This Week's Hot Headlines
The Donald trumps Deep Ellum in this week’s 5 most popular stories
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. Donald Trump foes organize rally at Dallas’ Victory Park. Donald Trump may have won the U.S. presidential election, but his foes haven’t folded easily, not even in Dallas. The first of several protests was held November 9, organized by Next Generation Action Network.
2. Deep Ellum boom continues with 4 newly announced bar-restaurants. Deep Ellum continues its transformation into Dallas’ unofficial Restaurant Row with the announcement of a quartet of bars and restaurants set to move into properties where large-scale restoration projects were completed earlier this month.
3. Deep Ellum restaurant trades out barbecue for veg-friendly soul food. Furthering the sentiment above, a new restaurant whose menu is deep with vegan and vegetarian options has debuted in a former barbecue spot in Deep Ellum. Kemet Kitchen recently opened at the corner of Commerce and Walton streets, in the former Mama Faye’s space.
4. Fancy young professionals do it up right at Dallas’ favorite autumn party. Young professionals got dressed to the nines and headed for Hotel ZaZa not only to party, but also to help improve education in the city at the fourth annual Dallas Autumn Ball. It’s one of the most hotly anticipated charitable events in Dallas, and it’s sold-out status proves it.
5. Most interesting coffee shop revs up historic downtown Dallas building. One of the coolest redos in Dallas has to be the Butler Brothers Building, across from City Hall. It’s being transformed by developer Mike Sarimsakci into a residential building and hotel, and part of the sweet package is Motopia Cafe, a unique, Euro-style business that combines motorcycles with coffee house and lounge.