Krust Pizza Co. opens in McKinney; P.F. Chang's coming to Flower Mound and more DFW news

Krust Pizza Co. opened Jan. 21 at 7701 Stacy Road, Ste. 300, McKinney. (Matt Payne/Community Impact Newspaper)
Krust Pizza Co. opened Jan. 21 at 7701 Stacy Road, Ste. 300, McKinney. (Matt Payne/Community Impact Newspaper)

Krust Pizza Co. opened Jan. 21 at 7701 Stacy Road, Ste. 300, McKinney. (Matt Payne/Community Impact Newspaper)

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Krust Pizza Co. cooking customizable pies in McKinney

Krust Pizza Co. opened Jan. 21 at 7701 Stacy Road, Ste. 300, McKinney. The build-your-own pizza shop has common toppings, such as pepperoni, olives and peppers, according to the website. Customers can also customize with premium toppings, including meatball, albacore tuna, feta cheese and other options.

Hello Boba expanding into McKinney

Hello Boba is expected to open Feb. 5 at 260 N. Coit Road, McKinney. This location will be an extension of the original store in Allen and will feature an identical menu of boba tea drinks in more than a dozen flavors.


Construction set to begin on new outdoor pool at Oak Point Recreation Center

Construction is about to get underway on a new outdoor pool at Oak Point Recreation Center.

The $10 million renovation project was approved by Plano voters as part of the 2017 bond referendum, according to a Jan. 25 city news release. The facility will include a wave pool, a splash pad, an elevated play structure, a family pool, rentable cabanas, concessions and more.

Deep Ellum's Ebb & Flow coming soon to Plano

Ebb & Flow, a dining concept in Deep Ellum, is expanding to Plano with a new location at The Shops at Legacy, 7300 Lone Star Drive, Ste. C125. The restaurant expects to open this March with similar design elements to its Dallas location, such as an ivy-adorned garden patio and chandeliers over the bar.

Daq's Luxury Daiquiri Lounge creates 'sweet spot' in Plano

Dominique Jones, co-owner of the newly opened business Daq's Luxury Daiquiri Lounge, said she and her husband, Cory, wanted to create a space that brings everyone together.

Rita's Grooming Spa now open under new ownership in Plano

Rita's Grooming Spa became the new name of the pet grooming shop at 1820 Coit Road, Ste. 107, Plano, the week of Jan. 18. The shop was previously known as Regalia Pet Salon under different ownership.

Lewisville-Flower Mound-Highland Village

P.F. Chang's To Go to open in Flower Mound

Flower Mound will soon be host to a relatively new dining concept for P.F. Chang’s. P.F. Chang’s To Go, which opened its first location in Chicago last year, will open in Flower Mound this summer.

Aspire Nutrition now operating in Highland Village

Aspire Nutrition opened Dec. 9 at 2250 Justin Road, Ste. 106, Highland Village. The business serves healthy shakes, energizing teas and coffees, and other products for pre- and post-workout routines.


Spenga fitness studio opens Frisco location

Spenga opened its only Frisco location Jan. 22 at 16710 FM 423, Ste. 300. The fitness concept focuses on cardio, high-intensity interval training and flexibility exercises in one-hour sessions, according to the company website.

Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth

Pokey O's cookie and ice cream store coming soon to Roanoke

A Pokey O’s is expected to open in the Oak St. Food & Brew food hall in February at 206 N. Oak St., Roanoke. The cookies and ice cream company will offer catering services starting March 1, and the owners said they expect to bring an ice cream truck to events by summer.


Bear Creek Spirits & Wine celebrates 10 years in Colleyville

Bear Creek Spirits & Wine officially celebrated 10 years in business Dec. 17. Located at 7101 Colleyville Blvd., Colleyville, the shop specializes in retail liquor, fine wine, craft beer and specialty cheeses.

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


The McKinney Planning and Zoning Commission supported a rezoning request that could allow cottage homes to be constructed on the Storybook Ranch property located at 3701 Custer Road, McKinney. (Rendering courtesy city of McKinney)
McKinney's Storybrook Ranch given initial green light to redevelop into cottage homes

The project includes about 240 units in one-, two- or three-bedroom options available for rent with oversized bedroom windows, privacy fences and yards.

The current McKinney Public Safety Building will become the new headquarters for the police department after the fire department headquarters are built. (Community Impact file photo)
Architect named to design new McKinney Fire Department HQ

The layout of the building will be determined by the Martinez Architects team as it moves through its process.

The Playful Studios building in downtown McKinney
Common Desk to open downtown McKinney location in Playful Studios building

The coworking space is expected to open in late May.

Chipotle Mexican Grill opened a new Plano location Feb. 20 at the corner of Independence Parkway and Legacy Drive. (Courtesy Chipotle Mexican Grill)
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woman getting her hair washed
209 Salon relocates in McKinney

The salon established in 2008 has a new spot.

Collin County Administrator Bill Bilyeu said all vaccine hubs were forced to halt operations due to the recent flurry of ice and snow. But he said operations are back and running smoothly as of the week of Feb. 22. (Liesbeth Powers/Community Impact Newspaper)
Collin County vaccine hubs resume work after winter storm shutdown

Operations are back and running smoothly as of the week of Feb. 22, officials said.

Assorted women's health products.
BeBalanced Hormone Weight Loss Center now open in McKinney

The third north Dallas location is fully open after the winter storms.

cars on snowy road
Texas Disaster Declaration opens door to federal aid for losses sustained during winter storms

Individuals and businesses who sustained losses during the February 2021 winter storms are eligible for federal assistance, according to a Texas Disaster Declaration approved

Gov. Greg Abbott held a press conference Feb. 19 updating residents on the state's response to recent winter storms. (Courtesy Office of the Governor)
Gov. Abbott: Texas is working with federal, local agencies to offer financial relief, resources to residents impacted by winter storms

Gov. Greg Abbott said the state continues to prioritize four main areas of concern: power, water, supplies and fuel production.

People using the hampr service.
App-based laundry service hampr now available throughout much of northern metroplex

The app, which is available for iOS and Android devices, provides laundry washing and drying services.

ERCOT president and chief executive Bill Magness (left) was joined by the electric grid manager's senior director of system operations Dan Woodfin on Feb. 19 for a briefing on the company's emergency operations. (Screenshot via ERCOT livestream)
ERCOT chief: 'We are completely back to normal operations' as of Feb. 19

Officials with the Texas electric grid manager also said they are preparing for state and federal reviews of this week's power outages.

The free month of storage is available to customers renting new units and is subject to vacancy at each U-Haul facility. (Courtesy U-Haul)
U-Haul offering Texans 30 free days of storage

The 30-day offer also applies to U-Box portable storage containers, which have 257 cubic feet of space and a 1 ton capacity.