Avalanche Dessert Lounge in McKinney announces closure, citing COVID-19

Funnel cakes, milkshakes and more were available at Avalanche Dessert Lounge in McKinney. (courtesy Avalanche Dessert Lounge)
Funnel cakes, milkshakes and more were available at Avalanche Dessert Lounge in McKinney. (courtesy Avalanche Dessert Lounge)

Funnel cakes, milkshakes and more were available at Avalanche Dessert Lounge in McKinney. (courtesy Avalanche Dessert Lounge)

Avalanche Dessert Lounge confirmed the store plans to permanently close Sept. 26, saying business has been tough since April with the COVID-19 pandemic. In the meantime, the dessert lounge will continue to operate at its regular hours and will offer funnel cakes with a variety of toppings, milkshakes with cake slices or cookies on top, tableside s’mores and ice cream sandwiches made from doughnuts. The business is located at 3530 W. University Drive, Ste. 200, McKinney. 214-548-5481. www.facebook.com/avalanchedessertlounge
By Miranda Jaimes

Editor, Frisco & McKinney

Miranda joined Community Impact Newspaper as an editor in August 2017 with the Grapevine/Colleyville/Southlake edition. In 2019 she transitioned to editor for the McKinney edition. She began covering Frisco as well in 2020. Miranda covers local government, transportation, business and nonprofits in these communities. Prior to CI, Miranda served as managing editor for The Prosper Press, The Anna-Melissa Tribune and The Van Alstyne Leader, and before that reported and did design for The Herald Democrat, a daily newspaper in Grayson County. She graduated with a degree in journalism from Oklahoma Christian University in 2014.