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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Haidilao Hot Pot has opened in Frisco. (Iain Oldman/Community Impact Newspaper)
Haidilao Hot Pot opens location in Frisco

The restaurant serves Chinese hot pot, which is a style of cooking food in a pot of boiling broth at the table.

Baylor Scott & White Medical Center-Centennial is expanding its cardiovascular services. (Courtesy Baylor Scott & White Health)
Plano heart hospital bringing cardiovascular services to Frisco

Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital-Plano—ranked among the top 1% of heart hospitals in the country—is bringing its services to the Frisco hospital and providing relationships and oversight of the program

McKinney Mayor George Fuller has been re-elected for another term. (William C. Wadsack/Community Impact Newspaper)
Local election results, a trash pickup rate increase in McKinney and more top news from the Dallas-Forth Worth area

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Walk-On's is opening in McKinney in 2022. (Courtesy Walk-Ons Sports Bistreaux & Bar)
Co-owner Dak Prescott to launch eatery in McKinney; Goody Goody Liquor coming to Keller and more DFW-area news

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Children disembark the bus and head into the Boys & Girls Club for afterschool programs. (Courtesy Boys & Girls Clubs of Collin County)
Driver shortage, membership decrease affects Boys & Girls Clubs driver services

“Not having a pool of drivers available also has affected the growth of our organization, as we are unable to access more areas to bring more members into the clubs,” Boys & Girls Club CEO Marianne Radley said.

BP Performance opened in April. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
BP Performance fitness center opens in Frisco

BP Performance offers boot camps, youth programs, professional athlete training, personal training, physical therapy, dry needling, chiropractic services and massage therapy.

Hot Body Yoga in Frisco is now under new ownership. (Courtesy Hot Body Yoga)
Hot Body Yoga under new ownership in Frisco

The brother and sister said their goal is to build a yoga community where everyone can feel comfortable entering the studio, regardless of their abilities.

Crumbl Cookies offers over 120 rotating cookie flavors. (Courtesy Crumbl Cookies)
Crumbl Cookies to open in Plano; McKinney trash pickup rates to rise and more DFW-area news

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Frisco City Council gets first look at findings from regional transit studies

Michael Morris, director of transportation with the North Central Texas Council of Governments, gave a virtual presentation during the council’s work session on transit needs for the city as well as the possibility of passenger rail service.

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Frisco City Council again tables rezoning proposal for $1B development called The Link

Frisco City Council members heard an update May 4 about the proposed rezoning for a 239-acre project known as The Link.

The Omni PGA Frisco Resort will open in spring 2023. (Rendering courtesy Omni Hotels & Resorts)
GALLERY: Groundbreaking kicks off construction on Omni PGA Frisco Resort

The development was delayed by about a year due to the hit the hotel industry took from the COVID-19 pandemic, but is moving forward now.