Editor’s Note: A lot has happened this week, so here’s your chance to catch up. Read on for the most popular headlines of the week.
1. Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton call up the best planners, bakers and DJs in Dallas for a glamorous wedding. Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton finally tied the knot on Saturday, July 3, and according to all details leaked on social media, this royal American wedding was BANANAS. The couple leaned on some of Dallas’ top wedding vendors to bring this opulent affair to fruition, from a renowned event planner to a famous TV baker and favorite party DJ.
2. Tex-Mex brunch and tacos make the news at this Dallas restaurant even more tempting. This roundup of Dallas restaurant news has a M&A vibe. There is a new owner of Taco Cabana; a big trade from Zoe’s Kitchen; and new partnerships with DoorDash. But there’s also good news on old-school food, including tacos, ice cream, seafood, more tacos, lunch and brunch.
3. Dallas Morning News sues the website for stealing stories. The morning news from Dallas lashes out at a website builder for stealing his articles. The newspaper has filed a lawsuit against Holly Starks, a website designer and “SEO queen” for copyright infringement, seeking an injunction and damages.
4. 3 Dallas restaurants open and one closes in a surprise July party. July is generally not the time for news of Dallas restaurant opening and closing times. It is the sleeping summer. But with the shattering 2021 pandemic, everyone is set to come back in force, and that’s why we have three top-notch restaurants that opened this very week, as well as one restaurant on Greenville Avenue that closed.
5. The incredible Texan athletes competing for the United States team at the Tokyo Olympics. After another long and excruciating year of waiting, the Tokyo Olympics finally kick off this month. The event still known as the “2020 Olympics” begins on Friday July 23, and Team USA prepares to fly over its top athletes, including dozens of Texans. Here’s a look at the top athletes on Team Texas and how to follow them on Instagram.