Boomer Jack's Grill & Bar coming to Plano; Dumpling House opens in Frisco and more DFW-area news

Boomer Jack's Grill & Bar is a sports bar that offers American food and drinks. (Courtesy Boomer Jack's Grill & Bar)
Boomer Jack's Grill & Bar is a sports bar that offers American food and drinks. (Courtesy Boomer Jack's Grill & Bar)

Boomer Jack's Grill & Bar is a sports bar that offers American food and drinks. (Courtesy Boomer Jack's Grill & Bar)

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

Plano

Boomer Jack's Grill & Bar to open Plano location Feb. 15

Boomer Jack's Grill & Bar is slated to open Feb. 15 at 5430 SH 121, Plano. The business, which has locations across Dallas-Fort Worth, offers American food and beverages in a setting primed for game watchers with wall-to-wall televisions and backyard-style patios. The Plano location will also allow patrons to bring their dogs to the restaurant's patio.

Grapevine-Colleyville-Southlake



Wicho's House Restaurant relocates, now open in Grapevine

Wicho's House Restaurant has relocated from North Richland Hills to 2100 W. Northwest Hwy., St. 207, Grapevine, and is now open. The restaurant offers a variety of Tex-Mex and American dishes.

Frisco

Plano-based Dumpling House opens location in Frisco

Dumpling House opened Feb. 2 at 3231 Preston Road, Ste. 1, Frisco, and is now selling authentically prepared Chinese dumplings and cuisine.

Koala Insulation opens office in Frisco

Koala Insulation of North Texas plans to open in Frisco later this month. The business provides insulation contracting to homeowners and other property owners on new construction, retrofit operations and properties affected by natural disasters or that have suffered damage.

Evolve Hair Boutique coming to Frisco

Evolve Hair Boutique, a new concept from To The Nine Hair, has plans to open at 3411 Preston Road, Ste. 5, Frisco. The salon is expected to open sometime in April, owner Teri Lewis said. The salon will offer haircuts, colorings, extensions and more beauty services with a focus on “clean” hair care products.

Blank Slate Therapy marks 5 years offering mental health services in Frisco

Blank Slate Therapy, a multidisciplinary, multispecialty psychotherapy practice, is celebrating its five-year anniversary in Frisco this month. The practice offers support, healing and evidence-based treatment in three North Dallas locations in Frisco, Southlake and McKinney.

New CVS Pharmacy to open in Frisco near Dallas North Tollway

A new CVS Pharmacy is set to open in east Frisco at the intersection of Eldorado Parkway and Frisco Street sometime in late summer, according to CVS Manager of Retail Communications Matthew Blanchette.

Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth

Paradise Grills now open in Fort Worth

Paradise Grills opened at 9419 N. Freeway, Fort Worth, at the beginning of January. The company, which has showrooms throughout the U.S., offers outdoor kitchens and grills as well as fire features and other patio accessories.

New dining expected at Fort Worth's Victory Shops at Heritage Trace Development

Businesses are starting to fill the new commercial development at 9633 N. Freeway on the northwest corner of Heritage Trace Parkway and I-35W, called Victory Shops at Heritage Trace.

Richardson

Peak Physical Therapy now open in Richardson

Peak Physical Therapy opened Feb. 1 at 819 W. Arapaho Road, Ste. 40, Richardson. The business offers in-clinic and telehealth physical therapy evaluations and appointments. Peak uses cutting-edge technology to offer a variety of treatments and therapies.

TayK Cosmetics now offering cosmetic tattoo services in Richardson

TayK Cosmetics opened in late December at 7602 W. Campbell Road, Ste. 5, Richardson. Licensed permanent cosmetic tattoo artist Taylor Keeney specializes in 3-D areola tattoos for breast cancer survivors as well as permanent combination brows.

William C. Wadsack, Sandra Sadek, Miranda Jaimes, Kira Lovell, Olivia Lueckemeyer and Francesca D’Annunzio contributed to this report.



