New hotel and small-business grants: News from the DFW area

The city of Keller’s first hotel, a Hampton Inn & Suites, is expected to open May 28. (Ian Pribanic/Community Impact Newspaper)
The city of Keller’s first hotel, a Hampton Inn & Suites, is expected to open May 28. (Ian Pribanic/Community Impact Newspaper)

The city of Keller’s first hotel, a Hampton Inn & Suites, is expected to open May 28. (Ian Pribanic/Community Impact Newspaper)

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FIRST LOOK: Hampton Inn & Suites to open May 28 in Keller Town Center

The city of Keller’s first hotel, a Hampton Inn & Suites, is expected to open May 28.

The 110-room hotel, located at 233 Rufe Snow Drive, Keller, will include a small conference center and a fine dining establishment.

Major real estate projects in Frisco well-positioned for future



While the coronavirus has shut down hundreds of Frisco businesses and has left even more people out of work, construction on many of the city’s biggest developments is moving forward with few delays.

City of Fort Worth providing $10 million in grants for small businesses

Almost a month after the city of Fort Worth accepted nearly $160 million in coronavirus relief funding from the federal government, area small businesses may soon benefit.

First Baptist Richardson steps up to help overburdened nonprofit

When a local food pantry became overburdened during the coronavirus pandemic, First Baptist Richardson stepped up to help.

New dentist office Crescent Family Dental to open this summer in McKinney

Crescent Family Dental is expected to open in mid-June at 7701 Stacy Road, Ste. 200, McKinney. Dr. Spencer Moon has been practicing in the area for five years and said the business will offer family dental services, including sedation, implants and Invisalign.

Ian Pribanic, Elizabeth Ucles, Makenzie Plusnick and Miranda Jaimes contributed to this report.



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Gold Star Families Memorial honoring fallen service members now on display at Frisco Commons Park

A Gold Star Families Memorial Monument is now on display at Frisco Commons Park after a May 13 dedication ceremony.

Located along West Rowlett Creek, Taychas Trail runs from Limestone Quarry Park to Harold Bacchus Community Park and then north to Main Street. (Courtesy city of Frisco)
Frisco completes its part of the Six Cities Trail Connector

“This is a short trail that creates a really big connection, so that’s why it’s so important,” Ricardo Sanchez, Frisco Parks & Recreation senior planner, said.

Parry's Pizzeria & Taphouse is coming to McKinney in June. (Courtesy Parry's Pizzeria & Taphouse)
Parry's Pizzeria coming to McKinney; ax-throwing experience opens in Roanoke and more DFW-area news

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

Sweetwaters is opening a location in Frisco later this summer. (Courtesy Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea)
Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea coming to Preston Road in Frisco

The cafe will feature a drive-thru, indoor and outdoor seating and a globally inspired menu with premium coffees, teas, pastries, sandwiches, salads and more.

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CDC ends all mask requirements for fully vaccinated people

The guidance states fully vaccinated people do not need to wear masks indoors or outdoors.

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Frisco ISD renames Memorial Stadium after retiring Athletic Director David Kuykendall

An emotional David Kuykendall said he was at a loss for words at the rare honor.

Language Lab Academy is opening soon in Frisco. (Courtesy Language Lab Academy)
After delay, Language Lab Academy to open in Frisco this May

The academy will offer after-school and prekindergarten language acquisition classes in Spanish, French, American Sign Language and more.

(Courtesy Mughlai Fine Indian Cuisine)
New Indian restaurant opens in Frisco; State Farm hiring in Richardson and more DFW news

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

House Bill 1024, signed into law May 12, allows restaurants and bars to permanently sell alcoholic beverages to-go. (Courtesy Pexels)
Cocktails to-go are here to stay in Texas: Gov. Greg Abbott signs change into law May 12

Supporters say the change will help restaurants continue to recover from the economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

Plano ISD expects to resume pre-COVID-19 activities this summer and fully return to the classroom in 2021-22. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
See how Dallas-Fort Worth-area school districts are planning to go back to school for the 2021-22 academic year

Several school districts in the Dallas-Fort Worth area—including Frisco, Plano, Northwest, Lewisville, McKinney, Grapevine-Colleyville and Carroll ISDs—have made back-to-school plans for the 2021-22 school year regarding face masks, close-contact quarantines and in-person and virtual learning.

(Courtesy Mughlai Fine Indian Cuisine)
New Indian restaurant Mughlai now open in west Frisco

Mughlai Express is now open for takeout orders in Frisco.