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Jerome Weeks / KERA News

Dallas Contemporary opened four shows over the weekend, including one by Dallas artist Arthur Peña.

The show caps off what has been a productive period for the young painter who works in West Dallas, KERA’s Jerome Weeks reports on Art&Seek.

Clyde Biggins Celebrates Memorial Day And Barbecue In West Dallas

May 27, 2013

Texas barbecue is more popular than ever, and some local barbecue establishments have received much acclaim for their smokey meats and flavors. But not all the best barbecue is found in restaurants. Clyde Biggins sells his tenderly made barbecue by the side of the road in West Dallas, in the neighborhood where he was raised.

BJ Austin / KERA News

A West Dallas neighborhood is trading four drug houses on the same block for new, Habitat for Humanity homes. 

A last-minute compromise between developers and residents of the West Dallas La Bajada neighborhood cooled down what could have been a hot debate at City Hall. The only fireworks came outside Council Chambers, after both parities claimed a win-win.

Jacqueline Fellows / KERA

Dallas business leaders will showcase the new Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge this weekend. They say it will breathe new life into long-neglected areas of West Dallas.