Upscale eatery open in McKinney; Guy Fieri's Flavortown comes to Frisco and more DFW-area news

Urban Grill & Wine Bar is now open in downtown McKinney. (Courtesy Urban Grill & Wine Bar)
Urban Grill & Wine Bar is now open in downtown McKinney. (Courtesy Urban Grill & Wine Bar)

Urban Grill & Wine Bar is now open in downtown McKinney. (Courtesy Urban Grill & Wine Bar)

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McKinney

Upscale eatery Urban Grill & Wine Bar now open in downtown McKinney

Urban Grill & Wine Bar opened March 9 at 218 E. Louisiana St., McKinney, in the former location of Bayou Jack’s Cajun Grill. Urban Grill & Wine Bar is a gourmet comfort food restaurant that offers boutique wines and cocktails, per the restaurant’s Facebook page.

Dempsey's Marketplace now open in downtown McKinney



After Dempsey’s Place was closed last summer due to the coronavirus pandemic, owner Stan Penn has reopened the space as Dempsey’s Marketplace. The business opened March 3 at 310 E. Louisiana St., McKinney. It is now being operated as a convenience store and marketplace that also sells beers and wine on the premises.

Frisco

Guy Fieri's Flavortown now open inside east Frisco ghost kitchen


Guy Fieri, a nationally renowned restaurateur and Food Network personality, opened a new location of Guy Fieri’s Flavortown Kitchen on Feb. 15 at 8580 SH 121, Frisco, adjacent to Stonebriar Centre. The ghost kitchen restaurant concept only serves food to go.

Arizona-based financial management company to kick off Texas expansion in Frisco

Trajan Wealth, a financial planning company, is expected to open at 6959 Lebanon Road, Ste. 410, in May. The Arizona-based independent registered investment advisory firm specializes in asset planning, 401(k) management, retirement planning, life insurance and other wealth management services.

New woman-owed yoga and HIIT gym now open in Frisco's Rail District

Karma Fitness, a gym providing high-intensity interval training, yoga, cardio and strength training classes, is now open at 6990 Main St., Ste. C, in Frisco's Rail District.

WORTH THE TRIP: Black-owned beauty supply store to open along US 380 near west Frisco

Noire Beauty Supply is scheduled to open this spring at 2381 W. University Drive, Ste. 60, in Prosper. The business, set to open in May, will cater to the hair care needs of women of color, owner Andrea Fowler said.

Bigdash owners have vision to make dessert called kinafa a household name

Kareem Alrefaai and Asmaa Khattab have transformed their passion for food into an outlet for sharing their Syrian culture and cuisine.

The husband and wife are owners of the Middle Eastern sweets shop Bigdash, which originated in Richardson and branched out last year to Frisco.

Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth

Bear Creek Running Co. finds new location within Keller Town Center

Bear Creek Running Co., a shoe and apparel store for runners, has moved to 121 Rufe Snow Drive, Ste. 101, in Keller Town Center. The new location opened March 1, and a grand opening celebration is scheduled for April 1-May 5.

Grapevine-Colleyville-Southlake

Hair Enhancement Centers now open in Southlake

Hair Enhancement Centers is now open at 301 State St., Ste 221, Southlake. The center offers FDA-approved Low-Light Laser Therapy treatments, which help prevent hair loss, improve hair quality and regrow diminished hairs. The procedure is non-invasive and uses no drugs, has no side effects and no downtime.

StarImage Dental Boutique now open in Southlake

StarImage Dental Boutique opened in January at 1480 Corporate Circle, Ste. 100, Southlake. The business specializes in cosmetic and reconstructive dentistry and treating temporomandibular joint disorders and sleep conditions.

Kira Lovell, Miranda Jaimes, Francesca D’Annunzio and Sandra Sadek contributed to this report.

Editor's note: This story has been edited to correct an error.



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