Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Oct. 25.

Note: The following stories were published between Oct. 22-23.

Dallas-Fort Worth

Japanese department store Teso Life coming soon as part of Frisco Ranch shopping center expansion

Teso Life will occupy a 10,385-square-foot building alongside three future tenants, according to plans from developer NewQuest Properties for a Phase II of the development.

Harvest Seasonal Kitchen in McKinney to relocate, expand as Wells Group makes new acquisitions

“A couple of years ago I really started wanting to expand Harvest’s footprint,” said Rick Wells, co-founder of the Wells Group. “I wanted to enlarge the bar—we had a great beverage program—and I just felt like it needed a bigger space.”

New commercial, multifamily project for US 380 and Hardin Boulevard in McKinney moves forward

The McKinney City Council unanimously approved the request at its Oct. 19 meeting. The project proposed taking 9 of the tract’s 20 acres and allotting them for retail and office space that would front US 380. The remaining acreage would be developed as multifamily on the rear portion of the property, city staff said.

Central Texas

New Braunfels’ Gruene Hall set as backdrop for upcoming music video

New Braunfels’ well-known Gruene Hall hosted country music artist Scotty McCreery during the week of Oct. 18 as he filmed an upcoming music video.

Greater Houston

Awesome Entertainment opens Katy location

The entertainment venue is a place where kids and teenagers can enjoy various activities, such as karaoke and air hockey, in a safe environment.

Matt Payne, Miranda Jaimes, Lauren Canterberry and Sierra Rozen contributed to this report.