Brazilian Steakhouse coming to Plano and more DFW business and community news from September

The menu consists of meat dishes that are slow-roasted over an open fire. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
The menu consists of meat dishes that are slow-roasted over an open fire. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

The menu consists of meat dishes that are slow-roasted over an open fire. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Read business and community news from September from Community Impact Newspaper's coverage of the Dallas-Fort Worth area.


Brasão Brazilian Steakhouse coming soon to The Shops at Legacy in Plano

Brasão Brazilian Steakhouse expects to open in the spring at The Shops at Legacy, 5741 Legacy Drive, Ste. 100, Plano. The steakhouse specializes in authentic Rodizio-style dining for lunch and dinner. The menu consists of meat dishes that are slow-roasted over an open fire. The restaurant will also be available for private events.


Main Street Food Hall to offer 10 vendors, bars, event spaces in Frisco in 2021

A new food hall in Frisco is expected to bring eclectic vendors, bars, a beer garden and concert spaces next year.


Charis Behavioral Health opens in Southlake

Charis Behavioral Health opened in September at 250 W. Southlake Blvd., Southlake. The center offers partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient programming, medication management and treatment customized for each patient’s needs.

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Golden Triangle Library now open in Northeast Fort Worth

The city of Fort Worth Golden Triangle Library officially opened Aug. 18 at 4264 Golden Triangle Blvd., Fort Worth.

The 15,000-square-foot library is expected to house more than 50,000 items for checkout and training.

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Mac&Z cafe and children's play area aims for early October opening in Flower Mound

Mac&Z is preparing for an early October opening near the River Walk at Central Park, 4281 Esplanade Place, Ste. 100, Flower Mound. The cafe will include a play area for young children, including toddlers and crawlers. The play area will include a number of sensory learning toys. The cafe will serve pastries, sandwiches and coffees sourced from local roasters.


The Grind Burger Bar + Tap Room expands with second location and concept in McKinney

Grind Burger Bar Y Taqueria is expected to open Sept. 28 at 3350 Virginia Parkway, Ste. 400, McKinney. This marks the third The Grind Burger Bar + Tap Room restaurant location and the second in McKinney.


The Learning Experience set to open this fall in Richardson

The Learning Experience, a national academy of early education, is on track to open this fall at 528 Centennial Blvd., Richardson. The 10,000-square-foot facility will include 10 classrooms with indoor and outdoor play areas for students ages 6 weeks to 6 years.

Elizabeth Ucles, Gavin Pugh, Ian Pribanic, Daniel Houston, Miranda Jaimes and Olivia Lueckemeyer contributed to this report.


Collin County commissioners discuss a possible Property Assessed Clean Energy financing program with Julie Partain from Bracewell during their Oct. 19 meeting. (Screenshot courtesy Collin County)
Collin County considering program for energy efficiency projects on commercial, multifamily properties

Collin County is looking into creating a Property Assessed Clean Energy financing program that would encourage energy and water efficiency projects in commercial and multifamily residential properties.

Rollbacks to rail, bus and shuttle service during the pandemic are being lifted by Dallas Area Rapid Transit on Oct. 19 as the agency begins the transition back to regular operations. (Courtesy Dallas Area Rapid Transit)
DART returns some Richardson, Plano bus and rail routes to pre-pandemic frequency levels

Increased ridership and the reopening of the Texas economy are driving the agency to resume service. The changes are effective as of Oct. 19.

A four-story office building was recently completed at the International Business Park campus. (Courtesy Chad M. Davis)
Construction on new office building, amenity center complete at International Business Park in Plano

The four-story building is part of a 300-acre mixed-use development near Coit Road and the President George Bush Turnpike.

Plano budgets for increased costs, some losses in revenue

Totaling $605.1 million, the budget faced economic challenges due to the coronavirus pandemic, including losses in sales taxes, permit and licensing fees, and hotel and motel taxes, all of which are major revenue sources for the city.

The business offers test prep, tutoring, college consulting, for-credit courses and extracurriculars. (Courtesy Pixabay)
Elite Prep Plano relocates to new location

The business offers test prep, tutoring, college consulting, for-credit courses and extracurriculars.

In Denton County, there have been 743 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed by molecular test in the seven reporting days ending Oct. 16. (Community Impact staff)
Tracking COVID-19: Denton County cases trend upward again as officials report antigen test results

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 are on the rise once again in Denton County and throughout the state.

The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds will be the featured performers at the 30th Anniversary of the Bell Fort Worth Alliance Air Show. (Courtesy of Bell Fort Worth Alliance Air Show)
Thunderbirds to fly this weekend at Fort Worth air show plus more DFW-area news

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

The market is open from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. every Sunday when the weather permits and includes one row of vendors along the waterside of The Boardwalk at Granite Park's pavilion. (Courtesy The Boardwalk at Granite Park)
New weekly farmers market starts up again at Plano's Boardwalk at Granite Park

Red Tent Markets, a regional traveling farmers market, has a new venture at the Boardwalk at Granite Park.

The family-owned store will feature men’s luxury goods for up to 75% off retail prices. (Courtesy Protocol)
Men's designer resale boutique Protocol announces November opening in Plano

Updates on the opening date as well as options for online shopping before the store opens can be found on Protocol’s Facebook and Instagram pages.

A splash pad is included in the new plans for the park. (Rendering courtesy McKinney Parks and Recreation)
Park coming to McKinney and more top DFW-area news

Read popular news from the past week from the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Voters are encouraged to keep a 6-foot distance from one another, causing lines to stretch farther than they typically would with the same amount of people. (Makenzie Plusnick/Community Impact Newspaper)
Collin County officials focus on conducting safe election amid high voter turnout

Polls opened for early voting in Plano on Oct. 13. Election officials expect a record number of voters due to an increase in countywide registration as well as high interest in some of this year’s races.