This week's hot headlines
Rock band founder's death leads this week's 5 most-read Dallas stories
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1. Brad Houser, bass player and co-founder of Dallas rock band New Bohemians, dies. Brad Houser, a nationally renowned musician from Dallas who was a member of Edie Brickell & New Bohemians, died on July 24; he was 62. Born John Bradley Houser, he was a founding member of the New Bohemians, later named Edie Brickell & New Bohemians, who rocketed to fame following their 1988 hit "What I Am."
2. Revolutionary salad restaurant makes debut on Dallas' Knox Street. A restaurant concept that has revolutionized the salad has arrived at Dallas' Knox Street district: Bread Zeppelin, the innovative salad and sandwich restaurant based in Dallas, has opened a location in Knox Village, at 3001 Knox St. #108, in a space next to Fadi's that was most recently occupied by Go Fish Poke.
3. Cute '50s house in Dallas' Casa View is a bargain that won't last long. There's a super-cute house from the '50s for sale in Dallas' Casa View neighborhood, east of White Rock Lake, although given its cuteness and low price, it's probably not going to be for sale for long. Located at 2909 Highwood Dr., the house has 3 bedrooms and 1 bath, with 1,242 square feet, and a prized stand-alone 2-car garage. It's listed by Megan Espinosa of Ebby Halliday and it's $235,000.
4. Linchpin restaurant at AT&T Discovery District in downtown Dallas closes. In sad news for downtown Dallas, a restaurant in the AT&T Discovery District is closing: Jaxon Texas Kitchen & Beer Garden, which was a centerpiece for the dining/entertainment complex, is closing on July 29. A spokesperson confirmed that Jaxon would be leaving the district, but suggested that the restaurant might reopen in a different location.
5. DFW theater actors release killer horror movie set on Dallas stages. Some of Dallas-Fort Worth's most notable theater practitioners recently turned their talents toward a different medium: film. The Finale, a theater-themed horror film, was released on July 28 to stream on Amazon Prime, Apple, VUDU, and YouTube VOD.