This week's hot headlines
Transit-oriented development arrives in this week's 5 most-read Dallas stories
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. Looking for the best things to do this weekend? Find that listhere.
1. Dallas' largest transit-oriented development breaks ground in Carrollton. The City of Carrollton and its partners have broken ground on Eviva Trinity Mills, a mixed-use project going up at Trinity Mills Station, the train station that serves DART Light Rail's Green Line as well as Denton County's A-train commuter rail line. Eviva will be a five-story mixed-use blend of residential, retail, and restaurant spaces, with more than 430 multi-family units and live/work spaces.
2. 15 primers and tips to get your money’s worth at new Meow Wolf in Grapevine. The portal is finally open. After more than a year of build-up, the immersive art sensation Meow Wolf opened its fourth location nationwide and first in Texas at Grapevine Mills mall on Friday, July 14. Here's essential background, tips, and things to know to get the most out of your experience at Meow Wolf “The Real Unreal.”
3. Where to drink in Dallas right now: 5 new cocktail specials to beat the heat. The July edition of Where to Drink has arrived in time to distract us from this relentless heat wave. If a cocktail helps take your mind off this endless string of 100-degree-plus days, then that can't be a bad thing. These five places all have new drinks or new specials or new happy hours.
4. Winding Texas Hill Country road tracks as one of the best scenic routes in America. There's nothing like the feeling of being on the wide open road and enjoying the grand beauty of the Texas Hill Country with the windows down, especially if you make it out early enough to watch the sun rise on the drive. Cycle Trader, a classifieds sites for motorcycles, named The Twisted Sisters as one of America's best routes in their recent report called "Top Destinations for Your Next Motorcycle Road Trip."
5. Dallas food explorer tries out 3 hot Korean restaurants in Carrollton. The Dallas area is well known for being home to the largest Korean American population in Texas, and one of the top five in the U.S. One fringe benefit of the bustling Korean population is the fact that DFW has dozens of Korean restaurants — particularly in Carrollton, where you can find entire shopping malls dedicated to Korean-focused goods. Here are a few to try.