Grind Burger Bar to open in McKinney and more DFW news

The Grind Burger Bar Tap Room offers craft burgers and beer. (Courtesy The Grind Burger Bar Tap Room)
The Grind Burger Bar Tap Room offers craft burgers and beer. (Courtesy The Grind Burger Bar Tap Room)

The Grind Burger Bar Tap Room offers craft burgers and beer. (Courtesy The Grind Burger Bar Tap Room)

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McKinney

The Grind Burger Bar + Tap Room expands with second location and concept in McKinney

Grind Burger Bar Y Taqueria is expected to open Sept. 28 at 3350 Virginia Parkway, Ste. 400, McKinney. This marks the third The Grind Burger Bar + Tap Room restaurant location and the second in McKinney.

Frisco



Fitness studio Spenga to open in Frisco this winter

Spenga will open this winter at 16710 FM 423, Ste. 300, Frisco. The fitness studio will combine spin, high-intensity interval training and yoga in 60-minute sessions.

Lewisville

30 action items: Lewisville adopts plan for more inclusive policies toward Black residents

The city of Lewisville has adopted a series of goals that officials hope will make the city a more inclusive place for its Black residents.

Plano

Obsessive focus on flavor the underpinning of Tasty's Chicken in Plano

When Terral “Hollaback” T. Slack moved to the Dallas area three years ago, he said there was something noticeably missing from the fried chicken.

“We season our food here,” Slack joked about the obsessive focus on flavor at his restaurant, Tasty’s Chicken. “The seasoning has gotten lost somewhere—I don’t know where—but I’m going to bring it back.”

Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth

Spirit Halloween now open in north Fort Worth

A Spirit Halloween store opened in August at 5860 N. Tarrant Parkway, Fort Worth.

The seasonal chain store offers an array of Halloween decorations, costumes and accessories for all ages.

Ian Pribanic, Elizabeth Ucles, Daniel Houston, Olivia Lueckemeyer and Miranda Jaimes contributed to this report.



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This rendering shows the planned parks that will be developed at The Preserve at Honey Creek. (Courtesy Lennar)
The Preserve at Honey Creek community coming soon to McKinney

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Home furnishings retailer Living Spaces has opened a store in Fort Worth and will offer a variety of designer collections, including Magnolia Home by Joanna Gaines. (Courtesy Living Spaces)
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Oct. 23 is the last day Texas voters can apply for a vote-by-mail ballot. (Courtesy Pexels)
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Stacy Crossing at Craig Ranch was built out in 2016-18. (William C. Wadsack/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Teams from the University of West Florida and Minnesota State University played in the 2019 NCAA Division II National Football Championship. McKinney ISD Stadium will continue to host games through 2025. (Courtesy city of McKinney)
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(Community Impact Newspaper staff)
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