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)

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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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Justice permanently closed its Frisco location inside Stonebriar Centre in December. (File photo)
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IHOP is expected to open early this summer at the intersection of FM 423 and US 380. (Courtesy IHOP)
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The North Texas Municipal Water District has lifted its request for its member cities to reduce water use. (Courtesy Fotolia)
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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)
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House Sprucing Design & Decor will open in west Frisco in mid-March. (Courtesy House Sprucing Design & Decor)
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uBreakiFix opened its 600th U.S. location on Preston Road in Frisco in November. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
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