Halal Guys restaurant to open in Southlake and more DFW-area news

(Courtesy The Halal Guys)
(Courtesy The Halal Guys)

(Courtesy The Halal Guys)

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Grapevine-Colleyville-Southlake

The Halal Guys schedules grand opening in Southlake

The Halal Guys’ Southlake location will have its grand opening Sept. 14 at 3000 E. Southlake Blvd., Southlake. The international restaurant chain offers gyro sandwiches, platters and falafels.

McKinney



The Guava Tree food truck to open permanent location in McKinney

Cuban American “truckstaurant” The Guava Tree is readying to open a new brick-and-mortar location at 104 S. Chestnut St., McKinney. Owners and operators Onel and Pam Perez said The Guava Tree Cuban Cafe and Cantina is expected to open by Oct. 1, with the food truck remaining operational for catering events.

Frisco

Frisco’s annual 9/11 Remembrance Service to be virtual this year

This year’s 9/11 Remembrance Service in Frisco will be held virtually because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Frisco P&Z approves zoning amendments for indoor gun ranges

Indoor gun ranges in Frisco could be expanded into other zoning districts following approval of zoning ordinance amendments by the Frisco Planning & Zoning Commission.

Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth

Keller Premier Eye Care now open on Main Street

A Keller Premier Eye Care location opened June 22 at 900 S. Main St., Ste. 351, Keller.

Keller Premier Eye Care offers comprehensive vision care services, such as eye exams and eye disease and dry-eye treatments. The business also offers a variety of contact lenses and glasses frames.

Miranda Jaimes, William C. Wadsack, Elizabeth Ucles, Gavin Pugh and Ian Pribanic contributed to this report.



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