Businesses react to coronavirus orders and other DFW community news

An executive order by Gov. Greg Abbott requires the closure of all bars in the state by noon on June 26. (Katherine Borey/Community Impact Newspaper)
An executive order by Gov. Greg Abbott requires the closure of all bars in the state by noon on June 26. (Katherine Borey/Community Impact Newspaper)

An executive order by Gov. Greg Abbott requires the closure of all bars in the state by noon on June 26. (Katherine Borey/Community Impact Newspaper)

Read the latest business and community news from the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth

State, county coronavirus restrictions impact bars in Keller, Roanoke, Northeast Fort Worth


State and county health orders related to the COVID-19 pandemic continue to affect businesses across the Keller, Roanoke and Northeast Fort Worth areas.

Technology helps DPC Healthcare connect with Northeast Fort Worth patients amid coronavirus



As the onset of the coronavirus pandemic prompted stay-home orders and other restrictions from state and local governments, DPC Healthcare leaned on what it does best as a telemedicine and concierge-type medical practice, administrator Lan Pham said.

Plano

In-person book browsing—at limited capacity—to return to Plano libraries in July

Some Plano recreation classes will resume and libraries will reopen for limited browsing as the city prepares to expand access to its facilities in the month of July.

Richardson

'Enough is enough': Richardson bar refuses to close despite statewide mandate

Six Springs Tavern in Richardson has made it clear it will remain open despite a statewide mandate calling for bars to close.

A Safe Space: UT Dallas recognized as one of nation's leading universities for LGBTQ+ students

UT Dallas was recently named one of the top colleges in the country for LGBTQ+ students, according to a June 17 press release. It ranked 14th in the nation by Best Colleges in partnership with Campus Pride and is the only university in Texas to make the top 25.

Twisted Root Burger Co. files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Twisted Root Burger Co. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on June 8, according to court documents obtained by Community Impact Newspaper.

Grapevine-Colleyville-Southlake

Per Facebook post, Colleyville does not intend to enforce county mask order

A Tarrant County executive order requiring face masks goes into effect June 26, but the city of Colleyville says it does not intend to enforce it.

Frisco

Amazon to open delivery station in Frisco, offer hundreds of local job opportunities

Amazon will open a delivery station sometime in 2020 at 16399 Gateway Path, Frisco. The station will provide fast and efficient delivery for the community and hundreds of local job opportunities, according to Amazon spokesperson Jen Crowcroft.

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Cibo Kitchens prepares to open culinary, studio concept in Frisco

The shareable kitchen will be available to rent by the hour for chefs and caterers.

Commissioners on Nov. 22 voted to approve a density change to preliminary plans for The Preserve, a neighborhood that city documents said could include 565 single-family homes at the northeast corner of Teel and Panther Creek Parkways. (Courtesy city of Frisco)
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Scottish Rite for Children's Frisco hospital receives nation's 100th DreamCourt

The basketball court is a gift from Nancy Lieberman Charities and The Adleta Corporation.

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Torchy's Tacos opens second Frisco restaurant near Hollyhock

The restaurant features its 'damn good' tacos, in addition to margaritas and other items.

Here are a few road projects to know about in Frisco in November. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Coit, Lebanon Road widenings and 2 more transportation projects in the Frisco area in November

Read up on ongoing and upcoming transportation projects happening in the Frisco area.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott sits beside Samsung CEO Dr. Kinam Kim as he announces the company is brining a $17 billion facility to Taylor. (Screnshot via KXAN)
Samsung makes it official: Announcement from Governor's Mansion confirms $17B facility coming to Taylor

Nearly a year after Williamson County officials began pitching Samsung to bring a megafacility to the area, the electronics giant has made it official.

Bill Curci is a chief operating partner for Shuck Me, a seafood restaurant in Fort Worth. (Bailey Lewis/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Take a look at the top five trending stories across Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas in Texas as of Nov. 23.

Commissioners on Nov. 22 voted to approve a density change to preliminary plans for The Preserve, a neighborhood that city documents said could include 565 single-family homes at the northeast corner of Teel and Panther Creek Parkways. (Courtesy city of Frisco)
Future neighborhood near PGA Frisco could see larger home lots

Frisco’s Planning and Zoning Commission gave nods of approval toward adding more large-sized residential lots in a neighborhood to be located near the future PGA headquarters.

Drumsticks, wings and chicken strips are served in soy garlic and spicy varieties at Bonchon stores. (Courtesy Emily Loving)
Korean fried chicken shop Bonchon to open Frisco store

Drumsticks, wings and chicken strips are served in soy garlic and spicy varieties at Bonchon stores.

Snow covers I-45 in Houston during Winter Storm Uri in February. (Shawn Arrajj/Community Impact Newspaper)
ERCOT: Texas power grid ready for expected winter demand

The state's electric grid manager also said extreme weather could once again result in outages.

Treasure Box Toys will open Dec. 4 at 9250 N. Dallas Parkway, Ste. 170, Frisco. (Matt Payne/Community Impact Newspaper)
Treasure Box Toys to offer board games, gifts in Frisco

The family-run store offers a selection of trending and educational toys.