Cajun Turkey Co. relocates in Lewisville; Dutch Bros. Coffee to open in McKinney and more DFW news

Cajun Turkey Co. relocated in November to a new Lewisville space. (Courtesy Cajun Turkey Co.)
Cajun Turkey Co. relocated in November to a new Lewisville space. (Courtesy Cajun Turkey Co.)

Cajun Turkey Co. relocated in November to a new Lewisville space. (Courtesy Cajun Turkey Co.)

Read the latest business and community news from the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Lewisville

Cajun Turkey Co. sells Louisiana favorites after relocating in Lewisville

Cajun Turkey Co. relocated to a new store in Lewisville on Nov. 1 at 708 Valley Ridge Circle, Ste. 22. The store specializes in signature Cajun fried turkeys that are available for pickup. It also offers other Louisiana favorites, including gumbos, plus a broad range of other meats, appetizers and meals.

Frisco



Farm2Cook halal meat store to open second Frisco location


Farm2Cook, a halal meat store, will open its second Frisco location in February off Eldorado Parkway and Independence Parkway. All goat and chicken products from Farm2Cook farms are organic, grass-fed and free-range.

Pediaplex will open therapy clinic in Frisco

Pediaplex will open in March at 4855 Ohio Drive, Frisco. The clinic offers speech and occupational therapy, applied behavior analysis therapy, feeding therapy, autism treatment, social skills training, and other services for children and families affected by a variety of conditions, including attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, communication disorders, sensory-motor disabilities, mental health disorders and learning disabilities.

Heritage Table rebrands as sandwich food truck in Frisco

Previously known as Heritage Table, the Impractical Sandwich is a pandemic-era pop-up stand that provides gourmet sandwiches to deli aficionados. Due to the rising numbers of COVID-19 cases in the community, the restaurant decided to change its name and operate as a food truck instead, calling this transformation a “culinary evolution” with a “sandwich conclusion.”

McKinney

Dutch Bros. Coffee ventures east with upcoming McKinney location

Dutch Bros. Coffee will open this summer at 1401 N. Custer Road, McKinney. The Oregon-based coffee franchise has several locations throughout the West Coast and features a variety of coffee-blended drinks, energy drinks, teas and smoothies.

Richardson

Starbucks to open new drive-thru location in Richardson

Starbucks plans to open a new location at 205 S. Plano Road in Richardson during the first quarter of 2021. The Seattle-based coffee company's new location will be in the Richardson Square development in front of the former Sears store.

Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth

Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price set to retire

Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price announced at a Jan. 5 press conference that she will not seek re-election in May for a sixth term as mayor of Fort Worth.

Collin County

Collin County launches registration process for COVID-19 vaccines


Collin County has created a vaccine wait list for residents who are at higher risk of complications from the coronavirus.

Daniel Houston, Francesca D’Annunzio, Matt Payne, William C. Wadsack and Kira Lovell contributed to this report.



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Dozens of local residents gathered Feb. 27 at Lewisville City Hall to protest a military coup that occurred a few weeks earlier in Myanmar. (Aubrey Galloway/Community Impact Newspaper)
Photo gallery: Residents protest Myanmar military's actions on steps of Lewisville City Hall

Residents gathered on the steps of Lewisville City Hall to protest the arrest of civilian government leadership that occurred in early February in the Southeast Asian country of Myanmar.

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

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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)
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Snow covers I-45 in Houston during a winter storm that hit Texas the night of Feb. 14. (Shawn Arrajj/Community Impact Newspaper)
Legislators probe energy officials over power failures, lack of preparation heading into winter storm

The Texas Legislature held hearings Feb. 25 with energy companies including Oncor Electric Delivery and the Electric Reliability Council of Texas in response to last week’s historic winter storm, which left millions of Texans without electricity for days.

High school graduation ceremonies throughout Lewisville ISD will be held at The Star in Frisco this year, a change from previous plans. (Lindsey Juarez Monsivais/Community Impact Newspaper)
Lewisville ISD cancels high school proms, selects new venue for graduation ceremonies

For the second year in a row, schools will alter key rites of passage for high school seniors throughout Lewisville ISD as they continue to navigate instruction during a pandemic.

The coffee and wine bar offers signature drinks, such as the Honey Bear Latte, made with honey and cinnamon, as well as food options, such as breakfast tacos, charcuterie boards, baked goods and snack boxes. (Courtesy Golden Boy Coffee Co.)
Golden Boy Coffee Co. opens in Plano; Black Rock Coffee Bar coming to Southlake and more DFW-area news

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Tens of thousands of people have been vaccinated at Denton County's vaccine drive-thru clinics at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth. (Courtesy Texas Motor Speedway)
Denton County agencies offer free rides to vaccine appointments at Texas Motor Speedway

Beginning Friday, two Denton County transit services will provide free bus rides to the mass vaccine clinics at Texas Motor Speedway.

As many as 31 stores across nine states will be shuttered as Fry's Electronics shuts down due to market changes and the pandemic. (Courtesy Qygen, Wikimedia Commons)
Fry's Electronics calls it quits after nearly 36 years in business

As many as 31 stores across nine states will be shuttered as Fry's Electronics shuts down due to market changes and the pandemic.

A lone runner jogs on a snow-covered road in Austin. Transportation projects across the city were briefly paused due to Winter Storm Uri. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)
ERCOT: Texas power system was less than 5 minutes from collapse during winter storm

ERCOT's CEO offered details into what led to the massive blackouts that left millions of Texans in the cold last week.

Chipotle Mexican Grill opened a new Plano location Feb. 20 at the corner of Independence Parkway and Legacy Drive. (Courtesy Chipotle Mexican Grill)
Plano Chipotle opens with drive-thru; Tailgaters sports bar opens in Frisco and more DFW-area news

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Lewisville ISD was set to resume classes Feb. 22 after closing schools the previous week because of winter weather. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Lewisville ISD resumes in-person, virtual instruction as district fixes storm damage

Lewisville ISD will press forward this week with in-person and remote instruction even as crews continue to repair damage from last week’s winter storms.

cars on snowy road
Texas Disaster Declaration opens door to federal aid for losses sustained during winter storms

Individuals and businesses who sustained losses during the winter storm are eligible for federal assistance, according to a Texas Disaster Declaration approved