Chick-fil-A to open in Colleyville, Celebrate Roanoke faces cancellation: News from DFW

The fast-food chain serves chicken sandwiches, chicken nuggets, waffle fries and breakfast items. (Courtesy Chick-fil-A)
The fast-food chain serves chicken sandwiches, chicken nuggets, waffle fries and breakfast items. (Courtesy Chick-fil-A)

The fast-food chain serves chicken sandwiches, chicken nuggets, waffle fries and breakfast items. (Courtesy Chick-fil-A)

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Grapevine, Colleyville, Southlake

Construction on new Chick-fil-A location in Colleyville to begin in August

The city of Colleyville provided an updated timeline for a new Chick-fil-A restaurant that will open at 5150 Colleyville Blvd., Colleyville. Construction on the new location for the fast food chain is expected to begin in August with a goal to open in early 2021, according to the city.

Timeline: See major dates since Texas' reopening that affect Grapevine, Colleyville and Southlake



This timeline tracks reopening efforts amid the COVID-19 pandemic in Texas as well as the recent surge in cases and the subsequent re-closures. This information was accurate as of the press time of the paper this originally appeared in, which was July 9.

Richardson

Second-hand store with philanthropic mission opens in Richardson


Simply Thrifty opened July 14 at 580 W. Arapaho Road, Ste. 199, Richardson. The shop sells second-hand clothing, furniture and household items.

Frisco

First Citizens Bank location under construction in Frisco

First Citizens Bank will open a branch early next year near the intersection of Lebanon Road and Old Lebanon Road in Frisco. The new branch, which is currently under construction, will be 6,900 square feet and two stories tall.

California Pizza Kitchen closes Frisco location at Stonebriar Centre

California Pizza Kitchen closed its Frisco location at Stonebriar Center in mid-July. A company spokesperson said the closure was "until further notice" due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and "related lease challenges" with its landlord.

Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth

City officials weigh options for Celebrate Roanoke, consider canceling event

Officials with the city of Roanoke have considered canceling the city’s annual Celebrate Roanoke event in October.

Trinity Preparatory Academy of Keller relocating for 2021-22 school year

Private Christian school Trinity Preparatory Academy will relocate to a new facility for the 2021-22 school year.

McKinney

Software startup company Invene to relocate to McKinney with grant

Invene, a health care software development company, has announced it will move its headquarters to McKinney from its current location at The University of Texas at Dallas, Venture Development Center.

Makenzie Plusnick, William C. Wadsack, Miranda Jaimes, Ian Pribanic and Gavin Pugh contributed to this report.



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