Coworking space opens in Southlake and more DFW news

WorkSuites announced its opening Sept. 8. (Courtesy WorkSuites)
WorkSuites announced its opening Sept. 8. (Courtesy WorkSuites)

WorkSuites announced its opening Sept. 8. (Courtesy WorkSuites)

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WorkSuites Southlake opens coworking space in Southlake

WorkSuites announced its opening Sept. 8 for its Southlake Town Square location at 1560 E. Southlake Blvd., Southlake. The two-floor coworking company occupies 19,000 square feet. It includes private offices, executive suites, virtual offices and more.


Gallery: Plano ISD students return to campuses after a seven-month hiatus

Cars lined up at Weatherford Elementary School on Sept. 9 to drop students off for their first day of in-person school. For many, this was the first time they had set foot on campus since Plano ISD shut down school in March.

Plano-based JCPenney expected to sell to Simon and Brookfield for $1.75B

JCPenney is expected to enter into a $1.75 billion sale agreement with commercial real estate companies Simon Property Group and Brookfield Property Partners.

Sweet Home Bath + Body opens new Plano storefront

Sweet Home Bath + Body opened at its new storefront Aug. 15 at 1610 J Ave., Plano. The store, which was previously located at 1035 E. 15 St., Plano, sells handmade body care and home products such as soaps, bath bombs, candles and wax melts.


Verona Villa in Frisco, Front Burner Experiences team up to open new venue in Fairview

Four years after opening Verona Villa in Frisco, owner Jason Young plans to expand his event venue offerings in Fairview with a new brand called Alora.

William C. Wadsack, Gavin Pugh, Mackenzie Plusnick


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Dove Road Country Store to undergo renovation in Grapevine

Dove Road Country Store received Grapevine City Council approval Aug. 18 to renovate its location at 1414 N. Dove Road, Grapevine.

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.

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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.

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.

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DATA: See local sales tax collection data in Grapevine, Colleyville, Southlake

The toll of the coronavirus pandemic on September sales tax collections had varying results in Grapevine, Colleyville and Southlake.

Hot Crab is now serving seafood dishes in Richardson. (Courtesy Hot Crab)
Seafood eatery Hot Crab opens in Richardson and more DFW news

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Almost Home Animal Rescue's Heather Weeks, left, and Amy Desler pick up North Texas Giving Day yard signs. (Courtesy Kim Leeson/Communities Foundation of Texas)
North Texas Giving Day to aid more than 3,300 nonprofits

The 18-hour online event organized by Communities Foundation of Texas allows people to support local nonprofits and causes.

One in five children and adults have a learning disability, according to statistics from the National Center for Learning Disabilities. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Q&A: National Center for Learning Disabilities expert discusses challenges of special education, remote learning during pandemic

The NCLD's director of policy and advocacy spoke about the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on special education students and their development in and out of the classroom.

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Carroll ISD's new interim superintendent hails from a large North Texas school district

Carroll ISD announced Sept. 15 it had named an interim superintendent amid its search to find a permanent hire to replace retiring Superintendent David Faltys.

Dutch Bros. Coffee plans to open a Plano location next summer. (Courtesy Dutch Bros. Coffee)
Dutch Bros. Coffee coming to Plano and more DFW news

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Shanna and Luis Argote signed the Southlake Safe pledge for the restaurant, Cool Greens. (Gavin Pugh/Community Impact Newspaper)
Southlake businesses open, get aid from chamber and city

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The Korean cafe serves a variety of fried hot dogs, desserts and snacks. (Courtesy Frank Seoul)
Frisco fried food cafe Frank Seoul opens and more DFW-area news

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