News roundup: New owner of Ships Lounge steers into troubled waters with neighborhood association

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Earlier this week The Dallas Morning News posted that Jason Boso, the chef behind Twisted Root Burger Co. and Truck Yard, bought Ships Lounge, the 65-year-old dive bar on Lower Greenville that closed its doors this summer. Then yesterday The News reported that the Lower Greenville Neighborhood Association opposed an application for the late-night permit needed to keep the doors open until 2 a.m. Read more.

Trammell Crow Residential is prepared to roll out a new project building 321 apartments on three blocks at Fitzhugh and Monarch between Ross and Belmont, according to theDallas Morning News.

Landscape artist Robert Bellamy is working to raise support in order to restore Monarch Park at Fitzhugh Avenue and Monarch Street in Old East Dallas. Read more from the Dallas Morning News.

There was a SWAT standoff at the Villa Bonita Apartments in Far East Dallas the week. Two men have been charged with aggravated robbery after the standoff ended peacefully. Read more on WFAA, CBS DFW, FOX 4 and NBC DFW.


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