‘Chill’ bees make a home in Frisco’s Hall Park; Dutch Bros Coffee coming to Fort Worth and more DFW-area news

Beekeeper Rock Delliquanti (right) holds the top to a hive as Michelle Winter checks the health of the bees. (Brooklynn Cooper/Community Impact Newspaper)
Beekeeper Rock Delliquanti (right) holds the top to a hive as Michelle Winter checks the health of the bees. (Brooklynn Cooper/Community Impact Newspaper)

Beekeeper Rock Delliquanti (right) holds the top to a hive as Michelle Winter checks the health of the bees. (Brooklynn Cooper/Community Impact Newspaper)

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‘Chill’ bees make a home in Frisco’s Hall Park

Hall Park welcomed Alveole and its bees earlier this year in May. Staff at the development were looking for other ways to engage the community while benefiting the environment, Hall Park's Director of Park Experience Barbara Milo said.

Reservations open for boxes at The Harvest at Frisco Commons, a new community garden



A new communal space for Frisco residents to grow vegetables, fruits, herbs and flowers is opening soon.

Grapevine-Colleyville-Southlake

GALLERY: Fall temperatures provide setting for Southlake's Oktoberfest

The Southlake Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual Oktoberfest at Southlake Town Square on Oct. 15-17.

GALLERY: Kids, families enjoy return of Butterfly Flutterby event in Grapevine

To celebrate the migration of monarch butterflies through the region—on their way from Canada to Mexico—Grapevine held its 24th annual Butterfly Flutterby event Oct. 16.

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Dutch Bros Coffee coming to northeast Fort Worth in fall 2022

Dutch Bros Coffee is coming to 6345 N. Beach St. in Fort Worth in September 2022, according to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. The project will demolish an existing structure in order to build the new 950-square-foot building, which will serve coffee via drive-thru, according to the TDLR.

Brooklynn Cooper, Matt Payne, Anjali Krishna and Bailey Lewis contributed to this report.





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