2 Guy Fieri's Flavortown Kitchens open in Southlake; Frisco ISD announces mascot for new school and more top DFW-area news

Two Guy Fieri's Flavortown Kitchens opened in Southlake. (Courtesy of Guy Fieri's Flavortown Kitchen)
Two Guy Fieri's Flavortown Kitchens opened in Southlake. (Courtesy of Guy Fieri's Flavortown Kitchen)

Two Guy Fieri's Flavortown Kitchens opened in Southlake. (Courtesy of Guy Fieri's Flavortown Kitchen)

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Chef Guy Fieri opens two delivery-only locations in Southlake

Two Guy Fieri’s Flavortown Kitchen locations had a soft opening in mid-February in Southlake. The first location is at 2701 E. SH 114, Southlake, and the second location is at 1431 Plaza Place, Southlake. The delivery-only restaurant offers Fieri's signature dishes, including Bourbon Brown Sugar BBQ Wings and a Mac N Cheese Burger. Customers can place orders online.

Two new luxury car brands coming to Grapevine in early 2022

Two new automotive brands will be coming to Grapevine in early 2022 following City Council’s approval March 16 for an amended site plan to a 30,000-square-foot Volkswagen automobile dealership currently proposed at 2351 William D. Tate Ave., Ste. 100, Grapevine.


McKinney adds 133 acres to city with dual annexations

McKinney City Council voted unanimously March 16 to approve two annexations that will add a combined 133 acres to the city.


Frisco ISD announces mascot for upcoming Emerson High School

After months of anticipation, Frisco ISD announced the mascot of its upcoming high school on social media at 4 p.m. March 15.

Berlin Cafe rebrands as Dos Amigos in Frisco

After two years of operations, the owners of The Berlin Cafe changed gears in the winter and reopened March 11 as Dos Amigos Cantina at 2552 Stonebrook Parkway, Ste. 300, Frisco. Dos Amigos prepares all dishes and drinks using fresh ingredients. The cantina offers queso, guacamole, quesadillas, fajitas, margaritas and other Tex-Mex delights.

Sandra Sadek, Miranda Jaimes and Francesca D’Annunzio contributed to this report.


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Agencies seeking comment to improve North Texas biking trails

The Texas Department of Transportation and the North Central Texas Council of Governments are seeking public feedback to improve biking options throughout the Dallas and Fort Worth areas.

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Busy DFW Connector attracts car dealerships to Grapevine

“The past performance of a lot of those dealerships has attracted other dealerships,” said Greg Jordan, Grapevine chief financial officer.

Trophy Blooms specializes in floral designs and event planning. (Courtesy of Trophy Blooms)
Floral design boutique Trophy Blooms relocates to Southlake Town Square

Trophy Blooms will relocate from Trophy Club to Southlake and open May 22.

New Grapevine animal shelter triples footprint, increases services

When Grapevine’s new animal shelter opened in April, it was the culmination of years of planning and construction with funding approved by voters in the 2017 bond election.

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Restaurateur honors mother's legacy of recipes at My Lan Vietnamese Kitchen in Colleyville

"All of our recipes are my mom’s,” restaurateur My Lan Trinh said.

McKinney Mayor George Fuller has been re-elected for another term. (William C. Wadsack/Community Impact Newspaper)
Local election results, a trash pickup rate increase in McKinney and more top news from the Dallas-Forth Worth area

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Main Street Beauty Boutique: Goal is for customers of Grapevine salon to 'leave feeling fabulous'

“I just wanted a salon that is all fun, guaranteed happiness, a feel-good place,” owner Emily Sowa said.

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Grapevine-Colleyville ISD makes masks, close-contact quarantine optional starting June 1

The board of trustees voted May 6 to approve recommendations made by district staff.

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Outgoing Southlake Mayor Laura Hill reflects on City Council service, says she is hopeful for future

Mayor Laura Hill is leaving office May 11 after more than a decade of public service to the city of Southlake.

Walk-On's is opening in McKinney in 2022. (Courtesy Walk-Ons Sports Bistreaux & Bar)
Co-owner Dak Prescott to launch eatery in McKinney; Goody Goody Liquor coming to Keller and more DFW-area news

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Parts of the Grapevine Station North development are now open. (Courtesy Westwood Real Estate Development)
Texas Best Smokehouse, Texaco C Store and car wash now open at Grapevine Station North

A travel center, grocery store and car wash are now open as part of Grapevine Station North along Northwest Highway.