This week's hot headlines
Tex-Mex takeover of old Spiral Diner space tops this week's 5 hottest Dallas headlines
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1. Spiral Diner space in Oak Cliff Dallas nabbed by beloved brothers' Tex-Mex. A Dallas Tex-Mex restaurant that built a devoted following at its previous location has re-emerged: La Comida Mexican Kitchen and Cocktails, which drew fans during its five-year tenure at the Village on the Parkway up by Addison, has nabbed the former Spiral Diner space in Oak Cliff, where it will open in late fall.
2. La Madeleine Cafe closes favorite longtime Dallas neighborhood location. A longtime location of La Madeleine, the Dallas-based French-inspired bakery and cafe, has closed. It's the location at 3906 Lemmon Ave. and it closed on October 6.
3. Where to drink in Dallas right now: 5 bars with fall cocktails for October. This edition of Where to Drink, CultureMap's monthly column offering advice on the best places to drink, has five places that have unveiled cozy cocktails with a decidedly fall twist. Bring on the cider, the cinnamon spice, and the extra-spooky dry ice.
4. Ex-Lucia Dallas space makes way for NY restaurant with brunch all day. Pull out your world atlas for this: A new restaurant and bar based in New York is coming to Dallas from an Australian team. Called Isla & Co., it'll open in Bishop Arts, at 408 W. 8th St., better known as the former Lucia Dallas space. (Lucia relocated to 287 N. Bishop Ave.)
5. North Texas house goes all pink this Halloween for breast cancer awareness. Angela Fincher says she’s not entirely sure why she decided to decorate her house pink, but she knows she had to do something to raise awareness for breast cancer survivors. This October — Halloween month and Breast Cancer Awareness Month — she has decorated her home in North Richland Hills with pink Christmas lights and a pink pumpkin patch in her yard to raise awareness of breast cancer.