5 businesses featured in Grapevine, Colleyville, Southlake in 2020

Twisted Clay Studio has hundreds of pounds of clay stockpiled and a massive electric kiln. (Courtesy Twisted Clay Studio; Ellen Jackson/Community Impact Newspaper)
Twisted Clay Studio has hundreds of pounds of clay stockpiled and a massive electric kiln. (Courtesy Twisted Clay Studio; Ellen Jackson/Community Impact Newspaper)

Twisted Clay Studio has hundreds of pounds of clay stockpiled and a massive electric kiln. (Courtesy Twisted Clay Studio; Ellen Jackson/Community Impact Newspaper)

Each month, Community Impact Newspaper looks for an opportunity to feature local businesses in the Grapevine, Colleyville and Southlake areas. The following businesses were featured, among others, in 2020.

Play with clay using this Grapevine business's take-home craft kits

As the owner of a recently opened ceramic studio, Ruthie Schulz decided she would not wait out the shelter-in-place orders to continue teaching.

Third-generation owners share history of the Sunflower Shoppe in Colleyville

To the local communities in Tarrant County, Bettye Bradford is the original owner and founder of Sunflower Shoppe, a Colleyville-based wellness store. But to her grandkids, she is just “Nanny.”



The Hook fitness studio in Grapevine aims to help women find their strength

Before starting her business, Madeline Ricci said she wanted to uplift women to be their best selves in a place that has not always made them feel welcomed: the gym.

Southlake business owner offers free virtual yoga classes

When Allison Fullmer began operating a yoga studio out of her garage five years ago, it was to help her get through a time of change and pain.

Studio Art House offers online lessons, in-person courses in Southlake

Since taking over Studio Art House in 2012, Anita and Marty Robbins have aimed to make it a place where people can connect through art, they said.







MOST RECENT

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Carroll ISD staff to receive one-time supplemental pay before end of year

Carroll ISD trustees are moving forward with an hourly-based one-time supplemental payment to address staff retention.

Bill Curci is a chief operating partner for Shuck Me, a seafood restaurant in Southlake. (Bailey Lewis/Community Impact Newspaper)
Despite unique name, Southlake seafood restaurant Shuck Me is fishing- and family-centric

Chief operating partner Bill Curci said what sets Shuck Me apart from other seafood restaurants is its authenticity.

US Attorney General Merrick Garland and US Associate Attorney General Vanita Gupta announced the lawsuit against Texas on Dec. 6. (Screenshot courtesy of Department of Justice)
U.S. Dept. of Justice lawsuit alleges Texas' redistricting maps discriminate against voters of color

The suit alleges that the Texas Legislature redrew the maps to reduce voters of colors' influence on elections.

The 6.5-mile project will be an important connection for the pedestrian, bicycle and transit networks, according to city officials. (Courtesy Austin Public Works)
CI TEXAS ROUNDUP: City of Austin begins design of urban trail on abandoned rail corridor; 12 things to do in and around New Braunfels this holiday season and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas in Texas as of Dec. 6.

Waguih Guirguis, owner of Luxor Custom Jewelers in Colleyville, moved to the United States in 1989 from Egypt. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)
Luxor Custom Jewelers owner brings generational tradition to Colleyville

Luxor Custom Jewelry currently has seven full-time employees dedicated to creating custom pieces as well as repairing jewelry in Colleyville.

Fury Athletix is located inside the Airstream in Southlake's District 114 plaza. (Courtesy Fury Athletix)
Athletic headwear company Fury Athletix now open in Southlake's District 114 plaza

Fury Athletix offers specialized athletic headwear that combines performance and style.

Honest Frisco opened in November at 1640 FM 423, Ste. 200. (Matt Payne/Community Impact Newspaper)
Indian vegetarian restaurant Honest Frisco opens near India Bazaar; Lewisville ISD board names an interim superintendent and more top DFW news

Read the most popular business and community news from the past week from the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Consuelo Mendez Middle School has consistently received poor ratings from the Texas Education Agency. (Community Impact Newspaper)
CI TEXAS ROUNDUP: State could take over AISD school board if poorly-rated campus does not improve; new furniture store to open in McKinney and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas in Texas as of Dec. 3.

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New lanes now open on Sam Rayburn Tollway as expansion project wraps up

The $200 million Sam Rayburn Tollway expansion project, which added one additional lane in each direction, has been completed.

Buff City Soap is now open in Southlake. (courtesy Buff City Soap)
5 businesses that opened in Grapevine, Colleyville and Southlake in November

Read about five new local businesses that opened in November.

The school board will consider whether to call a special election to fill the vacancy or make an appointment. (Zara Flores/Community Impact Newspaper)
CI TEXAS ROUNDUP: Hays CISD to hold special meeting on resignation of board member; Montgomery approves plan for downtown and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas in Texas as of Dec. 2.

Southlake water tower
Southlake's Mobility Master Plan amendments to address sidewalks over the next few years

Southlake residents are invited to share their feedback on the city's proposed changes to the Mobility Master Plan.