'Restaurant: Impossible' to film at Colleyville restaurant; Plano housing market skyrockets and more top news from Dallas-Fort Worth

From Across the Pond offers various British dishes, such as shepherd's pie and fish and chips. (Courtesy From Across the Pond)
From Across the Pond offers various British dishes, such as shepherd's pie and fish and chips. (Courtesy From Across the Pond)

From Across the Pond offers various British dishes, such as shepherd's pie and fish and chips. (Courtesy From Across the Pond)

Read the most popular Dallas-Fort Worth stories from the past week.

Food Network's 'Restaurant: Impossible' to film at Colleyville restaurant

From Across the Pond, located at 11101 Cheek-Sparger Road, Colleyville, will reopen on June 5 at 7 p.m., and patrons are invited to attend the grand reopening—during which production crews for the show will be on hand.

New York Pizza & Pints to soft-open Frisco location this week

New York-style pizza, famous for its large size, will be served alongside several on-tap beers. New York Pizza & Pints also serves wings, sliders, salads and more.


Plano housing market skyrockets in 2021 due to increasing demand

The average price of a home in Plano has increased over $100,000 since March of last year, according to an economic analysis in the city’s monthly financial report presented at the May 24 City Council meeting.

This east-side Frisco park is in line for a $2.5 million facelift

A $2.5 million upgrade is in the works for Shepherds Glen Park next to Gunstream Elementary in east Frisco.

Bus network redesign to offer new DART services in Richardson

Dallas Area Rapid Transit is planning its first major bus network redesign to address the significant growth that Richardson and the surrounding areas have seen since the service was created in 1983.

Sandra Sadek, Matt Payne, Erick Pirayesh, Valerie Wigglesworth and William C. Wadsack contributed to this report.


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Texas Republic Bank is celebrating 130 years in business at 2595 Preston Road, Ste. 100, Frisco. (Courtesy Unsplash)
Texas Republic Bank in Frisco celebrates 130 years with expansion into Celina

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Stumpy's Hatchet House offers ax throwing for groups of any size. (Courtesy Stumpy's Hatchet House)
Ax-throwing venue comes to Frisco; Plano ISD to offer back-to-school fair and more DFW-area news

Read the latest business and community news from the Dallas-Fort Worth area, including an Aug. 3 event Plano ISD is hosting to give away backpacks.

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Texas Legislature allows parents to opt for students to repeat grade levels or courses

Senate Bill 1697 is effective for the 2021-22 school year.

Candida auris causes invasive infections and can be transmitted in health care settings, a news release from Collin County Health Care Services said. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Collin County health officials say yeast infection that killed 4 not public threat 

The county gave no indication that generally healthy individuals should fear infection.

Frisco has seen 21 West Nile virus-positive mosquito pools this season. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Frisco sees 21 West Nile-positive mosquito pools this season, will spray again

No human cases of West Nile have been reported, according to the city.

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Stumpy's Hatchet House sets opening date to bring ax throwing to Frisco

The recreational ax-throwing facility is set to open in Frisco on Aug. 6.

Oni Ramen plans to open a location in Richardson's CityLine development later this year. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Oni Ramen coming to Richardson; American-Italian restaurant Sfereco set to open in Lewisville and more DFW-area news

Read the latest business and community news from the Dallas-Fort Worth area, including a new bakery coming to McKinney.

Frisco Economic Development Corp. President Jason Ford (Courtesy Frisco EDC)
Q&A: New Frisco EDC President Jason Ford shares vision on city’s entrepreneurial future

Ford described Frisco as a tech-driven hotspot for venture capital, sharing his vision for the city’s future and how the EDC plays into that end.

On July 29, the city announced that it acquired 230 acres of parkland within the Painted Tree residential development. (Courtesy city of McKinney)
McKinney pays $23M for 230 acres of parkland in Painted Tree development

Athletic fields, recreational facilities and future community and economic development projects will be built upon the new land.

Mad for Chicken opened July 23 at 216 W. Virginia St., Ste. 102, in downtown McKinney. (Courtesy Mad for Chicken)
Mad for Chicken opens; work on container homes community begins and more top news from DFW

Read the most popular business and community news from the past week from the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

The number of people vaccinated in Frisco’s four main ZIP codes has increased since vaccines were made available to those age 12 and older in May. (Community Impact staff)
Tracking COVID-19: More than half the eligible residents in Collin, Denton counties fully vaccinated

The 75035 ZIP code has the most vaccinated residents, per data from the Texas Department of State Health Services.

School supplies will be exempt from the 8.25% sales tax Aug. 6-8. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
What to know before the statewide tax-free weekend Aug. 6-8

Customers will not have to pay the standard 8.25% sales tax on select clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks under $100.