CI TEXAS ROUNDUP: New plans in the works for land where defunct Wade Park project sits in Frisco; 5 business updates to know in Katy and more top news

Developer JVP Management and architecture firm Torti Gallas   Partners on Nov. 15 presented early plans for Project X. Project X is the placeholder name of a 112-acre proposed development to revitalize the failed Wade Park project off the Dallas North Tollway and Lebanon Road. (Matt Payne/Community Impact Newspaper)
Developer JVP Management and architecture firm Torti Gallas Partners on Nov. 15 presented early plans for Project X. Project X is the placeholder name of a 112-acre proposed development to revitalize the failed Wade Park project off the Dallas North Tollway and Lebanon Road. (Matt Payne/Community Impact Newspaper)

Developer JVP Management and architecture firm Torti Gallas Partners on Nov. 15 presented early plans for Project X. Project X is the placeholder name of a 112-acre proposed development to revitalize the failed Wade Park project off the Dallas North Tollway and Lebanon Road. (Matt Payne/Community Impact Newspaper)

Take a look at the top five trending stories across Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas in Texas as of Nov. 16.

Note: The following stories were published Nov. 14-15.

Dallas-Fort Worth

Project X: New plans in the works for land where defunct Wade Park project sits in Frisco


A community comprised of multifamily units, several parks, new retail and open space is in the works for the land where Frisco’s infamous hole in the ground sits.


Dutch Bros. Coffee to bring new building design to Flower Mound after Town Council approval

Dutch Bros Coffee is planning to build a coffee shop with a drive-thru at the southwest corner of Justin Road and Stone Hill Farms Parkway in Flower Mound.

Greater Houston

ROUNDUP: 6 restaurants in Sugar Land and Missouri City now open or coming soon


Looking for somewhere new to eat in Sugar Land or Missouri City? Check out one of these restaurants that are now open or coming soon.

ROUNDUP: 5 new businesses in Katy now open or coming soon

Curious about businesses in Katy that are now open or coming soon? Check out the newest business in Katy or several coming soon.

Central Texas

San Antonio-based tamale shop gets first Austin location; Lou's to open a second restaurant and more South Austin business news

Check out six recent South Austin business updates.

Matt Payne, Claire Shoop, Sierra Rozen, Laura Aebi, Valerie Wigglesworth and Olivia Aldridge contributed to this report.


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Frisco City Council on Dec. 7 gave city staff permission to sell millions of dollars in bonds to pay for new capital projects, including money to go toward the upcoming performing arts center at Hall Park. (Rendering courtesy Hall Group)
Roadwork, remodeling, refinancing: Frisco City Council allows bond sales for future capital projects

Frisco City Council on Dec. 7 gave city staff permission to sell millions of dollars in bonds to pay for new capital projects and refinance existing debt for lower interest rates.

Cielo Beauty Bar opened Nov. 5 at 5729 Lebanon Road, Ste. 142, Frisco. (Courtesy Cielo Beauty Bar)
Cielo Beauty Bar opens Frisco location

The spa specializes in skin care, offering services such as waxing and sugaring.

Tewbeleaux's Cajun Grill opened in Northwest Austin on Nov. 2. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
CI TEXAS ROUNDUP: Tewbeleaux's Cajun Grill opens first Central Texas location in Northwest Austin; House of Pies opens in Cypress and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas in Texas as of Dec. 8.

Hall Park building exterior
MindPath Care psychiatry practice now accepting patients in Frisco

The psychiatry practice offers telehealth and in-person visits at Hall Park.

Frisco City Council on Dec. 7 approved plans to hold a special election on Jan. 29 to elect a new member for Place 5. (Courtesy city of Frisco)
Frisco to spend more than $220K on special Jan. 29 election to fill vacant seat

Plans are set to fill the vacant seat on Frisco City Council.

six chocolate bars of varying flavors
Läderach brings Swiss chocolate to Stonebriar Centre in Frisco

Pralines, truffles and chocolate-covered popcorn are a few of the store's popular selections.

Poki Bowl plans to open in February at 16710 FM 423, Ste. 100, Frisco. (Courtesy Poki Bowl)
Poki Bowl to open in north Frisco

The quick-serve poke restaurant will let guests build bowls from white/brown rice or lettuce.

Texas Smile Co. is expected to open in December at 13355 Dallas Parkway, Ste. 400, Frisco. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Texas Smile Co. dental office to open at Panther Creek Crossing in Frisco

The dental practice is owned by Texas-native doctors Kyle and Caitlyn Poupart

The Gringo's location in Katy is pictured. A new Conroe location is planned for late 2022. (Courtesy NewQuest Properties)
CI TEXAS ROUNDUP: Gringo's restaurant confirmed for Conroe Waterfront Center; Austin’s longest-standing H-E-B to be rebuilt and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas in Texas as of Dec. 7.

meeting in progress
Denton County sees decrease in COVID-19 illness rates, increase in deaths

During the week of Nov. 29, 14 deaths related to COVID-19 were reported in the county, which brought the total to 752.

US Attorney General Merrick Garland and US Associate Attorney General Vanita Gupta announced the lawsuit against Texas on Dec. 6. (Screenshot courtesy of Department of Justice)
U.S. Dept. of Justice lawsuit alleges Texas' redistricting maps discriminate against voters of color

The suit alleges that the Texas Legislature redrew the maps to reduce voters of colors' influence on elections.