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Collin County Judge Chris Hill rescinds COVID-19 disaster declaration

Collin County’s declaration of local disaster in response to COVID-19 was rescinded Feb. 26 by Judge Chris Hill.

Two hundred rail pieces were delivered east of Shiloh Road in Plano in late 2020, according to a Dec. 18 DART release. (Courtesy Dallas Area Rapid Transit)
DART to save millions on Silver Line project following approval of refinanced loan from U.S. Department of Transportation

The $908 million loan was approved by the U.S. Department of Transportation's Build America Bureau in 2018, according to a Feb. 25 news release.

At its peak of power loss, the city had roughly 50,000 homes with interrupted power, many of which had prolonged outages, Plano City Manager Mark Israelson said. (Liesbeth Powers/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Snow covers I-45 in Houston during a winter storm that hit Texas the night of Feb. 14. (Shawn Arrajj/Community Impact Newspaper)
Legislators probe energy officials over power failures, lack of preparation heading into winter storm

The Texas Legislature held hearings Feb. 25 with energy companies including Oncor Electric Delivery and the Electric Reliability Council of Texas in response to last week’s historic winter storm, which left millions of Texans without electricity for days.

Texas Health Resources nurse Karen Schmidt administers a Pfizer vaccination Plano resident Connie Cordova's arm Feb. 5. (Liesbeth Powers/Community Impact Newspaper)
Vaccine rollout unfolds in Plano through city, county coordination

The city of Plano is actively working to help residents who want COVID-19 vaccines receive them as soon as possible, officials said.

In the northeast quadrant of DART's coverage area—which includes Plano, Richardson, northeast Dallas, Rowlett and Garland—current plans show new and expanded GoLink zones, with current bus routes being replaced by shuttle service. (Courtesy DART)
Draft for DART network redesign shows increase in shuttle service, access in areas of Plano, Richardson

In the northeast quadrant of DART's coverage area—which includes Plano, Richardson, northeast Dallas, Rowlett and Garland—current plans show new and expanded GoLink zones, with current bus routes being replaced by shuttle service.

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BoomerJack's Grill & Bar offers dog-friendly patio at new Plano location

The business offers American food and beverages, wall-to-wall televisions for watching sports, and backyard-style patios.

Owners Azaad and Rehan Bacchus opened Taste of the Islands in Plano in 2004. (Liesbeth Powers/Community Impact Newspaper)
Guyana natives bring Caribbean flavors to Taste of the Islands in Plano

The restaurant's No. 1 item for years was jerk chicken because of its spicy kick; however, it has since been overshadowed by the stewed oxtail, which is often served with rice and vegetables.

The North Texas Municipal Water District has lifted its request for its member cities to reduce water use. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Collin County water supplier lifts water conservation request

With water demands returning to normal levels, the North Texas Municipal Water District has lifted its request to reduce nonessential water use within its service area, which includes the cities of Frisco, McKinney, Plano and Richardson.

A group of children in early Plano gather outside of a school building in 1907. A segregated school was built in 1896, although classrooms would often travel around the community, according to library records. •(Courtesy Plano Public Library)
Douglass Community a focus of new online museum highlighting Black history in Plano

An online look into the history of Black Plano residents launched in late February with exhibits on founding families and other influencers who improved the lives of those in North Texas and beyond.

The coffee and wine bar offers signature drinks, such as the Honey Bear Latte, made with honey and cinnamon, as well as food options, such as breakfast tacos, charcuterie boards, baked goods and snack boxes. (Courtesy Golden Boy Coffee Co.)
Golden Boy Coffee Co. opens in Plano; Black Rock Coffee Bar coming to Southlake and more DFW-area news

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The coffee and wine bar offers signature drinks, such as the Honey Bear Latte, made with honey and cinnamon, as well as food options, such as breakfast tacos, charcuterie boards, baked goods and snack boxes. (Courtesy Golden Boy Coffee Co.)
Texas-based Golden Boy Coffee Co.'s coffee and wine bar now open in Plano

Golden Boy Coffee & Wine Bar opened Feb. 8 at The Boardwalk at Granite Park in Plano.