Trails system in Frisco expands and more DFW-area news

Cottonwood Creek Trail features platforms for viewing wildlife and fishing in Cottonwood Creek. (Courtesy Visit Frisco)
Cottonwood Creek Trail features platforms for viewing wildlife and fishing in Cottonwood Creek. (Courtesy Visit Frisco)

Cottonwood Creek Trail features platforms for viewing wildlife and fishing in Cottonwood Creek. (Courtesy Visit Frisco)

Read the latest business and community news from the DFW area.

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.

Richardson



First Look: Richardson boutique Simply Thrifty helps women in recovery rebuild their lives

The idea to open Simply Thrifty was sparked by the desire to give women in recovery a dignified shopping experience as they work to rebuild their lives.

Fastsigns now open in Richardson

FastSigns opened July 27 at 743 Brick Row, Ste. 300, Richardson. The business creates custom signs and graphics printed on a variety of products, such as decals, stickers and vehicle wraps.

McKinney

Telemedicine pilot program offers free health visits to McKinney

A partnership between the McKinney Fire Department and Integrative Emergency Services is providing telemedicine to people who live and work in McKinney.

Lewisville-Flower Mound-Highland Village

Pharmacy & Home Health Specialists relocate from Lewisville to Highland Village


Pharmacy & Home Health Specialists relocated from its Lewisville storefront to 2140 Justin Road, Ste. 100, Highland Village, this spring. The company offers in-home services such as skilled nursing; physical, occupational and speech therapy; and catheter and wound care, among other services.

Plano

Mallow Box to open second location at Plano's Legacy Hall

Mallow Box is expected to open its second location Aug. 10 at Plano’s Legacy Hall, 7800 Windrose Ave. The gourmet marshmallow dessert stall will offer s’mores, skewers, toasts, bowls and specialty shakes.

Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth

City of Roanoke irrigation ordinance in effect

Officials with the city of Roanoke are reminding area residents to limit outdoor watering during summer months.

PNC Bank location coming soon to Presidio Crossing in Northeast Fort Worth

A PNC Bank-Alliance location is coming soon to the Presidio Crossing shopping center in Northeast Fort Worth.

Grapevine

State Farm office opens in Grapevine

A new State Farm insurance office opened Aug. 1 at 414 N. Main St., Ste. 106, Grapevine. It is operated by duo Jocelyn Hope and Michael Reid.

Statewide

Texas allows limited visitations to nursing homes, long-term care facilities


Families in Texas may be able to visit their loved ones in nursing homes and assisted-living centers—even if, by law, they still cannot hug them.

Liesbeth Powers, Daniel Houston, William C. Wadsack, Eva Vigh, Gavin Pugh, Olivia Lueckemeyer and Ian Pribanic contributed to this report.