Lewisville Western Days to be virtual, fire station opens in Richardson: News from DFW

The festival would be broadcast live from the Medical City Lewisville Grand Theater to the city of Lewisville's social media outlets, websites and cable channels. (File photo courtesy Michael Nguyen)
The festival would be broadcast live from the Medical City Lewisville Grand Theater to the city of Lewisville's social media outlets, websites and cable channels. (File photo courtesy Michael Nguyen)

The festival would be broadcast live from the Medical City Lewisville Grand Theater to the city of Lewisville's social media outlets, websites and cable channels. (File photo courtesy Michael Nguyen)

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Lewisville-Flower Mound-Highland Village

Western Days to broadcast live following in-person event cancellation

City staff shared plans July 20 for a virtual version of the annual Lewisville Western Days festival following the event's cancellation.

Frisco



Service First Automotive now open in west Frisco

Service First Automotive reopened its location in west Frisco on July 13. The auto service shop, which is located at 8675 FM 423, Frisco, originally opened in mid-February before closing due to the coronavirus pandemic. The business is offering drive-thru oil changes, state inspections and mechanical repairs.

Plano

Cruzitos Cocina Mexicana now offering traditional Mexican fare in east Plano

Cruzitos Cocina Mexicana opened July 1 at the corner of Jupiter Road and 14th Street in east Plano.

Richardson

Richardson co-op provides support for families who home school their children


Richardson Home School Association began more than 30 years ago with a goal of providing educational support for families who homeschool their children, according to Director Stephanie MacMiller.

New Richardson fire station opens in Canyon Creek neighborhood

Richardson Fire Department opened the new Fire Station No. 3 on July 15 at 500 W. Lookout Drive. The 13,200-square-foot space, which is located across the street from the station's former building, allows for more trucks, equipment and personnel and includes an outdoor public art piece inspired by a vintage fire hose nozzle, according to a July 17 city newsletter.

Tongue in Cheek Ice Cream celebrates one year of serving homemade frozen treats in Richardson

Tongue in Cheek Ice Cream celebrated its one-year anniversary July 11. The small-batch creamery, located at 526 W. Arapaho Road, Richardson, serves premium, homemade ice cream as well as sorbet, nondairy and vegan options.

McKinney

McKinney-based architect relocates to renovated building

Conduit Architecture + Design relocated in mid-July from 402 Parker St., McKinney, to 711 N. Tennessee St., McKinney. Conduit services include residential, commercial and civic architectural design.

Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth

Tex-Mex cafe Tommy Tamale coming soon to Old Town Keller

A Tommy Tamale Market & Café location is expected to open in late August or early September at 208 N. Main St., Keller, according to staff.

William C. Wadsack, Liesbeth Powers, Daniel Houston, Mackenzie Plusnick, Ian Pribanic and Miranda Jaimes contributed to this report.





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