Artio Birth Care opens in Lewisville, plus 7 more DFW business updates

Artio Birth Care opened in October at 614 S. Edmonds Lane, Ste. 205, Lewisville. The education center offers classes and groups for people preparing for childbirth. (Courtesy Artio Birth Care)
Artio Birth Care opened in October at 614 S. Edmonds Lane, Ste. 205, Lewisville. The education center offers classes and groups for people preparing for childbirth. (Courtesy Artio Birth Care)

Artio Birth Care opened in October at 614 S. Edmonds Lane, Ste. 205, Lewisville. The education center offers classes and groups for people preparing for childbirth. (Courtesy Artio Birth Care)

Here are eight recent business updates from across the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Artio Birth Care now offering childbirth classes in Lewisville

Artio Birth Care opened in October at 614 S. Edmonds Lane, Ste. 205, Lewisville. The education center offers classes and groups for people preparing for childbirth.

Mitzi’s Sonoma moves to new location in downtown McKinney

Mitzi’s Sonoma relocated to 202 E. Louisiana St., McKinney, on Oct. 1. The fine wine and gift shop a curated selection of wine from around the world.


The M Affect beauty salon relocates to Grapevine

The M Affect has relocated to 230 N. Main St., Grapevine. The beauty salon offers eyelash extension services, microblading and micropigmentation, among other services.

99 Ranch Market in Frisco now delivering with Instacart

99 Ranch Market is now offering grocery delivery in as fast as an hour via Instacart. The market offers a wide variety of Asian and international items.

Trusted ER opens medical center in Colleyville

Trusted ER Colleyville and Pediatric ER opened Oct. 15 at 5000 Hwy. 121, Colleyville. The center offers various medical services and is open 24 hours seven days a week.

Eggsquisite Cafe opens in Southlake

Eggsquisite Cafe opened Nov. 4 at 260 N. Kimball Ave., Ste. 262, Southlake. The breakfast and brunch restaurant serves a variety of omelets, skillets, pancakes, crepes, French toast and waffles.

Tarot & Tea opens inside Frisco's Stonebriar Centre mall

Tarot & Tea opened in November inside Frisco's Stonebriar Centre mall at 2601 Preston Road, Frisco. The shop offers tarot readings, intention candles, sage bundles, oils and incense.

Richardson specialty grocer Sara's Market & Bakery places 'obsessive' focus on customers and quality

Sara’s Market & Bakery has been a Richardson staple for 22 years, and in 2021, the business will double the size of its Mediterranean specialty market.

Daniel Houston, Francesca D’Annunzio, Olivia Lueckemeyer, Sandra Sadek and William C. Wadsack contributed to this report.


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