Golden Boy Coffee Co. opens in Plano; Black Rock Coffee Bar coming to Southlake and more DFW-area news

The coffee and wine bar offers signature drinks, such as the Honey Bear Latte, made with honey and cinnamon, as well as food options, such as breakfast tacos, charcuterie boards, baked goods and snack boxes. (Courtesy Golden Boy Coffee Co.)
The coffee and wine bar offers signature drinks, such as the Honey Bear Latte, made with honey and cinnamon, as well as food options, such as breakfast tacos, charcuterie boards, baked goods and snack boxes. (Courtesy Golden Boy Coffee Co.)

The coffee and wine bar offers signature drinks, such as the Honey Bear Latte, made with honey and cinnamon, as well as food options, such as breakfast tacos, charcuterie boards, baked goods and snack boxes. (Courtesy Golden Boy Coffee Co.)

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Plano

Texas-based Golden Boy Coffee Co.'s coffee and wine bar now open in Plano


Golden Boy Coffee & Wine Bar opened Feb. 8 at The Boardwalk at Granite Park at 5880 SH 121, Plano, between Union Bear Brewing Co. and The Biscuit Bar.

Plano launches recovery website and water bill, leak credit for residents impacted by winter storms



A web page dedicated to answering resident questions following the winter storms the week of Feb. 15 is now active on the city of Plano's website.

Frisco

Didi’s Downtown chef dishes out diverse cuisine at Frisco's Rail District

There is no rhyme or reason to the ever-evolving menu at Didi’s Downtown, owner and chef Scott Hoffner said.

uBreakiFix new Frisco location now open

uBreakiFix opened its 600th U.S. location in Frisco at 3333 Preston Road, Ste. 106, in mid-November. The shop specializes in repairing small electronics, such as smartphones, tablets and computers. uBreakiFix fixes problems ranging from cracked screens to software issues.

House Sprucing Design & Decor coming to Frisco

House Sprucing Design & Decor, a North Texas-based interior design company, is set to open in Frisco in mid-March at 4040 Legacy Drive, Ste. 106. The company specializes in interior decor and design, remodeling, new construction and other interior design services with the aim of mixing traditional styles with modern ones.

Grapevine-Colleyville-Southlake

Oregon boutique coffee shop Black Rock Coffee Bar plans Southlake location


Black Rock Coffee Bar will open a location in Southlake at 2305 E. Southlake Blvd., Southlake, later this spring. The Oregon-based boutique coffee shop is known for its premium roasted coffees, teas, smoothies and energy drinks.

Grapevine business Chocolate Hangover offers an assortment of confections

Jennifer Dean stopped by Grapevine’s Chocolate Hangover two years ago to buy some of its well-known alcoholic chocolates after she received them as a gift. Instead of walking out with a box, she bought the business from the previous owners, who were looking to retire.

Upscale eatery Next Bistro in Colleyville continues to innovate

The owners of Next Bistro in Colleyville have made a major investment in their restaurant every year since opening it in 2011, two years after Chef Ying Aiken left her career as a certified public accountant to start a catering business.

Saint Bernard Sports coming soon to Shops of Southlake

Saint Bernard, known for its ski, swim and lifestyle apparel, is set to open a new location at the Shops of Southlake this spring.

Richardson

Pho Sen Noodle and Grill offers Vietnamese dishes in Richardson

Pho Sen Noodle and Grill opened this winter at 400 N. Greenville Ave., Ste. 15, Richardson. The Vietnamese restaurant offers a variety of appetizers, noodle soups and rice plates as well as vermicelli and vegetarian meals.

Aspen Dental location now open in Richardson

Aspen Dental opened a new office Feb. 11 at 205 S. Plano Road, Ste. 300, Richardson. The business offers a variety of dental services, including routine care, checkups, periodontal disease treatment, tooth extraction, fillings and dental crowns.

Denton County

Denton County agencies offer free rides to vaccine appointments at Texas Motor Speedway

Beginning Friday, two Denton County transit services will provide free bus rides to the mass vaccine clinics at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth.

Matt Payne, Francesca D’Annunzio, Sandra Sadek, Kira Lovell, Liesbeth Powers and Daniel Houston contributed to this report.



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