Who is Teklu Berhane? Well, first off, he's not to be confused with Eritrean singer Berhane Teklu; no doubt, happens all the time. Turns out, he's actually the chief concierge at the InterContinental Dallas, and his fresh-from-the-oven tour of Dallas is right here. (Warning: The thing ... loads ... very ... slowly.) Only, among the "happening places" in Dallas you'll find ... the Fort Worth Stockyards and the Cavanaugh Flight Museum? Teklu, don't make me come up to Addison. Because I won't. --Robert Wilonsky
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