Read the most popular business and community news from the past week from the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Upcoming McKinney beer garden The Stix Icehouse sets soft opening date

The restaurant plans to include at least 24 beers on tap, and large patios with games and live music on its 14 acres of land.

A breakdown of Plano ISD mask mandate exemptions by campus, a look at local staffing shortages and more top DFW news

Read the most popular business and community news from Aug. 28-Sept. 3 from the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

New Chick-fil-A coming soon to University Drive in McKinney

A new Chick-fil-A is scheduled to open in October in McKinney.

La Hacienda Ranch in Frisco temporarily closed due to kitchen fire

General Manager Elizabeth Horton said she hopes the restaurant reopens “very soon,” but did not have a concrete reopening date.

UNT at Frisco will offer innovative degrees, drive city growth

When the University of North Texas at Frisco campus opens in the spring of 2023, it will be home to the university’s Bachelor of Science in Project Design and Analysis.

Miranda Jaimes, Matt Payne, Brooklynn Cooper, William C. Wadsack, Steven Ryzewski and Sandra Sadek contributed to this report.