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


Urban Seafood Company to bring oyster bar, fish market to Plano this spring

Urban Seafood Co. is expected to open in Plano this April as part of a four-story mixed-use building at 1104 14th St., Plano. The restaurant—the creation of chef Salvatore Gisellu and Bonnie and Nathan Shea, creators of Urban Rio and Urban Crust—is set to include menu options from its fresh oyster bar as well as clams, lobster bakes, house-made pastas, lobster rolls and chowders.

Maple Primary Care to move to new Plano location

Maple Primary Care hopes to move by the end of February to its new location in Plano at 3242 Preston Road, Ste. 203. The practice, located at 4708 Alliance Blvd., Ste. 485, Plano, will offer all of the same services, including adult and pediatric medicine, women’s health exams, orthopedics, dermatology and more.

Plano Athletic Club offers state-of-the-art athletic equipment and more

Plano Athletic Club opened to the public Jan. 16 at 4600 W. Park Blvd., Plano. The newly renovated, membership-based health club features state-of-the-art athletic equipment, a physical therapy zone, a 3-D body scanner, a recovery zone and more.


Richardson police report 2% drop in crime in 2020

Crime in Richardson saw a 2% drop in 2020, according to the city police department’s most recent year-end report.


Frisco ISD approves names of 2 future schools

Two future schools in Frisco ISD now have namesakes.


The Comedy Arena reopens with new cafe, expanded space in McKinney

The Comedy Arena reopened Jan. 29 at 305 E. Virginia St., Ste. 104, McKinney. Co-owner Von Daniel said the comedy club doubled its space by expanding onto the second floor of the building. On the first floor is a new cafe, bar and lounge area. The second floor now houses the club's theater, box office and more.


New fly-fishing store to open Feb. 13 in Grapevine

Grapevine Fly Fishing will be opening Feb. 13 at 122 N. Main St. in Grapevine. This new shop will have fly-fishing equipment for beginners and seasoned anglers.

D'Ambrosio's Pizza Pub in Grapevine permanently closes less than six months after opening

D'Ambrosio's Pizza Pub permanently closed its store in Grapevine in January, with the owner citing personal health reasons and the coronavirus pandemic as justifications for the closure.

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Jamba Juice opens in Northeast Fort Worth

Jamba Juice opened another Fort Worth location Feb. 1 at 2805 Heritage Trace Parkway, which is part of the Victory Shops at Heritage Trace development. The juice and smoothie company, which also offers breakfast bowls, opened a location on Golden Triangle Boulevard in January.


Walmart, Sam's Club pharmacies across Texas to begin administering vaccine Feb. 12

Walmart and Sam's Club pharmacies across Texas will begin administering COVID-19 vaccines through the U.S. Federal Retail Pharmacy Program on Feb. 12, officials with Walmart announced in a news release Feb. 9.

Texas' first statewide rental assistance program will allot over $1 billion to those financially hit by pandemic

Texans struggling to pay their rent may soon have some relief due to a new statewide rent relief program—the first of its kind in Texas, according to a news release from Gov. Greg Abbott's office.

Kira Lovell, Eva Vigh, William C. Wadsack, Olivia Lueckemeyer, Liesbeth Powers, Matt Payne and Sandra Sadek contributed to this report.