Read select business and dining news from August reporting in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
Living Spaces to open second DFW store in late August in Frisco
Living Spaces will host a grand opening Aug. 26 at 10900 SH 121, Frisco. The home furnishings retailer offers collections in living rooms, dining rooms, bedrooms, home offices, outdoor and youth. The 135,000-square-foot Frisco store will be the second in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex and the 26th total for the company.
Fajita Pete's to open new location in Southlake
A new Fajita Pete's location is undergoing construction and is expected to open in September at 711 E. Southlake Blvd., Ste. 100, Southlake. The Tex-Mex franchise specializes in catering and offers a home or office delivery service.
Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth
Bear Creek Running Co. finds perfect fit in Keller Town Center
For someone with a love of running and more than 20 years of experience on the business side of the sport, Mark Murphy said he found a perfect fit with the city of Keller and a location near Bear Creek Park.
Lewisville-Flower Mound-Highland Village
Moviehouse & Eatery reopens in Flower Mound's Lakeside DFW
The Moviehouse & Eatery reopened the first week of July after closing its doors in mid-March due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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.
Former UFC fighter rolls 'with the punches' at McSweeney Martial Arts in Plano
James McSweeney built part of his career on taking hits and delivering them. But the former UFC fighter said starting a mixed martial arts arts gym a few months before the start of a global pandemic has tested him like nothing else.
First Look: Richardson boutique Simply Thrifty helps women in recovery rebuild their lives
The idea to open Simply Thrifty was sparked by the desire to give women in recovery a dignified shopping experience as they work to rebuild their lives.
“Throughout the years, I would watch the women come in who needed clothing and have to dig through a trash bag,” founder Anika Cooper said. “I just felt like they deserved better.”
Elizabeth Ucles, Ian Pribanic, Liesbeth Powers, Miranda Jaimes, Daniel Houston, Gavin Pugh and Olivia Lueckemeyer contributed to this report.