Editor's note: A lot happened this week, so here's your chance to get caught up. Read on for the week's most popular headlines.
1. Fun new golf-themed entertainment complex swings into far north Fort Worth. A massive new golf-themed entertainment center is officially in the game in far north Fort Worth. BigShots Golf broke ground October 29 in Champion Circle on 11.4 acres near Marriott Champion Circle and Golf Club. Just the second BigShots in the country, when it opens, the "eatertainment" venue will have 56 driving range bays on two stories, plus many more amenities.
2. First location of Penney’s new reimagined store concept opens in Hurst. Plano-based JCPenney has unveiled a dramatic new format of its store, with the debut location in Hurst. It comes with a coffee shop, fitness classes, high-tech dressing rooms, and a reorganization that rethinks the way clothes are usually sold.
3. Fort Worth startup clips $300,000 from investor on Shark Tank. The owners of a Fort Worth startup that supplies an inventive men’s razor dove into the Shark Tank on November 3 and swam away with a $300,000 investment. Husband-and-wife team Patrick and Jennifer Coddou, owners of Supply, pitched their product to the panel of five investors on ABC’s Shark Tank and hooked tech millionaire Robert Herjavec.
4. These are the 9 best things to do in Fort Worth this weekend. Fort Worth takes a big step this weekend, as a venue that's already attracting multiple big-name performers hosts its first official event. Other choices in and around Fort Worth include a new local theater production, well-known comedian, new art exhibit, Oscar-quality movie, and a Cowboys celebration.
5. Artisanal popsicle purveyor suddenly closes 2 DFW locations. Folks in North Texas looking for a cool treat have one less option, with a popsicle shop chain sharing some chilling news. Steel City Pops announced the closure of two Dallas-area locations, Casa Linda Plaza and Garland, as of November 1. Fort Worth locations were spared.