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


Shakertins restaurant and bar coming soon to Plano

Shakertins, a neighborhood bar concept with pub grub and craft cocktails, is expanding its business with a location in Plano.

Taste of Plano Foodie Pass promotes local restaurants with dining challenge

A three-month foodie challenge across the city of Plano launched Feb. 24.

The challenge, named the Taste of Plano Foodie Pass and created by VisitPlano, encourages eating local at a time when local restaurants are need of support, VisitPlano Marketing Manager Millerann Moya said. Although the department is normally focused on attracting business for Plano hotels, it chose to refocus its efforts on restaurants as travel slowed in recent months, Moya said.

Lewisville-Flower Mound-Highland Village

In pandemic-era change, Highland Village offers drive-thru Easter egg hunt

The city of Highland Village is switching up its annual Easter egg hunt event, opting for a drive-thru format this year to reduce potential exposure to the coronavirus.

Mad for Chicken to bring Korean-inspired menu to Flower Mound

Mad for Chicken is preparing to open a new location at 1050 Flower Mound Road, Flower Mound. The Korean-inspired restaurant will serve soy-garlic fried chicken, sandwiches, quesadillas, bulgogi bowls and various other dishes.


Starbucks to open new drive-thru location in McKinney

Seattle-based coffee company Starbucks has plans to open a new location at the southwest corner of Virginia Street and Hardin Boulevard in McKinney, next to the 7-Eleven, a Starbucks spokesperson said. The location is set to open this winter.

Fancy Shoes Ballroom Dance opens in McKinney

Georgia Roumbas opened Fancy Shoes Ballroom Dance in McKinney on Feb. 1. The studio is located at 209 N. Tennessee St., in downtown, and offers ballroom and Latin dance classes for all levels. Fancy Shoes Ballroom Dance offers programs for couples, beginners with no partners and wedding dance choreography.

Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth

Majestic Nail Salon now open in Keller Town Center

Majestic Nail Salon opened Feb. 5 at 101 Town Center Lane, Ste. 103, Keller. The salon does nail services for adults and kids, including mani-pedi spa packages, and offers waxing and eyelash extensions. Complimentary cocktails and other beverages are provided with services.


Indoor axe-throwing venue coming to Frisco in May

Stumpy’s Hatchet House, an indoor hatchet-throwing venue, began construction a few weeks ago and is scheduled to open in May at 9410 Dallas Parkway. Stumpy's allows guests to book axe-throwing outings and private parties in a safe, controlled throwing pit.

Kira Lovell, Liesbeth Powers, Daniel Houston, Miranda Jaimes and Francesca D’Annunzio contributed to this report.