The Parlour speakeasy is now open; children's programming in Frisco modified in response to COVID-19, and more top news from DFW

A new speakeasy cocktail lounge, The Parlour, is now open in Frisco. (Courtesy Luke Asper, Asper Studios)
A new speakeasy cocktail lounge, The Parlour, is now open in Frisco. (Courtesy Luke Asper, Asper Studios)

A new speakeasy cocktail lounge, The Parlour, is now open in Frisco. (Courtesy Luke Asper, Asper Studios)

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Frisco temporarily closes, adjusts some children's programming due to rising COVID-19 cases in region

The Ready to Read Railroad program inside the Frisco Public Library is closed until further notice, according to a news release. Beginning Aug. 27, the Play Depot child care facility inside the Frisco Athletic Center will temporarily close until further notice.


Frisco’s Bottled in Bond Cocktail Parlour & Kitchen expands with new speakeasy concept, The Parlour

The Parlour is a new cocktail lounge for people age 21 and older centered around the crafted cocktail and evoking a speakeasy atmosphere.


Torchy’s Tacos plans to bring a second location to Frisco

The restaurant chain opened its first Frisco location off Preston Road earlier this summer.


DATA: Plano ISD shares breakdown of virtual learners by grade

The temporary virtual learning option began Aug. 16 and is scheduled to last through Sept. 3. The deadline for parents to register students for the option was Aug. 11.


Flower Mound Town Council votes to study possible dark sky designation

Flower Mound skies could become more peaceful in spite of a growing population following the Town Council’s unanimous vote Aug. 23 on a resolution stating their intent to join the International Dark-Sky Association.


Matt Payne, Miranda Jaimes, William C. Wadsack and Mike Graham contributed to this report.


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Examples of standing water favored by mosquitos include bird baths, planter basins, stagnant pools and water troughs. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Frisco confirms 30th pool of West Nile virus-carrying mosquitos

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In addition to crepes, Crepe Delicious will serve frozen treats like smoothies and gelato. (Courtesy Crepe Delicious)
Crepe Delicious to make Texas debut in Frisco's Stonebriar Centre

The Canadian crepery will serve crepes, coffee and frozen treats.

New fixtures are being installed at the Cannaday Recreation Area near Clark Middle School. The 4-acre park is being redesigned as an athletic training hub. A budget of $500,000 will bring an obstacle course not unlike something from the “American Ninja Warrior” TV show to the neighborhood. (Courtesy city of Frisco)
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DATA: How population changed in Texas counties between census counts in 2010, 2020

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Sweet Treats The Candy Jar set to open first Frisco location

Candy-lovers can head to Stonebriar Centre soon for chocolate, taffy, gummies and more.

The Cadence at Frisco Station opened Sept. 4 at 4160 Gridiron Road, Frisco. (Courtesy Frisco Station)
The Cadence luxury apartment complex opens at Frisco Station

A total of 322 units comprise the five-story luxury apartment community.

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ReBalance Physical Therapy set to open clinic in Frisco this fall

Services include treatment for chronic headaches, jaw pain and orthopedic injuries.

Kyodai Handroll & Sushi Bar features fatty salmon sashimi. (Courtesy Kyodai Handroll & Sushi Bar)
Kyodai Handroll & Sushi Bar opens in Fort Worth; Plano joins peanut butter drive and more DFW-area news

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CASA of Collin County debuted its renovated facility on Davis Street in downtown McKinney on Sept. 14. (Miranda Jaimes/Community Impact Newspaper)
CASA of Collin County celebrates 30th anniversary, facility renovation

CASA, or Court Appointed Special Advocates, are assigned to children who have been removed from their homes due to abuse or neglect. These advocates act on behalf of children in court to place them into a permanent home that serves the best interest of the child.

Frisco ER & Urgent Care opened July 1 at 12600 Rolater Road, Frisco. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Frisco ER & Urgent Care providing 24/7 care

COVID-19 rapid testing is available at Frisco ER & Urgent Care.

Fire & Ice sports bar is closed at 2550 Preston Road, Frisco. (Matt Payne/Community Impact Newspaper)
Fire & Ice sports bar in Frisco closed

Fire & Ice served a variety of cocktails and food such as burgers, pizza and kabobs.