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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McKinney has reported almost 700 new cases of COVID-19 cases over the past week, down from more than 800 the week prior. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Tracking COVID-19: New cases in McKinney decrease week over week

McKinney has reported almost 700 new cases of COVID-19 cases over the past week, down from more than 800 the week prior.

Hello Boba is expected to open Feb. 5 at 260 N. Coit Road, McKinney. (Courtesy Hello Boba)
Hello Boba expanding into McKinney

The McKinney location will be an extension of the original store in Allen and will feature an identical menu.

Scott Palmer administers a COVID-19 vaccine shot to a Roanoke police officer. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)
Vaccination hubs open in Plano, McKinney Fire Dept. and more DFW-area news

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This map shows the conceptual alignments for US 380 in Collin County. (Courtesy Texas Department of Transportation)
TxDOT releases 5 potential alignment options, 3 focus areas for US 380 in Collin County

At the Jan. 21 public hearing, TxDOT presented five conceptual alignments for the project in the area shown in orange, which runs through McKinney, Frisco, Prosper and New Hope.

Scott Palmer administers a COVID-19 vaccine shot to a Roanoke police officer. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)
2 vaccination hubs to open in Plano; BigShots Golf coming to Fort Worth and more DFW news

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A pharmacy employee prepares a COVID-19 vaccine dose at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas. (Courtesy Baylor Scott & White Health)
Baylor Scott & White Health opens COVID-19 vaccine registration for Phase 1B in North Texas

Baylor Scott & White Health has begun contacting patients who qualify under Phase 1B to schedule them for the COVID-19 vaccine.

Collin County Law Group officially opened Jan. 1 at 105 N. Benge St., McKinney. (Courtesy Collin County Law Group)
Collin County Law Group in McKinney brings 100 years combined experience

The criminal and family law firm accepts cases in Collin County, the DFW metroplex and all over North Texas.

The filing period for the MISD school board election is open through Feb. 12. (Community Impact staff)
Here’s who has filed to run in McKinney ISD’s May 1 school board elections

So far, three residents have filed for a place on the ballot for McKinney ISD board of trustees.

Grizzly Burger House's menu includes the Hawaiian cheeseburger and more. (Courtesy Grizzly Burger House)
Grizzly Burger opens in Richardson and more DFW-area news

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

In addition to vaccine hubs, there are also smaller community vaccine providers throughout Texas, such as pharmacies, that may also have the vaccine available. (Eva Vigh/Community Impact Newspaper)
EXPLAINED: When, where and how Texans can receive the COVID-19 vaccine

As Texas is still in the early stages of rolling out the COVID-19 vaccine, many Texans are still unsure about where, when and how they can get inoculated.

McKinney ISD announced approval of renovation plans for Caldwell and Vega elementary schools in the summer of 2021. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
McKinney ISD board OKs renovation costs for Caldwell, Vega elementary schools

McKinney ISD’s school board approved final updates for elementary school renovations using funds from the district's 2016 bond program.

The McKinney ISD school board announced four propositions on May's ballot—including two bonds totaling $275 million. (Francesca D'Annunzio/Community Impact Newspaper)
McKinney ISD announces 4 ballot measures, including $275 million in bond projects, for May election

McKinney ISD voters will decide on four ballot propositions in the May 1 election that district leaders consider “extremely important,” including a $245 million school building bond.