2 vaccination hubs to open in Plano; BigShots Golf coming to Fort Worth and more DFW news

Scott Palmer administers a COVID-19 vaccine shot to a Roanoke police officer. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)
Scott Palmer administers a COVID-19 vaccine shot to a Roanoke police officer. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)

Scott Palmer administers a COVID-19 vaccine shot to a Roanoke police officer. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)

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Plano

Two new COVID-19 vaccination hubs opening in Plano

Two new distribution centers are making COVID-19 vaccines more available to Plano residents.

Baylor Scott & White Health opens COVID-19 vaccine registration for Phase 1B in North Texas



Baylor Scott & White Health announced Jan. 20 that it will begin immunizing community members who qualify for a COVID-19 vaccine under Phase 1B of the state of Texas' vaccination plan.

Boxochops kitchen coming soon to Plano

Boxochops expects to begin offering authentic Nigerian smallchops in Plano this February. The kitchen currently takes home orders and serves food for social and corporate events.

Plano restaurateurs adjust to a new dining landscape nearly 1 year into the pandemic

According to the Texas Restaurant Association, the industry has been “decimated by the COVID-19 pandemic,” with more than 10,000 closures statewide as of December.

Grapevine-Colleyville-Southlake

Epicenter for the Arts relocates to Gateway Plaza in Southlake


Epicenter for the Arts, a performing arts center, has relocated to a larger space in the Gateway Plaza at 2911 E. SH 114, Southlake. The center offers classes in a variety of subjects, including music, dance and acting.

Lovesac furniture showroom coming soon to Southlake Town Square

Lovesac will open a new location in 2021 in Southlake Town Square at 250 State St., Southlake. Lovesac stores feature home furniture, such as Sacs, Sactionals and accessories.

Richardson

Music SO Simple offers instrument instruction in Richardson

After starting with just one other teacher in 2016, Music SO Simple now has 11 instructors.

McKinney

Collin County Law Group in McKinney brings 100 years combined experience

Collin County Law Group officially opened Jan. 1 at 105 N. Benge St., McKinney. The criminal and family law firm accepts cases in Collin County, the DFW metroplex and all over North Texas, the company announced in a news release.

Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth

BigShots Golf coming soon to north Fort Worth

BigShots Golf will open a north Fort Worth location in early 2021 at 15700 Golf View Drive, Fort Worth. In addition to driving bays and a virtual golf experience, the facility will feature a full restaurant and bar that serves American cuisine and cocktails as well as kids activity center and more.

Las Palapas restaurant coming soon to Keller

Mexican restaurant Las Palapas is coming soon to 455 Keller Parkway, Keller. The restaurant will occupy the former location of Dairy Queen, according to city of Keller officials. Las Palapas restaurants feature classic Mexican cuisine, such as tacos and fajitas.

Kira Lovell, Liesbeth Powers, Ian Pribanic, Sandra Sadek, William C. Wadsack and Matt Payne contributed to this report.



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Big Tony’s West Philly Cheesesteaks puts customers first in Plano

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Fat Shack coming soon to Plano

Fat Shack is known for its signature Fat Sandwiches and late-night hours.

Walk-On's is opening in McKinney in 2022. (Courtesy Walk-Ons Sports Bistreaux & Bar)
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Crumbl Cookies offers over 120 rotating cookie flavors. (Courtesy Crumbl Cookies)
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Salad and Go food.
Drive-thru eatery Salad and Go now open in Plano

The drive-thru concept eatery offers made-to-order salads, wraps, soups and drinks.

Student walking into school.
Plano ISD to receive $43M in federal COVID-19 relief funding

“These additional funds will be a tremendous help in facilitating a comprehensive, long-term approach to support students and staff affected by the pandemic,” Plano ISD Chief Operating Officer Theresa Williams said.

Frankford Middle School.
Plano ISD to partner with Dallas for park at Frankford Middle School

Plano ISD will not contribute any funds toward the park, but will be able to reserve it for the district's exclusive use.

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Crumbl Cookies to open first Plano location

Crumbl Cookies offers a weekly rotating menu of fresh-baked cookies, such as Strawberry Poptart, Cosmic Brownie, Cinnamon Swirl and Muddy Buddy.