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. Burger stand in Fort Worth that tried to do something special closes. In terrible news for those who appreciate the little guy trying to do something new, Sear-N-Dip, a burger joint with ice cream made in-house, has closed. The restaurant opened in July, surviving a mere two months; their final day was September 26.
2. DFW-based Neiman Marcus emerges from bankruptcy with new owners. Dallas-Fort Worth's iconic name in shopping has come through its bankruptcy proceedings, although not entirely unscathed. According to a release, Neiman Marcus has emerged from voluntary Chapter 11 protection, completing its restructuring process and reorganization plan, with new owners and a new board of directors.
3. These are the 9 best things to do in Fort Worth this weekend. While most big events in and around Fort Worth have either been postponed or canceled during the coronavirus pandemic, there are a few that have popped up to offer the masses some entertainment. Best bets this weekend include Halloween haunted houses, a Whitney Houston tribute concert, and a winery tasting room crawl.
4. New upscale AC by Marriott blazes into hot downtown Fort Worth hotel scene. Downtown Fort Worth is readier than ever for tourists to return with the debut of the new AC Hotel Fort Worth. The just-opened 252-room, 16-story hotel at 101 W. 5th St., is a massive new build on the southwest corner of Main and Fifth streets, a few blocks from Sundance Square.
5. Dallas-Fort Worth's most famous shoe entrepreneur jumps into Shark Tank as newest judge. The year 2020 may be the stuff of nightmares, but it's not stopping one Arlington-native entrepreneur from swimming with sharks. TOMS founder Blake Mycoskie will be the newest guest judge on the ABC smash-hit Shark Tank, the network says.