2019 in review: 11 featured businesses in Grapevine, Colleyville and Southlake

Christine and Frank Goeyvaerts moved with sons Jacob (left) and Frankie (right) from California to start Bridget's Pet Resort in Texas. (Renee Yan/Community Impact Newspaper)
Christine and Frank Goeyvaerts moved with sons Jacob (left) and Frankie (right) from California to start Bridget's Pet Resort in Texas. (Renee Yan/Community Impact Newspaper)

Christine and Frank Goeyvaerts moved with sons Jacob (left) and Frankie (right) from California to start Bridget's Pet Resort in Texas. (Renee Yan/Community Impact Newspaper)

Every month, Community Impact Newspaper introduces readers to local business owners, showcasing the people and services that are homegrown in Grapevine, Colleyville and Southlake. We featured 11 businesses this year. Which have you been to?

Click the links below for the full story.

February


Grapevine's Dr. Sue's Chocolate shop offers healthier treats with focus on giving back

The company offers chocolates and sweets with only natural ingredients and sells specialty products for which the proceeds benefit nonprofits.

March


Southlake's FlyKids Yoga business owner fostering health, wellness in children

Games, song and dance are incorporated into younger children’s classes, and students are encouraged to use their imaginations to go on pretend adventures. (Note: This business closed in June.)

April


Bridget’s Pet Resort in Colleyville offering a place for dogs while helping people

The 6,000-square-foot facility offers day care and boarding services for dogs and includes yard space, play time, food, baths and even television for its four-legged clientele.

May


The Creative Pantry in Grapevine owner inspires people to unlock their creative sides


Customers can visit The Creative Pantry website to browse and select items from its menu of DIY projects.

June


Husband-and-wife team of Kendall Acupuncture and Chiropractic in Southlake helping their patients find healing and harmony

Many patients typically visit the Kendalls to seek pain relief, but Jud said his approach is to look beyond the initial discomfort for an underlying cause.

July


Hart Pool & Spa in Colleyville helping families with backyard water features

Hart Pool & Spa also offers pool materials and equipment, hot tubs, grills and repair services to homeowners.

August


Off the Vine wine shop marks 25 years in Grapevine; owner shares her story

Customers will find handwritten notes throughout the shop for each wine, detailing flavor profiles and other descriptive notes.

September


Resident on mission to keep The Ice Cream Place in Southlake alive

The shop has 32 flavors from which to choose. Frolov’s daily scoop ranged from the Garbage Can—ice cream mixed with candy bars—to the multicolored, vanilla-flavored Superman.

October


Girligirl Boutique in Colleyville providing striking looks for last 15 years

The boutique carries designer brands, such as Catherine Page, Lauren Moshi and Show Me Your Mumu.

November


Main Street Jewelry shop owner perseveres, spreads joy with jewelry in Grapevine

In addition to custom jewelry, the shop also offers consignments, estate and vintage jewelry, watches, repairs and appraisal services.

December


ProCore Fitness in Southlake brings long-term results to the workout scene

ProCore offers a variety of nutrition and workout options. Exercises can take place with a personal trainer or in small groups of eight or less.

Editor's note: This article has been updated to include the correct link and information for the March feature.
By Miranda Jaimes
Miranda has been in the North Texas area since she graduated from Oklahoma Christian University in 2014. She reported and did design for a daily newspaper in Grayson County before she transitioned to a managing editor role for three weekly newspapers in Collin County. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2017 covering Tarrant County news, and is now back in Collin County as the editor of the McKinney edition.


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