Tumbleweed TexStyles shop coming soon to Frisco and more DFW news

The store located at The Patios at the Rail will offer a variety of Texas T-shirts, hats and gear for purchase. (Courtesy Tumbleweed TexStyles)
The store located at The Patios at the Rail will offer a variety of Texas T-shirts, hats and gear for purchase. (Courtesy Tumbleweed TexStyles)

The store located at The Patios at the Rail will offer a variety of Texas T-shirts, hats and gear for purchase. (Courtesy Tumbleweed TexStyles)

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Frisco

Tumbleweed TexStyles storefront coming to Frisco's Rail District in October

Tumbleweed TexStyles is expected to open in early October at 7511 Main St., Ste. 120, Frisco. The store located at The Patios at the Rail development will offer a variety of Texas T-shirts, hats and gear for purchase.

Richardson



Sister-run business Logotology brings custom embroidery, logos to Richardson

Fourteen years ago, sisters Monica Scott and Paula Frykholm decided to leave their jobs and open a custom embroidery shop in their hometown.

Grapevine-Colleyville-Southlake

New fitness equipment store opens in Southlake


Top Fitness, a fitness equipment store specializing in cardio, strength and home gym, opened its Southlake location in August. The store is located on 1431 E. Southlake Blvd., Ste. 501, Southlake.

Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth

Cinch Cleaners: Pandemic presents unique challenges for local entrepreneur

Like many business owners in the Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth area, Sheri Brunson has had trouble adjusting to a new normal amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Brunson, who has been the owner and operator of Cinch Cleaners for more than 20 years, instituted a number of changes at locations in Keller, Roanoke, Justin, Fort Worth and Southlake beginning June 1.

Ian Pribanic, Makenzie Plusnick, Elizabeth Ucles and Sandra Sadek contributed to this report.



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Dr. Jennifer Shuford, infectious disease medical officer for the Texas Department of State Health Services, said getting the flu shot is the "single most important thing" that a person can do to prevent themselves from getting influenza and its complications. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Experts advise planning for Frisco's winter flu season during COVID-19

Bent Tree Family Physicians founder Dr. Guy L. Culpepper called this a “horrible year” to get the flu because many doctor’s offices will prefer to treat anyone with fever through televisits or drive-thru testing lines.

The Lab.ms is set to open in Richardson's Innovation Quarter on Dec. 1. (Courtesy The Lab.ms)
New maker space opens in Richardson and more DFW-area updates

Here are some of the most recent business and event updates from the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex.

On Oct. 29, the counties reported a combined total of 4,055 active COVID-19 cases: 2,931 in Denton County and 1,124 in Collin County. (Community Impact staff)
DATA: Denton and Collin counties see rises in COVID-19 cases in recent weeks

Collin and Denton counties have seen an increase in new cases of COVID-19 in recent weeks. Oct. 29 marked a new high in the recent surge with 1,124 active cases—the most since the height of the pandemic’s wave in the county in August, when there were more than 4,700 active cases in a single day.

The Collin College campus in Frisco has been the city's most popular site for early voting so far. (Liesbeth Powers/Community Impact Newspaper)
Oct. 30 is last day for Frisco voters to cast early ballots

Oct. 30 is the last day for Frisco voters to join the nearly 77,000 people who have voted in person at city polling locations since the beginning of early voting.

Larry Parks, president of district’s board of directors, speaks about the amended wholesale water services contract Oct. 29 in Wylie. (William C. Wadsack/Community Impact Newspaper)
North Texas Municipal Water District member cities agree to new rate structure

A new agreement on the North Texas Municipal Water District’s rate structure will allow cost sharing to be phased in for Frisco, McKinney, Plano, Richardson and its other member cities over the next 13 years.

Less than a week ahead of the Nov. 3 Election Day, Cihan Varol, an associate professor with Sam Houston State University's Cyber Forensics Intelligence Center, shared insight on foreign election hacking and what it means for voters. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Q&A: Sam Houston State University cyber forensics intelligence expert talks foreign election hacking ahead of Nov. 3

"There is a very slim chance that the hackers can change vote count, but they can definitely influence people to believe that they did manipulate it," Cihan Varol said. "If election fraud is going to happen, it'll be because of disinformation."

Face coverings are not required for those entering polling places in Texas during the general election. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
UPDATED: U.S. appeals court pauses decision voiding face covering exemption at polling places

The court temporarily stayed a district judge's decision to void an exemption to Gov. Greg Abbott's statewide face covering order concerning polling places.

Collin College recently announced Craig Leverette will serve as the new campus provost of the school's Preston Ridge Campus in Frisco. (Courtesy Collin College)
Collin College names new provost for Frisco campus

Collin College recently appointed Craig Leverette to serve as the new campus provost of the school's Preston Ridge Campus in Frisco.

Preston Estates was built out in 1988-97. (William C. Wadsack/Community Impact Newspaper)
Preston Estates is this month's featured neighborhood in Frisco

Preston Estates is an established neighborhood located west of Preston Road on both sides of Meadow Hill Drive.

The Frisco Planning & Zoning Commission approved a site plan for city park and public trail northeast of the intersection at SH 121 and Spring Creek Parkway Oct. 27. (Site plan courtesy city of Frisco)
Frisco Planning & Zoning Commission approves site plan for city park, public trail

A city park and public trail on the west end of Frisco got their first approval from the Frisco Planning & Zoning Commission Oct. 27.

Exide Technologies’ battery recycling plant operations were located right next to Stewart Creek, as seen in this 2013 photo. All of the buildings at the site have since been taken down, but contamination of the site remains. (Courtesy Exide Technologies)
Frisco takes ownership of former Exide site, plans to resume cleanup

Frisco and its Community Development Corp. announced Oct. 27 that they had taken ownership of 102 acres where the former Exide Technologies battery recycling plant operated for decades.