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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See how COVID-19 impacted Dallas County over the last week. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Tracking COVID-19: New cases in Dallas County decrease week over week

The seven-day average now sits at 202, which is a rate of 7.7 new daily cases per 100,000 residents, according to a county news release.

The program, which began this week in San Marcos, gives Amazon and Whole Foods employees and contractors direct access to COVID-19 vaccinations. (Courtesy Amazon)
Amazon begins rollout of statewide vaccination clinics for employees

The program, which began this week in San Marcos, gives Amazon and Whole Foods employees and contractors direct access to COVID-19 vaccinations.

Chicken wings.
Korean fried chicken restaurant bb.q Chicken now open in Richardson

Korean fried chicken restaurant bb.q Chicken is now open in Richardson.

The Spicy Fried Chicken Sando is one of several offerings on Fuku's menu. (Courtesy Fuku)
Fried chicken kitchen opens in Plano; The Heritage Table to reopen in Frisco and more DFW-area news

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As the first building for a restaurant on the 2-acre lot nears completion, developers at 820 and 850 S. Sherman St. in Richardson have reevaluated the rest of the property, which prompted these zoning requests, a city memo stated. (Screenshot via city of Richardson)
Sherman property plans for grocer, restaurant in Richardson

Zoning approvals by Richardson City Council have made way for future tenants at a property along Sherman Street and West Spring Valley Road.

Federal funding is set aside for public schools to address effects of the pandemic. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Why Texas has not yet distributed $18 billion in federal funds intended for public schools

As budget decisions loom for school districts across Texas, state leaders are holding on to federal funds intended for public schools to use in addressing the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Quiznos.
Quiznos on Belt Line Road in Richardson shuts doors

A sign in the window thanked customers for their support but confirmed the business was closed.

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas said power outages are not expected April 13, while requesting energy conservation. (Iain Oldman/Community Impact Newspaper)
UPDATE: ERCOT call for energy conservation ends April 13 without need for power outages

An ERCOT official said "tight" supply and demand conditions arose on the state's electric grid April 13 due to forecasting issues amid planned, seasonal maintenance outages by some power generators.

The chain has several restaurants in Texas, including two in College Station. (Courtesy I Heart Mac & Cheese)
I Heart Mac & Cheese coming to Highland Village; Gyro Shop opens in Frisco and more DFW-area news

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Storefront.
Crown Jewelry now open in Richardson

The store offers a variety of rings, bracelets, earrings, watches, chains, pendants and more.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and U.S. Food and Drug Administration recommended health providers pause distribution of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine April 13. (Olivia Aldridge/Community Impact Newspaper)
State, federal health authorities recommend pause of Johnson & Johnson vaccine after 6 rare, severe blood clots

Hub providers in Dallas, Harris and Travis counties have all announced they will follow the recommendations and pause distribution of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

Collin County has launched its Emergency Rental Assistance Program to provide residential rent and utility assistance for county residents. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Collin County offers assistance to renters and landlords affected financially by COVID-19

Collin County has launched its Emergency Rental Assistance Program to provide residential rent and utility assistance for county residents.