Rum Cakes Factory opens in Plano and more DFW news

Amaretto Cake is among the cakes, cupcakes and cookies that Rum Cakes Factory sells. (Courtesy Rum Cakes Factory)
Amaretto Cake is among the cakes, cupcakes and cookies that Rum Cakes Factory sells. (Courtesy Rum Cakes Factory)

Amaretto Cake is among the cakes, cupcakes and cookies that Rum Cakes Factory sells. (Courtesy Rum Cakes Factory)

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Plano

Rum Cakes Factory brings baked goods to Plano

Rum Cakes Factory opened Aug. 21 at 6101 Windhaven Parkway, Ste. 140, Plano. The bakery sells cakes and cupcakes in flavors such as Amaretto, Grand Marnier and Coconut Rum. Other desserts and cookies, such as "rum balls" and Choconutella Chip Cookies make appearances on the menu.

Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth



Tiff's Treats coming soon to north Fort Worth

Popular cookie-delivery service Tiff’s Treats will open a storefront in north Fort Worth off of I-35W in October, according to staff.

Lewisville-Flower Mound-Highland Village

'No health hazard': Lewisville water could taste odd through mid-October but remains safe to drink, city says

Drinking water in Lewisville may acquire an odd taste but should be safe to consume over the next few weeks, the city said.

Wellmind Coffee Co. hits 1-year anniversary mark in Highland Village

Wellmind Coffee Co. hit its one-year anniversary mark Sept. 3 at 2300 Highland Village Road, Bldg. 9, Highland Village. The shop serves handcrafted coffee and espresso drinks, fresh pressed lemonade and more.

Frisco

Chido Taco Lounge to serve Frisco in 2021

Chido Taco Lounge will open in February at 6959 Lebanon Road, Ste. 123, Frisco. To be located at The Shops at Starwood, the hybrid of a fast-casual and full-service restaurant will focus on tacos and cocktails and also offer desserts.

Makers Gym to open in October in Frisco's Rail District

Makers Gym will open in October at 7511 Main St. Ste. 200, Frisco. Set to be located at The Patios at The Rail, Makers Gym will offer coworking amenities and studios for film, photography, music, podcasting and editing.

Social Finance Inc. to establish regional HQ in Frisco

Personal finance company Social Finance Inc. will establish a regional headquarters in Frisco following an approved performance agreement with the Frisco Economic Development Corp.

McKinney

Allay Spine and Pain Management now open on Lake Forest Drive in McKinney

Allay Spine and Pain Management opened in June at 3725 S. Lake Forest Drive, Ste. 114. McKinney. The business is headed by Dr. Douglas Maxey and offers a variety of therapies, such as spinal cord stimulation, to manage or eliminate various conditions, such as back pain, joint pain, neck pain, sciatica, arthritis and complex regional pain syndrome.

Liesbeth Powers, Daniel Houston, Elizabeth Ucles, Ian Pribanic and Miranda Jaimes contributed to this report.



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