Dutch Bros Coffee comes to Plano; meat market, butcher shop opens in Richardson and more DFW-area news

Dutch Bros Coffee opened a new drive-thru location July 26 in Plano. (Courtesy Dutch Bros Coffee)
Dutch Bros Coffee opened a new drive-thru location July 26 in Plano. (Courtesy Dutch Bros Coffee)

Dutch Bros Coffee opened a new drive-thru location July 26 in Plano. (Courtesy Dutch Bros Coffee)

Read the latest business and community news from the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Plano

Dutch Bros Coffee opens new drive-thru in Plano

With more than 475 locations across 11 states, the Oregon-based drive-thru coffee company serves specialty coffee, smoothies, freezes, teas, a private-label Dutch Bros Blue Rebel energy drink and nitrogen-infused cold brew coffee.

Grapevine-Colleyville-Southlake



Connections Wellness Group eyes September opening for Southlake location

The center will offer therapy and psychiatric services with an emphasis on meaningful, life-improving solutions and care that is cost effective.

Richardson

Green Valley Meat Market & Grill now offering locally sourced halal food in Richardson

The meat market and butcher shop offers authentic Middle Eastern-style grilled meats that are halal and locally sourced.

Richardson ISD to host back-to-school events for district families in need

The first Backpack Bash event is scheduled for 9-11:30 a.m. July 31 at Lake Highlands High School, 9449 Church Road, Dallas. The second event will be from 9-11:30 a.m. Aug. 7 at Richardson High School, 1250 W. Belt Line Road, Richardson.

Frisco

The Now Massage to bring California-based brand to Frisco

The Los Angeles-based company offers three Swedish-inspired styles of massages, which can be enhanced with additions such as herbal heat therapy, calming balms and deep tissue treatment.

McKinney

Zoom Room dog training service opens in McKinney

The business provides dog training that develops skills between dogs and their owners and encourages dogs to build confidence as they learn new behaviors through a step-by-step process.

William C. Wadsack, Steven Ryzewski, Olivia Lueckemeyer, Matt Payne and Miranda Jaimes contributed to this report.






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