News roundup: real estate, food, bridges, Pancho Villa, bang-bang, kaboom

Existing home sales were down 22 percent in September compared with the previous year in the overall Dallas area. But sales in our neighborhood were flat.

Hooray for cured meats! Food writer Leslie Brenner ranks “interesting charcuterie” third on her list of restaurant trends to expect in Dallas next year. And she points to David Uygur’s planned Bishop Arts District restaurant, Lucia.

Italians are building the Calatrava bridge, and people are ticked.

If you’re afraid of driving over bridges, don’t read this.

SMU is exhibiting some of Oak Cliff neighbor Elmer Powell’s extensive Pancho Villa nostalgia collection.

The Oak Cliff Cultural Center is looking for Oak Cliff-related art.

There was a bit of a shootout on Page near Zang earlier this week.

If you’re the type to get excited about building implosions, you want to know about this.

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