Original ChopShop, a neighborhood eatery crafting ‘Just Feel Good Food’ from whole ingredients, announced its expansion to Texas with four restaurants, including a location in University Park and on Park Lane at Preston Road.
The investment company he co-founded is now 40 years old, but John McFarland, of Highland Park, continues to get a thrill from introducing it to people.
“What I really like about it is we’re a homegrown company,” he said. “And it’s a real treat for me to meet young people that want to go into this business [who] I really kind of consider homegrown, also.”
Sam and Nancy Major hadn’t planned on remodeling so soon after becoming the third-owners of Tart Bakery, but they didn’t have much choice.
The husband and wife duo bought the business on Lovers Lane east of the Dallas North Tollway in September of 2016. Three short months later, the pipes began acting up, causing flooding that impacted the bakery as well as the business next door.
The shelves aren't as full as usual and the entry is a mess, but Kuby's Sausage House and European Market in Snider Plaza is selling groceries and serving meals again after a small fire on March 22 forced a temporary closure.
Karl Kuby Jr. said he believes the fire was started by a cigarette tossed on the pavement by someone walking by after hours. It likely got blown up against some leaves and eventually ignited a fire outside the building on the facade, he said.
An 8-unit luxury townhome project is expected to break ground on one of the last vacant tracts of land in Uptown's Oak Lawn District.
The Crescent Collections project is slated to begin in the coming months.
I enjoyed seeing which restaurants, shops, and other businesses and destinations you identified as among your favorites and noticed some places my wife and I still definitely need to check out (here’s looking at you Snider Plaza Antique Shops).
The People Newspapers staff also decided to return the favor by sharing some of our favorite area locations. Please forgive us for taking some poetic license and in many cases making up our own categories:
Kuby's Sausage House and European Market in Snider Plaza is closed today following a small fire Thursday night.
The University Park Fire Department responded around 10:30 p.m. and contained the fire to an exterior door frame, said Steve Mace, the city's director of communications and marketing.