Written by: Bianca R. Montes
North Texas was one of the nation’s top commercial real estate markets in 2020, despite challenges brought on by the pandemic. And last night, D CEO held its first in-person event in over a year to honor the region’s top transactions, dealmakers, developers, and other key players.
Written by: Tessa Gubbins
In January, some people who ordinarily like a drink or two take the month to abstain from alcohol. It’s a way to do a reset after the holidays, to start the year “clean” — and taking a day or two off is surely not such a terrible thing. (Or so we’ve heard.)
No such tradition exists for February, whose various romantic-minded celebrations and other holidays often require cocktails, Champagne, or both.
Here are 5 places for those are back off the wagon:
Written by: Ken Kalthoff
A group of residents and property owners in what’s known as the Dallas 2030 District are working to promote green buildings and action against climate change.
The district includes parts of Downtown, Uptown, the Design District and Medical District where the goal is 50% reduction in energy, water and transportation consumption by 2030.
Written by Steven Lindsey
Whether you have a favorite holiday tradition or you’re looking to start a new one, you’ll find so many festive events in Dallas that even Santa would have trouble experiencing them all. Luckily for you, we’re highlighting 21 ways to catch the holiday spirit this year, so bundle up (including your face mask), then surround yourself with sparkly lights, laughter, and the sound of jingle bells around every corner of North Texas.
Written by Teresa Gubbins
Christmas-themed bars have emerged as a hot trend for 2020 and there’s a new one to add to the list: Called St. Henry Winter Wonderland, it’s a holiday pop-up bar that’ll reside on the rooftop of The Henry, the popular Fox Restaurant Concepts restaurant located at the Union Dallas building at 2301 N. Akard St.
Written by Megan Ziots
I find it strange when someone tells me that they love going to the grocery store. To me, it’s more of a hassle and something I put off for as long as I can, at least I until I run out of coffee and dark chocolate. But, Dallas has really been stepping up its game lately with more boutique-ish market style grocery stores, as well as some brand new big name places.
Written by Virginia Reynolds and Megan Ziots
Tacos are a Texas staple — and not just on Tuesday. Dallas’ taco scene has definitely taken major strides in the last few years and now measures up to many taco meccas.
But what’s the No. 1 taco shop in the Dallas area?
You get to decide by voting for your rightful champ in the PaperCity Best Taco Challenge. The winning Dallas taco restaurant takes home serious bragging rights, but you get a chance to win big too.
Written by Bianca R. Montes
The Union Dallas has completed the final phase of development as the remaining restaurants open in the anticipated retail portion of the property.
Most recently, Kotta Sushi Lounge (previously known as Minami) opened, offering an expansive menu of sushi rolls and Japanese entrees, plus a full bar. Serving traditional sashimi, maki rolls, and special rolls, Kotta’s sushi selection has a plethora of offerings. The restaurant also features authentic soups, salads, appetizers, and entrees and offers a special lunch menu with discounted roll combinations. Full menus are available here.
Written by Teresa Gubbins
The bustling Union Dallas building, located on the border of Uptown and Harwood district, has a little more bustle with the arrival of a new sushi restaurant. Called Kotta Sushi Lounge, it’s on the second level, next door to Taco Lingo, and according to a release, it’s open for business, offering an expansive menu of sushi rolls, Japanese entrees, and a full bar.
Kotta is the second location of a same-named restaurant that opened in Frisco in 2007. The Dallas spinoff was originally going to be called Minami, but they decided at the last minute to build on the familiarity they already had with Kotta.
Written by Kerri Panchuk
The Union office tower in Dallas is now more than 90% leased after signing three office tenants.
The Union Dallas office tower, which is part of a major office and retail mixed-use development Downtown, welcomed Koch Industries, IDI Logistics and Roscoe Property Management as tenants.