CI TEXAS ROUNDUP: 11 restaurant features from McKinney; 3 major industrial projects coming to Cy-Fair in 2022

The Very Berry Waffle ($9.95) is topped with fresh blueberries, strawberries, blackberries and raspberries along with powdered sugar, whipped butter and warm syrup. (Karen Chaney/Community Impact Newspaper)
The Very Berry Waffle ($9.95) is topped with fresh blueberries, strawberries, blackberries and raspberries along with powdered sugar, whipped butter and warm syrup. (Karen Chaney/Community Impact Newspaper)

The Very Berry Waffle ($9.95) is topped with fresh blueberries, strawberries, blackberries and raspberries along with powdered sugar, whipped butter and warm syrup. (Karen Chaney/Community Impact Newspaper)

Take a look at the top five trending stories across Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas in Texas as of Dec. 22.

Note: The following stories were published Dec. 20-21.

Dallas-Fort Worth

Best of 2021: 11 restaurant features from McKinney

McKinney is home to restaurants that serve both classic and unique flavors. Here is a look at 11 local eateries featured by Community Impact Newspaper in 2021.



City services to be altered for Plano residents due to Christmas, New Year's Day holidays

The city of Plano will operate on altered facility hours on and leading up to the Christmas and New Year's Day holidays, according to the city's website.

Greater Houston

3 major industrial projects coming to Cy-Fair in 2022


Cy-Fair’s industrial real estate market added more than 1.5 million square feet of space in 2021, according to data provided by Caldwell Cos. Most of this has consisted of new distribution and warehouse facilities, and another 1.3 million square feet of space is under construction as of the end of the year.

Spring’s decennial redistricting maps draw criticism, change local representation

New electoral maps are set for the next decade in Spring and Klein, which saw significant changes to its county commissioner territories, a new congressional district and a slightly altered map for state representation.

Central Texas

Brookwood in Georgetown buys 127 acres of land for residential community


Nonprofit organization Brookwood in Georgetown purchased 127 acres of land in Weir to build out Grace Place, a neighborhood for adults with disabilities, according to a Dec. 16 news release.

Brooklynn Cooper, William C. Wadsack, Danica Lloyd, Emily Lincke, Jishnu Nair and Trent Thompson contributed to this report.