H-E-B coming to Frisco, Plano; Grapevine Chick-fil-A closes temporarily and more DFW news

H-E-B on March 26 announced its plans to expand into the suburbs north of Dallas, including Frisco and Plano. (Nicholas Cicale/Community Impact Newspaper)
H-E-B on March 26 announced its plans to expand into the suburbs north of Dallas, including Frisco and Plano. (Nicholas Cicale/Community Impact Newspaper)

H-E-B on March 26 announced its plans to expand into the suburbs north of Dallas, including Frisco and Plano. (Nicholas Cicale/Community Impact Newspaper)

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DFW Metro

H-E-B bringing grocery stores to Frisco, Plano in first foray into northern Dallas suburbs

The popular grocery chain H-E-B on March 26 announced its plans to expand into the North Texas suburbs following years of speculation as the company acquired properties in the area.

Grapevine-Colleyville-Southlake



Grapevine Chick-fil-A temporarily closed during new building renovation

Chick-fil-A at 1245 William D. Tate Ave., in Grapevine is temporarily closed as of March 21 and is expected to reopen on July 1, 2021. The closure is part of the franchise’s relocation to a bigger lot at 1235 William D. Tate Ave., Grapevine.

Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth

The Learning Experience set to open child care, education centers in Keller, Fort Worth

The Learning Experience is opening new early childhood educational and care centers in Fort Worth, Keller and six other Dallas-Fort Worth-area cities.

McKinney

Construction company opens new headquarters in historic downtown McKinney

Harrison, Walker & Harper LLC, a leading construction and industrial services company, announced March 22 that it had expanded its Texas operations with a new headquarters in historic downtown McKinney.

Plano

La Hechizera Tortas coming soon to Plano

La Hechizera Tortas expects to open in late March or early April in Plano. The Mexican restaurant offers a variety of tortas, prepared with beans, tomato, avocado, onion and mayo, as well as antojitos, burritos and tacos.

Plano House of Comedy to begin hosting local, touring comedians later this year

Plano House of Comedy plans to open later this year at The Shops at Legacy, 7301 Lone Star Drive, Plano.

The comedy club, which is taking over the space formerly occupied by the Blue Martini lounge, will feature a dine-in experience with drinks and standup comedy.

Daniel Houston, Sandra Sadek, Kira Lovell, Liesbeth Powers and William C. Wadsack contributed to this report.



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