McKinney's Hutchins BBQ to reopen after fire; Plano Chick-fil-A to be remodeled and more top DFW-area news

Hutchins BBQ is reopening in McKinney. (Courtesy Hutchins BBQ)
Hutchins BBQ is reopening in McKinney. (Courtesy Hutchins BBQ)

Hutchins BBQ is reopening in McKinney. (Courtesy Hutchins BBQ)

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McKinney

Hutchins BBQ in McKinney sets reopening date following repairs from fire

After closing in January due to a fire on New Year’s Eve, Hutchins BBQ in McKinney is looking to reopen the last week of July or the first week of August.

Second portion of Painted Tree community annexed into McKinney


Oxland Advisors received approval to develop on the 613-acre southern portion of the Painted Tree property, but it needed a recommendation to rezone the area for single-family residential and to bring the land into the city.

Plano

Chick-fil-A planning remodel of Plano location later this year

A $625,000 remodel of the Chick-fil-A location at 6408 W. Plano Parkway, Plano, is scheduled to begin in September, according to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation website.

Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth

Keller City Council approves economic incentive for Las Palapas Mexican restaurant

The city of Keller will offer an economic development agreement to bring Las Palapas, a Mexican restaurant, to town—expecting a 381% return on investment.

Frisco

Close Up: A look at new Tapestry by Total Environment neighborhood in Frisco

Frisco neighborhood Tapestry by Total Environment is still under construction, but the model home is open to experience by appointment only. The neighborhood is located at 14743 Little Bluestem Lane, and every home will feature a grass rooftop.

Miranda Jaimes, William C. Wadsack and Kira Lovell contributed to this report.



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The Plano Animal Shelter is operating normally and welcoming all walk-in visitors during regular hours. (Courtesy Plano Animal Services)
Animal intake up 30% at Plano shelter

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The home furnishings chain offers furniture, bedding, kitchenware, lighting fixtures, window coverings, bath linens, wall decor and more. (William C. Wadsack/Community Impact Newspaper)
Pottery Barn now open in Plano

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Pupusas are a traditional Salvadorian corncake filled with beans and cheese or meat. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
La Casita Tacos y Pupusas coming soon to Richardson

The restaurant serves a range of classic Central American dishes, including pupusas, a traditional Salvadorian corncake filled with beans and cheese or meat.

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First Mad for Chicken in Texas now open in downtown McKinney

Soy-garlic fried chicken alongside pork belly strips, salads, kimchi fries, quesadillas and more are available.

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McKinney completes over $3.17M in renovations at Cottonwood Park

A community party July 24 will highlight the more than $3.17 million invested in preserving and redeveloping McKinney's Cottonwood Park.

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400 West Main in Lewisville offers outdoor venue for events

The venue in Old Town Lewisville can host events of up to 250 people.

The city of McKinney established school zones for Emerson High School in a July 20 City Council meeting. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
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Father-and-son duo Peter (left) and Pedro Garcia run TL Remodeling. (Olivia Lueckemeyer/Community Impact Newspaper)
TL Remodeling in Richardson leads clients through custom home renovation projects

For 17 years, his company was called Tile Land, but in early 2020, the company rebranded and became TL Remodeling.

While no legal violations were found, Olson told council that some officers were concerned by expectations from superiors during biweekly performance reviews to meet a certain “average number” of traffic citations and arrests. (William C. Wadsack/Community Impact Newspaper)
Investigation into alleged use of ticket quotas by Richardson Police Department finds no evidence of illegal activity

RPD's Chief Gary Tittle announced various changes to the department’s policies in hopes of creating consistent guidelines and expectations for officers.

Four members of Giovannie and the Hired Guns stand in a room with spray-painted walls
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