Storming Crab restaurant open in McKinney; Romeo's Pizza comes to Frisco and more DFW-area news

Cajun restaurant Storming Crab is now open in McKinney. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Cajun restaurant Storming Crab is now open in McKinney. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Cajun restaurant Storming Crab is now open in McKinney. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

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McKinney

Storming Crab restaurant now open in McKinney

The restaurant offers Cajun boiled seafood that includes crawfish; shrimp; crab legs; and oysters with potatoes, corn and sausage.

McKinney Family YMCA reopens following winter storm repairs, renovations



After sustaining damage from the winter storm in February and closing a large part of the facility for nearly four months, McKinney Family YMCA held a grand reopening June 14.

Plano

Session Pilates to open a Plano location later this summer

The reformer Pilates studio offers 50-minute classes that focus on quick transitions throughout a beat-based, high-intensity, full-body workout, according to a press release from the company.

Richardson

Salad and Go sets opening date for first Richardson location

The drive-thru concept eatery will offer made-to-order salads, wraps, soups and drinks.

Frisco

Romeo's Pizza arrives in Frisco

The restaurant’s most popular dishes are the Romeo’s Deluxe and the Butcher Shop specialty pizzas. The menu also includes salads, subs and wings.

Grapevine-Colleyville-Southlake

Not Just Soccer athletic apparel, equipment store to open in Southlake June 25

The locally owned and -operated store specializes in athletic apparel, including soccer, lacrosse, football and baseball gear. It also has youth and adult clothes, cleats and other equipment. Not Just Soccer will also sell team jerseys for national and club teams as well as personalize uniforms for local teams.

Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth

Mango's Breakfast Brunch now cooking in Keller

The restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and brunch, as well as cocktails.

Miranda Jaimes, Olivia Lueckemeyer, William C. Wadsack, Brooklyn Cooper, Sandra Sadek and Kira Lovell contributed to this report.



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