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


Starbucks near White Chapel Boulevard in Southlake permanently closes after 2 decades

After serving the Southlake community for 20 years, a Starbucks located at 100 W. Southlake Blvd., Ste. 80, Southlake, permanently closed March 20. The Seattle-based chain is known for its coffee and flavored drinks.


Two 12-story office towers proposed along Dallas North Tollway in Frisco

Two new 12-story office towers are proposed for the southeast corner of the Dallas North Tollway and Warren Parkway, according to commercial real estate company Cawley Partners.


Black Friday Discount Store offering weekly deals in Richardson

Black Friday Discount Store opened in December at 1750 E. Belt Line Road, Richardson. The store offers a new assortment of merchandise each week with prices dropping daily from Fridays to Wednesdays as items are purchased.


The Exercise Coach to bring smart gym concept to McKinney

The Exercise Coach is expected to open April 6 at 1890 N. Stonebridge Drive, Ste. 330, McKinney. The fitness studio will use technology and scientific training methods to offer personalized workouts in 20 minutes to help clients reach their fitness goals.

Jersey Mike’s sets opening date for Hub 121 location

Sandwich chain Jersey Mike’s is set to open March 24 at 6720 Alma Road in McKinney’s Hub 121. Jersey Mike’s offers fresh-sliced and fresh-grilled subs on freshly baked bread along with vegetables, such as onions, lettuce and tomatoes.

Sandra Sadek, Miranda Jaimes, Valerie Wigglesworth and William C. Wadsack contributed to this report.