Chipotle opens in McKinney; Plano dessert shop elevates s'mores and more DFW news

Chipotle Mexican Grill opened Dec. 15 at 5151 W. University Drive, McKinney. (Courtesy Chipotle Mexican Grill)
Chipotle Mexican Grill opened Dec. 15 at 5151 W. University Drive, McKinney. (Courtesy Chipotle Mexican Grill)

Chipotle Mexican Grill opened Dec. 15 at 5151 W. University Drive, McKinney. (Courtesy Chipotle Mexican Grill)

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McKinney

Third Chipotle Mexican Grill opens in McKinney


Chipotle Mexican Grill opened Dec. 15 at 5151 W. University Drive, McKinney. The popular fast-casual chain specializes in burritos, tacos and bowls made to order with fresh meat and vegetables.

McKinney to convert parking spaces into additional restaurant seating



McKinney is adding new structures around its downtown area. These structures are called “parklets” and are being brought in to help create additional seating areas for restaurants that may be struggling with state capacity restrictions from COVID-19.

88 Bites 'pops up' at The Red Lantern in McKinney, has food truck aspirations

88 Bites opened Nov. 12 within The Red Lantern restaurant at 3851 S. Stonebridge Drive, Ste. 800, McKinney. Homemade dishes inspired by worldwide cuisine rotate at 88 Bites, featuring foods such as porchetta sandwiches, huevos rancheros and chicken katsu.

Plano

New location for Cosmic Canine offers dog training, boarding in Plano


Cosmic Canine opened a new location in October at 1101 Ohio Drive, Plano. The business offers dog training, boarding, day care and grooming.

Plano dessert shop Mallow Box elevates the traditional s’more

According to Martha Ware, the thought that led to the creation of her business was simple: The store-bought marshmallows she tried just did not taste as good as they should.

Four luxury brands coming soon to Legacy West in Plano

Four luxury brands will soon open in a new building directly across the street from the Legacy Food Hall in the Legacy West development at 7800 Windrose Ave., Plano.

Texas Collision Centers is now open in Plano

Texas Collision Centers opened Dec. 14 at 2501 N. Central Expressway, Plano. The business specializes in all aspects of collision repair, including bumper damage, paint, hail damage and no-paint dent repair.

Richardson

Sway Dance Center relocates to new Richardson location


Sway Dance Center relocated in early October from its location at 2701 Custer Parkway, Richardson, to 401 W. President George Bush Highway, Ste. 125, Richardson. The business provides high quality dance education for various age and skill levels.

Richardson Senior Center on track to reopen in April

Richardson seniors are mere months away from gaining access to an updated recreation center that is more than five years in the making.

11 holiday events in and around Richardson

Read a selection of events in and around Richardson celebrating Christmas and the New Year.

Grapevine-Colleyville-Southlake

Sky Creek Kitchen + Bar restaurant now open in Southlake


Delta Hotels by Marriott Dallas Southlake officially opened its Sky Creek Kitchen + Bar restaurant Nov. 30.

Fuddruckers location off of SH 121 in Grapevine permanently closes

Fuddruckers, located at 2001 N. SH 121, Grapevine, closed permanently in 2020 after its parent company, Luby’s Inc., announced plans in September to liquidate and sell assets.

Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth

Web design company eTekhnos relocates to Keller Parkway


eTekhnos, a web design and marketing agency, has relocated to 1762 Keller Parkway, Ste. 100, Keller. The business provides branding and marketing opportunities for benefit-based organizations.

Caliber Auto Care celebrates 1 year in business in north Fort Worth

Formerly Service First Automotive, a Caliber Auto Care center has been in business for a full year as of Sept. 4 at 8732 Harmon Road, Fort Worth.

Lewisville-Flower Mound-Highland Village

Learning Express toy store now open in Highland Village

A new franchise location of Learning Express Toys and Gifts opened Nov. 27 at 4081 Waller Creek, Ste. 150, Highland Village. The children’s store sells toys, puzzles, games, dolls, stuffed animals, collectibles, kids crafts, activity books and other items.

Daniel Houston, Miranda Jaimes, Matt Payne, Olivia Lueckemeyer, Liesbeth Powers, Sandra Sadek and Ian Pribanic contributed to this report.



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From left: Kathy Pollard and Michelle Morrical are the owners of Mitzi’s Sonoma. (Matt Payne/Community Impact Newspaper)
Yearslong friendship leads to fine wine, gift shop at Mitzi's Sonoma in McKinney

The business tucked just off the McKinney Square is designed to feature a homey, folksy atmosphere, where guests can stroll through, peruse and enjoy conversation with the two owners.

McKinney Mayor George Fuller has been re-elected for another term. (William C. Wadsack/Community Impact Newspaper)
Local election results, a trash pickup rate increase in McKinney and more top news from the Dallas-Forth Worth area

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Cinemark Movies 14 at 1701 S. Central Expressway, McKinney, temporarily closed in January. (Courtesy Cinemark)
Cinemark Movies 14 in McKinney sets reopening date

Tickets are on sale now on the theater’s page on the website as well as the Cinemark mobile app.

Walk-On's is opening in McKinney in 2022. (Courtesy Walk-Ons Sports Bistreaux & Bar)
Co-owner Dak Prescott to launch eatery in McKinney; Goody Goody Liquor coming to Keller and more DFW-area news

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Walk-On's is opening in McKinney in 2022. (Courtesy Walk-Ons Sports Bistreaux & Bar)
Walk-Ons Sports Bistreaux to open in McKinney with Dak Prescott as co-owner

Walk-Ons serves dishes made from scratch and fresh ingredients.

District 121 will break ground in May in McKinney. (Rendering courtesy Craig International)
Craig International unveils master plan for District 121 mixed-use development in McKinney

The $250 million project will span over 17.85 acres adjacent to Craig Ranch and will be anchored by the new Kaizen Development eight-story office tower.

Medical City McKinney marked its 100th anniversary in April. (Courtesy Medical City McKinney)
Medical City McKinney marks 100 years

The facility was originally built for $100,000, and has since expanded and changed names several times.

Crumbl Cookies offers over 120 rotating cookie flavors. (Courtesy Crumbl Cookies)
Crumbl Cookies to open in Plano; McKinney trash pickup rates to rise and more DFW-area news

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Yvonne's LaBelle Skin Spa has relocated to Wadill Street in McKinney. (Courtesy Yvonne's Labelle Skin Spa)
Yvonne's LaBelle Skin Spa relocates in McKinney

Yvonne Evans, a state-licensed master aesthetician, offers preventative and anti-aging services by appointment that aid individuals with rosacea, environmentally-damaged skin, acne and more.

McKinney City Council approved a rate increase for trash pickup services May 4. (Courtesy city of McKinney
Rates to increase for trash pickup in McKinney

This is the first increase residents will experience for trash pickup since 2006.

In Bloom Flowers offered bouquets for a variety of events. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
In Bloom Flowers permanently closes McKinney location, moves online

The shop had been in McKinney for more than 30 years.