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Things to Do: Springtime Thursday Night Food and Fun

8 hours ago by Kristina Rowe
The days of drink specials and entertainment every night of the week aren’t back yet, but Thursdays are looking good. Some of your favorite food and drink spots are bringing you outdoor live music events and movies, and the patio weather couldn’t be finer. Here are a handful of things...
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With COVID-19 Still Spreading Behind Bars, Dallas County Jails in the Hot Seat

24 hours ago by Tyler Hicks
A legal case over coronavirus conditions in jails began more than a year ago, but Sheriff Marian Brown was not deposed until March 31 this year.
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Feds: North Texas Militia Supporter Plotted to Blow Up Amazon Data Centers

24 hours ago by Patrick Strickland
According to the FBI, Seth Aaron Pendley attempted to buy explosives from an undercover agent in Fort Worth.
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Barbecue News: A Water-Damaged Joint Reopens, and a Fire-Damaged Spot Remains Closed

24 hours ago by Brian Reinhart
This winter two of the Dallas area’s favorite barbecue spots suffered serious damage, one in a fire and another in the February snowstorm. They’re facing starkly different roads back to recovery. On April 10, Zavala’s Barbecue reopened its doors to customers in Grand Prairie. The spot had been knocked out...
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Smoke Sessions Barbecue Opens Their Permanent Home in Royse City

24 hours ago by Chris Wolfgang
It was a little more than two years ago when we first made our way to Royse City to check out Smoke Sessions  Barbecue, where we found ourselves impressed with succulent barbecue that Chad and Jessica Sessions turned out from their tiny trailer. During that visit Chad let us in...
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The Iconic Underground Dakota’s Steakhouse Rises Again

24 hours ago by Lauren Drewes Daniels
The historic Dakota’s Steakhouse is being saved. Last May we reported that the 37-year-old restaurant shuttered, a victim of the pandemic. A new owner has stepped in and plans to reopen it in July. Before we get to the introductions, first a little background on what makes this space interesting...
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How Collin College Became the Center of a Months-Long Free Speech Debacle

24 hours ago by Simone Carter
A handful of teachers spoke out against Collin College over COVID-19 and free speech disputes. In response, the school fired several female professors.
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13 Things to Do in Dallas, April 14-22

24 hours ago by Matthew Pineda
Wednesday, April 14 Dynasty: The Peculiar Search for TotalityThis multimedia exhibition offers photography, poetry and history to tell the story of an African family’s journey to freedom. The stories of seven women will be conveyed, and amplified, through augmented reality. The event starts at 12 p.m. at the African American Museum of...
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Milan Merlo Wants to Showcase Women Musicians Through Her Honey-Sweet Company

24 hours ago by David Fletcher
Milan Merlo just wasn’t feeling creative out in Arkansas. A Dallas-girl, born and raised, she decided to move back closer to home, transferring to the University of North Texas, where she found a community. “I just started meeting like a lot of creatives like photographers, videographers and musicians,” Merlo says...
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Civil Liberties Advocates Warn COVID-19 Vaccine Passports Could Worsen Inequities

2 days ago by Simone Carter
Some experts warn that requiring COVID-19 vaccine passports could have a "chilling effect" on immigrant communities and communities of color.

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