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)

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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.



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Sean Heatley withdraws from Frisco ISD Board of Trustees Place 4 race

Sean Heatley has withdrawn from the Frisco ISD board of trustees Place 4 race, but his name will remain on the ballot in the November election, according to the district.

The steakhouse serves steak, lobster, seafood and wine. (Courtesy III Forks Prime Steakhouse)
III Forks Prime Steakhouse relocates from Dallas to Frisco

The restaurant on Legacy Drive opened Sept. 15.

Not-for-profit agencies in Collin County can submit invoices for personal protective equipment to the county for reimbursement. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Collin County to reimburse housing and shelter not-for-profits for some coronavirus costs

Collin County plans to reimburse not-for-profit organizations that provide housing and shelter services for costs they have accrued assisting citizens during the coronavirus pandemic.

Main Street Food Hall is expected to open in Frisco in 2021. (Courtesy Bryan Brickman)
Food hall coming to Frisco in 2021 and more DFW news

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Main Street Food Hall is expected to open in Frisco in 2021. (Courtesy Bryan Brickman)
Main Street Food Hall to offer 10 vendors, bars, event spaces in Frisco in 2021

The food hall will span 10,000 square feet over two floors with 10 vendors, two bars and over 30 TVs.

Frisco confirmed two more mosquito pools had tested positive for West Nile virus. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Mosquito pools near two Frisco neighborhoods test positive for West Nile virus

City officials said they would be increasing surveillance efforts and using larvicide as necessary where stagnant water or larvae are observed.

The shareable culinary kitchen concept will be available to rent by the hour to chefs and caterers for preparation, demonstrations and baking. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Culinary concept Cibo Kitchens to open in Frisco this winter

To be located in the Rail District, the shareable culinary kitchen concept will be available to rent by the hour to chefs and caterers.

A new drive-thru COVID-19 testing site will operate in Frisco on Sept. 20, Sept. 27 and Oct. 4. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Neighborhood Medical Center to offer free drive-thru COVID-19 testing in Frisco

A new option for free, drive-thru COVID-19 testing will be available over the next few Sundays in Frisco.

Amaretto Cake is among the cakes, cupcakes and cookies that Rum Cakes Factory sells. (Courtesy Rum Cakes Factory)
Rum Cakes Factory opens in Plano and more DFW news

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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)
Frisco Animal Services issues alert after bat tests positive for rabies

Frisco Animal Services issued a local alert Sept. 18 after a bat found in the Tuscany Meadows neighborhood tested positive for rabies.

The restaurant will focus on tacos and cocktails. (Courtesy Chido Taco Lounge)
Chido Taco Lounge to serve Frisco in 2021

To be located at The Shops at Starwood, the hybrid of a fast casual and full service restaurant will focus on tacos and cocktails and also offer desserts.

Dr. Sam Rolon is a physician for Baylor St. Luke's Medical Group Creekside Family Medicine in The Woodlands. (Courtesy St. Luke's Health)
Q&A: St. Luke's physician shares advice on flu season, vaccine and prevention

The influenza vaccine is recommended for nearly all patients of all ages ahead of this year's flu season, Dr. Sam Rolon said.