Dallas, TXDallas Observer

Food Not Bombs Brings Food Pantries to South Dallas Neighborhoods

Free food is now available in a South Dallas food desert. On a recent balmy Saturday afternoon, half a dozen people gathered on the corner of Second Avenue and Scyene Road, a few blocks south of the South Dallas Cultural Center and Fair Park. They were there to set up the second of two free food pantries in the area.
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Check out This Newly Built Stucco Beauty in Preston Hollow

Preston Hollow has been one of Dallas’s ascendant neighborhoods for awhile, but even some of the homes there feature extra perks. One of them is 11041 Lawnhaven Road. It’s a contemporary stucco built in 2020 that backs up to one of Dallas’s broad green belts, the Northaven Trail, where you will often find our founder & publisher, Candy Evans, walking her Doodles. A split level that offers lovely sight lines from the second floor, this is a big house ready for a big family, with five en-suite bedrooms.
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Michelle Carter’s Spots for Family Fun in Colleyville & Grapevine

Michelle Carter has lived in cities across the United States, accompanying her television reporter husband Wayne as he has worked at different stations. Home is now Dallas-Fort Worth—Colleyville, specifically. The Carters were initially unsure of where to settle in this sprawling metropolis, but they feel confident that the Colleyville-Grapevine area is the right place to raise their daughters, Priscilla, 12, and Cailyn, 7.
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The Cross Timbers Gazette

Marco’s Pizza coming to Flower Mound

Marco’s Pizza, a nationwide pizza chain with many locations in Denton County, will open a new shop soon in Flower Mound. The future Flower Mound Marco’s, 4351 Cross Timbers Road, will be located in the Tom Thumb shopping center just west of Bridlewood Boulevard, the town of Flower Mound said in a news release on Sunday. It will offer pre-built pizzas, subs, specialty items and more.
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Local Profile

Get dairy free ice cream at these 5 Collin County ice cream shops!

If you have dietary restrictions, I feel you. I’m a gluten-free and egg-free gal! It can be difficult to satisfy your palate while still treating your body with care. If you’re lactose intolerant, vegan or just tired of going into food comas after eating ice cream — it happens to the best of us — check out these dairy free ice cream options in Collin County. Your tummy and your taste buds will thank you later.
Westlake, TXdmagazine.com

Laps of Luxury: A Resort-Style Pool at a Westlake Mansion

Welcome back to Laps of Luxury. Summer is here, and we’re spotlighting the prettiest pools in North Texas. Each week, join us to tour on-the-market properties with beautiful backyards. Today’s fabulous pool is tucked inside an exclusive gated neighborhood in Westlake called Quail Hollow. Here, sprawling mansions sit on sizeable...
Frisco, TXDallas Observer

More than Doughnuts: Jinny Cho’s Grit in Light of Detour’s 3 Year Anniversary

It’s eight o'clock in the morning in Frisco and Detour Doughnuts and Coffee just opened. Entering the store plays with your senses from the strong aroma of fresh coffee followed by sights of intricately decorated doughnuts laid out in the display case. Sounds of mellow hip-hop music can be heard along with a “good morning” from the welcoming staff. One bite of their Melona Mint doughnut completes the sensory experience; its pillowy bite and an unlikely combination of smooth honeydew and fresh mint delight the taste buds.
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Palmer’s Hot Chicken to Open Second Dallas Location in Preston Hollow this Winter

Palmer’s Hot Chicken – the beloved Nashville hot chicken concept with a location in East Dallas’ historic Hillside Village shopping center will open their second location in Preston Hollow this winter at 12300 Inwood Rd #130, Dallas, TX 75244. The restaurant will be open for lunch and dinner as well as curbside pick-up and delivery on most major third-party delivery apps.
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Community Impact Dallas-Fort Worth

Jane launches coffee bar in Southlake, full menu expected soon

The coffee bar at Jane is now open daily in Southlake with full wine and cocktail service to come near the end of August. The gathering space began a soft opening in July at 1151 E. Southlake Blvd., Ste. 390, and is offering wine and cocktails Wednesday through Saturday evenings. Coffee is provided by La Colombe Coffee Roasters, and the restaurant will also feature a rotating selection of charcuterie boards, small bites and more in an upscale atmosphere. 817-424-5263. www.meetatjane.com.
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Best Queso in Dallas

The American government hordes cheese. It’s an odd deal you may want to investigate, but there are actual stores of processed American cheese, not too unlike Velveeta, in giant government warehouses on the ready to distribute to disaster victims, food banks and welfare recipients. Other governments have been offered this cheese and refused. Ronald Reagan loved the program, with piles equivalent to two pounds per person. But what can be done with this cheese? Why not make queso?
Houston, TXHouston Chronicle

Sneaker, streetwear, vintage store, Nollege, coming to Heights M-K-T this fall

Nollege, a new high-end consignment shop focusing on sneakers, streetwear, and vintage clothing is coming to the Height’s M-K-T this fall. Starting as a passion project between friends, Nollege moved to a brick-and-mortar shop in Dallas. Now, the company is opening its first Houston location in September. On HoustonChronicle.com: Nonprofit...
Fort Worth, TXfwtx.com

Flea Style to Open Shop at Mule Alley

A Dallas-based retailer is riding into the Fort Worth Stockyards to open its third location. Flea Style will be joining the mix of shops and restaurants in Mule Alley, opening at 128 E. Exchange Ave. with an array of local goods, artisan clothing and jewelry, custom hats, home décor, and other Western-inspired items sourced from flea markets around the globe.
Dallas County, TXDallas Observer

As Risk Rates Increase, Yelp Data Link Vaccination Rates to Restaurant Recovery

On Friday evening the Dallas County Public Health Committee unanimously voted to raise the COVID threat level from yellow (low) to orange (moderate) for unvaccinated people. Last week, UTSouthwestern updated COVID case projections; hospitalizations have increased by 67% in the past two weeks, and if the trend continues the county could see 400-500 concurrent hospitalized cases by Aug. 9. The report warns of “levels of hospitalization by October that approach those seen in the surge in the first months of this year and substantially higher than those during the surge last summer.”
Dallas, TXdmagazine.com

Meet the Dallas 500: Monica Greene

The veteran restaurateur came out of retirement in 2018 to revamp the former Cedars Social. Veteran restaurateur Monica Greene came out of retirement in 2018 to take over and revamp the former Cedars Social through her company, Brown Eyed Girls. A native of Mexico City, she initially moved to the...