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Howard Wang's China Grill will consider opening its dining room if the occupancy limit is raised to 50%. (Elizabeth Ucles/Community Impact Newspaper)
Howard Wang's China Grill will consider opening its dining room if the occupancy limit is raised to 50%. (Elizabeth Ucles/Community Impact Newspaper)

Howard Wang's China Grill will consider opening its dining room if the occupancy limit is raised to 50%. (Elizabeth Ucles/Community Impact Newspaper)

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4 Frisco restaurant owners explain why they did not open their dining rooms on May 1

While Texas restaurants could reopen dining rooms at 25% occupancy on May 1, some Frisco establishments have decided to stick with to-go only service instead.

McKinney restaurant The Donut Kitchen announces it will close in May

The Donut Kitchen in downtown McKinney has announced its last day of business will be May 16.



Keller, Roanoke, Northeast Fort Worth businesses react to fewer COVID-19 restrictions

As the owner of a small, locally owned business, Rick Rice, the manager of Soccer Post on Main Street in Keller, said the goal is to be able to take care of customers in the surrounding area.

Lewisville, Flower Mound, Highland Village business owners take varied approaches to first phase of reopening

Business owners in Lewisville, Flower Mound and Highland Village are adapting to new state guidelines that allow for the partial reopening of restaurants and retailers.

Gallery: Some residents return to Plano restaurants, retailers as businesses gradually reopen

Some residents returned to shops and restaurants today as the state began to loosen coronavirus-related restrictions on businesses. Texas restaurants and retail businesses were able to reopen at 25% occupancy on May 1.

Elizabeth Ucles, Miranda Jaimes, Ian Pribanic, Anna Herod and Liesbeth Powers contributed to this report.



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The Texas Central rail connection from Dallas to Houston will feature a bullet train similar to this one. (Courtesy Texas Central Partners/Community Impact Newspaper)
Texas Supreme Court declines to review high-speed rail case, freeing company up to use eminent domain

Texas Central, the company looking to build a 236-mile high-speed rail line connecting Houston and Dallas, has been given a big win in an ongoing legal battle over whether the company is legally recognized as a "railroad company" under state law.

Frisco confirmed another mosquito pool that tested positive for West Nile virus. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Frisco set to spray for mosquitoes June 19-21

The spraying will occur to the west and south of Northwest Community Park.

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Romeo's Pizza arrives in Frisco

Romeo's Pizza brought its cuisine to the Lone Star State this month. The chain's first Texas location is in Frisco.

Bojangles recently announced it signed a franchise agreement to open a new location in Richardson. (Courtesy Bojangles)
Bojangles fried chicken coming to Richardson; bar and grill opens at Grapevine golf course and more DFW-area news

Read the latest business and community news from the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

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Perry's Steakhouse in Frisco set for summer renovations

Perry's Steakhouse in Frisco is brightening up their dining experience just in time for summer.

George A. Purefoy Municipal Center (Matt Payne/Community Impact Newspaper)
Frisco's first, only city manager George Purefoy projected to retire next year, city says

Purefoy has overseen execution of laws and the day-to-day administrative affairs for 34 years.

Three Empires Brewing Co. is projected to open this fall at the Main Street Food Hall, 9145 John W. Elliott Drive, Frisco. (Courtesy Three Empires Brewing Co.)
Three Empires Brewing Co. eyes fall opening in Frisco’s Main Street Food Hall

The brewery will have indoor seating and a large, outside patio and beer garden behind the building.

Mesero has six locations across the metroplex, with a seventh on the way in Southlake. (Courtesy Mesero)
Tex-Mex restaurant may come to Southlake; African fusion eatery opens in Frisco and more DFW-area news

Read the latest business and community news from the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Nerdvana Frisco completed renovations in May at 5757 Main St., Ste. 112, Frisco. (Courtesy Nerdvana Frisco)
Nerdvana Frisco renovates, adds second bar

The newly renovated space now features a second bar complete with video game options and more space for tabletop gaming.

Gidi Bar & Grill is now open in Frisco. (Courtesy Gidi Bar & Grill)
Gidi Bar & Grill opens in west Frisco

The restaurant serves African fusion meals and a full bar with music and an entertaining atmosphere.