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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Plano Mayor John Muns and former Mayor Harry LaRosiliere attended the Sept. 24 groundbreaking event. (Erick Pirayesh/Community Impact Newspaper)
Groundbreaking held for $1 billion Collin Creek Mall redevelopment

The first phase of construction is expected to be complete in 2024.

Food.
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit offering limited-time items at Plano locations for chain's 80th anniversary

To celebrate its anniversary, Dickey’s announced the launch of new, limited-time menu items such as Sweet & Smoky Pit-Smoked Wings, Dr Pepper Barbecue Sauce and brisket chili.

The Texas Secretary of State's office has launched an audit of 2020 election results in four of Texas’ largest counties: Harris, Dallas, Tarrant and Collin. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Texas Secretary of State's office announces audit of 2020 election results in Dallas, Collin, Tarrant and Harris counties

In a statement released Sept. 23, the office said it anticipates the state Legislature will fund the process.

Kyle City Council voted 6-1 and approved the new citywide trail master plan that will utilize 2020 bond election funds for trails that will help connect Austin to San Antonio. (Courtesy Pexels)
CI Nation roundup: Perfect Game coming to Cedar Park; Kyle City Council approves trail master plan to connect Austin to San Antonio and more top stories

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The West Grove mixed-use development will include about a 4-acre entertainment area called The Hub. (Rendering courtesy city of McKinney)
New mixed-use development planned for McKinney; Frisco raises water, sewer, solid waste rates; and more top news from DFW

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Several parents of New Caney ISD students spoke at the district's Sept. 20 board meetings about recent allegations that a student brought a firearm to Porter High School's Sept. 18 homecoming dance. NCISD Superintendent Matt Calvert stressed that no gunshots were fired at the event, and that the district is investigating the allegations. (Wesley Gardner/Community Impact Newspaper)
CI Nation roundup: Round Rock ISD trustees considered for censuring; New Caney ISD addresses allegations of student with gun at campus event and more top stories

Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Sept. 23.

McKinney City Council considered design concepts for future wayfinding signs for the city Sept. 21. (Illustration courtesy city of McKinney)
McKinney eyes designs for wayfinding signs; Plano House of Comedy reschedules opening and more DFW-area news

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

People in a meeting.
Plano ISD board to allow temporary mask mandate to expire on Sept. 24

The temporary mandate, which allows for medical, religious, philosophical and administrative exemptions, has been in place since Aug. 26.

There are eight statewide propositions Texans will get to decide at the polls Nov. 2. (Liesbeth Powers/Community Impact Newspaper)
8 statewide propositions on Texans' November 2021 ballot and what they mean

Brandon Rottinghaus, the University of Houston’s political science chair, breaks down each Texas proposition before voters head to the polls in November.

The case was proposed at the Sept. 20 planning and zoning meeting, but commissioners agreed to table the matter until Oct. 18. City staff recommended the commission approve the zoning request. (Erick Pirayesh/Community Impact Newspaper)
Mixed-use development proposed for Haggard-owned farmland in Plano

The more than 2-million-square-foot area is one of the largest undeveloped tracts of land in Plano

 Redistricting is one of the items on the Texas Legislature's third special session, and the state Senate released proposed maps on Sept. 18. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
Texas Senate releases proposed redistricting maps as special session begins

Redistricting is one of the items on the third special session, and the state Senate released proposed maps on Sept. 18.