Good Vibes Bar & Grill coming to Richardson, Red Zeppelin Records now open in McKinney: News from DFW

Read the latest business and community news from the DFW area.

Richardson

Sports bar and entertainment venue Good Vibes Bar & Grill coming soon to Richardson

Sports bar and entertainment venue Good Vibes Bar & Grill expects to open Sept. 18 in Richardson. The restaurant, located at 2121 Buckingham Road, will offer traditional bar fare, such as hamburgers, and a full bar.

Here are 7 in-person and virtual events to attend in and around Richardson



Editor’s note: These events were still on as of this article's publication but may change due to coronavirus concerns. Check the website or call before attending.

Frisco

The Behavior Exchange preps children with autism for social environments

Working with children with special needs, Adam Cline and his staff put their stock in an evidence-based approach.

Cline is the clinical director at The Behavior Exchange, which uses applied behavior analysis to help children with autism spectrum disorders and behavioral issues prepare for normal classroom and social environments.

McKinney

Red Zeppelin Records now open in downtown McKinney

Red Zeppelin Records opened July 24 at 206 E. Louisiana St., Ste. A, McKinney.

The business is female owned and operated and offers vinyl records of all genres, both old and new, in a punk-rock environment. The store also carries some music gift items.

Lewisville-Flower Mound-Highland Village

Highland Village-based Guru Academic Advising aims to help each student find their path

Every student and family is unique in the steps they need to take to prepare for college, said Erika Dietz, founder of and lead counselor with Guru Academic Advising.

Grapevine-Colleyville-Southlake

Umbra Winery closes Main Street location in Grapevine

Umbra Winery announced Aug. 3 it is closing its Grapevine tasting room, which is located at 415 S. Main St., Grapevine. The wine company cited statewide restrictions that have closed bars and tasting rooms amid the COVID-19 pandemic as the primary reason for the closure.

Liesbeth Powers, Gavin Pugh, Makenzie Plusnick, William C. Wadsack, Daniel Houston and Miranda Jaimes contributed to this report.



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A new drive-thru COVID-19 testing site will operate in Frisco on Sept. 20, Sept. 27 and Oct. 4. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Neighborhood Medical Center to offer free drive-thru COVID-19 testing in Frisco

A new option for free, drive-thru COVID-19 testing will be available over the next few Sundays in Frisco.

As part of its local alert, Frisco Animal Services reminded citizens to ensure their pets’ vaccinations are current. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Frisco Animal Services issues alert after bat tests positive for rabies

Frisco Animal Services issued a local alert Sept. 18 after a bat found in the Tuscany Meadows neighborhood tested positive for rabies.

The restaurant will focus on tacos and cocktails. (Courtesy Chido Taco Lounge)
Chido Taco Lounge to serve Frisco in 2021

To be located at The Shops at Starwood, the hybrid of a fast casual and full service restaurant will focus on tacos and cocktails and also offer desserts.

Dr. Sam Rolon is a physician for Baylor St. Luke's Medical Group Creekside Family Medicine in The Woodlands. (Courtesy St. Luke's Health)
Q&A: St. Luke's physician shares advice on flu season, vaccine and prevention

The influenza vaccine is recommended for nearly all patients of all ages ahead of this year's flu season, Dr. Sam Rolon said.

On Sept. 17, the counties reported a combined total of 2,502 active COVID-19 cases: 1,539 in Denton County and 963 in Collin County. (Community Impact staff)
Tracking COVID-19: Collin, Denton counties report over 2,500 active cases combined

On Sept. 17, the counties reported a combined total of 2,502 active COVID-19 cases: 1,539 in Denton County and 963 in Collin County.

student in mask
TEA launches statewide COVID-19 dashboard for public schools

The Texas Education Agency, in collaboration with the Texas Department of State Health Services, has launched its latest COVID-19 dashboard for positive cases in Texas public schools.

Makers Gym will offer coworking amenities and studios for film, photography, music, podcasting and editing. (Rendering courtesy Makers Gym)
Makers Gym to open in October in Frisco's Rail District

The business was expected to open in the spring but experienced delays due to COVID-19-related construction issues.

Gov. Greg Abbott said Sept. 17 that data from Texas' 22 hospital regions will dictate when certain businesses can reopen at 75% capacity. (Screenshot of Sept. 17 press conference)
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott: Retail stores, restaurants, office buildings, gyms can reopen at 75% capacity as early as Sept. 21

Nursing home and long-term care facilities will also be allowed to reopen for visitation as early as Sept. 24.

The $6.9 million sales tax allocation Frisco received in September was a nearly 9% decrease compared to the same month a year ago. (Community Impact staff)
DATA: Frisco's latest monthly sales tax revenues down nearly 9% year-over-year

The $6.9 million sales tax allocation for Frisco was based generally on purchases in July, the Texas comptroller’s office reported Sept. 10.

The upcoming Starbucks location will open along US 380 in Frisco. (Courtesy Starbucks)
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The agreement between Frisco Economic Development Corp. and Social Finance Inc. was unanimously approved at the EDC’s Sept. 16 meeting. (Elizabeth Ucles/Community Impact Newspaper)
Social Finance Inc. to establish regional HQ in Frisco

Personal finance company Social Finance Inc. will establish a headquarters in Frisco following an approved performance agreement with the Frisco Economic Development Corp.

The new office will open at The Shops at Starwood in Frisco. (Courtesy RE/MAX DFW Associates)
RE/MAX DFW Associates to merge Frisco, Plano offices

Around 125 agents will be based at the Frisco Starwood office and will focus on the Collin County market.