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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Frisco confirmed its first mosquito pool of the season that tested positive for West Nile virus. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Frisco plans increased surveillance after mosquito pool tests positive for West Nile virus

“It’s earlier than usual to have a ‘positive’ test pool,” Frisco Environmental Health Supervisor Julie Fernandez said in a news release.

See the data behind gun thefts in Frisco. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Goal for Frisco police: Curb gun thefts

Between 2016 and 2020, Frisco logged about four stolen firearm reports a month.

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New Chipotle Mexican Grill in Frisco includes Chipotlane for drive-thru pickup

The new Chipotle Mexican Grill restaurant is the first in Frisco to offer a drive-thru pickup lane.

Dutch Bros Coffee is now open in McKinney. (Courtesy Dutch Bros Coffee)
Dutch Bros Coffee opens in McKinney; Urban Seafood Co. coming to Plano and more DFW-area news

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Gold Star Families Memorial honoring fallen service members now on display at Frisco Commons Park

A Gold Star Families Memorial Monument is now on display at Frisco Commons Park after a May 13 dedication ceremony.

Located along West Rowlett Creek, Taychas Trail runs from Limestone Quarry Park to Harold Bacchus Community Park and then north to Main Street. (Courtesy city of Frisco)
Frisco completes its part of the Six Cities Trail Connector

“This is a short trail that creates a really big connection, so that’s why it’s so important,” Ricardo Sanchez, Frisco Parks & Recreation senior planner, said.

Parry's Pizzeria & Taphouse is coming to McKinney in June. (Courtesy Parry's Pizzeria & Taphouse)
Parry's Pizzeria coming to McKinney; ax-throwing experience opens in Roanoke and more DFW-area news

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Sweetwaters is opening a location in Frisco later this summer. (Courtesy Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea)
Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea coming to Preston Road in Frisco

The cafe will feature a drive-thru, indoor and outdoor seating and a globally inspired menu with premium coffees, teas, pastries, sandwiches, salads and more.

masks
CDC ends all mask requirements for fully vaccinated people

The guidance states fully vaccinated people do not need to wear masks indoors or outdoors.

people in crowd
Frisco ISD renames Memorial Stadium after retiring Athletic Director David Kuykendall

An emotional David Kuykendall said he was at a loss for words at the rare honor.

Language Lab Academy is opening soon in Frisco. (Courtesy Language Lab Academy)
After delay, Language Lab Academy to open in Frisco this May

The academy will offer after-school and prekindergarten language acquisition classes in Spanish, French, American Sign Language and more.