Burnt BBQ & Tacos opens in Plano and more DFW-area news

Burnt BBQ & Tacos' menu offers several different barbecue and taco options. (Courtesy Burnt BBQ & Tacos)
Burnt BBQ & Tacos' menu offers several different barbecue and taco options. (Courtesy Burnt BBQ & Tacos)

Burnt BBQ & Tacos' menu offers several different barbecue and taco options. (Courtesy Burnt BBQ & Tacos)

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

Plano

Burnt BBQ & Tacos now open in Plano

Burnt BBQ & Tacos opened Jan. 12 at 2929 Custer Road, Ste. 302D, Plano. The restaurant serves barbecue dishes, such as coffee ground-smoked brisket and roasted garlic pulled pork, as well as tacos, family meal kits and sides.

Stitches yarn boutique coming soon to downtown Plano



Stitches expects to open in downtown Plano on Jan. 29.

Lewisville-Flower Mound-Highland Village

Cristy's Cake Shop aims for Jan. 19 soft opening date in Flower Mound

Cristy's Cake Shop is planning to hold the soft opening of its new Flower Mound location on Jan. 19 at 3721 Justin Road, Ste. 150.

Frisco

Stonebriar Auto celebrates first anniversary in Frisco


Stonebriar Auto & Repair Services LLC will celebrate its first anniversary Jan. 15. The auto shop, located at 12600 Lebanon Road, Frisco, performs state inspections, oil changes and other mechanical maintenance.

Apricot Lane coming to west Frisco

Apricot Lane will open a store in west Frisco at 4350 N. Main St., Ste. 130, Frisco, on Jan. 28. The women’s boutique will sell clothing, accessories, handbags, and gifts in regular and junior sizes.

McKinney

Hard Rock Smoke & Vapor expands into Texas with McKinney shop


Hard Rock Smoke & Vapor opened Dec. 15 at 5160 Collin McKinney Parkway, McKinney. The company, which was established in 2017, carries smoke and vape products, including CBD, kratom, hookah products and several other related accessories.

CommunityMed McKinney opens as company's 11th location

CommunityMed McKinney opened Dec. 22 at 210 N. Custer Road, Ste. 100, McKinney. The urgent care facility offers treatment for injuries and illnesses that do not require an ER visit, and it is open seven days a week, according to a news release.

Grapevine-Colleyville-Southlake

Grapevine library to launch eSports Academy

The Grapevine Public Library will create an all-new eSports Academy after receiving a $75,000 grant from the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

Dallas Gold & Silver Exchange now open in Grapevine

A new Dallas Gold & Silver Exchange is now open at 1106 W. Northwest Hwy. in Grapevine.

Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth

CityVet location now open in north Fort Worth

A CityVet-Alliance location officially opened Jan. 4 at 9633 North Freeway, Fort Worth. The facility, which also serves the Keller area, offers vaccinations, surgery, grooming and more for dogs and cats.

Clothing store Justice permanently closes north Fort Worth location

Justice, a clothing and accessories store that catered to tween girls, permanently closed its Alliance location in north Fort Worth, located at 9510 Sage Meadow Trail, Fort Worth, in mid-December.

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



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Hampton Inn & Suites sign.
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Wincrest Orthodontics offers braces and Invisalign as well as teeth-whitening services. (Courtesy Fotolia)
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cars on snowy road
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Chipotle Mexican Grill opened a new Plano location Feb. 20 at the corner of Independence Parkway and Legacy Drive. (Courtesy Chipotle Mexican Grill)
Chipotle opens new location with 'Chipotlane' along Independence Parkway in Plano

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