54th Street Grill opens in McKinney and more DFW-area news

54th Street Grill opened in McKinney in August. (Courtesy 54th Street Grill)
54th Street Grill opened in McKinney in August. (Courtesy 54th Street Grill)

54th Street Grill opened in McKinney in August. (Courtesy 54th Street Grill)

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54th Street Grill brings craft burgers, Southern favorites to McKinney

Restaurant chain 54th Street Grill, which specializes in craft burgers, steaks, sandwiches and Southern dishes, opened its new location in McKinney on Aug. 10.

Vitality Bowls in McKinney sets August opening date

Vitality Bowls is slated to open Aug. 14, at 3610 W. University Drive, Ste. 100, McKinney. The fast-casual restaurant specializes in acai bowls, a thick blend of acai berries topped with a variety of “superfoods,” which promote health and wellness with its nutrients.


Frisco early voting hours to differ between Collin, Denton counties for Nov. 3 election

Frisco voters will have different hours for early voting in the Nov. 3 election depending on whether they reside in Collin County or Denton County.

Lewisville-Flower Mound-Highland Village

Fusion restaurant Kretzschy's Cajun BBQ coming soon to Lewisville

Kretzschy's Cajun BBQ expects to open by late September at 1301 FM407, Ste. 103, Lewisville. The restaurant will feature dishes that combine Texas BBQ and Louisiana Cajun flavors.

Flower Mound's YogaSix to open in late August

YogaSix plans to open in late August at 4610 Long Prairie Road, Flower Mound. The boutique yoga studio had previously expected an opening in May, but the coronavirus pandemic lead to some additional delays in permitting, according to YogaSix management. The studio will offer six different class types, including heated and nonheated yoga, fitness and meditation.


Pure Cafe in Southlake changes ownership, to update menu this year

Quyen Tong became the new owner of Pure Cafe in November. Part of the ownership change has included the cafe’s switch to all-organic produce. Tong said the cafe will also update its menu this year as well as the addition of seasonal selections and take-home dinners.

Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth

Women's boutique MadiJaks now open in Roanoke

Women's apparel and accessories store MadiJaks officially opened in downtown Roanoke on Aug. 1.

Ian Pribanic, Miranda Jaimes, Gavin Pugh and Liesbeth Powers contributed to this report.


A few changes are being proposed to the McKinney's master thoroughfare plan. (Hunter Marrow/Community Impact Newspaper)
McKinney City Council to consider updates to master thoroughfare plan

The master thoroughfare plan provides general locations for future streets and roads in McKinney.

Findings from the Throckmorton statue advisory board will be made in late October. (Miranda Jaimes/Community Impact Newspaper)
Throckmorton statue advisory board findings expected to be presented Oct. 20 to McKinney Council

The resolution also provides for the advisory board to give presentations to the council.

Funnel cakes, milkshakes and more were available at Avalanche Dessert Lounge in McKinney. (courtesy Avalanche Dessert Lounge)
Avalanche Dessert Lounge in McKinney announces closure, citing COVID-19

In the meantime, the dessert lounge will continue to operate at its regular hours and offer a variety of sweets and treats.

Not-for-profit agencies in Collin County can submit invoices for personal protective equipment to the county for reimbursement. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Collin County to reimburse housing and shelter not-for-profits for some coronavirus costs

Collin County plans to reimburse not-for-profit organizations that provide housing and shelter services for costs they have accrued assisting citizens during the coronavirus pandemic.

Zom Living has sold Kinstead McKinney Apartments to a fund sponsored by CBRE Global Investors. (Courtesy Zom Living)
Kinstead McKinney Apartments sold to fund sponsored by CBRE Global Investors

Kinstead comprises six three-story buildings along SH 121 with 376 units.

Main Street Food Hall is expected to open in Frisco in 2021. (Courtesy Bryan Brickman)
Food hall coming to Frisco in 2021 and more DFW news

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A special election to fill the Texas Senate District 30 seat is being held Sept. 29. Early voting is ongoing until Sept. 25. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Early voting for Texas Senate District 30 special election continues

Early voting for the Texas Senate District 30 special election continues until Sept. 25. Election day is Sept. 29.

Phenix Salon Suites will open a location in McKinney in November. (Courtesy Phenix Salon Suites)
One of Hub 121’s first shops, Phenix Salon Suites, readies to open in McKinney

The business will offer 34 suites for salon professionals.

The total number of active COVID-19 cases in McKinney is at 150 as of Sept. 18. (Community Impact staff)
Tracking COVID-19: 166 new cases reported in McKinney in past week

As of Sept. 18, there have been 2,207 confirmed total cases of COVID-19 and 2,021 recoveries in McKinney.

Amaretto Cake is among the cakes, cupcakes and cookies that Rum Cakes Factory sells. (Courtesy Rum Cakes Factory)
Rum Cakes Factory opens in Plano and more DFW news

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Arthritis is one of the conditions treated at Allay. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Allay Spine and Pain Management now open on Lake Forest Drive in McKinney

The business is headed by Dr. Douglas Maxey and offers a variety of therapies.

Dr. Sam Rolon is a physician for Baylor St. Luke's Medical Group Creekside Family Medicine in The Woodlands. (Courtesy St. Luke's Health)
Q&A: St. Luke's physician shares advice on flu season, vaccine and prevention

The influenza vaccine is recommended for nearly all patients of all ages ahead of this year's flu season, Dr. Sam Rolon said.