Tri Tip Grill to open in Richardson and other business and community news from DFW

The menu features sandwiches, barbecue platters, burgers and salads. (Courtesy Tri Tip Grill)
The menu features sandwiches, barbecue platters, burgers and salads. (Courtesy Tri Tip Grill)

The menu features sandwiches, barbecue platters, burgers and salads. (Courtesy Tri Tip Grill)

Read the latest business and community news from Community Impact Newspaper's coverage of the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Tri Tip Grill set to open June 22 at CityLine in Richardson

Tri Tip Grill is expecting to open June 22 in the CityLine development at 1417 Renner Road, Ste. 300, Richardson. The restaurant was initially supposed to open in March but was delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Dollar Tree opens off US 380 in McKinney

Dollar Tree opened its newest McKinney location April 30. The store address is 1620 N. Hardin Blvd., Ste. 1400, McKinney.

Common Sense Chiropractic now open in Northeast Fort Worth

Common Sense Chiropractic officially began accepting new patients May 5.

Nature shop Wild Birds Unlimited opening this summer in Frisco

Wild Birds Unlimited will open in early July at 5995 Preston Road, Ste. 104, Frisco.

Gaylord Texan Resort in Grapevine reopens after filing more than 1,400 layoffs

Grapevine’s Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center has initiated temporary and/or permanent layoffs for 1,426 of its employees.

On June 4, the Gaylord Texan Resort notified the Texas Workforce Commission of the layoffs effective March 16, which is just days after state and county disaster declarations related to COVID-19.

But during that period, the resort was also making efforts to reopen. The Gaylord Texan Resort officially opened its doors for summer travelers June 8.

Lone Star Kartpark now open in Northeast Fort Worth

At more than a half-mile long and 30 feet wide, Lone Star Kartpark began accepting customers at the end of May.

24 Hour Fitness filing for bankruptcy, to close 11 DFW-area gyms

24 Hour Fitness announced June 15 the company has filed for bankruptcy as a result of the "devastating effects" of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a release.

The fitness club franchise will close 11 Dallas-Fort Worth-area gyms, according to the 24 Hour Fitness website.

Urban Air Adventure Park to reopen DFW locations

Urban Air Adventure Parks will reopen several Dallas-Fort Worth area locations June 20, according to a June 15 release. The trampoline park franchise offers go-karts, indoor skydiving, climbing walls, laser tag, bowling, a ropes course, mini golf and more.

Luxury senior living community Presidium at Edgestone opening this summer in Frisco

Presidium at Edgestone will open this summer at 5857 Legacy Drive, Frisco.

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Restaurants, bars and some other businesses in North Texas will face a familiar slate of heightened restrictions after the region exceeded the Gov. Greg Abbott’s threshold for COVID-19 hospitalizations. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Bar closures, tighter business restrictions triggered in North Texas by COVID-19 hospitalizations

Restaurants, bars and many other businesses will face heightened restrictions after North Texas exceeded the governor’s threshold for COVID-19 hospitalizations.

This shows the conceptual alignments for US 380 in Denton County. (Courtesy Texas Department of Transportation)
TxDOT releases 5 potential alignment options for US 380 in Denton County

TxDOT is studying five conceptual alignments for the project. The study area includes the area north of US 380; it includes the cities of Denton, Providence Village, Frisco, Little Elm, Aubrey, Krugerville and Celina and the towns of Prosper and Cross Roads.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced Dec. 2 that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has allotted 1.4 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccines to the state of Texas. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
First allotment of COVID-19 vaccinations expected to arrive in Texas in mid-December

About 1.4 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccines have been allotted to the state of Texas and will arrive the week of Dec. 14.

Meadowcreek is Frisco's featured neighborhood for December. (William C. Wadsack/Community Impact Newspaper)
Meadowcreek is this month's featured neighborhood in Frisco

Meadowcreek, a 189-home community, is located north of Main Street and just to the east of FM 423.

The portion of Hall Office Park to be redeveloped is at the corner of Warren and Gaylord parkways. (Courtesy city of Frisco)
Frisco approves tax reinvestment zone to help fund parking garage, park as Hall Office Park redevelops

Frisco will participate in improvements planned as part of a Hall Office Park project that could more than triple the property’s value to nearly $2.2 billion over the next 20-30 years.

The new Children's Advocacy Center of Collin County facility is expected to open in fall 2020. (Courtesy Children's Advocacy Center of Collin County)
Children's Advocacy Center of Collin County to open new facility in McKinney

The need for the 40,000-square-foot facility comes from the projection that the number of children in the county will triple over the next 25 years.

Located at the south end of Teel Parkway, the 1135 Hike & Bike Trail will now be part of Iron Horse Trail. (William C. Wadsack/Community Impact Newspaper)
Frisco approves names for 3 neighborhood parks, 2 connected trails

Frisco City Council approved names for three neighborhood parks and two city trails during its Dec. 1 meeting.

The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board has launched a campaign to address declining college enrollment numbers across the state since the pandemic started. (Courtesy Pexels)
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board launches campaign to boost college enrollment

The decline in college enrollment across the state of Texas has prompted several agencies to partner up and create online resources for students and counselors.

Frisco ISD is slated to spend roughly $822,000 on blue strobe lights to enhance security systems. (Elizabeth Ucles/Community Impact Newspaper)
Frisco ISD to install blue strobe lights as security enhancement

Upon the request of campus administrators, Frisco ISD is planning to spend approximately $822,000 to install blue strobe lights on each district campus to visually alert students and faculty in lockdown situations.

As of Nov. 30, patients confirmed to have COVID-19 filled 16.1% of hospital beds in Trauma Service Area E, which includes Collin, Denton, Tarrant and Dallas counties among others. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
North Texas hovers above key COVID-19 hospitalization threshold as further restrictions loom

North Texas businesses could face additional restrictions—including the closure of some bars—if area hospitals do not see a reversal in the number of COVID-19 patients within a matter of days.

Meals on Wheels Collin County expects to serve about 300,000 meals to homebound seniors and disabled adults throughout the county during 2020. (Courtesy Meals on Wheels Collin County)
Meals on Wheels expects to serve 300K meals in Collin County this year

Meals on Wheels Collin County is on pace to provide 300,000 meals this year to nearly 2,000 seniors.

Artio Birth Care opened in October at 614 S. Edmonds Lane, Ste. 205, Lewisville. The education center offers classes and groups for people preparing for childbirth. (Courtesy Artio Birth Care)
Artio Birth Care opens in Lewisville, plus 7 more DFW business updates

Here are eight recent business updates from across the Dallas-Fort Worth area.