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

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Grapevine-Colleyville-Southlake

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



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

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.

Plano

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.

Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth

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.

Richardson

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.

Lewisville-Flower Mound-Highland Village

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.



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Medical City Frisco breaks ground on new patient tower

Work has officially begun on a new patient tower at Medical City Frisco.

Harvest Hall officially opened Feb. 6 in Grapevine as part of the Grapevine Main development. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)
Harvest Hall now open in Grapevine, new dining options in Fort Worth and more DFW news from February

Here are some of the top stories from the past month from the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex.

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Collin County Judge Chris Hill rescinds COVID-19 disaster declaration

Collin County’s declaration of local disaster in response to COVID-19 was rescinded Feb. 26 by Judge Chris Hill.

At its peak of power loss, the city had roughly 50,000 homes with interrupted power, many of which had prolonged outages, Plano City Manager Mark Israelson said. (Liesbeth Powers/Community Impact Newspaper)
Plano faces long-term impacts from storm; Collin County vaccine hubs resume service and more DFW-area news

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

Snow covers I-45 in Houston during a winter storm that hit Texas the night of Feb. 14. (Shawn Arrajj/Community Impact Newspaper)
Legislators probe energy officials over power failures, lack of preparation heading into winter storm

The Texas Legislature held hearings Feb. 25 with energy companies including Oncor Electric Delivery and the Electric Reliability Council of Texas in response to last week’s historic winter storm, which left millions of Texans without electricity for days.

Justice permanently closed its Frisco location inside Stonebriar Centre in December. (File photo)
Justice clothing store permanently closes Stonebriar Centre location

Justice, a clothing and accessories store that offered merchandise for young girls and tweens, permanently closed its location at 2601 Preston Road, Ste. 1240, Frisco, in December.

IHOP is expected to open early this summer at the intersection of FM 423 and US 380. (Courtesy IHOP)
IHOP coming to northwest Frisco this summer

IHOP will open a new location early this summer at 1375 US 380, Frisco.

The North Texas Municipal Water District has lifted its request for its member cities to reduce water use. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Collin County water supplier lifts water conservation request

With water demands returning to normal levels, the North Texas Municipal Water District has lifted its request to reduce nonessential water use within its service area, which includes the cities of Frisco, McKinney, Plano and Richardson.

The coffee and wine bar offers signature drinks, such as the Honey Bear Latte, made with honey and cinnamon, as well as food options, such as breakfast tacos, charcuterie boards, baked goods and snack boxes. (Courtesy Golden Boy Coffee Co.)
Golden Boy Coffee Co. opens in Plano; Black Rock Coffee Bar coming to Southlake and more DFW-area news

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

As many as 31 stores across nine states will be shuttered as Fry's Electronics shuts down due to market changes and the pandemic. (Courtesy Qygen, Wikimedia Commons)
Fry's Electronics calls it quits after nearly 36 years in business

As many as 31 stores across nine states will be shuttered as Fry's Electronics shuts down due to market changes and the pandemic.

A lone runner jogs on a snow-covered road in Austin. Transportation projects across the city were briefly paused due to Winter Storm Uri. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)
ERCOT: Texas power system was less than 5 minutes from collapse during winter storm

ERCOT's CEO offered details into what led to the massive blackouts that left millions of Texans in the cold last week.

House Sprucing Design & Decor will open in west Frisco in mid-March. (Courtesy House Sprucing Design & Decor)
House Sprucing Design & Decor coming to Frisco

House Sprucing Design & Decor, a North Texas-based interior design company, is set to open in Frisco.