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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The location is owned by local husband-wife team Jesse and Mary Rose Merin. (Courtesy Dickey's Barbecue Pit)
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