Monarch View Park in Frisco to help butterflies and more top DFW-area news

Around 300 million monarchs migrate twice a year through North America. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Around 300 million monarchs migrate twice a year through North America. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Around 300 million monarchs migrate twice a year through North America. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Read popular news on Community Impact Newspaper's website from the past week from the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Frisco

New Frisco park to aid monarch migration


A new park in Frisco could play a role in the preservation of the monarch butterfly population and its biannual migration across North America.

Lewisville-Flower Mound-Highland Village



City of Lewisville opens Thrive recreational facility

The city of Lewisville opened its large new recreation center Oct. 3 at 1950 S. Valley Parkway, Lewisville. The 87,000-square-foot facility includes a gym and fitness area, indoor walking track and children’s play equipment. The facility also includes various water features such as a lazy river, a lap pool and a leisure pool.

Flower Mound woman leads tours of the paranormal in Old Town Lewisville

Throughout Old Town Lewisville, some of the city’s oldest buildings now house theater groups, coffee shops and other small businesses.

But in these time-tested places, Cindy Ross said, she sees more than the average person—and for the last seven years, she has asked others to explore them with her.

“When you have a lot of history, you have the paranormal,” Ross said.

McKinney

FIRST LOOK: CT Provisions brings ‘melting pot’ menu to McKinney

From its menu to wood-top tables, everything about downtown McKinney’s newest restaurant CT Provisions Cocktail Parlor & Kitchen is handcrafted.

Richardson

Street food restaurant Adda coming soon to Richardson

Adda expects to open in November in the Richardson Restaurant Park development, located at 744 S. Central Expressway, Richardson. The eatery will serve Indian and Pakistani street food with global influences, according to restaurant park developer Kirk Hermansen.

Daniel Houston, Elizabeth Ucles, Miranda Jaimes and Olivia Lueckemeyer contributed to this report.



MOST RECENT

girl looking at laptop screen
Frisco ISD extends temporary online learning option for students through sixth grade

District staff will re-evaluate and extend the program as necessary until a COVID-19 vaccine is available for children under age 12.

hands painted with smiley faces
Lake's Little Scholars Montessori set to open Frisco location

The school is currently hiring teachers for its toddler and primary programs.

The new H-E-B store is located on Ronald Reagan Boulevard in north Leander. (Taylor Girtman/Community Impact Newspaper)
CI NATION ROUNDUP: New H-E-B in Leander opening soon; Texas Supreme Court grants rehearing for high-speed rail eminent domain case and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Oct. 18.

two beekeepers opening a hive
‘Chill’ bees make a home in Frisco’s Hall Park

By the end of the year, Hall Park will have honey, candles and lip balm due to its new tenants.

garden box
Reservations open for boxes at The Harvest at Frisco Commons, a new community garden

The Harvest at Frisco Commons offers residents and volunteers a space for produce and public education.

The amended version of the planned development unit will now go to the Austin Planning Commission for review. (Rendering courtesy Austin Environmental Commission)
CI NATION ROUNDUP: Austin commission OKs development plan near Lady Bird Lake; shopping center coming to Porter and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Oct. 15.

A rendering of a flexible space inside Panther Creek High School, which includes learning stairs and a collaboration board. The school's attendance zones are drawn to pull from Lone Star and Memorial high schools. (Courtesy Corgan)
Frisco ISD proposes attendance zone modifications; rental community coming to McKinney and more top area news

Read the top business and community news from the past week from the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

KinderCare teachers take a "whole-child" approach to early childhood development, according to the company website. They seek to nurture children academically, socially, emotionally and physically. (Courtesy KinderCare)
KinderCare to open location off Legacy Drive in Frisco

The child care center will have space for about 165 children, serving kids from ages 6 weeks to 12 years.

The Smoking Joint is now open under the umbrella of Click Click Chew virtual food hall in Cypress. (Courtesy Kirsten Gilliam)
CI NATION ROUNDUP: More restaurant, retail space could be coming to north Frisco development; Locatelli’s owners launch virtual food hall in Cypress, and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Oct. 14.

Handel's Homemade Ice Cream offers more than 40 freshly made flavors each day. (Courtesy Handel's Homemade Ice Cream)
Ice cream shop now serving Highland Village; crepery and cafe opens in McKinney and more DFW-area news

Read the latest business and community news from the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Frisco’s City Council, the Planning and Zoning Commission and the Economic Development Corp. attended the work session, where six partnering architectural firms pitched plans for the massive development plan currently owned by the Wilks family. (Matt Payne/Community Impact Newspaper)
The Oxbow at Frisco pitched to city leaders, would coincide with Parvin Creek greenspace, booming northern region

The Oxbow at Frisco, pitched as “a new Texas landmark urban prairie,” is a 218-acre project that would be located on the southwest corner of the Dallas North Tollway and US Highway 380.