Nike, Crumbl Cookies open in Plano; Colleyville to expand gift card program and more DFW-area news

The athletic shoe and clothing store is holding its grand opening May 27 at 7300 Windrose Ave. in the Legacy West district. (Erick Pirayesh/Community Impact Newspaper)
The athletic shoe and clothing store is holding its grand opening May 27 at 7300 Windrose Ave. in the Legacy West district. (Erick Pirayesh/Community Impact Newspaper)

The athletic shoe and clothing store is holding its grand opening May 27 at 7300 Windrose Ave. in the Legacy West district. (Erick Pirayesh/Community Impact Newspaper)

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Plano

Nike By Legacy West to hold grand opening in Plano

Nike By Legacy West will hold its grand opening May 27 in Plano. The athletic shoe and clothing store is located at 7300 Windrose Ave., Ste. 105B, in the Legacy West district.

Crumbl Cookies opens new location in south Plano



Crumbl Cookies opened its new Plano location May 26 at 6100 W. Park Blvd., Ste. 150. The store, which will celebrate its grand opening May 27, offers a weekly rotating menu of fresh-baked cookies, such as Strawberry Poptart, Cosmic Brownie, Cinnamon Swirl and Muddy Buddy.

McKinney

McKinney Wine Merchant marks 10 years of business

McKinney Wine Merchant celebrated its 10-year anniversary on April 5 at 131 S. Central Expressway, McKinney. The shop features about 400 wines from around the world, ranging in price from $9 to $400.

Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth

Griff's Gifts to open Memorial Day weekend in Keller

Griff’s Gifts, a family-owned toy and gift shop, will hold a grand opening in Keller May 28 at 101 Town Center Lane, Ste. A109. Offerings include LEGO minifigures and playsets, a dedicated Harry Potter section, puppets, bulk candy, helium balloons, candles and soaps.

The Poppin Shop under new ownership, offering new treats in Keller

The Poppin Shop sells more than 35 flavors of popcorn and 15 flavors of gourmet fudge.

Frisco

Absolutely Fabulous Spa in Frisco celebrates 10 years with expansion

Absolutely Fabulous Spa is celebrating 10 years of business as of July 7 at 8765 Stockard Drive, Ste. 903, Frisco. On July 29, the spa and Frisco Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony coinciding with the anniversary to commemorate its expansion into an adjacent suite.

Grapevine-Colleyville-Southlake

Colleyville will expand its gift card program in summer 2021

The city of Colleyville will bring back its gift card program for another round starting in June.

This round has been expanded to include households outside city limits and to support military families. The gift cards can be used at any participating business in Colleyville, and businesses will be reimbursed by the city.

Erick Pirayesh, William C. Wadsack, Matt Paynne and Kira Lovell contributed to this report.



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FISD staff will see raises and one-time stipends as well as access to a future, free health clinic.

Preliminary STAAR results show an increase in the number of Plano ISD students not meeting expectations in math and reading. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
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COVID-19 had more real estate property owners consider how to bring the inside to the outside, experts said during the June 23 digital summit. (Courtesy Hub Streat)
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Real estate investors and experts discuss the draw of Texas during the June 23 Bisnow Digital Summit. (Screenshot by Miranda Jaimes/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Avalon Salon and Spa closes Plano location at The Shops at Legacy

Staff from the location were relocated to Avalon's West Village salon in Dallas, according to co-owner Lawrence Bonanno.

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Plano ISD board approves $19.6M budget deficit for 2021-22 school year

As part of the new budget, the board approved a $7 million expense to give all eligible district employees a 2% pay raise.

Gov. Greg Abbott announced a special legislative session will begin July 8. (Trent Thompson/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Frisco ISD board approves agreement with city, Hall Group for performing arts center

The agreement outlines the public-private partnership among Frisco ISD, the city of Frisco and Hall Group to build a $67 million performing arts center at Hall Park.

Cajun restaurant Storming Crab is now open in McKinney. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
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The reformer Pilates studio offers 50-minute classes that focus on quick transitions throughout a beat-based, high-intensity, full-body workout. (Courtesy Session Pilates)
Session Pilates to open a Plano location later this summer

The reformer Pilates studio offers 50-minute classes that focus on quick transitions throughout a beat-based, high-intensity, full-body workout.

Food.
Steve Fields' Steakhouse to open later this year in Plano

Steve Fields initially hoped to have the new restaurant ready by Sept. 1 of this year, but now estimates it is likely to open in late September or early October.