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Southlake, Grapevine move from senior activity centers to multigenerational community centers
Senior adults in Grapevine, Colleyville and Southlake can participate in activities at their local senior activity or recreation center, including events such as trips, classes or socials.
Passport Office Opens at Tarrant County Sub-Courthouse in Arlington
A new Passport Acceptance Facility is now open the Tarrant County Sub-Courthouse at 700 E. Abram St., Suite 204 in Downtown Arlington. This will be the third passport acceptance office the County Clerk’s Office has opened since 2016. The other locations include Southlake Town Hall and the Southwest
Texas woman claims dog died after eating a sugar-free candy cane: ‘I feel like I failed her’
A young dog in Texas reportedly died after eating a sugar-free candy cane, which contains an ingredient called xylitol that is often deadly to canines if ingested. Groves resident Darla Martinez told 12 News her 7-month-old Chihuahua-mix, Harleigh, got into a package of sugar-free candy canes that s
Shake Shack To Open In Southlake And Las Colinas Sunday
DALLAS, TX -- Shake Shack is opening two new restaurants in the Dallas-Fort Worth area just in time for Christmas. The DFW locations in Southlake and Las Colinas will open Sunday, Dec. 23 at 11 a.m. As part of company's mission to "stand for something good," both restaurants will donate 25 percent o
Trinity Metro lengthens free TEXRail service
As Trinity Metro’s new TEXRail trains begin operations Jan. 5, the company will kick off service with free rides for the entirety of January. TEXRail is a new 27-mile commuter rail project that will extend from downtown Fort Worth through Grapevine and Colleyville and into Terminal B at the Dallas/F
University of Texas releases alleged texts in Sen. Charles Schwertner sexting investigation
AUSTIN -- The University of Texas has released redacted messages allegedly sent by Georgetown State Sen. Charles Schwertner to a graduate student, almost three months after the Republican was first accused of engaging in the sexually explicit harassment.
Snuffer's burger joint in Southlake has closed
Since 2006, Snuffer's Restaurant and Bar has been a destination for shoppers and moviegoers in Southlake's Town Square. But no longer — the eatery closed on Dec. 9, reports Southlake Style.
UFO Sighting in Texas Leaves Many Stumped
A woman in Keller, Texas spotted this strange cigar-shaped object hovering in the same spot in the sky for over 20-minutes. According to Texas UFOs, a website that tracks UFO sightings in Texas, there were no know weather balloons or blimps scheduled to be in the area the day of the sighting.
Man punched in front of McDonald's dies from injuries; police seek suspect
DALLAS — Police need your help finding a suspect accused of punching a 19-year-old man who later died from his injuries. Dallas police said the incident happened at about 9:30 p.m. on Nov. 2. in front of the McDonald's in the 400 block of North Lamar Street. Trayshawn Hall, 22, punched Damarcus Rash
Bedford woman hurt in backyard dog attack
BEDFORD, Texas - Police in the Fort Worth suburb of Bedford used a bean bag gun to stop a German Shepherd from attacking a woman. It happened Sunday afternoon in the woman’s backyard near Highway 121 and Forest Ridge Drive.
Memphis' Peabody hotel eyes North Texas for expansion
The Peabody, a historic Memphis hotel famous for its Southern hospitality and marching ducks, is planning to branch out to North Texas, starting with a 300-room hotel in Roanoke near the Texas Motor Speedway.
Texas girl’s inoperable brain tumor vanishes
In what seems like a Christmas miracle, the inoperable brain tumor of an 11-year-old girl in Texas has disappeared, and doctors say they don’t know why. Roxli Doss was diagnosed with diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, or DIPG, in June, as KVUE reported, and went through weeks of radiation.
Southlake’s Shake Shack on schedule to open before Christmas
The 3,166-square-foot Shake Shack is slated to open Dec. 23 at 125 Central Ave., Southlake, according to a news release. Doors will open at 11 a.m., and customers can enjoy the restaurant’s signature burgers, crinkle fries, shakes and other featured menu items made from all-natural ingredients. Shak
Texas is being irresponsible with its $12 billion rainy day fund. Here's a better plan
Anybody who remembers the 1980s and the end of the oil boom in Texas understands why the state decided in 1989 to set up a constitutionally mandated rainy day fund. We needed to make sure we could keep the lights on should another crash come calling.
DI People: Kubota Corp., SmithGroup, One Technologies Make Exec Moves
Across North Texas, companies are promoting and hiring people to take on leadership positions within their organizations. Dallas Innovates covers prominent personnel moves in Dallas-Fort Worth businesses and nonprofits—from the newest startups to well-established companies. Here are people moves tie
Man in Critical Condition After Armed Robbery, Shooting Inside his University Park Home
University Park police say four people are now under arrest after an armed robbery left a man in critical condition. The man was shot twice during the robbery inside his University Park home in the 3400 block of McFarlin Boulevard, just west of the SMU Campus.
Upcoming sweets shop in Grapevine to offer chocolates and ice cream
Kilwins is opening Jan. 8 at 338 S. Main St., Grapevine. The sweets shop will be selling chocolates, fudge and ice cream. Kilwins is known for its sweet confections, including a variety of chocolate clusters and barks, truffles, caramels, salt water taffy chews, toffee, nuts, marshmallows, and sever
Southlake’s 5 Biggest Restaurant Closings of 2018
This year has brought us plenty of exciting restaurant ventures and new businesses, but it also acted as the last year for a few of our favorites. While this list doesn’t encapsulate all the eateries that have closed in 2018, these are five restaurants that we personally will miss.
Retirees opt to live in Grapevine, Colleyville, Southlake despite costs
Assuming a couple plans to retire this year in the same city where they currently live; they live in Grapevine, Colleyville or Southlake at age 67; and adjusting for inflation and taxes, here is a yearly estimate of what they need to maintain a similar lifestyle.
What Flower Mound is doing about the increase in crashes at this intersection
If it seems like there has been large number of crashes at a particular intersection in north Flower Mound, police say it's because there has been. Now they're just trying to figure out why.