New pizza shop coming to Richardson and more DFW-area news

GAPCo offers made-from-scratch pizzas with thin, crispy crust and homemade sauce. (Courtesy Greenville Avenue Pizza Company)
GAPCo offers made-from-scratch pizzas with thin, crispy crust and homemade sauce. (Courtesy Greenville Avenue Pizza Company)

GAPCo offers made-from-scratch pizzas with thin, crispy crust and homemade sauce. (Courtesy Greenville Avenue Pizza Company)

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Richardson

Greenville Avenue Pizza Company coming soon to Lockwood District in Richardson


Greenville Avenue Pizza Company, also known as GAPCo, will open around the end of 2020 at 520 Lockwood Drive, Richardson. GAPCo offers made-from-scratch pizzas with thin, crispy crust and homemade sauce.

Plano



7-Eleven to open new Plano location

A 7-Eleven will open in late October at 3940 W. 15th St., Plano. In addition to fuel, the convenience store sells grab-and-go food, coffee, Slurpees, sodas and snacks. 7-Eleven also offers delivery of its items through the 7Now app.

Lewisville-Flower Mound-Highland Village

Lakeside Urban Grocery now open in Flower Mound offering specialty diet items, grab-and-go meals

Lakeside Urban Grocery opened Aug. 21 at 2500 Lakeside Parkway, Ste. 100, Flower Mound. The store sells a variety of regular groceries as well as specialty items that fit vegan, keto, gluten-free and organic diets. The store also has an outdoor patio and offers grab-and-go meals from several caterers.

Grapevine-Colleyville-Southlake

The Foundry Gym opens in Southlake

The Foundry Gym opened at the beginning of August at 2120 E. Southlake Blvd., Southlake. The gym’s training program is based off of SOFLETE, which is a routine developed by former special operations personnel that incorporates elements of nutrition, fitness and more.

Frisco

Rockstars of Tomorrow Music Academy opening first Texas location in Frisco

Rockstars of Tomorrow Music Academy will open in early fall at 6363 Dallas Parkway, Ste. 112, Frisco. The music academy will offer lessons in guitar, voice, piano, drums, bass, ukulele, violin, songwriting, audio recording and performance.

McKinney

H&E Equipment Services launches new branch in McKinney

H&E Equipment Services, a business specializing in equipment rentals, sales, parts and services opened Aug. 17 at 490 Industrial Blvd., McKinney.

Daniel Houston, Gavin Pugh, Elizabeth Ucles, Miranda Jaimes and Olivia Lueckemeyer contributed to this report.



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Burnt BBQ & Tacos' menu offers several different barbecue and taco options. (Courtesy Burnt BBQ & Tacos)
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The candidate filing period for the May 1 Richardson City Council election will remain open until Feb. 12. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Six candidates file to run for Richardson City Council in May

Three incumbents and three newcomers had submitted applications to run in the May 1 election on first day of the filing period.

The candidate filing period for the May 1 Richardson ISD board of trustees election will remain open until Feb. 12.  (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Filing period now open for Richardson ISD board of trustees election

The filing window for the May 1 election will remain open until Feb. 12.

The candidate filing period for the May 1 Plano ISD board of trustees election will remain open until Feb. 12. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
2 Plano ISD incumbents file for board of trustees election

The candidate filing period for the May 1 election will continue until Feb. 12.

Lake Highlands Junior High could be replaced as part of the $750 million bond package under consideration by the Richardson ISD board of trustees. (Courtesy Richardson ISD)
Steering committee recommends $750M bond package to Richardson ISD board

Among proposed projects is the first phase of construction at junior high campuses to make room for district sixth graders.

The model home for The Village at Abrams gated community is expected to be ready this summer. (Courtesy Serene Global)
The Village at Abrams gated community coming soon to Richardson

The gated community is expected to have 34 single-family homes with prices starting at $550,000.

Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts Glenn Hegar shared a new revenue estimate for the 2022-23 biennium Jan. 11. (Courtesy Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Comptroller projects drop in state revenue, potential for economic uptick for next biennium

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County commissioners sent a joint letter Jan. 12 to Commissioner John Hellerstedt of the Texas Department of State Health Services to request additional doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. State health officials have since committed to send 6,975 doses of the Moderna vaccine to the county next week. (Courtesy Baylor College of Medicine)
Collin County to receive nearly 7,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine

State health officials have committed to send 6,975 doses of the Moderna vaccine to the county next week.

Chick-fil-A opened its first Colleyville location Jan. 6. (Courtesy Chick-fil-A)
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Trustee Kim Caston announced Jan. 11 she will not seek re-election to the Richardson ISD board of trustees. (Screenshot courtesy Richardson ISD)
Richardson ISD trustee Kim Caston will not seek re-election in May

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Curative has been operating several COVID-19 testing sites in the North Texas area, including one in Frisco. (Courtesy city of Frisco)
Collin County partnering with Curative for large-scale COVID-19 vaccine dispersal once more doses available

As of Jan. 11, Collin County has received 1,000 doses of the Moderna vaccine.