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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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.


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.


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.


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.