Grapevine Golf Course to add clubhouse, RoughRiders to play sans fans: News from DFW

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Grapevine Golf Course to add new, 9,200-square-foot clubhouse

Grapevine City Council has cleared plans for a new, 9,200-square-foot clubhouse at the Grapevine Golf Course.


McKinney Community Center renamed to the Recreation Center at Towne Lake

The McKinney Community Center has been renamed to the Recreation Center at Towne Lake.

McKinney City Council approved the center's new name during its July 22 council meeting, after Director of Parks and Recreation Michael Kowski provided an update on parks projects.

Uncork'd in McKinney thrives despite ongoing coronavirus challenges

The COVID-19 crisis has been enough to throw any local restaurant for a loop, but a little bit of New York tenacity as well as Texas inspiration have allowed Uncork’d Bar & Grill to remain a McKinney favorite through leaner times.


Frisco RoughRiders to play remaining home games without fans

The Frisco RoughRiders’ remaining home games of the 2020 Texas Collegiate League season will be closed to the public, President and General Manager Andy Milovich said.


Men's designer clothing resale store Protocol aiming for fall opening date in Plano

Protocol is expected to open an upscale men’s resale store in the fall, possibly as early as late August, at 6405 W. Parker Road, Ste. 320, Plano. The family-owned store will feature men’s designer clothing at resale prices.

Anna Kaiser Technique opens its first Texas fitness studio on Preston Road in Plano

Anna Kaiser Technique opened a fitness studio July 16 at 1900 Preston Road, Ste. 219, Plano. The New York City-based company specializes in dance-based cardio exercise and personal training.

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District Barbershop celebrates 1-year anniversary in Northeast Fort Worth

Traditional men's haircut option District Barbershop celebrated a one-year anniversary at its Alliance location May 7.


The Soccer Box now offering lessons and clinics in Richardson

The Soccer Box Dallas opened June 1 at 1600 Plano Road, Ste. 1500, Richardson. The sports facility offers private and small group lessons for youths as well as clinics and field rentals.

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Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream coming soon to Flower Mound

Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream expects to open in late August, pending permitting, at 2717 Cross Timbers Road, Ste. 500B, Flower Mound. The Ohio-based company will feature ice cream made fresh on-site daily.

William C. Wadsack, Gavin Pugh, Daniel Houston, Ian Pribanic, Makenzie Plusnick and Miranda Jaimes contributed to this report.


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

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

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.

On Sept. 17, the counties reported a combined total of 2,502 active COVID-19 cases: 1,539 in Denton County and 963 in Collin County. (Community Impact staff)
Tracking COVID-19: Collin, Denton counties report over 2,500 active cases combined

On Sept. 17, the counties reported a combined total of 2,502 active COVID-19 cases: 1,539 in Denton County and 963 in Collin County.

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TEA launches statewide COVID-19 dashboard for public schools

The Texas Education Agency, in collaboration with the Texas Department of State Health Services, has launched its latest COVID-19 dashboard for positive cases in Texas public schools.

Makers Gym will offer coworking amenities and studios for film, photography, music, podcasting and editing. (Rendering courtesy Makers Gym)
Makers Gym to open in October in Frisco's Rail District

The business was expected to open in the spring but experienced delays due to COVID-19-related construction issues.

Gov. Greg Abbott said Sept. 17 that data from Texas' 22 hospital regions will dictate when certain businesses can reopen at 75% capacity. (Screenshot of Sept. 17 press conference)
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott: Retail stores, restaurants, office buildings, gyms can reopen at 75% capacity as early as Sept. 21

Nursing home and long-term care facilities will also be allowed to reopen for visitation as early as Sept. 24.

The $6.9 million sales tax allocation Frisco received in September was a nearly 9% decrease compared to the same month a year ago. (Community Impact staff)
DATA: Frisco's latest monthly sales tax revenues down nearly 9% year-over-year

The $6.9 million sales tax allocation for Frisco was based generally on purchases in July, the Texas comptroller’s office reported Sept. 10.

The upcoming Starbucks location will open along US 380 in Frisco. (Courtesy Starbucks)
New coffee shops in Frisco, Plano plus more popular DFW news

Read popular news from this week from the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

The agreement between Frisco Economic Development Corp. and Social Finance Inc. was unanimously approved at the EDC’s Sept. 16 meeting. (Elizabeth Ucles/Community Impact Newspaper)
Social Finance Inc. to establish regional HQ in Frisco

Personal finance company Social Finance Inc. will establish a headquarters in Frisco following an approved performance agreement with the Frisco Economic Development Corp.