Cars wrap around Jollibee parking lot on first day open in Plano
Jollibee opened with a fanfare of cars wrapped around its parking lot midday Aug. 20. (Liesbeth Powers/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Harvest Hall now open in Grapevine, new dining options in Fort Worth and more DFW news from February
Here are some of the top stories from the past month from the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex.
Collin County’s declaration of local disaster in response to COVID-19 was rescinded Feb. 26 by Judge Chris Hill.
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.
Plano faces long-term impacts from storm; Collin County vaccine hubs resume service and more DFW-area news
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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.
The city of Plano is actively working to help residents who want COVID-19 vaccines receive them as soon as possible, officials said.
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.
The business offers American food and beverages, wall-to-wall televisions for watching sports, and backyard-style patios.
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.
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.
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.
Golden Boy Coffee Co. opens in Plano; Black Rock Coffee Bar coming to Southlake and more DFW-area news
Read the latest business and community news from the Dallas-Fort Worth area.