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1. Art of Banksy comes to Dallas in immersive event with signature secrecy. Street artist Banksy has always been known for his secrecy, and Dallas will get a taste of that when the new immersive art exhibition, Banksyland, comes to the city for two weekends, June 24-July 4.
2. Rare authentic sushi restaurant Tatsu Dallas debuts in Deep Ellum. A new restaurant from a critically acclaimed sushi chef has opened in Deep Ellum: Called Tatsu Dallas, it’s an edomae-style restaurant from chef Tatsuya Sekiguchi, located in the recently renovated Continental Gin Building at 3309 Elm St., and it opened on May 25.
3. 3 new developments add 456 ‘starter’ homes to booming Dallas suburb. A building boom of new homes is beginning in one fast-growing Collin County city: Meritage Homes is building a total of 456 homes across three new communities in Melissa.
4. Dream Hotel brand enters Texas with cool new boutique hotel in Frisco. Frisco is getting a new boutique hotel from a brand that’s new to Texas: Called Dream Frisco, it’s from New York-based Dream Hotel Group and will open as part of Firefly Park, a 230-acre mixed-use development that will also include offices, retail, homes, and restaurants.
5. Enchanting Dallas dinner party whisks Family Place patrons to Provence for the evening. On a picture-perfect evening May 12, 175 guests gathered in the Nasher Sculpture Center Garden for an elegant outdoor “Evening in Provence.” They were there to raise crucial funds for the Dallas-based family violence agency The Family Place.