Shopping center coming to Frisco; IHOP opens in Keller and more popular DFW-area news

Construction began last month on an outdoor shopping center that will open in west Frisco in spring 2022. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Construction began last month on an outdoor shopping center that will open in west Frisco in spring 2022. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Construction began last month on an outdoor shopping center that will open in west Frisco in spring 2022. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Read popular news from the past week from the Dallas-Fort Worth area.


New shopping center coming to west Frisco in spring 2022

A new shopping center with space for 15 stores is coming to west Frisco near FM 423. The owner of the center, Lotus Commercial Ventures, said it is too soon to tell what businesses are planning to lease office space.

Frisco's Bottled in Bond to expand, add upscale lounge

Bottled in Bond Cocktail Parlour & Kitchen, located in The Shops at Starwood in Frisco, is working on an expansion project this spring that is anticipated to be complete by June 1.


Texans urged to use caution as carbon monoxide cases increase during power outages

State health officials are urging people to be cautious when using electric generators and other heating sources that may generate carbon monoxide as millions of Texans look for ways to stay warm during the extreme cold as power outages continue.

Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth

IHOP now open in Keller

IHOP opened its first Keller location at 700 N. Tarrant Parkway on Feb. 12. It serves the chain’s signature breakfast-all-day menu as well as lunch and dinner.

Denton County

Denton County ramps up vaccine distribution, but supply remains limited

Tens of thousands of Denton County residents have received doses of COVID-19 vaccines in recent weeks, but more than 200,000 people remained on Denton County’s waitlist as of Feb. 11.

Francesca D’Annunzio, Sandra Sadek, Kira Lovell and Daniel Houston contributed to this report.


Eight|11 Place is located in downtown Frisco. (Courtesy Eight|11 Place)
After brief renovation closure, Eight|11 Place in Frisco reopens

The wine bar and kitchen is known for its pizza, wine and patio in historic downtown Frisco.

Chido Taco Lounge aims to provide "killer tacos" to Frisco and Dallas-Fort Worth diners. (Courtesy Chido Taco Lounge)
Dinner party enthusiast to provide Frisco diners with 'killer tacos'

Chido Taco Lounge is opening its doors in west Frisco.

Frisco ISD swimmers competed in a districtwide meet inside the Bruce Eubanks Natatorium in January. (Courtesy Frisco ISD)
Frisco ISD to replaster natatorium for almost $398,000

Frisco ISD plans to begin replastering the Bruce Eubanks Natatorium starting March 8.

Frisco ISD Assistant Maintenance Director Benny Medcalf (left) and HVAC Supervisor Brent Pauling (right) work to repair a burst water line at Clark Middle School. The pipe, a component of the school’s heating and cooling system, burst during February's frigid temperatures while district campuses were disconnected from the state power grid. (Courtesy Frisco ISD)
Frisco ISD maintenance workers to receive premium pay for storm-related work

Frisco ISD’s board of trustees voted to give time and a half pay to employees who worked onsite during last month’s winter storms.

Vial of COVID-19 vaccine
Frisco vaccine site pulling from Collin County waitlist

The city of Frisco’s COVID-19 vaccine site at Stonebriar Centre mall has begun pulling from the Collin County vaccine waitlist for appointments.

A crew breaking ground on a construction site.
Medical City Frisco breaks ground on new patient tower

Work has officially begun on a new patient tower at Medical City Frisco.

Scooter's Coffee is now open at 1451 E. Buckingham Road in Richardson. (William C. Wadsack/Community Impact Newspaper)
Scooter's Coffee opens in Richardson; Hawaiian Bros restaurant coming to Fort Worth and more DFW-area news

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

Harvest Hall officially opened Feb. 6 in Grapevine as part of the Grapevine Main development. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)
Harvest Hall now open in Grapevine, new dining options in Fort Worth and more DFW news from February

Here are some of the top stories from the past month from the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex.

digital rendering of virus
Collin County Judge Chris Hill rescinds COVID-19 disaster declaration

Collin County’s declaration of local disaster in response to COVID-19 was rescinded Feb. 26 by Judge Chris Hill.

At its peak of power loss, the city had roughly 50,000 homes with interrupted power, many of which had prolonged outages, Plano City Manager Mark Israelson said. (Liesbeth Powers/Community Impact Newspaper)
Plano faces long-term impacts from storm; Collin County vaccine hubs resume service and more DFW-area news

Read the top business and community news from this week from the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Snow covers I-45 in Houston during a winter storm that hit Texas the night of Feb. 14. (Shawn Arrajj/Community Impact Newspaper)
Legislators probe energy officials over power failures, lack of preparation heading into winter storm

The Texas Legislature held hearings Feb. 25 with energy companies including Oncor Electric Delivery and the Electric Reliability Council of Texas in response to last week’s historic winter storm, which left millions of Texans without electricity for days.

Justice permanently closed its Frisco location inside Stonebriar Centre in December. (File photo)
Justice clothing store permanently closes Stonebriar Centre location

Justice, a clothing and accessories store that offered merchandise for young girls and tweens, permanently closed its location at 2601 Preston Road, Ste. 1240, Frisco, in December.