'Tinkers and makers gym' opens in Richardson and more Dallas-Fort Worth business news from January

Best described as a “gym for tinkerers and makers,” the nonprofit organization not only provides a physical location for collaboration among people interested in subjects such as robotics, coding and 3-D printing—it also hosts meetups and events for its members. (Courtesy TheLab.ms)
Best described as a “gym for tinkerers and makers,” the nonprofit organization not only provides a physical location for collaboration among people interested in subjects such as robotics, coding and 3-D printing—it also hosts meetups and events for its members. (Courtesy TheLab.ms)

Best described as a “gym for tinkerers and makers,” the nonprofit organization not only provides a physical location for collaboration among people interested in subjects such as robotics, coding and 3-D printing—it also hosts meetups and events for its members. (Courtesy TheLab.ms)

Read business news from the Dallas-Fort Worth area from January.

Frisco

Swagath Biryanis to open new Frisco location later this year

Irving's Swagath Biryanis, a scratch kitchen that only uses halal, fresh ingredients, is bringing a new Indian cuisine joint to Frisco.

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Blue Goose Cantina in Grapevine boasts familial environment


Many residents of the Dallas Fort-Worth metroplex are familiar with Blue Goose Cantina because of its quick service, strong margaritas and Tex-Mex food made with fresh ingredients.

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Roanoke Pharmacy and Gift Shop: Owner focuses on customer service


Roanoke Pharmacy and Gift Shop owner Scott Palmer has been in the pharmacy business for more than 40 years.

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Motor City Pizza offers Detroit-style favorites in Lewisville


The vendor specializes in Detroit-style pizza—a deep, rectangular pizza with a light, airy quality.

McKinney

New McKinney private school won't require algebra or calculus


The Renaissance School is coming to McKinney in fall 2022 with a focus on educating the whole child and equipping them with basic life skills, including financial literacy, critical thinking, emotional intelligence, meal preparation and car maintenance.

Plano

Burnt BBQ & Tacos now open in Plano


The restaurant serves barbecue dishes, such as coffee ground-smoked brisket and roasted garlic pulled pork, as well as tacos, family meal kits and sides.

Richardson

TheLab.ms soft opens for members of its Richardson makerspace


The self-described “gym for tinkers and makers'' is a nonprofit organization that provides a space for collaboration among people interested in robotics, coding, hardware hacking, 3-D printing and more.

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


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