Soccer hall of fame to reopen June 10 and other DFW-area business, community news

The National Soccer Hall of Fame in Frisco is slated to reopen to the public June 10. (Elizabeth Uclés/Community Impact Newspaper)
The National Soccer Hall of Fame in Frisco is slated to reopen to the public June 10. (Elizabeth Uclés/Community Impact Newspaper)

The National Soccer Hall of Fame in Frisco is slated to reopen to the public June 10. (Elizabeth Uclés/Community Impact Newspaper)

Read the latest business and community news from Community Impact Newspaper's coverage of the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

National Soccer Hall of Fame in Frisco to reopen June 10

The National Soccer Hall of Fame is set to reopen in Frisco on June 10 with new health and safety procedures in place.

New American eatery J. Theodore now open in Frisco

J. Theodore opened May 13 at 6959 Lebanon Road, Ste. 110, Frisco. Formerly Bonnie Ruth’s, the restaurant is now under new ownership and changed its concept to become an upscale New American eatery.



AutoZone opens first Flower Mound location

AutoZone Auto Parts opened its first Flower Mound location in mid-March at 1441 Justin Road, Flower Mound.

Frisco group working to spread message of unity with Rocks Against Racism event

A Frisco Facebook group recently launched a campaign to spread rocks painted with messages of unity, love and encouragement around the city.

Dale Wamstad to open breakfast and lunch spot in Richardson later this summer

Rooster Town Cafe should open by Labor Day at 3613 Shire Blvd., Ste. 180, Richardson.

Keller restaurant Horizon 76 opening soon

American grill house Horizon 76 is expected to open in late June at 1821 S. Main St., Keller.

My EyeLab's use of technology allows for socially distanced eye exams in North Fort Worth

John Raner, the company’s Dallas representative, said he has found that the way My EyeLab has long incorporated telemedicine into its services has equipped the business to continue serving patients safely amid the pandemic.

Plano fireworks a go: Elevated Independence Day show to be visible from farther away

Plano will hold its Fourth of July fireworks display while taking extra precautions to slow the spread of the coronavirus.

Richardson opts to reopen neighborhood pools, keep Heights aquatic center closed

Richardson’s four neighborhood pools will reopen to residents and their guests July 1.

Alexa Pharmacy celebrating one year of business in Keller

Medical supply store Alexa Pharmacy is celebrating one year of business in 2020 at 967 Keller Parkway, Ste. C, Keller.

DMH Fiber & Yarn Store to open just outside of Richardson

DMH Fiber & Yarn Store will open by July 1 at 7989 Belt Line Road, Ste. 112, Dallas.

Plano's Jack Carter Pool to reopen June 29

Jack Carter Pool will reopen June 29, according to a June 8 release from the city of Plano.

Three Dog Bakery now offering canine treats in Flower Mound

Three Dog Bakery opened in late May at 5810 Long Prairie Road, Ste. 600, Flower Mound.

Olivia Lueckemeyer, William C. Wadsack, Ian Pribanic, Mackenzie Plusnick, Liesbeth Powers, Elizabeth Ucles and Anna Herod contributed to this report.



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