Read the latest business and community news from the Dallas-Fort Worth area.


Austin-inspired restaurant The Stix Icehouse coming soon to McKinney

The Stix Icehouse, a beer garden and grill inspired by Austin restaurants, plans to open next spring in McKinney.


Ecclesiastical supply business Saint Sophia Bookstore coming soon to Richardson

Saint Sophia Bookstore expects to open in early September at 1857 N. Plano Road, Richardson. The business offers high-quality ecclesiastical goods, hand-painted Orthodox art and handcrafted wood items.

Lewisville-Flower Mound-Highland Village

Danny's Import Service relocates within Lewisville

Danny's Import Service relocated to 762 E. Main St., Lewisville, in early May. The business had been in its previous location along Texas Street in Lewisville for 24 years. It specializes in Honda and Acura auto repair.

Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth

PPP loans allow Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth businesses to retain more than 10,000 jobs

In the Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth area, a total of 258 businesses have received more than $70 million in PPP loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration, ranging individually from $150,000 to more than $5 million, according to data from the SBA.

Westlake Wealth Management provides financial guidance for clients, businesses

Established in the downtown Roanoke area in 2018, Westlake Wealth Management has become a one-stop shop for financial assistance.


Graduate Coffee opens specialty shop in Southlake

Graduate Coffee opened July 17 at 1901 W. Southlake Blvd., Ste. 100, Southlake. The specialty coffee shop offers espresso-based drinks; chilled beverages, such as cold brew and nitro; and brewed coffees and teas.


Some Ann Taylor, Loft locations close as parent company files for bankruptcy

Ascena Retail Group voluntarily filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy July 23. Ann Taylor, Loft, Lane Bryant, Justice, Lou & Grey and Catherines are all Ascena brands. As a result of the bankruptcy, the business will close all Catherines locations; many Justice stores; and a few Ann Taylor, Loft, Lane Bryant and Lou & Grey stores nationwide, according to a press release from Ascena.

Olivia Lueckemeyer, Liesbeth Powers, Ian Pribanic, Miranda Jaimes and Haley Morrison contributed to this report.