Grocery, Indian restaurant coming to McKinney; Crumbl Cookies to open in Flower Mound and more DFW-area news

Desi District grocery and restaurant is planning to open a location in McKinney. It also has locations in Irving and Plano. (Courtesy Google Maps)
Desi District grocery and restaurant is planning to open a location in McKinney. It also has locations in Irving and Plano. (Courtesy Google Maps)

Desi District grocery and restaurant is planning to open a location in McKinney. It also has locations in Irving and Plano. (Courtesy Google Maps)

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McKinney

New grocery store and restaurant coming to McKinney

Desi District, a high-end grocery store and restaurant, is planning to open a location at 5400 Collin McKinney Parkway, McKinney. McKinney City Council approved plans for the store at its May 18 meeting.

Frisco



Goldie & Co. aims for summer opening in Frisco

The luxury hair-coloring and extension salon will offer the Natural Beaded Rows style, which promises no hair damage, unlike traditional methods.

Grapevine-Colleyville-Southlake

Acai Bowlz now open inside Grapevine Mills mall

Acai bowls are thick smoothie bowls loaded with various toppings. The shop offers a variety of flavors and toppings, and all bowls are vegan, dairy-free and gluten-free.

Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth

Sephora to open new Fort Worth store in Presidio Towne Crossing

The cosmetics company was founded in France in 1970 and opened its first U.S. store in 1998. Stores carry makeup, fragrances, skin care products and more.

Lewisville-Flower Mound-Highland Village

Crumbl Cookies to open Flower Mound location

Crumbl Cookies has a weekly rotating menu of four uncommon cookie varieties, such as churro, berry crunch and German chocolate cake to supplement cookie classics such as sugar and chocolate chip as well as half-pints of ice cream.

Plano

Automobile service business Grease Monkey now open in Plano

In addition to oil changes, Grease Monkey offers maintenance services for air conditioning, brakes, tires and more.

Richardson

Richardson Fit Body Boot Camp moving around the corner from current location

The gym will move from its space around the corner from the new location in Suite 116 of the same development. The business offers boot camps that combine its signature Afterburn workouts with smart nutrition coaching and personalized accountability.

Matt Payne, Miranda Jaimes, Sandra Sadek, Kira Lovell, Alex Copeland and William C. Wadsack contributed to this report.



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