Jasper's Richardson, Cadillac Pizza Pub in McKinney to reopen and more DFW-area news

Menu items at Jasper's Richardson include salads, fish, steaks and more. (Olivia Lueckemeyer/Community Impact Newspaper)
Menu items at Jasper's Richardson include salads, fish, steaks and more. (Olivia Lueckemeyer/Community Impact Newspaper)

Menu items at Jasper's Richardson include salads, fish, steaks and more. (Olivia Lueckemeyer/Community Impact Newspaper)

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Jasper's Richardson to reopen in CityLine development

Jasper’s Richardson is scheduled to reopen for dinner service Sept. 10 at its location in the CityLine development. The restaurant, located at 1251 State St., Ste. 950, has been closed for several months due to COVID-19.

Organic Life Dry Cleaning coming soon to Richardson

Organic Life Dry Cleaning will open in mid- to late September at 120 W. CityLine Drive, Ste. 400, Richardson. The business provides high-end dry cleaning services using wet-cleaning technology, which is an eco-friendly alternative to the standard dry cleaning system.


Cadillac Pizza Pub in downtown McKinney looks to reopen after fire

Cadillac Pizza Pub has announced plans to reopen its restaurant at 112 S. Kentucky St., McKinney. The restaurant closed in April following a fire at the back exterior of its building.


PHOTO GALLERY: Get a sneak peak of Hotel Vin before Labor Day weekend grand opening

Hotel Vin’s high-profile opening on Main Street in Grapevine is scheduled over Labor Day weekend.


East Plano Islamic Center creates drive-thru, delivery options for in-house food pantry

The East Plano Islamic Center found itself rethinking one of its service programs when COVID-19 began spreading in the community.

The EPIC Food Pantry had run as a traditional in-house pantry but recently pivoted to offering drive-thru and delivery options to those in need.

The drive-thru program, known as Help Your Neighbor, now operates from 6-7 p.m. every Saturday at 1350 Star Court, Plano. It has given anywhere between 75 to 150 boxes on any given Saturday, volunteer Jawaid Isa said.

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Living Spaces Furniture store coming soon to Northeast Fort Worth

A Living Spaces Furniture store is coming soon to the North City shopping center at the southwest corner of I-35W and North Tarrant Parkway.


Bottled in Bond in Frisco reopens after a small fire

Bottled in Bond reopened Aug. 11 at 5285 Dallas Parkway, Ste. 420, Frisco, after closing July 2 due to a small fire. The cocktail parlor and kitchen offers craft cocktails, American whiskey and Southern fare.

See which Frisco city offices, services will be affected by Labor Day

The city of Frisco’s government offices will be closed Sept. 7 in observance of the Labor Day holiday, according to a city news release. Normal hours will resume Sept. 8.

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Flower Mound Taekwondo teaches students one kick at a time

An instructor stands under two bright studio lights, watching the clock count down to the next virtual course. Students’ faces slowly fill the screen in front of the instructor, and warmup kicks begin.

This is now the norm for Flower Mound Taekwondo, where roughly two thirds of its students take part online.

Miranda Jaimes, Liesbeth Powers, Gavin Pugh, Elizabeth Ucles, Olivia Lueckemeyer, Ian Pribanic and William C. Wadsack contributed to this report.


Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced March 2 that mask mandates and business capacity restrictions will be lifted in Texas. (Courtesy Office of the Texas Governor)
Gov. Greg Abbott lifts statewide mask mandate, business restrictions in Texas

With vaccine distribution increasing, Gov. Greg Abbott said "people and businesses don't need the state telling them how to operate." Some local officials are pushing back, saying the relaxed restrictions are coming too early.

Richardson Police Department’s new Crisis Intervention Team began operations in October. (William C. Wadsack/Community Impact Newspaper)
New Richardson police team aims to curtail local mental health crises through proactive intervention

The recently launched Crisis Intervention Team is a partnership with Methodist Richardson Medical Center.

The city of Richardson is offering water bill adjustments due to winter storm leaks. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)
Richardson City Council approves emergency authorization for storm-related relief programs

Approval of three relief avenues will cost the city approximately $490,000, Deputy City Manager Don Magner said.

Enrollment issues related to the coronavirus pandemic could lead to budget deficits of around $10 million each for Richardson and Plano ISDs. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Millions in lost enrollment dollars looms for Richardson, Plano ISDs

TEA implemented a hold-harmless guarantee for the first semester of the 2020-21 school year, which ensured that districts would receive their anticipated funding regardless of changes to attendance or enrollment. But TEA had not applied the guarantee to the spring semester as of Feb. 23.

Scooter's Coffee is now open at 1451 E. Buckingham Road in Richardson. (William C. Wadsack/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Chick-fil-A in Richardson Square closed for renovations

The work being done includes upgrades to its interior and drive-thru enhancements to improve efficiency, a company representative said.

Harvest Hall officially opened Feb. 6 in Grapevine as part of the Grapevine Main development. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)
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.

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Collin County Judge Chris Hill rescinds COVID-19 disaster declaration

Collin County’s declaration of local disaster in response to COVID-19 was rescinded Feb. 26 by Judge Chris Hill.

See how COVID-19 impacted Dallas County over the last week. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Tracking COVID-19: New cases drop after power outages, testing site closures in Dallas County

After a recent decline in new coronavirus cases in Dallas County, officials expect the case counts to rise again in the coming days as testing facilities have reopened following winter storm closures from being without power last week.

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Richardson institution Hooks Vacuums offers vacuum sales, repairs

Hooks Vacuums has long been a familiar sight for those driving down Main Street in Richardson.

Two hundred rail pieces were delivered east of Shiloh Road in Plano in late 2020, according to a Dec. 18 DART release. (Courtesy Dallas Area Rapid Transit)
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.

At its peak of power loss, the city had roughly 50,000 homes with interrupted power, many of which had prolonged outages, Plano City Manager Mark Israelson said. (Liesbeth Powers/Community Impact Newspaper)
Plano faces long-term impacts from storm; Collin County vaccine hubs resume service and more DFW-area news

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