This week's hot headlines
New mixed-use complex off US-75 leads this week's 5 hottest Dallas headlines
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 list here. Looking for the best Christmas lights this weekend? Find those lists here and here.
1. The Central off US-75 in Dallas will boast 4 restaurants plus retail. A Dallas address that earned international fame as home to the “leaning tower of Dallas” is inching closer to seeing a new mixed-use development, after six years of acquisition, demolition, and delays. Called The Central, the 27-acre mixed-use development at US-75 and Haskell Avenue is expected to offer 4 million square feet of office, residential, and retail space.
2. 2 freeway shutdowns this weekend in northeast Dallas of I-635 and US-75. A portion of I-635 was closed in all directions last weekend. In the same weekend, all lanes of southbound US 75 were closed at the I-635 junction for a sign maintenance project.
3. Journey and Def Leppard mount mega summer 2024 tour with 3 stops in Texas. Iconic rock bands Journey and Def Leppard will be back on the road in 2024, to co-headline a stadium tour for the summer, which will include a stop at Globe Life Field in Arlington on Monday, August 12. Arlington is one of three Texas cities scheduled on the 23-city North American tour.
4. Park in the works for Dallas' Trinity River reveals new location. A major park long in the works for Dallas has shifted its location to a more stable setting: Harold Simmons Park, the 250-acre park centered around the Trinity River, will now be situated on a parcel of land that's west of the floodway.
5. Birdie's and its glorious patio to open in former Luby's Dallas space. A location in the Lakewood Dallas area that was long home to a Luby's has a new tenant: Called Birdie’s Eastside, it's a bar and grill with a big outdoor space and it will open on December 13.