McKinney's El Fenix reopens and other DFW-area news

El Fenix in McKinney recently reopened. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
El Fenix in McKinney recently reopened. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

El Fenix in McKinney recently reopened. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

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McKinney

El Fenix reopens in McKinney following COVID-19 temporary closure

El Fenix announced the reopening of its McKinney location Aug. 17. The restaurant, located at 3450 S. Central Expressway, McKinney, is now open for limited dine-in, curbside pickup and takeout options.

Lewisville-Flower Mound-Highland Village



Therapy center to move into new Flower Mound location on Parker Square Road

The therapy center icare Rehabilitation & Physical Medicine Center is expected to open its new location Aug. 31 at 650 Parker Square Road, Flower Mound. The center will offer treatment for people with neurological problems, orthopedic issues, dementia and other conditions.

Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth

Denton County allots CARES Act funding to more than 1,300 businesses

Denton County is distributing $147 million in funding from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act to those hit hardest by the coronavirus pandemic.

Frisco

Collin County launching small business grant program

Collin County approved a new small business grant program that will distribute funds from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act.

Miranda Jaimes, Daniel Houston, Liesbeth Powers and William C. Wadsack contributed to this report.



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