Lewisville school plans, police reform talks and other popular DFW stories from this week

The Weihenstephaner Pils, a hoppy pale lager, is one of the German beers Bavarian Grill serves straight from the tap. (Courtesy Bavarian Grill)
The Weihenstephaner Pils, a hoppy pale lager, is one of the German beers Bavarian Grill serves straight from the tap. (Courtesy Bavarian Grill)

The Weihenstephaner Pils, a hoppy pale lager, is one of the German beers Bavarian Grill serves straight from the tap. (Courtesy Bavarian Grill)

Here are five recent updates from Greater Dallas on restaurants opening and closing, community conversations about policing and more.

Owner of Plano's Bavarian Grill fights to keep 27-year business afloat

When coronavirus fears began to grip Plano, Bavarian Grill, a German restaurant with a 27-year presence in the community, was forced to confront a disruption of its community-centered business model.

Lewisville ISD shares plans for in-person and virtual learning for 2020-21 school year

Lewisville ISD shared its plan for two-option learning at a special meeting July 8, and soon, district parents will be given the choice for how to school their children.



Activists continue the dialogue on police reform in Lewisville, Flower Mound, Highland Village

After George Floyd died in Minneapolis police custody in late May, a wave of protests swept through the nation and through the metroplex; now, organizers in Lewisville, Flower Mound and Highland Village are continuing to push for criminal justice reform in their homes.

Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream to serve scoops soon in McKinney

Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream is expected to open in mid-August. The shop will be located near Kroger at 4700 W. Eldorado Parkway, Ste. 210, McKinney.

SK Arms opens in Flower Mound

SK Arms, a business offering a range of firearms and parts, opened its second location June 27 at 1221 Flower Mound Road, Ste. 140, Flower Mound.

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



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Daniel Stockton, Frisco ISD's executive director of government and legal affairs (left) reviews a chart tracking positive COVID-19 cases among students and staff since November at the April 12 school board meeting. (Valerie Wigglesworth/Community Impact Newspaper)
Frisco ISD updates quarantine guidelines for COVID-19

Frisco ISD has updated its guidelines for close-contact quarantines related to COVID-19.

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$21M in rental assistance available in Denton County through Eviction Diversion Program

This eviction diversion program aims to prevent homelessness during the pandemic by helping tenants to stay in their homes and compensating landlords for unpaid rent.

The expanded pre-kindergarten program was discussed at Frisco ISD's board of trustees meeting on April 12. (Valerie Wigglesworth/Community Impact Newspaper)
Frisco ISD full-day pre-K program to expand for 2021-22 school year

Frisco ISD is opening registration on April 19 for an expanded full-day pre-kindergarten program for the 2021-22 school year.

Collin County has launched its Emergency Rental Assistance Program to provide residential rent and utility assistance for county residents. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Collin County offers assistance to renters and landlords affected financially by COVID-19

Collin County has launched its Emergency Rental Assistance Program to provide residential rent and utility assistance for county residents.

The Gyro Shop held a grand opening for its second location in April. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
The Gyro Shop opens second location in Frisco

The eatery offers gyros, sandwiches, platters and more.

Dunkin' serves coffee drinks, doughnuts, breakfast sandwiches, muffins and more. (Courtesy Dunkin')
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Studio 711 Hair Spa is a Black-owned salon suite that provides personalized hair consultations with a focus on hair repair and hair growth. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Charleston-based Studio 711 Hair Spa to open in Frisco

Studio 711 Hair Spa is a Black-owned salon suite that provides personalized hair consultations with a focus on hair repair and hair growth.

Jim's Pizza is relocating to Eldorado Parkway. (Community Impact staff)
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The National Videogame Museum's educational programs focus on STEM values. (Courtesy National Videogame Museum)
National Videogame Museum marks 5 years in Frisco

The museum features video game memorabilia collected over three decades.

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Visit Frisco leverages GPS data to boost tourism

The most recent set of data covers January 2019 to November 2020. The goal was to see how visitors might have changed from past studies due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The red portion of the map identifies Collin County's corridor study area for new alignments for an expansion of FM 546. (Courtesy Collin County)
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Orange Cranberry is one of the flavors offered at The Pop Parlour. (Courtesy The Pop Parlour)
Florida-based Pop Parlour to bring ice pops to Frisco

The shop will have fruity and creamy popsicles along with specialty drinks, such as matcha lemonade.