Richardson festivals canceled, Fabletics opens in Southlake: News from DFW

Cottonwood Art Festival was one of three events canceled by the city. (Courtesy Cottonwood Art Festival)
Cottonwood Art Festival was one of three events canceled by the city. (Courtesy Cottonwood Art Festival)

Cottonwood Art Festival was one of three events canceled by the city. (Courtesy Cottonwood Art Festival)

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Richardson

Richardson officials cancel Cottonwood Art Festival, Huffhines Art Trails and Pawtoberfest


Three Richardson festivals have been called off due to the uncertainty surrounding the future spread of COVID-19.

Veteran-owned and -operated Shell Shock CBD opens in Richardson



Shell Shock CBD opened July 3 at 1601 N. Glenville Drive, Ste. 108, Richardson. The business sells gummies, drops and roll-ons made with cannabidiol.

Frisco

KidZania awaiting clearance from the state to reopen in Frisco

An executive with KidZania USA said the business is hoping to get approval from the state to reopen its Frisco location this month.

Lucia to bring apartments, luxury amenities to Frisco in August

Lucia is expected to open in August at 4848 Grand Gateway, Frisco. The residential community to be located at The Gate development will offer one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments.

Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth

151 Coffee now open on Hwy. 377 in Roanoke


Fast-paced coffee shop 151 Coffee opened July 9 at 1200 Hwy. 377, Roanoke.

All 151 Coffee shops are drive-thru-only stores, and each store has two drive-thru lanes, according to the company's website.

McKinney

Mexican food truck Fresh Mex launches in McKinney

A new food truck offering traditional Mexican food made with family recipes officially launched July 11 at the McKinney Farmers Market. Fresh Mex is a new food truck concept created by Mark and Jessica Thibodeaux.

Grapevine-Colleyville-Southlake

Fabletics offers free mask promotion July 16-19 after opening in Southlake

Fabletics opened July 9 at 110 State St., Ste. 110, Southlake. Co-founded by Kate Hudson, the lifestyle brand offers activewear for men and women.

Statewide

Walmart, Sam's Club to require face coverings in all stores beginning July 20


Walmart and Sam's Club leaders announced in a press release July 15 all stores nationwide will require shoppers to wear a face covering beginning July 20.

Elizabeth Ucles, Olivia Lueckemeyer, Mackenzie Plusnick, Ian Pribanic, Anna Lotz, Miranda Jaimes and Gavin Pugh contributed to this report.



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Frisco City Council intends to keep the city's current property tax rate of $0.4466 per $100 valuation steady for the upcoming 2020-21 fiscal year. (Community Impact Newspaper)
Frisco property tax rate to remain unchanged for 2020-21 fiscal year

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Richardson Bike Mart has about 11,000 bicycles on back order. (File photo/Community Impact Newspaper)
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As part of its local alert, Frisco Animal Services reminded citizens to ensure their pets’ vaccinations are current. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
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Frisco Animal Services issued a local alert Aug. 7 after a bat found in the Preston Manor neighborhood tested positive for rabies.

Thirteen drive-thru grocery stores operated by the Salvation Army of North Texas are offering backpacks filled with supplies. (Courtesy Salvation Army)
Salvation Army expands North Texas grocery service locations to include school supplies, protective equipment

Backpacks filled with school supplies, personal protective equipment, financial assistance resources and U.S. Census forms will be available at the 13 existing locations.

Frisco confirmed on Aug. 7 that a seventh mosquito pool in the city had tested positive for West Nile virus. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Frisco to spray 5 neighborhoods after mosquito pool tests positive for West Nile virus

Frisco plans to spray for mosquitoes Aug. 8-10 in five neighborhoods near Cottonwood Creek Greenbelt after a seventh local mosquito pool tested positive for West Nile virus.

Cottonwood Creek Trail features platforms for viewing wildlife and fishing in Cottonwood Creek. (Courtesy Visit Frisco)
Trails system in Frisco expands and more DFW-area news

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Richardson Bike Mart has about 11,000 bicycles on back-order. (File photo/Community Impact Newspaper)
Bicycle shortage expected to last months, says Richardson Bike Mart owner

In more than 30 years in business, Richardson Bike Mart owner and President Woody Smith said he has never seen a bicycle shortage like the one that has occurred since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic.

Rapid nasal swab antigen tests are recommended as options for individuals who were potentially exposed to a confirmed positive carrier, as well as for people traveling, returning to work or undergoing a medical procedure. (Courtesy Total Primary Care)
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A mother and daughter visit at Seasons Assisted Living & Memory Care in Conroe earlier in the pandemic. (Courtesy Seasons Assisted Living & Memory Care)
Texas allows limited visitations to nursing homes, long-term care facilities

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Denton County Public Health reported on Aug. 6 the death of a Frisco woman in her 80s as a result of COVID-19. (Community Impact staff)
Denton County officials confirm COVID-19-related death of Frisco woman

“We will be praying for this woman and her loved ones,” Frisco Mayor Jeff Cheney said in a statement.

Cottonwood Creek Trail features platforms for viewing wildlife and fishing in Cottonwood Creek. (Courtesy Visit Frisco)
Frisco expands trails system as demand increases

Some of Frisco’s most popular trails will soon get expansions to improve their connectivity throughout the city and the region.