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New plans for Dallas mid-century hotel top this week's hottest headlines
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Cool Dallas mid-century hotel off I-35 gets funding to become apartments. Developers of the historic Cabana Hotel, the distinctive mid-century Dallas lodging where the Beatles once stayed, received a $41 million go-ahead from the Dallas City Council to turn the building into apartments. Cabana Sycamore Development Inc., a subsidiary of Sycamore Strategies, plans to transform it into a $116 million, 160-unit mixed-income apartment building.
Chicken Guy restaurant from Guy Fieri comes to Texas with Dallas debut. A new chicken concept is coming to Dallas, hatched by celebrity chef and food personality Guy Fieri: Called Chicken Guy!, it's a restaurant chain specializing in chicken tenders, and it's opening its first Texas location in Dallas, at Preston Hollow Village, the same center as Trader Joe's, at 7859 Walnut Hill Ln.
Reunion Tower in downtown Dallas initiates action to save birds from dying. Reunion Tower, the little ball on the western edge of downtown Dallas, famous for its sassy light shows illuminating the Dallas skyline is dimming its lights from October 1-October 21, to save lives of birds during the great fall migration through Texas.
Spectacular new drive-thru Light Park will electrify Frisco for 2023 holidays. A dazzling new holiday lights experience is coming to Frisco, and the lights are switching on very soon. The Light Park, an immersive drive-thru attraction that claims to have "the longest light tunnel in the world," will debut at Riders Field on November 3 and run through January 1, 2024.
Chicago-style faves now on menu at surprising Deep Ellum Dallas location. In the latest chapter in the Buzzbrews Dallas restaurant chain saga, the location in Deep Ellum has changed hands and is charting a new course in a totally unexpected direction. Chris Andrews, a Chicago chef and hospitality consultant, is giving it a major makeover that includes an entire menu of Chicago food favorites.