MAY 17 ROUNDUP: DFW business news from the past week

Abstrakt Studio's two Frisco salons reopened May 8. (Courtesy Sarah Delagarza, Cherry He)
Abstrakt Studio's two Frisco salons reopened May 8. (Courtesy Sarah Delagarza, Cherry He)

Abstrakt Studio's two Frisco salons reopened May 8. (Courtesy Sarah Delagarza, Cherry He)

Read popular business news coverage from Community Impact Newspaper's website from the past week.

GALLERY: 3 Frisco hair salons begin welcoming clients on first day of reopenings

Some Frisco hair salons are reopening their doors after weeks of closures due to the coronavirus pandemic.

PJ's Coffee of New Orleans coming soon to McKinney

PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans is opening a location in McKinney. The coffee shop, expected to open around Labor Day or in August, will be located at 6091 W. University Drive, McKinney.

Family-owned restaurant Anamia's to reopen McKinney dining room with focus on quality, customer care

Anamia’s will reopen its dining room May 18 after ensuring restaurant guests and employees feel safe and have no concerns coming into the restaurant, said Jason Shepherd, the director of operations for Anamia’s.

Oak Street Pie Co. in downtown Roanoke serving slices of contemporary America

For Carol Southern, the owner of Oak Street Pie Co. in Roanoke, the shop is not simply selling some of the best pies in Texas—it is also selling the nostalgia of Southern cooking and American life, she said.

Frisco businesses moving forward with plans for summer camps amid pandemic

With gyms, exercise facilities and places that offer classes allowed to operate at 25% capacity beginning May 18, a number of Frisco businesses are planning to hold summer camps for children.

William C. Wadsack, Elizabeth Ucles, Miranda Jaimes and Ian Pribanic contributed to this report.


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Frisco officials aim to allow more food truck parks

The Frisco Planning & Zoning Commission on Jan. 26 discussed potential provisions to city codes for continuous and temporary food truck courts.

Kelly's Cajun Grill is expected to open in Frisco sometime this spring. (Community Impact staff)
Kelly's Cajun Grill to open inside Stonebriar Centre in Frisco

Kelly's Cajun Grill, known for its bourbon chicken, is opening a new location inside Frisco's Stonebriar Centre.

Community snapshot: See how demographics have changed in Frisco from 2014-19

Frisco has been ranked as one of the fastest-growing cities in Texas and even the nation over the past few years, per Census Bureau data.

Tasty Casa opened Jan. 24 at 1213 S. McDonald St., McKinney. (Matt Payne/Community Impact Newspaper)
Tasty Casa opens in McKinney; Premier Grilling relocates in Plano and more DFW-area news

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Dogtopia, a national dog day care franchise, will open a new Frisco location in May. (Courtesy Dogtopia)
Dogtopia to open new Frisco location

Dogtopia, a dog day care, boarding and grooming center, is opening a new location in Frisco.

Godiva Chocolatier is closing its location in Frisco. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Godiva announces closure of 128 stores, including Frisco location

“Godiva is already available in many retailers in North America and we will continue to increase our presence there while always upholding the premium quality, taste, and innovation that we have been renowned for since we were founded in Brussels in 1926,” Godiva CEO Nurtac Afridi said in the release.

Krust Pizza Co. opened Jan. 21 at 7701 Stacy Road, Ste. 300, McKinney. (Matt Payne/Community Impact Newspaper)
Krust Pizza Co. opens in McKinney; P.F. Chang's coming to Flower Mound and more DFW news

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Plano ISD Superintendent Sara Bonser said the east parking lot by the visitor side of John Clark Stadium has been converted into a vaccine mega-center. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Vaccine distribution by Collin County Health Care Services to start Jan. 27 at Plano ISD stadium

Collin County is utilizing Plano ISD property to distribute COVID-19 vaccine allotments for Collin County and the city of Plano.

The candidate filing period for the May 1 Collin College board of trustees election will remain open until Feb. 12. (Community Impact staff)
Here’s who has filed to run for the Collin College May 1 board elections

So far, three incumbents have filed to run for re-election to their seats.

Spenga is now open in Frisco. (Courtesy Spenga)
Spenga fitness studio opens Frisco location

The fitness concept focuses on cardio, high-intensity interval training and flexibility exercises in one-hour sessions.

Scott Palmer administers a COVID-19 vaccine shot to a Roanoke police officer. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)
Vaccination hubs open in Plano, McKinney Fire Dept. and more DFW-area news

Read the top stories from the past week from the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

A pharmacy employee prepares a COVID-19 vaccine dose at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas. (Courtesy Baylor Scott & White Health)
Baylor Scott & White Health opens COVID-19 vaccine registration for Phase 1B in North Texas

Baylor Scott & White Health has begun contacting patients who qualify under Phase 1B to schedule them for the COVID-19 vaccine.