Plano ISD plans for return to classrooms in 2021-22; Hooters spinoff to open in Fort Worth and more top DFW-area news

Plano ISD board of trustees talked about plans for the 2021-22 school year at the April 20 meeting. (Screenshot courtesy Plano ISD)
Plano ISD board of trustees talked about plans for the 2021-22 school year at the April 20 meeting. (Screenshot courtesy Plano ISD)

Plano ISD board of trustees talked about plans for the 2021-22 school year at the April 20 meeting. (Screenshot courtesy Plano ISD)

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Plano ISD planning for full return to classrooms in 2021-22

Plano ISD expects to resume pre-COVID-19 activities this summer and fully return to the classroom in 2021-22.

Steve Fields to bring steak, seafood lounge back to Plano



Two years after closing Steve Fields' Steak & Lobster Lounge, restaurateur Steve Fields plans to open a new steak and seafood eatery later this year at 4900 W. Park Blvd., Plano.

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Hooters spinoff Hoots Wings to open in Fort Worth

Hoots Wings, a franchise spun off of the Hooters company, will open on Golden Triangle Boulevard, Fort Worth, in late summer 2021. Hoots Wings restaurants are a smaller, fast-casual alternative to Hooters’ restaurants and sports bars.

H-E-B expands North Texas presence with land purchase in Alliance area

Grocery store chain H-E-B has purchased land from Hillwood at the northwest corner of Heritage Trace Parkway and North Riverside Drive in the Alliance area of Fort Worth, an H-E-B spokesperson has confirmed.

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Lewisville OKs rezoning for Northern Gateway development

A zoning change will clear the way for Fronterra, a proposed mixed-use development that includes 201 townhomes, 773 multifamily units and 40,000 square feet of ground floor commercial space in Lewisville.

Sandra Sadek, Kristine Hughes, William C. Wadsack, Kira Lovell and Alex Copeland contributed to this report.



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Renovations recently began at Russell Creek Park, which opened in 1995 and is one of Plano's many parks. (Courtesy city of Plano)
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Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott was one of the store's first customers when it opened in April, according to the owner. (Courtesy Prized Kicks)
Prized Kicks now selling sneakers and streetwear in Plano

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Plano ISD suspends plan for permanent online learning option due to lack of state funding

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Gov. Greg Abbott, center signed Senate Bills 2 and 3 into law June 8 in response to the devastating winter storm last February. (Trent Thompson/Community Impact Newspaper)
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The state-of-the-art facility offers concierge-level emergency services for adults and children as well as trauma/acute care, cardiology and imaging. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
West Plano Emergency Room now offering services for adults and children

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Grocery store chain H-E-B announced June 8 the company's plans to open a store in McKinney. (Matt Payne/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Fat Shack opening this week in Plano

Fat Shack is known for its signature Fat Sandwiches and late-night hours.

Torchy’s Tacos will hold a grand opening at 10 a.m. on June 16 at 2947 Preston Road, Frisco. (Courtesy Torchy's Tacos)
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