Pietro's Bakery & Cafe in Frisco to open Oct. 16 and more DFW-area news

The family-owned Italian bakery and cafe will serve a range of baked goods. (Courtesy Pietro's Bakery & Cafe)
The family-owned Italian bakery and cafe will serve a range of baked goods. (Courtesy Pietro's Bakery & Cafe)

The family-owned Italian bakery and cafe will serve a range of baked goods. (Courtesy Pietro's Bakery & Cafe)

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Frisco

Family-owned Pietro's Bakery & Cafe coming to Frisco

Pietro's Bakery & Cafe will open Oct. 16 at 11625 Custer Road, Ste. 100, Frisco. The family-owned Italian bakery and cafe will serve a range of baked goods as well as soups, salads, sandwiches, appetizers, pastas and entrees. Beer, wine and espresso-based drinks will also be offered.

McKinney



The Canine Cookie Company in McKinney lends a hand to dogs


For Stephanie Farrar, making dog treats was a way to take care of her dog. Sixteen years later, her treats, sold through The Canine Cookie Company, benefit furry companions in McKinney and beyond.

MillHouse at the McKinney Cotton Mill marks 1st anniversary

A membership-based, all-women’s coworking center and creative space, MillHouse, marked its first year of business Oct. 15 at The Cotton Mill in McKinney.

Dogtopia in McKinney to mark anniversary with fall carnival

Dogtopia will mark its first anniversary with a fall carnival Oct. 17 at 8416 Stacy Road, McKinney. The modern, nearly 5,500-square-foot, open-play facility allows dogs to socialize and learn skills. Dogtopia also recently completed a fenced-in outdoor area for dogs to enjoy the sun.

Plano

Gentlemen's Suit Outlet now open in Plano

Gentlemen's Suit Outlet opened Sept. 26 at 2963 W. 15th St., Plano. The business offers customers a selection of suits, including its signature brand Royal Suits, which is designed in California. The business also carries dress shoes, shirts and accessories and offers in-house, same-day tailoring and alterations.

Grapevine-Colleyville-Southlake

D'Ambrosio's #1 Pizza Pub coming soon to Grapevine

Chicago-style restaurant D’Ambrosio’s #1 Pizza Pub is coming soon to 1713 Crossroads Drive, Grapevine. The restaurant will utilize 30 years of Italian and Greek cooking experience to offer customers a friendly environment to enjoy a more contemporary style of Chicago deep-dish pizza as well as pasta, steaks, burgers and other cuisine.

Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth

Italian restaurant Fat Papa's coming soon to Keller Town Center

Filling a vacancy in Keller Town Center at 1110 Keller Parkway, sit-down restaurant Fat Papa’s is expected open by the end of 2020. The restaurant serves Chicago-style Italian food, such as pasta, Italian beef sandwiches and hand-tossed pizza.

Aircraft hardware company brings $6 million investment, more than 200 jobs to Fort Worth

Wesco Aircraft Hardware Corp., currently known as Incora, will relocate its headquarters from California to Texas, bringing with it a $6 million capital investment and up to 239 jobs, according to an announcement by Gov. Greg Abbott in September.

Elizabeth Ucles, Miranda Jaimes, Olivia Lueckemeyer and Ian Pribanic contributed to this report.



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