Changes to Richardson ISD mask policy, expansion plans for H-E-B and more DFW-area news from March

Check out business and community news from March from across the Dallas-Fort Worth area. (Nicholas Cicale/Community Impact Newspaper)
Check out business and community news from March from across the Dallas-Fort Worth area. (Nicholas Cicale/Community Impact Newspaper)

Check out business and community news from March from across the Dallas-Fort Worth area. (Nicholas Cicale/Community Impact Newspaper)

Check out business and community news from March from across the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Frisco

PGA of America headquarters in Frisco reaches construction midpoint

Crews have reached the midpoint of construction on the new corporate headquarters for the PGA of America in Frisco. The building will promote the PGA’s mission to combine state-of-the-art education facilities and a world-class workplace.

Grapevine-Colleyville-Southlake


Colleyville City Council recommends 13 transportation projects for county bond

Colleyville City Council voted March 23 to recommend 13 transportation projects for Tarrant County’s November 2021 bond program. According to the county, the objective of the bond program is to improve traveling conditions as the county’s population grows.

Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth

New Starbucks coming soon to north Fort Worth

A new Starbucks location will open this fall in Fort Worth at 8520 N. Beach St., Fort Worth. The Seattle-based coffee company is known for its espresso drinks and also serves pastries, snacks and sandwiches.

Lewisville-Flower Mound-Highland Village

End in sight for construction on Main, Mill streets in Old Town Lewisville

Crews are wrapping up landscaping and streetscaping on three major stretches of road in Old Town Lewisville as the Main and Mill project comes to a close. Work is now expected to be completed in late April after February storms delayed parts of the project.

McKinney

McKinney ISD to hold 2021 graduations in person at Allen Event Center

McKinney ISD will hold three separate graduation ceremonies for its high school graduates at the Allen Event Center in late May. Currently, MISD plans to follow the district’s current mask policy during each graduation ceremony.

Plano

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

The popular grocery chain H-E-B announced plans March 26 to expand into the North Texas suburbs. The company is expected to begin construction in the summer on two new H-E-B locations, one in Frisco and the other in Plano.

Richardson

Richardson ISD to allow elementary students to remove masks during recess, PE classes

Richardson ISD plans to allow in-person elementary school students to remove their masks during recess and outdoor physical education classes beginning March 22. The district plans to continue tracking case data and the number of employees who have been vaccinated.

Daniel Houston, Kira Lovell, Miranda Jaimes and William C. Wadsack contributed to this report.


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Haidilao Hot Pot has opened in Frisco. (Iain Oldman/Community Impact Newspaper)
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The restaurant serves Chinese hot pot, which is a style of cooking food in a pot of boiling broth at the table.




Baylor Scott & White Medical Center-Centennial is expanding its cardiovascular services. (Courtesy Baylor Scott & White Health)
Plano heart hospital bringing cardiovascular services to Frisco

Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital-Plano—ranked among the top 1% of heart hospitals in the country—is bringing its services to the Frisco hospital and providing relationships and oversight of the program

McKinney Mayor George Fuller has been re-elected for another term. (William C. Wadsack/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Walk-On's is opening in McKinney in 2022. (Courtesy Walk-Ons Sports Bistreaux & Bar)
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Children disembark the bus and head into the Boys & Girls Club for afterschool programs. (Courtesy Boys & Girls Clubs of Collin County)
Driver shortage, membership decrease affects Boys & Girls Clubs driver services

“Not having a pool of drivers available also has affected the growth of our organization, as we are unable to access more areas to bring more members into the clubs,” Boys & Girls Club CEO Marianne Radley said.

BP Performance opened in April. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
BP Performance fitness center opens in Frisco

BP Performance offers boot camps, youth programs, professional athlete training, personal training, physical therapy, dry needling, chiropractic services and massage therapy.

Hot Body Yoga in Frisco is now under new ownership. (Courtesy Hot Body Yoga)
Hot Body Yoga under new ownership in Frisco

The brother and sister said their goal is to build a yoga community where everyone can feel comfortable entering the studio, regardless of their abilities.

Crumbl Cookies offers over 120 rotating cookie flavors. (Courtesy Crumbl Cookies)
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Frisco City Council gets first look at findings from regional transit studies

Michael Morris, director of transportation with the North Central Texas Council of Governments, gave a virtual presentation during the council’s work session on transit needs for the city as well as the possibility of passenger rail service.

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Frisco City Council again tables rezoning proposal for $1B development called The Link

Frisco City Council members heard an update May 4 about the proposed rezoning for a 239-acre project known as The Link.

The Omni PGA Frisco Resort will open in spring 2023. (Rendering courtesy Omni Hotels & Resorts)
GALLERY: Groundbreaking kicks off construction on Omni PGA Frisco Resort

The development was delayed by about a year due to the hit the hotel industry took from the COVID-19 pandemic, but is moving forward now.