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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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.

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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.

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'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.


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.


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.


Tens of thousands of people were vaccinated at Denton County’s vaccine drive-thru clinic in February at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth. (Courtesy Texas Motor Speedway)
Tracking COVID-19: Hospitalizations have dipped by half in Denton County since start of January

Hospitalizations from the coronavirus have continued to fall in Denton County as health officials work to inoculate more than 100,000 at-risk people who are still waiting their turn for a vaccine appointment.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced March 2 that mask mandates and business capacity restrictions will be lifted in Texas. (Courtesy Office of the Texas Governor)
Gov. Greg Abbott lifts statewide mask mandate, business restrictions in Texas

With vaccine distribution increasing, Gov. Greg Abbott said "people and businesses don't need the state telling them how to operate." Some local officials are pushing back, saying the relaxed restrictions are coming too early.

The city of Roanoke and city of Fort Worth have approved a mutual-aid agreement between both cities' respective fire departments. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Fort Worth, Roanoke approve mutual-aid agreement for fire services

The city of Roanoke and city of Fort Worth have approved a mutual-aid agreement between both cities' respective fire departments.

A rendering of the Champions Circle development
Champions Circle industrial development coming to north Fort Worth

Construction is expected to wrap up on the development in late 2021.

Scooter's Coffee is now open at 1451 E. Buckingham Road in Richardson. (William C. Wadsack/Community Impact Newspaper)
Scooter's Coffee opens in Richardson; Hawaiian Bros restaurant coming to Fort Worth and more DFW-area news

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Hawaiian Bros to begin Texas expansion with north Fort Worth location

Hawaiian Bros is expected to open multiple stores in the Dallas-Fort Worth area in 2021.

The latest road construction project in downtown Roanoke includes reconstruction of both Rusk Street and Austin Street and the alleyway between the two roadways. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Road closure begins March 1 in downtown Roanoke

The city of Roanoke announced new construction projects in the downtown area will begin March 1.

The proposed development would have included multifamily apartments, single-family townhomes and cottages, and office space. (Courtesy city of Fort Worth)
City Council denies zoning change for multifamily development in north Fort Worth

The proposed development, located in the 9200-9400 block of Tehama Ridge Parkway, included 340 multifamily apartment units along with roughly 40 single-family townhomes and cottages.

Harvest Hall officially opened Feb. 6 in Grapevine as part of the Grapevine Main development. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)
Harvest Hall now open in Grapevine, new dining options in Fort Worth and more DFW news from February

Here are some of the top stories from the past month from the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex.

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PPG Health set to open new Fort Worth location in the Alliance area

The company has several other clinics throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

A Johnson Road repaving project will begin the week of March 1. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
City of Keller, Tarrant County to begin repaving work on Johnson Road

The project, which begins east of Rhonda Road, is unrelated to a larger reconstruction project planned for a portion of Johnson Road west of Rhonda.

At its peak of power loss, the city had roughly 50,000 homes with interrupted power, many of which had prolonged outages, Plano City Manager Mark Israelson said. (Liesbeth Powers/Community Impact Newspaper)
Plano faces long-term impacts from storm; Collin County vaccine hubs resume service and more DFW-area news

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