MAY 31 ROUNDUP: Business news from Dallas-Fort Worth area

The White Rock Family YMCA in Dallas is among the seven area locations that are set to reopen at partial capacity June 1. (Courtesy YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas)
The White Rock Family YMCA in Dallas is among the seven area locations that are set to reopen at partial capacity June 1. (Courtesy YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas)

The White Rock Family YMCA in Dallas is among the seven area locations that are set to reopen at partial capacity June 1. (Courtesy YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas)

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Plano Family YMCA to reopen at partial capacity along with 6 other North Texas locations

Plano Family YMCA will reopen to its members June 1, along with a number of other Dallas-area locations.

New convenience store The Bodega at Craig Ranch opens its doors

A new upscale convenience store opened May 25 at Craig Ranch in McKinney.



The Bodega at Craig Ranch is located at 7951 Collin McKinney Parkway, Ste. 1580, McKinney, and provides specialty foods, coffees and wines.

Independent Bank merger called off due to COVID-19

Independent Bank Group Inc., the parent company of Independent Bank, announced May 26 that the merger between the group and Texas Capital Bancshares Inc. has been terminated.

City of Plano relief grant for small businesses now accepting applications

Applications for the city of Plano’s Small Business Grant Program opened May 28.

The program, funded by $200,000 of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development coronavirus funds, provides gap funding to help businesses at risk of layoffs or closure as a result of the pandemic.

Richardson dentist uses latest technology, value-based care to give patients back their smiles

Meredith G. Davis said she became a dentist because, unlike traditional medicine, dentistry allows for quick transformations that improve a patient's wellbeing.

Daniel Houston, Miranda Jaimes, Liesbeth Powers and Makenzie Plusnick contributed to this report.



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Frisco confirmed two more mosquito pools had tested positive for West Nile virus. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Mosquito pools near two Frisco neighborhoods test positive for West Nile virus

City officials said they would be increasing surveillance efforts and using larvicide as necessary where stagnant water or larvae are observed.

The shareable culinary kitchen concept will be available to rent by the hour to chefs and caterers for preparation, demonstrations and baking. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Culinary concept Cibo Kitchens to open in Frisco this winter

To be located in the Rail District, the shareable culinary kitchen concept will be available to rent by the hour to chefs and caterers.

A new drive-thru COVID-19 testing site will operate in Frisco on Sept. 20, Sept. 27 and Oct. 4. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Neighborhood Medical Center to offer free drive-thru COVID-19 testing in Frisco

A new option for free, drive-thru COVID-19 testing will be available over the next few Sundays in Frisco.

Amaretto Cake is among the cakes, cupcakes and cookies that Rum Cakes Factory sells. (Courtesy Rum Cakes Factory)
Rum Cakes Factory opens in Plano and more DFW news

Read the latest business and community news from the DFW area.

As part of its local alert, Frisco Animal Services reminded citizens to ensure their pets’ vaccinations are current. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Frisco Animal Services issues alert after bat tests positive for rabies

Frisco Animal Services issued a local alert Sept. 18 after a bat found in the Tuscany Meadows neighborhood tested positive for rabies.

The restaurant will focus on tacos and cocktails. (Courtesy Chido Taco Lounge)
Chido Taco Lounge to serve Frisco in 2021

To be located at The Shops at Starwood, the hybrid of a fast casual and full service restaurant will focus on tacos and cocktails and also offer desserts.

Dr. Sam Rolon is a physician for Baylor St. Luke's Medical Group Creekside Family Medicine in The Woodlands. (Courtesy St. Luke's Health)
Q&A: St. Luke's physician shares advice on flu season, vaccine and prevention

The influenza vaccine is recommended for nearly all patients of all ages ahead of this year's flu season, Dr. Sam Rolon said.

On Sept. 17, the counties reported a combined total of 2,502 active COVID-19 cases: 1,539 in Denton County and 963 in Collin County. (Community Impact staff)
Tracking COVID-19: Collin, Denton counties report over 2,500 active cases combined

On Sept. 17, the counties reported a combined total of 2,502 active COVID-19 cases: 1,539 in Denton County and 963 in Collin County.

student in mask
TEA launches statewide COVID-19 dashboard for public schools

The Texas Education Agency, in collaboration with the Texas Department of State Health Services, has launched its latest COVID-19 dashboard for positive cases in Texas public schools.

Makers Gym will offer coworking amenities and studios for film, photography, music, podcasting and editing. (Rendering courtesy Makers Gym)
Makers Gym to open in October in Frisco's Rail District

The business was expected to open in the spring but experienced delays due to COVID-19-related construction issues.

Gov. Greg Abbott said Sept. 17 that data from Texas' 22 hospital regions will dictate when certain businesses can reopen at 75% capacity. (Screenshot of Sept. 17 press conference)
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott: Retail stores, restaurants, office buildings, gyms can reopen at 75% capacity as early as Sept. 21

Nursing home and long-term care facilities will also be allowed to reopen for visitation as early as Sept. 24.

The $6.9 million sales tax allocation Frisco received in September was a nearly 9% decrease compared to the same month a year ago. (Community Impact staff)
DATA: Frisco's latest monthly sales tax revenues down nearly 9% year-over-year

The $6.9 million sales tax allocation for Frisco was based generally on purchases in July, the Texas comptroller’s office reported Sept. 10.