Dickey's Barbecue opens in Frisco and more DFW-area news

The location is owned by local husband-wife team Jesse and Mary Rose Merin. (Courtesy Dickey's Barbecue Pit)
The location is owned by local husband-wife team Jesse and Mary Rose Merin. (Courtesy Dickey's Barbecue Pit)

The location is owned by local husband-wife team Jesse and Mary Rose Merin. (Courtesy Dickey's Barbecue Pit)

Read the latest business and community news from the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Frisco

Dickey's Barbecue Pit opens third Frisco restaurant

Dickey's Barbecue Pit opened in September at 1525 US 380, Frisco. The barbecue franchise serves smoked meats and various sides. Dickey's has two other Frisco restaurants.

Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth



Design A Sofa finds new Heritage Trace location in north Fort Worth

Custom furniture store Design A Sofa relocated to 3529 Heritage Trace Parkway, Fort Worth, in August. The store offers more than 200 styles of custom sofas and sectionals that are handmade in the U.S.

Bosses Pizza in Keller permanently closes

Bosses Pizza, Wings & Burgers, located at 201 N. Main St., Keller, announced it was permanently closing Oct. 5. The restaurant served a large selection of sandwiches, burgers and specialty pizzas.

Plano

Elite Prep Plano relocates to new location

Elite Prep Plano moved to a new location at 5345 Towne Square Drive., Ste. 250, Plano, on Oct. 1. The business offers test prep, tutoring, college consulting, for-credit courses and extracurriculars.

McKinney

New music school Bach to Rock sets October opening date in McKinney


Bach to Rock, a music school for students of all ages, plans to open its newest location Oct. 24 at 3041 S. Custer Road, Ste. 200, McKinney. The school will offer a variety of programs, including individual and group lessons in piano, voice, guitar, drums and more.

Lewisville-Flower Mound-Highland Village

Stone Creek Collectibles now open in Flower Mound


Stone Creek Collectibles opened Oct. 1 at 2260 Morriss Road, Ste. 320, Flower Mound. The shop offers various collector’s items, from porcelain figures and Christmas ornaments to costume jewelry, sports-themed jackets and vintage furniture.

Daniel Houston, Sandra Sadek, Miranda Jaimes, Elizabeth Ucles, Ian Pribanic and Olivia Lueckemeyer contributed to this report.



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Frisco ISD is slated to spend roughly $822,000 on blue strobe lights to enhance security systems. (Elizabeth Ucles/Community Impact Newspaper)
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As of Nov. 30, patients confirmed to have COVID-19 filled 16.1% of hospital beds in Trauma Service Area E, which includes Collin, Denton, Tarrant and Dallas counties among others. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
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Meals on Wheels Collin County expects to serve about 300,000 meals to homebound seniors and disabled adults throughout the county during 2020. (Courtesy Meals on Wheels Collin County)
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Artio Birth Care opened in October at 614 S. Edmonds Lane, Ste. 205, Lewisville. The education center offers classes and groups for people preparing for childbirth. (Courtesy Artio Birth Care)
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99 Ranch Market has teamed up with Instacart to offer rapid grocery delivery services at stores nationwide. (Courtesy 99 Ranch Market)
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The Omni PGA Frisco Resort is scheduled to open in spring 2023. (Courtesy Omni PGA Frisco Resort)
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The food hall adjacent to the Frisco Fresh Market will open in early 2021. (Elizabeth Uclés/Community Impact Newspaper)
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The $8.5 million sales tax allocation Frisco received in November was more than a 4% increase as compared to the same month a year ago. (Community Impact staff)
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The Christmas in the Square event features the largest choreographed lights and music display in North Texas. (Courtesy Visit Frisco)
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