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Smashing new British shop tops this week's 5 most popular Dallas stories

Smashing new British shop tops week's 5 most popular Dallas stories

The british emporium
There'll be biscuits and shortbreads and tea, oh my.  The British Emporium
Migrating birds
These guys are not just sleeping. Photo by Ben Jones
Dr Pepper founder home, Waco
The 4,724-square-foot Waco estate is on the market for $1.39 million. Photo courtesy of Camille Johnson, Realtors
Punch Bowl Social wings
Punch Bowl is now social again.  Photo courtesy of Punch Bowl Social
TOMS Blake Mycoskie profile photo
Blake Mycoskie is heading back to TV. Photo courtesy of TOMS
The british emporium
Migrating birds
Dr Pepper founder home, Waco
Punch Bowl Social wings
TOMS Blake Mycoskie profile photo

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' top Brits join forces to open smashing holiday foodie shop. Two authentic British businesses in Dallas-Fort Worth are joining forces to bring us all more British holiday treats. The British Emporium, the popular shop in Grapevine which sells all things British, will open a pop-up shop inside Fish & Fizz, the upscale fish & chips restaurant in Richardson owned by Nick and Kelli Barclay, who are genuine bona-fide British natives.

2. Bird casualties downtown make this a somber edition of Dallas news. Our September 18 roundup of Dallas city news was heavy on transportation, with lots of news about DART and some news about Dallas Love Field. Also some sad news about birds. Here's what happened in Dallas during the week.

3. Dreamy Texas home built by Dr Pepper co-founder bubbles onto market for $1.4 million. You can now drink up a piece of history in Waco. A grand 135-year-old home built by one of the men who introduced Dr Pepper to the world just went on the market for $1.39 million.

4. Beloved East Dallas bar leads this list of COVID-19 restaurant reopenings. Despite the lingering coronavirus, Dallas is seeing another wave of restaurants and bars-that-are-now-also-restaurants getting back in the game. Reopenings are a ray of sunshine on a cloudy day. Here are the comebacks of the week.

5. Dallas' most famous shoe entrepreneur jumps into Shark Tank as newest judge. The year 2020 may be the stuff of nightmares, but it's not stopping one Dallas-native entrepreneur from swimming with sharks. TOMS founder Blake Mycoskie will be the newest guest judge on the ABC smash-hit Shark Tank, the network says. Mycoskie, along with Austin jewelry maven Kendra Scott, will join the sharks in various episodes during the 2020-21 season.