Pizza Americana now serving Richardson, Hotel Vin announces grand opening in Grapevine: News from DFW

Pizza Americana offers a variety of pizzas, wine and beer. (Courtesy Pizza Americana)
Pizza Americana offers a variety of pizzas, wine and beer. (Courtesy Pizza Americana)

Pizza Americana offers a variety of pizzas, wine and beer. (Courtesy Pizza Americana)

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Richardson

Pizza Americana delivers unique flavors to Richardson

When Pizza Americana owner Jordan Swim decided to open a pizzeria, the Richardson local said he wanted to add value to the community.

Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea celebrates one year in Richardson



Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea celebrated its first anniversary July 22 at 3613 Shire Blvd., Ste. 110, Richardson. The business offers handcrafted espresso drinks, whole-leaf specialty tea, frozen drinks, baked pastries, desserts and a grab-and-go light food selection.

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Lewisville-Flower Mound-Highland Village

SoiBrow to open new location in Highland Village

SoiBrow Threading Salon expects to open a new location by late August at 2540 Justin Road, Ste. 183, Highland Village. The salon will offer threading, henna tattoos, eyebrow tinting and waxing.

Grapevine-Colleville-Southlake

Hotel Vin announces grand opening event in Grapevine; promotions offered to local residents

Hotel Vin announced July 29 its targeted grand opening date as Labor Day weekend on Sept. 3. The day will include socially distanced events, such as food and beverage offerings, live music and giveaways, according to an announcement.

Plano

Plano location of College Hunks Hauling Junk celebrates 10 years in business

College Hunks Hauling Junk will celebrate its 10th business anniversary Aug. 3. The franchise office is located at 3100 Independence Parkway, Ste. 201, Plano. The business specializes in hauling and junk-removal services. The location serves the Plano and Frisco area.

Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth

Citing COVID-19 concerns, city officials cancel Celebrate Roanoke event

After weighing options for more than a month, officials with the city of Roanoke on July 28 made the decision to cancel the city’s annual Celebrate Roanoke event.

Liesbeth Powers, Gavin Pugh, Mackenzie Plusnick, Daniel Houston and Ian Pribanic contributed to this report.



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Snow covers I-45 in Houston during a winter storm that hit Texas the night of Feb. 14. (Shawn Arrajj/Community Impact Newspaper)
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The Texas Legislature held hearings Feb. 25 with energy companies including Oncor Electric Delivery and the Electric Reliability Council of Texas in response to last week’s historic winter storm, which left millions of Texans without electricity for days.

Justice permanently closed its Frisco location inside Stonebriar Centre in December. (File photo)
Justice clothing store permanently closes Stonebriar Centre location

Justice, a clothing and accessories store that offered merchandise for young girls and tweens, permanently closed its location at 2601 Preston Road, Ste. 1240, Frisco, in December.

IHOP is expected to open early this summer at the intersection of FM 423 and US 380. (Courtesy IHOP)
IHOP coming to northwest Frisco this summer

IHOP will open a new location early this summer at 1375 US 380, Frisco.

The North Texas Municipal Water District has lifted its request for its member cities to reduce water use. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Collin County water supplier lifts water conservation request

With water demands returning to normal levels, the North Texas Municipal Water District has lifted its request to reduce nonessential water use within its service area, which includes the cities of Frisco, McKinney, Plano and Richardson.

The coffee and wine bar offers signature drinks, such as the Honey Bear Latte, made with honey and cinnamon, as well as food options, such as breakfast tacos, charcuterie boards, baked goods and snack boxes. (Courtesy Golden Boy Coffee Co.)
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As many as 31 stores across nine states will be shuttered as Fry's Electronics shuts down due to market changes and the pandemic. (Courtesy Qygen, Wikimedia Commons)
Fry's Electronics calls it quits after nearly 36 years in business

As many as 31 stores across nine states will be shuttered as Fry's Electronics shuts down due to market changes and the pandemic.

A lone runner jogs on a snow-covered road in Austin. Transportation projects across the city were briefly paused due to Winter Storm Uri. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)
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House Sprucing Design & Decor will open in west Frisco in mid-March. (Courtesy House Sprucing Design & Decor)
House Sprucing Design & Decor coming to Frisco

House Sprucing Design & Decor, a North Texas-based interior design company, is set to open in Frisco.

uBreakiFix opened its 600th U.S. location on Preston Road in Frisco in November. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
uBreakiFix new Frisco location now open

uBreakiFix opened its 600th U.S. location in Frisco at 3333 Preston Road, Ste. 106, in mid-November.