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. Affluent Dallas neighbor named one of America's best small cities. Dallas suburbs are in the spotlight right now, with Frisco ranking as one of the fastest-growing cities and a host of North Texas towns being recognized as the best for first-time buyers. Now, Southlake is shining as one of America's best small cities for 2020. The list comes from personal finance website WalletHub, which looked at 1,200 U.S. cities with populations between 25,000 and 100,000 for the study.
2. Richards Group gets canceled after CEO remarks and more Dallas news. This weekly summary of Dallas city news involved a downtown hotel, two public park spaces, and an ad agency in Dallas that was imploding right before our eyes. Here's what happened in the city of Dallas last week.
3. Dallas bar on Henderson Ave gets its liquor license suspended by TABC. A Dallas bar got its license suspended by The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission for not following COVID-19 safety protocols. According to an October 20 press release, The Whippersnapper on Henderson Avenue will not be able to sell alcohol to the public for 30 days. Well known for its convivial atmosphere, "The Whip" was one of six across the state of Texas whose licenses were suspended.
4. New drive-thru 'holiday light spectacular' to debut in 3 North Texas cities. A new holiday lights event is on its way to brighten up 2020 for North Texas. "Radiance! A Holiday Light Spectacular" flicks on in Frisco, Weatherford, and Decatur on November 11 and runs through January 3. Radiance will be a drive-thru lights experience that is more than a mile long and takes 20 to 30 minutes to complete.
5. New Dallas-based hop-on jet service takes off to Houston for $99. Affordable "hop-on" jet service JSX is preparing for takeoff around Texas — beginning with routes from Dallas to Houston. The regional air carrier will start daily roundtrip service between private terminals at Dallas Love Field and Houston’s William P. Hobby Airport on November 20, with flights at $99 each way.