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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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.

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.

Grizzly Burger House's menu includes the Hawaiian cheeseburger and more. (Courtesy Grizzly Burger House)
Grizzly Burger opens in Richardson and more DFW-area news

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In addition to vaccine hubs, there are also smaller community vaccine providers throughout Texas, such as pharmacies, that may also have the vaccine available. (Eva Vigh/Community Impact Newspaper)
EXPLAINED: When, where and how Texans can receive the COVID-19 vaccine

As Texas is still in the early stages of rolling out the COVID-19 vaccine, many Texans are still unsure about where, when and how they can get inoculated.

Frisco City Council on Jan. 19 approved project and financial plans for the city’s sixth tax incremental reinvestment zone. (Matt Payne/Community Impact Newspaper)
Frisco council approves project, finance plans for Hall Office Park tax reinvestment zone

The city of Frisco is moving forward with plans to build out infrastructure around Hall Office Park.

Chicken-fried steak and eggs ($11.99) are served with hash browns and Texas toast. (Courtesy The Cottage)
The Cottage eatery opens in Roanoke and more DFW-area news

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Low T Center, which focuses on addressing underlying causes of men's health issues, is set to open in February. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Low T Center to open new Frisco location

Low T Center, a men’s health care clinic, is expected to open in February

Sushi Box is set to open in west Frisco sometime in early summer 2021. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Sushi Box coming to west Frisco in summer 2021

A new sushi joint is coming to west Frisco in summer 2021, according to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.

Presidium at Edgestone, which opened in summer 2020, recently completed its final phases of construction. (Courtesy Presidium at Edgestone)
Presidium at Edgestone active-adult luxury community now open in Frisco

Construction has finished on Presidium at Edgestone, Frisco’s first luxury community for active adults.

Feeding Texas hosted a Jan. 19 webinar to discuss legislative highlights for the 87th Texas Legislature. (Screenshot courtesy Feeding Texas)
Food insecurity in Texas' 87th Legislature: Hunger relief organization Feeding Texas to propose legislation addressing hunger

Hunger relief organization Feeding Texas hosted a webinar Jan. 19 to discuss increasing funding and accessibility for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program in the 87th legislative session.

Volunteers prepare care packages for those found unsheltered and facing homelessness on the night of the point-in-time count in 2019. (Courtesy Metro Dallas Homeless Alliance)
Annual homelessness count adapted to answer questions brought on by pandemic in Collin, Dallas counties

The point-in-time count in Collin and Dallas counties will not look like it has in recent years, when upward of 1,000 volunteers would canvas the streets to get an accurate count of the number of unsheltered residents facing homelessness.

Bigdash started when Asmaa Khattab began experimenting with Arab ice cream, also called bousa, and kanafeh recipes at home. (Francesca D'Annunzio/Community Impact Newspaper)
Bigdash to celebrate 1 year of serving kanafeh in Frisco

Bigdash, a bakery selling Middle Eastern sweets, is marking its first anniversary.