Morning, neighbors! It’s me, Nicole Fallon-Peek, your host of the Dallas Daily. Here’s what you need to know about what’s happening locally.
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Here are the top three stories today in Dallas:
- A Dallas bar is hosting a Game of Thrones pop-up. The Whippersnapper on Henderson is known for hosting pop culture pop-up bars. The Game of Thrones pop-up, “Whipperfell,” will be open between Aug. 25 and Oct. 15. Guests are encouraged to dress up as their favorite Game of Thrones characters. (Dallas Observer)
- A Dallas man had his wedding ring returned to him after losing it on a Florida beach. A North Texas woman located the ring and returned it to Dallas’ Chris Ramirez after a photo of the ring was provided. Charlotte Duffey returned the ring and Ramirez vows to never lose it again. (FOX 4 News Dallas-Fort Worth)
- Dallas College has been awarded about $8.8 million to grow North Texas’ biotech workforce. The biotech sector is reportedly expected to grow exponentially in the coming decades. The U.S. Economic Development Administration provided the funds, which will be used in the biotechnology, biomanufacturing, and bioinformatics career pathways. (LabIOTech)
Today in Dallas:
- Tax Assistance: Free Tax Help At The Hampton-Illinois Branch Library (All Day)
From my notebook:
- It’s National CBD Day and Dallas has some of the best CBD stores to celebrate. Click for the complete list. (CW33 Dallas)
- Do you know where the best margarita is in Dallas? The Margarita Mile is offering a self-guided tour through Dallas to answer that question. Click to learn more. (CW33 Dallas)
- Patch has compiled a list of the best Dallas area employers hiring for a variety of open positions. Click the link for the full list that includes part-time, full-time, and seasonal positions, including a customer success specialist position at IRMI. (Dallas Patch)
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Now you’re in the loop and ready to head out the door on this Tuesday. I’ll see you soon!
— Nicole Fallon-Peek
About me: Nicole Fallon-Peek is a journalist and copywriter with a degree in Media, Culture and Communication from New York University. She has served as a freelance reporter, managing editor, copy editor, and editorial director for a variety of B2B news outlets. She currently co-owns and operates content creation agency Lightning Media Partners.