Suburban Yacht Club coming to Plano; Gidi Bar & Grill opens in Frisco and more DFW-area news

Suburban Yacht Club plans to open in Plano in August. (Courtesy Shannon McCarthy)
Suburban Yacht Club plans to open in Plano in August. (Courtesy Shannon McCarthy)

Suburban Yacht Club plans to open in Plano in August. (Courtesy Shannon McCarthy)

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Plano

Suburban Yacht Club planning for August opening in Plano

The restaurant's menu will offer Southern California food truck-inspired dishes such as quesabirria, crisped pork carnitas and Flamin’ Hot Cheetos elote.

Frisco



Gidi Bar & Grill in Frisco specializes in African fusion food

The restaurant specializes in African fusion meals, featuring dishes such as the pan-roasted herb salmon fillet and asun goat meat with jollof rice.

Frisco Crossing Dental Group & Orthodontics offers flexible work

The dental care facility provides a variety of services, including emergency work, crown implants, filling repairs and teeth whitening.

The Painted Teacup studio provides creative haven in Frisco

Caymen Hewitt attributes a 2018 car crash with setting her on a path that led to owning The Painted Teacup. The injuries she sustained in the crash prevented her from continuing to work at her corporate architecture job and caused her to re-evaluate everything in her life, she said.

Richardson

Friends of the Richardson Library offering free Little Free Library kits

While the Richardson Public Library only has one branch, the nonprofit Friends of the Richardson Library is working to increase the availability of books throughout the city by giving away Little Free Library kits.

Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth

Roanoke restaurateurs will open Dizzy Lucy's this fall

Dizzy Lucy’s, a new restaurant by father and daughter pair Gloria and Tony Segovia, is expected to open this fall at 101 S. Oak St., Ste. 100, Roanoke.

Bloom Hair Bar reopens under new name, ownership in Fort Worth

The salon offers cut, color and styling services as well as waxes and perms.

William C. Wadsack, Matt Payne, Miranda Jaimes and Kira Lovell contributed to this report.



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Collin County Health Care Services announced on July 27 the creation of mobile vaccination teams. (Lauren Canterberry/Community Impact Newspaper)
Collin County residents can now request mobile COVID-19 vaccine services

The teams will focus on reaching homebound individuals, long-term care facilities, businesses requesting vaccination for employees and other organizations.

Kalua pig is made with slow-roasted pork. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Hawaiian-style eatery Mo' Bettahs coming to Plano

The restaurant serves staples of Hawaiian cuisine, including kalua pig and pulehu chicken.

The CDC reversed its masking guidance for fully vaccinated individuals in response to the transmissibility of the delta variant of COVID-19 in a press conference July 27. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
NEW CDC GUIDANCE: All individuals should wear masks in K-12 schools, including those who are fully vaccinated

The new CDC guidance, announced July 27, also recommends people in areas with "high" or "substantial" levels of transmission wear masks regardless of vaccination status.

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Plano officials explore music venue permit process amid resident noise complaints

The directive, issued last August, is being reviewed after residents of the Windrose Tower high-rise complex in Legacy West have made numerous complaints in past months about noise levels coming from the outdoor concert venue in Legacy Hall.

Mad for Chicken opened July 23 at 216 W. Virginia St., Ste. 102, in downtown McKinney. (Courtesy Mad for Chicken)
Mad for chicken now serving McKinney; La Casita Tacos y Pupusas coming to Richardson and more DFW-area news

Mad for Chicken, a Korean-inspired restaurant, serves soy-garlic fried chicken alongside pork belly strips, salads, kimchi fries, quesadillas and more.

Williams Sonoma is a California-based company that sells kitchenware and home furnishings. (William C. Wadsack/Community Impact Newspaper)
Williams Sonoma relocates to new storefront in Plano

The business is a California-based company that sells kitchenware and home furnishings.

The Plano Animal Shelter is operating normally and welcoming all walk-in visitors during regular hours. (Courtesy Plano Animal Services)
Animal intake up 30% at Plano shelter

Animal Services Director Jamey Cantrell said during spring and summer the shelter averages an intake of around 600 animals per month.

The home furnishings chain offers furniture, bedding, kitchenware, lighting fixtures, window coverings, bath linens, wall decor and more. (William C. Wadsack/Community Impact Newspaper)
Pottery Barn now open in Plano

The home furnishings chain offers furniture, bedding, kitchenware, lighting fixtures, window coverings, bath linens, wall decor and more.

The city of McKinney established school zones for Emerson High School in a July 20 City Council meeting. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
School zone established for Emerson High in Frisco ISD; 61% of residents in 3 Plano ZIP codes fully vaccinated, and more top news from DFW

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Peter Lake (left), chair of the Public Utility Commission of Texas, and Brad Jones, interim president and CEO of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, provided an update on state regulators' electric grid redesign efforts in Austin on July 22. (Ben Thompson/Community Impact Newspaper)
Regulators: Texas electric grid prepared for potentially record-breaking demand next week; 'once-in-a-generation reforms' underway

The heads of the agencies in charge of the Texas electric grid met in Austin on July 22 to provide updates on their grid reform efforts.

Here is the latest data regarding COVID-19 in Plano. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Tracking COVID-19: 3 Plano ZIP codes have more than 61% of residents fully vaccinated as of July 19

The 75024 ZIP code has the highest percentage of fully vaccinated residents with nearly 64%, while the 75074 ZIP code has the lowest percentage with nearly 47%.

roofer
Ask An Expert: Co-owner of Sarris & MacKir Roofing and Construction in Plano offers tips for home projects

Sarris & MacKir Roofing and Construction's services include free roof inspections, gutter replacement, window repair and replacement, interior and exterior painting, fence staining and complete roofing services.