale shop puts Louis Vuitton handbags within reach. For those who seek high-end style but must stay mindful of the budget, there is Keeks Designer Handbags, a resale shop founded by former Hockadaisy Kristen Donnell. There are two stores: at Preston and Frankford roads in Far North Dallas, which just opened a couple of months ago, and at Vista Ridge in Lewisville.
2. Chilling documentary about Irving sisters' 'honor killing' premieres at Lakewood Theater. It's been six-and-a-half years since Amina and Sarah Said were gunned down in their father's taxi cab outside an Irving hotel. Yaser Said, the girls' father and prime suspect in their murders, has been on the run ever since. Yaser is the subject of a new documentary, The Price of Honor, which premieres at Lakewood Theater on September 7.
3. Richest families in Texas: Forbes list has a few billionaire surprises. The latest Forbes list of America's Richest Families has a Texas flavor. Twenty-one Lone Star families were named among the 185 wealthiest clans in the United States. Dallas-Fort Worth topped the statewide list, with nine families.
4. President Obama doesn't let pouty Gov. Rick Perry ruin his Dallas fun. President Barack Obama's visit to Dallas on July 8, part of a three-city fundraiser tour, included parties, meetings with local politicians and a speech about the economy. But the lingering takeaway of his visit is a photo showing a scowling Gov. Rick Perry that has become a caption contest across Facebook.
5. New app lets users explore downtown Dallas like never before. A new app called Pegasus Urban Trails brings even more depth to the Dallas landscape. Named after the iconic flying red horse on top of the 1922 Magnolia building, the app was developed by Preservation Dallas and Urban Armadillos, a group whose mission is to create so-called "urban trails."