This week's hot headlines
Richest Dallas-Fort Worth billionaires top this week's 5 most popular stories
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1. 19 Dallas-Fort Worth billionaires land on Forbes' 2023 list of richest Americans. Austin's Elon Musk and Michael Dell are the richest people in Texas, but Dallas-Fort Worth billionaires are not far behind, according to the newForbes 400, a list of the 400 richest people in the United States for 2023.
2. Dallas-based JSX Air taps patrons for support in battle with the FAA. Dallas-based JSX Air is seeking public input on new changes in regulations being proposed by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) that would ban JSX’s style of flying. The changes would affect JSX Air and some of the 53 other domestic carriers that offer public charter service.
3. Baker's Ribs will open location in East Dallas on hallowed foodie ground. A Dallas address that was home to one of the city's top restaurants has a new tenant: The space at 601 N. Haskell Ave. previously occupied by the acclaimed Petra and the Beast will become a new location of Baker's Ribs, the small Dallas barbecue chain.
4. Dallas' most iconic downtown building is adding the trendiest new amenity. One of the most, if not the most, iconic buildings in downtown Dallas is adding an exclusive new amenity: Fountain Place, the beautiful modernist skyscraper designed by I.M. Pei at 1445 Ross Ave. is opening an invitation-only private club called Cypress, designed to redefine the office experience.
5. Restaurant-lounge with built-in speakeasy drops into historic Rockwall. A new restaurant-lounge with a speakeasy already built-in is coming to Rockwall's downtown square: Called the Speak Lounge, it'll open at 104 N. San Jacinto St., replacing a bakery called Sloane’s Sweet Treats.