Chipotle coming to Plano, Messina Hof in Grapevine innovates winery for customers: News from DFW

Chipotle Mexican Grill is planning to open a new Plano location in early 2021 on Independence Parkway. (Courtesy Chipotle Mexican Grill)
Chipotle Mexican Grill is planning to open a new Plano location in early 2021 on Independence Parkway. (Courtesy Chipotle Mexican Grill)

Chipotle Mexican Grill is planning to open a new Plano location in early 2021 on Independence Parkway. (Courtesy Chipotle Mexican Grill)

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Plano

New Chipotle location coming to Plano in 2021


Chipotle Mexican Grill plans to open a new Plano location in early 2021 at 6917 Independence Parkway, Plano. A company spokesperson confirmed the general timeline and said no additional info is available at this time. The fast-casual restaurant offers a variety of burritos, tacos, bowls and salads.

Richardson



The Velvet Snout relocates to new facility

The Velvet Snout relocated June 1 to its new location at 1010 Hampshire Lane, Richardson. The business, formerly located at 1230 E. Belt Line Road, Richardson, offers dog grooming, day care and overnight boarding.

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Grapevine-Colleyville-Southlake

Messina Hof winery in Grapevine leans on local customer base after GrapeFest cancellation

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Messina Hof has been innovating how it caters to its local customer base.

Lewisville

Billiard Factory to close in Lewisville, merge with Plano location


Billiard Factory expects to close Aug. 9 in Lewisville. The store, located at 2061 S. Stemmons Freeway, Lewisville, will then join the existing location in Plano, 4000 Hedgcoxe Road. The company sells pool tables and accessories, dart boards, bars and stools, and other game room products.

Makenzie Plusnick, Daniel Houston, Liesbeth Powers and Gavin Pugh contributed to this report.



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