Thursday, May 12 2022

Editor’s note: A lot has happened this week, so here’s your chance to catch up. Read on for the hottest titles of the week. Looking for the best things to do this weekend? Find this list here.

1. Dallas’ legendary Mike’s Chicken expands from the original laundromat. A family fried chicken restaurant in Dallas that has gained national fame is expanding: Mike’s Chicken, which serves excellent fried chicken made to order at 4234 Maple Ave. for more than six years, will open a second location at 7752 Forest Ln., in the small strip center at US-75, across from Medical City, in the former Taco Y Mas space.

2. Houston’s most famous po’boy sandwiches are exported to Dallas. A beloved Houston sandwich maker comes to Dallas-Fort Worth: Antone’s Famous Po’ Boys, known for its branded white paper-wrapped cold to-go sandwiches, has expanded its footprint to more than 100 supermarkets, including some Kroger, Tom Thumb, Albertsons and Market Street at DFW.

3. The Dallas real estate mogul lists his Beverly Drive home with a big plus for $16 million. Dallas residential real estate big boss Rogers Healy has extensive experience buying and selling homes. Now he’s put his own Highland Park home at 3815 Beverly Dr. on the market for $8 million — with an intriguing twist that doubles the asking price.

4. A Texas airport earns the coveted first 5-star rating in North America. If you need to choose a stopover city for your next cross-country flight, there’s a new reason to choose Houston. William P. Hobby Airport has just achieved the prestigious 5-star airport status in the Skytrax World Airport Star Rating for 2022.

5. Downtown Dallas loses fancy pies with the closure of a French bakery. Pies have left town: La Tarte Tropézienne, a world-famous French bakery known for its unusual cream-filled pies, has closed its downtown Dallas location.

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