Indonesian furniture store to reopen, Plano Balloon Festival canceled and more: 12 news and community updates from DFW

Owner Kevin Ady first opened Storied Roots in April 2019. (William C. Wadsack/Community Impact Newspaper)
Owner Kevin Ady first opened Storied Roots in April 2019. (William C. Wadsack/Community Impact Newspaper)

Owner Kevin Ady first opened Storied Roots in April 2019. (William C. Wadsack/Community Impact Newspaper)

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Storied Roots owner to reopen Indonesian furniture store this weekend

After closing his furniture store for more than two months, Storied Roots owner Kevin Ady plans to reopen to the public beginning June 13.

Citing health and safety, Plano Balloon Festival organizers cancel event for second time in 3 years

Organizers have canceled the Plano Balloon Festival for the second time in three years, citing the "health and safety" of attendees and participants.



Richardson gym seeks to transform lives through fitness and mindset coaching

It took the sudden death of his brother for Tom Hough of Fit Body Boot Camp Richardson to realize he should be chasing his dream of becoming a fitness instructor.

Inspired Wings Fashion now open in Old Town Keller

Clothing boutique Inspired Wings Fashion held a grand opening May 30 in Old Town Keller.

Designer Warehaus relocates to larger location in west Frisco

Designer Warehaus relocated to a larger location and reopened May 1 at 122 Rose Lane, Entrance 4, Ste. 702, Frisco.

Jersey Mike's Subs plans winter opening at Hub 121 in McKinney

The sandwich franchise Jersey Mike’s Subs will open a location at Hub 121 in McKinney. The address for the new location is 6720 Alma Road, Ste. 500, and it is expected to open this winter.

Cajun 2 Geaux celebrates one year in business in Old Town Keller

The Keller-based, New Orleans-style drink stop Cajun 2 Geaux, located at 126 Taylor St., Keller, celebrated one year in business in April.

Sunview Cafe offers lunch and breakfast in Lewisville

Sunview Cafe opened May 25 at 401 E. Round Grove Road, Ste. 200, Lewisville.

Richardson Family YMCA to reopen June 15

Richardson Family YMCA will reopen June 15, according to a June 8 news release. A phased reopening approach, which began June 1, has allowed the organization to prepare facilities as well as train staff on new safety protocols, the release said.

Metroport Meals on Wheels resumes senior center luncheons in Roanoke

Weekly drive-thru luncheons are returning to the Roanoke Senior Center after a more than two-month hiatus due to restrictions from the coronavirus pandemic.

Modern Bite Dentistry opens at The Star in Frisco

Modern Bite Dentistry opened May 18 at 3800 Gaylord Parkway, Ste. 790, Frisco.

Museum of the American Railroad resumes outdoor walking tours

The Museum of the American Railroad took a step toward reopening its doors last week when it resumed outdoor walking tours of its train collection.

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