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Man Arrested for Stealing Monkeys from Dallas Zoo

A Texas man has been arrested in connection with three strange incidents at the Dallas Zoo, including the stealing of monkeys. On February 2, 2023, Dallas Police arrested Davion Irvin, 24 years old, in connection with the case involving emperor tamarin monkeys at the Dallas Zoo. He has been charged with six counts of animal cruelty (non-livestock) and two counts of burglary.
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The Philly Cheesesteak and Where to Find Them in Dallas

A cheesesteak is a crusty roll filled with thin slices of sautéed ribeye and melted cheese. The cheese of choice is Cheez Whiz, but provolone is an acceptable substitution. For the perfect cheesesteak there needs to be a balance of flavors, textures and what is often referred to as the “drip” factor. Other toppings may include fried onions, sautéed mushrooms, and jalapenos. Cheesesteaks are fast, portable and make for the perfect meal.

Where to Find a Great Hot Dog in Dallas

Researching the history of the hot dog is murkier than the water some are boiled in, but there is certainly no mistake that the wiener on a bun is a quintessential staple of ball games, circuses, amusement parks, and just about anywhere people are looking for an inexpensive and easy to eat meal.

Kyrie Irving's Trade Request Granted

Kyrie Irving is on the road again. This time he's headed to the Dallas Mavericks to team with Luka Doncic. In return for Irving, the Mavericks are sending Spencer Dinwiddie, Dorin Finney-Smith, a 2029 first round draft pick, plus a 2027 second round pick as well as a 2029 second round pick.

Gay Couple Denied Stay in Airbnb Because of Sexuality

Curtis Kimberlin, Jr. and his partner, Jonathan, were seeking a room to rent in Dallas, Texas where they would be attending a wedding. According to a screenshot shared on Twitter of an exchange between Jonathan and the Airbnb host, Jonathan explained to the host that he and his partner was going to be in Dallas for the weekend as was in need of a room.

Conjoined twins successfully separated in ‘historic’ surgery

A Texas hospital announced last week that it successfully separated a pair of conjoined twins on January 23, after an 11-hour surgery. AmieLynn Rose and JamieLynn Rae Finley are both recovering after their surgery, which took place at Cook Children’s Medical Center in Fort Worth, Texas. The girls were born prematurely on October 3, 2022, and were connected at the abdomen and shared a single liver, a condition known as omphalopagus twins. Though the National Institute of Health suggests that omphalopagus twins have the best chance at successful separation, it also notes that only 25% of conjoined twins survive long enough to attempt separation surgery.

Dining Options Are Plentiful in Deep Ellum

Deep Ellum has this rich history of taverns and music, not too unlike today. The transitions have been deep cut with controversy both sweet and unforgiving. Deep Ellum was well known as the place to be for blues musicians from as far away as Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Arkansas. Made famous by legendary residents like Blind Lemon Jefferson, Huddie “Lead Belly” Ledbetter, and blues pianist Alex Moore, Deep Ellum also frequently hosted performances by such iconic artists as T-Bone Walker, just starting his career, and Bessie Smith.

A "honor killings" father who killed his young daughters in a cab because they were dating non-Muslim boys was arrested

After 12 years on the run, the FBI caught a father who was wanted for the murders of his two teenage daughters in 2008. A statement from the FBI says that 63-year-old Yaser Abdel Said was taken into custody without any trouble on Wednesday in Justin, Texas. Sarah Yaser Said, 17, and Amina Yaser Said, 18, both went to Lewisville High School. They both died, and he was wanted for killing them.

Yoshi Shabu Shabu for a Unique Dining Experience

Shabu-shabu was introduced in Japan in the 20th century with the opening of the restaurant “Suehiro” in Osaka, where the name was invented. Its origins are traced back to the Chinese hot pot known as instant-boiled mutton. Shabu-shabu is most similar to the original Chinese version when compared to other Japanese dishes such as sukiyaki.

Keller's Drive-In Still Delivering After 73 Years

Keller’s Drive-In has been a Dallas staple since 1950 when Jack Keller opened his first drive-in in Dallas. Having worked at the original drive-in which was located on Chalk Hill off the DFW Turnpike, the Pig Stand, Keller ventured out to open his own restaurant replete with snazzy carhops, cold beer, and tasty burgers.

Are the Suspicious Incidents At Dallas Zoo a Cause For Concern?

The start of 2023 was not smooth for all of us, but the Dallas Zoo authorities and the local police department found it exceptionally weird. Things have gotten strange at the Dallas Zoo in only one month, including the not-so-natural deaths of animals and the disappearance of many more. Here is a chronological account of all the events that have happened to the Dallas Zoo during the New Year.

Top Burgers in Dallas 2023

We have compiled some of our favorite burgers in Dallas but left off the cheffy burgers, those made by some of our top chefs in top Dallas restaurants. We will come out with that delicious list soon.