Richardson's The Barber & Co. now open and more DFW-area news

The Barber & Co., which recently opened in Richardson, offers men's haircuts and shaves. (Courtesy The Barber & Co.)
The Barber & Co., which recently opened in Richardson, offers men's haircuts and shaves. (Courtesy The Barber & Co.)

The Barber & Co., which recently opened in Richardson, offers men's haircuts and shaves. (Courtesy The Barber & Co.)

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Richardson

The Barber & Co. now offering men's haircuts and shaves in Richardson

The Barber & Co. opened June 20 at 525 W. Arapaho Road, Ste. 23, Richardson. The business offers men's haircuts and shaves. Guests of legal drinking age receive beer with service.

Plano



Specialty florist Mia Fiori moves to new Plano location

Mia Fiori moved Aug. 1 to a new location at 1900 Preston Road, Ste. 131, Plano. The boutique store specializes in custom floral arrangements, gifts, art and home decor. It was formerly located at The Shops at Legacy.

Frisco

Visit Frisco helps local venues with safety accreditation to attract travelers

Many of Frisco’s hotels and tourist destinations are pursuing an accreditation from the Global Biorisk Advisory Council to help travelers feel safe about returning to the city.

Southwest Kia to open fourth DFW-area dealership in Frisco

Southwest Kia of Frisco is tentatively scheduled to open in mid-December at 10220 SH 121, Frisco. The car dealership will sell and service Kia vehicles.

Daniel Houston, William C. Wadsack, Olivia Lueckemeyer and Elizabeth Ucles contributed to this report.



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