New maker space opens in Richardson and more DFW-area updates

The Lab.ms is set to open in Richardson's Innovation Quarter on Dec. 1. (Courtesy The Lab.ms)
The Lab.ms is set to open in Richardson's Innovation Quarter on Dec. 1. (Courtesy The Lab.ms)

The Lab.ms is set to open in Richardson's Innovation Quarter on Dec. 1. (Courtesy The Lab.ms)

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

Richardson

Nonprofit maker space TheLab.ms to become first new tenant in Richardson Innovation Quarter

TheLab.ms plans to host a grand opening for its 3,000-square foot maker space at 999 E. Arapaho Road, Richardson, on Dec. 1.

APLus Workforce Management Solutions opens office at The Common Desk in Richardson


APLus Workforce Management Solutions opened an office Oct. 19 at coworking space The Common Desk at 3400 N. Central Expressway, Richardson.

Beauty supply store Nails Plus to open this fall in Richardson

Nails Plus expects to open this fall at 1235 E. Belt Line Road, Richardson.

Eiland Coffee Roasters to open cafe in former Richardson location of Pearl Cup Coffee

Eiland Coffee Roasters plans to open a cafe in mid-January at 2701 Custer Parkway, Richardson.

Tarrant County

ROUNDUP: Safe and kid-friendly Halloween events in Tarrant County


With the pandemic limiting how Halloween can be celebrated, here is a list of safe events happening in Tarrant County.

Grapevine-Colleyville-Southlake

Harkins Theatres set to close Nov. 1 in Southlake


Harkins Theatres will close its only Texas location due to economic difficulties as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth

Altus Group relocating headquarters to new development in Keller


Altus Group, a tax consultant firm, is currently building a new headquarters at 1807 Keller Parkway, Keller, near The Bowden events center.

McKinney

Mary's Mountain Cookies opens first Texas location in downtown McKinney

Mary's Mountain Cookies opened its first Texas location Oct. 23 at 107 W. Louisiana St., McKinney.

Plano

Farmers market regulars Brothers Products open Pita Town restaurant in Plano


Pita Town opened its doors in Plano at the end of September at 700 W. Spring Creek Parkway, Ste. 106, Plano.

Spring Creek Pharmacy offers full-line pharmacy from new location in Plano

Spring Creek Pharmacy relocated its store this fall to 4666 McDermott Road, Ste. 200, Plano.

W.W. Fairfield's closes for the second time after a year of business in Plano

The bar and grill regularly held country music and karaoke events before closing temporarily in March. This closure became indefinite in September.

Daniel Houston, Olivia Lueckemeyer, Liesbeth Powers, Ian Pribanic and Sandra Sadek 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.