Fort Worth council makes Juneteenth a paid city holiday; Texas Renaissance Festival tickets for sale Aug. 13 and more area news

Fort Worth City Council voted Aug. 10 in favor of making June 19, known as Juneteenth, a paid city holiday. (Ian Pribanic/Community Impact Newspaper)
Fort Worth City Council voted Aug. 10 in favor of making June 19, known as Juneteenth, a paid city holiday. (Ian Pribanic/Community Impact Newspaper)

Fort Worth City Council voted Aug. 10 in favor of making June 19, known as Juneteenth, a paid city holiday. (Ian Pribanic/Community Impact Newspaper)

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Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth

Fort Worth City Council votes to make Juneteenth a paid city holiday

In June, President Joe Biden signed a bill designating Juneteenth, or June 19, a federal holiday. Following Tuesday’s vote by City Council, it will also be a paid municipal holiday in Fort Worth for its roughly 7,000 city employees.

McKinney



New Kid’s Room debuts at Fair and Square Imports in downtown McKinney

Fair and Square Imports launched a new themed area in late May to cater especially to children.

Plano

Maternity clinic My Pure Delivery now open in Plano

The business offers in-person lactation consultations, prenatal classes, breast pump rentals and a free weekly breastfeeding support group.

Frisco

Millennium Smiles to open second dental office in Frisco

Services offered by the dental practice include cleanings, cosmetic work, implants, TMJ therapy and dentistry for children.

Richardson

Richardson Bike Mart rebrands as Bike Mart, offering free safety checks for children through Aug. 16

Family-owned business Richardson Bike Mart rebranded as simply Bike Mart earlier this summer.

Statewide

Texas Renaissance Festival ticket sales to start Aug. 13

Ticket sales for the 47th annual event will go live online Aug. 13. Prices start at $25 for adults and $13 for children age 12 and younger. Cabin, camping, glamping and RV experiences are also available.

Miranda Jaimes, Steven Ryzewski, William C. Wadsack, Matt Payne and Danica Lloyd contributed to this report.






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