Desi District coming to McKinney, Frisco considering short-term rental regulation and more top stories from Dallas-Fort Worth

Desi District grocery and restaurant is planning to open a location in McKinney. It also has locations in Irving and Plano. (Courtesy Google Maps)
Desi District grocery and restaurant is planning to open a location in McKinney. It also has locations in Irving and Plano. (Courtesy Google Maps)

Desi District grocery and restaurant is planning to open a location in McKinney. It also has locations in Irving and Plano. (Courtesy Google Maps)

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New grocery store and restaurant coming to McKinney

Desi District, a high-end grocery store and restaurant, is planning to open a location at 5400 Collin McKinney Parkway, McKinney.

$1B mixed-use project coming to Frisco part of 'halo effect' of PGA

Frisco City Council voted unanimously May 18 to approve a rezoning request that paves the way for a $1 billion mixed-use development east of the PGA Frisco project.


New Chipotle Mexican Grill in Frisco includes Chipotlane for drive-thru pickup

The new Chipotle Mexican Grill restaurant that opened May 12 at 1525 US 380, Ste. 100, is the first in Frisco to offer a drive-thru pickup lane.

Dutch Bros Coffee has grand opening for McKinney location

The first greater Dallas area location of Dutch Bros Coffee opened May 14 in McKinney.

Frisco considering whether to regulate short-term rentals

The city of Frisco is considering whether to regulate short-term rentals to address a small number of problem properties and better track what could become a growing industry.

Miranda Jaimes and Valerie Wigglesworth contributed to this report.




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