New Indian restaurant opens in Frisco; State Farm hiring in Richardson and more DFW news

(Courtesy Mughlai Fine Indian Cuisine)
(Courtesy Mughlai Fine Indian Cuisine)

(Courtesy Mughlai Fine Indian Cuisine)

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Frisco

New Indian restaurant Mughlai now open in west Frisco


Mughlai Express opened in April at 5355 Dallas Parkway, Ste. 600, Frisco. The owner said this restaurant will be smaller than the Dallas location but will feature some of the same bestselling items.

Plano



Elephant Trunk Moving Supplies owners thinking outside the cardboard box in Plano

When the Hancock family—John, Mollie and their daughter, Chloe—launched Elephant Trunk Moving Supplies in 2015, they were acting on an idea from two years earlier.

That is when Mollie first heard about a Canadian company that rented reusable plastic boxes.

Cathedral Italian Bistro planning to open this fall in Plano

The restaurant will serve authentic Italian cuisine with a Texas flair with menu items ranging from freshly made pizzas and handmade pastas to wagyu steaks.

Capital Title of Texas coming soon to Plano

Capital Title of Texas offers a variety of residential and commercial title services. The new office will be in the former location of kitchen supply store Sur La Table in the Lakeside Market development.

Richardson

State Farm hiring 1,500 new employees, including at regional hub in Richardson

State Farm Insurance announced plans May 11 to hire more than 1,500 claims employees, with many of those positions to be based at the company's regional hub in the CityLine development in Richardson.

Statewide

Cocktails to-go are here to stay in Texas: Gov. Greg Abbott signs change into law May 12

On May 12, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed into law House Bill 1024, which allows restaurants and bars to permanently sell alcoholic beverages to-go.

Claire Shoop, Erick Pirayesh, Karen Chaney, William C. Wadsack and Miranda Jaimes contributed to this report.



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Rubyz Day Spa has opened in a new location in Frisco. (Courtesy Rubyz Day Spa)
Rubyz Day Spa moves to new location in west Frisco

Rubyz Day Spa provides facials, body treatments, waxing, threading, spa packages and other specialty services as well as customizable treatments.

See how voter turnout for local elections in Frisco have changed over the years. (Community Impact staff)
Voter turnout in Frisco plunges from November to May elections

While local elections allow residents to decide who will represent them on issues such as fixing local roads, repairing sidewalks, setting trash pickup rates and reviewing developments, it is not easy to get people to vote in these races, said Janice Schieffer, vice president of voter service for the League of Women Voters of Collin County.

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas issued a call for Texans to conserve energy June 14. (Iain Oldman/Community Impact Newspaper)
ERCOT asks Texans to conserve energy with generation outages 2.5 times higher than normal

"This is unusual for this early in the summer season," said Woody Rickerson, ERCOT vice president of grid planning and operations, in a news release.

Angelia Pelham (courtesy Angelia Pelham)
Q&A with Frisco City Council member-elect Angelia Pelham

Community Impact Newspaper asked Pelham what is in store as she prepares to undertake the new role.

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Affinity Dermatology in Frisco offers variety of skin care services

The facility offers medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology services.

Dutch Bros Coffee expects to open later this year in Richardson. (Courtesy Dutch Bros Coffee)
Dutch Bros Coffee coming to Richardson; Plano parks earn high marks and more DFW-area news

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Dutch Bros Coffee expects to open this summer in Plano. (Courtesy Dutch Bros Coffee)
Dutch Bros Coffee coming to Plano; The Pop Parlour opens in Frisco and more DFW-area news

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Dogtopia to offer pooch boarding, spa services in Frisco

Webcams are built into each playroom, enabling owners to check on their dogs from anywhere.

Pineapple Mango is one of the flavors offered at The Pop Parlour. (Courtesy The Pop Parlour)
The Pop Parlour now open in west Frisco

The shop offers fruity and creamy popsicles along with specialty drinks, such as matcha lemonade and espresso drinks.

Gov. Greg Abbott, center signed Senate Bills 2 and 3 into law June 8 in response to the devastating winter storm last February. (Trent Thompson/Community Impact Newspaper)
Gov. Abbott signs bills to reform ERCOT and weatherize Texas power grid

The bills will go into effect Sept. 1 and aim to reform ERCOT leadership and increase accountability and communication among power agencies.

student studies in online learning
Frisco ISD cancels plan for permanent online learning option due to lack of state funding

The regular session of the Texas Legislature ended May 31 without final approval of a bill that would have expanded online learning.