Living Spaces opens in Fort Worth and more DFW-area news

Home furnishings retailer Living Spaces has opened a store in Fort Worth and will offer a variety of designer collections, including Magnolia Home by Joanna Gaines. (Courtesy Living Spaces)
Home furnishings retailer Living Spaces has opened a store in Fort Worth and will offer a variety of designer collections, including Magnolia Home by Joanna Gaines. (Courtesy Living Spaces)

Home furnishings retailer Living Spaces has opened a store in Fort Worth and will offer a variety of designer collections, including Magnolia Home by Joanna Gaines. (Courtesy Living Spaces)

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Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth

Home furnishings retailer Living Spaces now open in north Fort Worth

Home furnishings retailer Living Spaces has opened a new showroom at 8640 Tehama Ridge Parkway, Fort Worth.

The Station Patio Icehouse brings family-friendly country vibes to Old Town Keller



Managing owner of The Station Patio Icehouse Cristina Martinez said she was not previously a restaurateur.

“But I took the plunge ... and said, ‘Let’s do this,’” she said.

Frisco

Wahlburgers passes one-year mark in Frisco

Wahlburgers opened its first Texas location one year ago Oct. 28. It is located at 3685 The Star Blvd., Frisco. At this time, there are no other Texas locations of the restaurant, which was founded by brothers Mark, Donnie and Paul Wahlberg. The menu includes favorite dishes from each of the brothers as well as Wahlbowls, Smahlburgs, shakes, floats and desserts.

Frisco City Council makes zoning change to allow downtown beer and wine sales

Frisco City Council approved a zoning ordinance change that will allow businesses to sell packaged beer and wine in the city’s downtown area.

Frisco to offer drive-thru trick-or-treat trail lit with hot air balloons

Frisco is planning a free drive-thru trick-or-treat experience the night before Halloween at Warren Sports Complex.

McKinney

GUIDE: 8 local getaways in and around the McKinney area

Looking for something to do? Here are some attractions to check out in McKinney and other nearby areas.

Davis Spine & Sport now offering chiropractic services in McKinney

Davis Spine & Sport opened Oct. 5 at 1880 N. Stonebridge Drive, Ste. 240, McKinney. The chiropractic office offers personalized treatment plans focusing on injury prevention, health and wellness.

Plano

First United Bank breaks ground on new headquarters in Plano

A new office development named The Parkwood will become the headquarters for First United Mortgage Co. and the home of Plano's first branch for First United Bank.

Grapevine-Colleyville-Southlake

New medical spa The L.A.B. now open in Southlake


The L.A.B Med Spa recently opened at 1910 E. SH 114, Southlake. The spa offers a variety of treatments including neurotoxins, fillers, stem cells, PRP/PRF, lasers, skin care and facials.

Richardson

Mubrooka Egyptian Street Food shutters in Richardson


Mubrooka Egyptian Street Food shuttered Aug. 13 in Richardson, according to a Facebook post.

Makenzie Plusnick, Sandra Sadek, Elizabeth Ucles, William C. Wadsack, Miranda Jaimes and Liesbeth Powers contributed to this report.



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