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. New family-run Italian bakery-cafe in Frisco really takes the cake. A new family-owned bakery and cafe is opening in Frisco with a cool fondness for Italian desserts. Called Pietro's Bakery & Café, it's at 11625 Custer Rd. in a former BurgerIM where it will serve baked goods including cakes, cheesecakes, pastries, muffins, tarts, biscotti, cookies, and macarons.
2. New Dallas news channel launches with anchors Brett Shipp, Charles Divins. Dallas is getting a new news outlet from Spectrum Networks, starring two broadcast veterans. Spectrum News 1 will represent a new platform servicing Dallas-Fort Worth, anchored by Dallas reporter Brett Shipp and Dallas native Charles Divins.
3. Lack of new films leads Alamo Drafthouse to shutter all Dallas locations. Just three weeks after closing four of its six Dallas-Fort Worth locations, Alamo Drafthouse has closed the final two in the DFW area, in Richardson and Lake Highlands. According to a release from the theater chain, the closures are due to the lack of new releases in the coming months.
4. '50s house in NE Dallas basks in original, affordable vintage glory. A Dallas house is for sale that represents the kind of opportunity some discriminating buyers want: a home built in the '50s that's still intact, not updated, and not outrageously expensive.
5. Why Texas claims the creepy crown as the most haunted state in America. It's the season for all things spooky, especially if you live in Texas. Why? Because we're supposedly the most haunted state in the entire country, at least according to SlotSource.com.