Richardson car show to carry on, part of Keller trail to close: DFW business, community news

The annual Heights Car Show will look slightly different from years past. (Courtesy David Alvey)
The annual Heights Car Show will look slightly different from years past. (Courtesy David Alvey)

The annual Heights Car Show will look slightly different from years past. (Courtesy David Alvey)

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The Heights Car Show to host socially distanced event and food drive

The team behind the annual Heights Car Show has found a creative way to host the event after it was called off in April.

Sakhuu Thai Cuisine now open in Richardson

Sakhuu Thai Cuisine opened July 9 in Richardson in the Eastside development at 1811 N. Greenville Ave., Ste. 400. The restaurant, which also has a location in Dallas, serves a variety of dishes, such as sakhuu stuffed wings, Bangkok lo mein noodles and panang curry.

Rallye Auto Service shutters Richardson repair shop

Rallye Auto Service closed its downtown Richardson location at 103 W. Main St. Richardson, on May 1. The family-owned auto repair shop offers factory scheduled maintenance and repairs on domestic, Asian and European vehicles.


Walker Plastic Surgery to offer surgical, nonsurgical cosmetic procedures in Frisco

Walker Plastic Surgery will open July 20 at 12950 Dallas Parkway, Ste. 200, Frisco. Dr. Nicholas Walker will offer surgical and nonsurgical options for cosmetic procedures for the face, the body and the breasts.


Upcoming McKinney restaurant Black & Horn suspends opening plans

The owners of a new restaurant in downtown McKinney have confirmed they are walking away from the project. Black & Horn announced plans to open at 216 E. Virginia St. in downtown McKinney last summer. However, the restaurant will not be opening in that location after all and relinquished the space, owner Chris Ford confirmed.


Lexus Grapevine dealership is now under new ownership

Asbury Automotive Group has acquired the Lexus Grapevine dealership at 901 E. SH 114, Grapevine, according to a July 6 announcement.

Lewisville-Flower Mound-Highland Village

Highland Village delays community build for Kids Kastle until 2021

The community build for Highland Village's Kids Kastle is delayed once again due to the coronavirus pandemic, this time until 2021.

Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth

Portion of Keller trail system will temporarily close

Keller city officials announced July 8 that a portion of the city’s trail system will close for a roughly two-month period.


Texas restaurants, businesses not required to disclose positive COVID-19 cases

Amid public health concerns due to the COVID-19 pandemic, restaurants and businesses across Texas are looking for guidance in the event that employees test positive for the virus.

Gavin Pugh, Elizabeth Ucles, Liesbeth Powers, Mackenzie Plusnick, Olivia Lueckemeyer and Miranda Jaimes contributed to this report.


Frisco ISD reopened its window for parents to choose their child's preferred learning environment for the fall between July 27-30. The form initially opened between June 29-July 14. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
CAMPUS BREAKDOWN: Over half of Frisco ISD students committed to virtual learning in fall

Among all options, commitment to Virtual Academy saw the greatest increase since the first selection window as compared to face-to-face learning. See where your Frisco ISD campus stands.

The Confederate Soldiers Monument stands on the south grounds of the Texas Capitol. A group of Democratic lawmakers have called for its removal, along with other statues and portraits honoring the Confederacy. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)
State legislators seek removal of Confederate monuments at Texas Capitol

The decision may ultimately lie with Gov. Greg Abbott and the rest of the State Preservation Board, which last year authorized the removal of a plaque in the Capitol that said slavery was not an underlying cause of the Confederate rebellion.

The Behavior Exchange mostly works with children with an autism spectrum disorder, but such a diagnosis is not required for services. (Courtesy The Behavior Exchange)
The Behavior Exchange preps children with autism for social environments

“As an essential service provider, we’re committed to remaining a beacon of hope in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Adam Cline, clinical director at The Behavior Exchange.

The newly named PGA Parkway will extend from Frisco’s eastern border at Coit Road west to the roundabout at Teel Parkway. (William C. Wadsack/Community Impact Newspaper)
Frisco City Council approves name change for portion of Rockhill Parkway

Frisco City Council voted in favor of renaming a portion of Rockhill Parkway to PGA Parkway during its regular meeting Aug. 4.

Sonic Drive-In will open a location on Lake Forest Drive in McKinney. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Sonic Drive-In opens in McKinney, Koto Hibachi and Sushi now serving diners in Frisco: News from DFW

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In the last year, Whataburger launched a new, modern restaurant design and began offering curbside and delivery services for the first time amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to the release. (Courtesy Elizabeth James for Whataburger)
Whataburger to celebrate 70th anniversary, unveil food truck, expand into 3 states

Nine more new Whataburger locations are planned by year's end, and 35 new restaurants are proposed for 2021.

U.S. District Judge Amos Mazzant dismissed Frisco resident Suresh Kumar’s case against Frisco ISD on Aug. 4. The suit, filed in April 2019, called on FISD to alter its at-large system into single-member districts for board members. (William C. Wadsack/Community Impact Newspaper)
Judge dismisses suit against Frisco ISD over alleged Voting Rights Act violations

A U.S. district judge dismissed a lawsuit against Frisco ISD that claimed its at-large voting system prevents minority candidates from getting elected to the board of trustees.

The U.S. Census Bureau will halt its counting operation a month earlier than expected. (Courtesy U.S. Census Bureau)
U.S. Census Bureau to halt counting operation a month earlier than expected

The self-response deadline has moved up to Sept. 30.

Gifts, decor, fashion items, soaps, candles and more are available for purchase. (Courtesy Painted Tree Marketplace)
Painted Tree Marketplace now highlighting local shop owners, artisans, craftspeople in Frisco

The community of shoppes offers a variety of gifts, decor, fashion items, soaps and candles available for purchase.

The Japanese restaurant offers daily specials on its sushi rolls. (Courtesy Koto Hibachi and Sushi)
Koto Hibachi and Sushi now serving Japanese cuisine in Frisco

The restaurant, which offers authentic Japanese cuisine, opened July 15.

A new Whataburger location is expected to open Aug. 17 at 3052 Golden Triangle Blvd., Fort Worth. (Courtesy Whataburger)
Whataburger coming to Northeast Fort Worth, upcoming events in Frisco: News from DFW

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