Dallas’ Safest Suburbs Top 5 Most Popular Headlines This Week

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.

1. 3 Dallas suburbs rank among the safest cities in the US It looks like three Dallas suburbs are wrapped in some kind of security blanket. A new study by personal finance website SmartAsset ranks Frisco as the safest city in the United States (up from #2 in last year’s study), with McKinney in second place (up from #3 last year) and Plano sitting at No. 9 (up from No. 5 last year).

2. Revered Dallas bar Lee Harvey’s is launching a pool club next door. Dallas’ revered bar Lee Harvey’s is often affectionately dubbed the best dive bar and now they’re taking it literally: this popular destination in the Cedars neighborhood south of downtown is creating a new sibling just side called Lee Harvey’s Dive In with a pool, cabanas and outdoor oasis.

3. The new restaurant is macaroni and cheese nirvana for Dallas comfort food fans. A new restaurant dedicated to everyone’s favorite comfort food has opened in Highland Village: I Heart Mac & Cheese, a chain specializing in — surprise! — mac & cheese, opened a new location April 20 at 2250 Justin Rd. #112.

4. Affordable luxury bus rolls out new routes in Texas with $15 fares. A luxury bus service is adding a new stop in Texas to its map. On April 28, RedCoach will launch its service in San Antonio, marking the eighth city in Texas served by the company. The new stop will provide luxury transportation between San Antonio and Dallas, as well as nonstop service from San Antonio to Austin, Houston, Richardson and Waco.

5. The 16 best new restaurants in Dallas face off in a heated battle of the Tastemakers. Probably the most popular part of CultureMap’s Tastemaker Awards, our party of the Best Food and Drink in Dallas, is the Best New Restaurant category. This is the only category decided by you, via a parenthesis-style competition where 16 new restaurants compete. You can vote once a day for your favorite. To vote, click here. Don’t delay: the first installment ends on Monday, April 25.

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