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. Fort Worth movie theater closes as major chain temporarily suspends service. Responding to the pandemic’s continuing drag on the movie industry, the Regal theater chain on October 8 is indefinitely shutting down all 536 of its locations in the U.S., including one in Fort Worth.
2. Sweet new Fort Worth-based website lets you hear voices of loved ones who have passed. A new Fort Worth startup helps soothe the sting of losing loved ones by allowing them to leave behind an entirely different kind of heirloom. A Sweet Goodbye is a new online service that lets people record messages that can be accessed and enjoyed by family and friends after they're gone.
3. New Nashville hot chicken spot in Fort Worth comes with spicy sidekick. Nashville hot chicken continues to sizzle in Dallas-Fort Worth, and now there's a locally owned spot joining the trend. Called Red Claws Hot Chicken, it will open in December in the southwest area of Fort Worth.
4. Favorite Arlington holiday market moves the shopping online for 2020. It's not exactly the kind of "bah humbug" that's become the hallmark of 2020, but it's still a holiday bummer: The Texas Christkindl Market, Arlington's beloved outdoor holiday shopping event, is moving online amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
5. Tacos and margaritas debut at new West Seventh Fort Worth taqueria. There's a new taqueria coming to town from a newcomer on the scene: Called Maestro Tacos, it'll open in the West Seventh District in November.