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Former Glen Lakes AMC will be Dave and Buster’s

The old AMC Theater at Central and Walnut Hill has been vacant since 2006 when the chain relocated to NorthPark Center. Now, the empty 35,000 square-foot space will be demolished to make way for a Dave and Buster’s flagship restaurant. Construction on the new complex is scheduled to begin within the next nine months, transforming the barren shopping center. The new restaurant will incorporate more games and an extended menu. Dave and Buster’s will close its current location on Walnut Hill near Presbyterian hospital when the new restaurant is complete.

Bowling alley rolling into Park Lane

Touted as an upscale bowling alley, Bowl & Barrel is expected to open this fall in the Shops at Park Lane. The concept, created by SMU alums Josh Sepkowitz and Kyle Noonan, is to provide the “cosmopolitan demographic” with an “upscale yet comfortable atmosphere.” The 15-lane, 3,000 square-foot bowling alley, which will open across from Bailey’s Prime Plus, will feature a full-service restaurant and bar with craft beers and handcrafted cocktails.

Wine superstore to open next to Babies R Us

Total Wine and More has announced plans to open its first Texas superstore in the Best Buy shopping center at Park and Central in early summer. This will be the first Texas location for Total Wine, a chain with 79 locations nationwide. The store carries wine, beer and spirits and features a walk-in cigar humidor.

More business bits

1. Footwear designer Crocs has opened in NorthPark Center on level two near Macy’s.

2. Steve Ewing of EDGE Realty Partners has confirmed that Soleo Mexican restaurant has signed a lease at Hillcrest Crossing.

3. A new pizzeria Tomato Pie is now open at Preston and Forest, specializing in St. Louis-style pizza.

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Dave and Buster’s,

Shops at Park Lane, Central and Park Lane,

Total Wine and More, 9350 N. Central,

Hillcrest Crossing, 8611 Hillcrest

NorthPark Center, 8687 N. Central, 214.363.7441,

Tomato Pie, 11661 Preston, 214.750.8743,