Mandatory masks in Dallas County, new grant program and more: Business and community news from DFW

Masks will now be mandatory in most Dallas County businesses after commissioners approved a new order June 19. (courtesy Pexel)
Masks will now be mandatory in most Dallas County businesses after commissioners approved a new order June 19. (courtesy Pexel)

Masks will now be mandatory in most Dallas County businesses after commissioners approved a new order June 19. (courtesy Pexel)

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Masks now mandatory in many public spaces in Dallas County to stem coronavirus spread

People will now be required to wear masks at businesses and many public spaces in Dallas County as county commissioners imposed additional restrictions in an effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus.

New grant programs to assist Frisco small businesses

Frisco small businesses that experienced financial hardships due to the coronavirus pandemic will soon be able to apply for grants for federal funding from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act.



Early voting begins June 29 for Collin County runoff elections. Here's what's on the ballot.

Early voting begins June 29 for the July 14 primary runoff elections in Collin County. As officials take steps to slow the spread of the new coronavirus and keep voting safe, voters will choose the runoff winner in one Republican race and five Democratic races.

Frisco nonprofit Destiny’s Leaders uplifts youth voices through I.AM.TIRED. movement

Youth leaders from a Frisco-based nonprofit are speaking up for diversity and inclusion for Black lives in a newly formed movement.

Destiny’s Leaders is partnering with nonprofit We Believe for a shoe drive and walk June 20 at 6 p.m. that will begin at Frisco Commons Park.

Beanvoy Coffee Lounge now open in Southlake

Beanvoy Coffee Lounge opened in early June at 2801 E. Southlake Blvd., Ste. 100, Southlake.

Craig Ranch Fitness & Spa in McKinney undergoes renovations

Craig Ranch Fitness & Spa in McKinney is receiving a face-lift. Over the past few weeks, work has been done to update the facility’s dressing rooms, and new amenities, such as personal training, a fitness service desk, a towel desk and water station, have been added and are expected to open soon.

New bakery coming to Richardson in late July

The Sweet Stop Dallas is expected to open by the end of July at 201 S. Greenville Ave., Ste. 10, Richardson, according to the owner.

Frisco Massage Therapy now offering therapeutic services

Frisco Massage Therapy opened in late May at 4645 Wyndham Lane, Ste. 170A, Frisco. The massage clinic previously operated for 10 years in Frisco as Massage Reflection.

Tenured hairstylist LaTrisa Edwards behind one-stop beauty shop in downtown Richardson

At her one-chair salon in historic downtown Richardson, LaTrisa Edwards fosters transformations in children as young as 5 to seniors in their 90s.

McKinney senior living community The Village of Stonebridge renamed to Anthology of Stonebridge Ranch

As of May 1, The Village of Stonebridge is under the management of Anthology Senior Living. The senior living community located at 3300 S. Stonebridge Drive, McKinney, has been renamed the Anthology of Stonebridge Ranch.

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Frisco confirmed its first mosquito pool of the season that tested positive for West Nile virus. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Frisco plans increased surveillance after mosquito pool tests positive for West Nile virus

“It’s earlier than usual to have a ‘positive’ test pool,” Frisco Environmental Health Supervisor Julie Fernandez said in a news release.

See the data behind gun thefts in Frisco. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Goal for Frisco police: Curb gun thefts

Between 2016 and 2020, Frisco logged about four stolen firearm reports a month.

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New Chipotle Mexican Grill in Frisco includes Chipotlane for drive-thru pickup

The new Chipotle Mexican Grill restaurant is the first in Frisco to offer a drive-thru pickup lane.

Dutch Bros Coffee is now open in McKinney. (Courtesy Dutch Bros Coffee)
Dutch Bros Coffee opens in McKinney; Urban Seafood Co. coming to Plano and more DFW-area news

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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

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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.