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)

Read the latest business and community news from Dallas-Fort Worth.


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.


The Lab.ms is set to open in Richardson's Innovation Quarter on Dec. 1. (Courtesy The Lab.ms)
New maker space opens in Richardson and more DFW-area updates

Here are some of the most recent business and event updates from the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex.

Best described as a “gym for tinkerers and makers,” the nonprofit organization not only provides a physical location for collaboration among people interested in subjects such as robotics, coding and 3D printing—it also hosts meetups and events for its members. (Courtesy The Lab.ms)
Nonprofit maker space The Lab.ms to become first new tenant in Richardson Innovation Quarter

The Lab.ms plans to host a grand opening for its 3,000-square-foot maker space Dec. 1.

Eiland's flagship location on Interurban, pictured here, houses its roasting operation but does not have seating for customers. The cafe will have extensive two-top seating, owner Clay Eiland said. (Courtesy Eiland Coffee Roasters)
Eiland Coffee Roasters to open cafe in former Richardson location of Pearl Cup Coffee

The cafe will offer Eiland's single-origin coffee as well as a menu of high-quality food.

Roughly 8.5 million ballots have been cast statewide since the start of early voting. (Community Impact staff)
DATA: More than 30,000 people have turned out to vote at polls in Richardson

Roughly 8.5 million ballots have been cast statewide.

The business offers human capital management solutions, including payroll, human resources, and time and attendance software. (Courtesy Pexels)
APLus Workforce Management Solutions opens office at The Common Desk in Richardson

The business offers human capital management solutions, including payroll, human resources, and time and attendance software.

Larry Parks, president of district’s board of directors, speaks about the amended wholesale water services contract Oct. 29 in Wylie. (William C. Wadsack/Community Impact Newspaper)
North Texas Municipal Water District member cities agree to new rate structure

A new agreement on the North Texas Municipal Water District’s rate structure will allow cost sharing to be phased in for Frisco, McKinney, Plano, Richardson and its other member cities over the next 13 years.

Less than a week ahead of the Nov. 3 Election Day, Cihan Varol, an associate professor with Sam Houston State University's Cyber Forensics Intelligence Center, shared insight on foreign election hacking and what it means for voters. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Q&A: Sam Houston State University cyber forensics intelligence expert talks foreign election hacking ahead of Nov. 3

"There is a very slim chance that the hackers can change vote count, but they can definitely influence people to believe that they did manipulate it," Cihan Varol said. "If election fraud is going to happen, it'll be because of disinformation."

Face coverings are not required for those entering polling places in Texas during the general election. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
UPDATED: U.S. appeals court pauses decision voiding face covering exemption at polling places

The court temporarily stayed a district judge's decision to void an exemption to Gov. Greg Abbott's statewide face covering order concerning polling places.

This section of Clear Springs Drive mirrors the proposed conditions for a stretch of Custer Road between Campbell and Arapaho roads, according to staff. (Courtesy city of Richardson)
Transportation department embarks on three major road projects in central Richardson

The projects were approved by voters in 2015 as part of a $115 million city bond.

City officials in Richardson are scrambling to prepare a set of priorities ahead of the state’s 87th legislative session. (Community Impact file photo)
Richardson officials refine priorities for upcoming state legislative session

Very little is known about how the event will be hosted or managed. The session could be fully or partially virtual, and members of the public may or may not be allowed to provide in-person testimony.

Nails Plus will offer a variety of beauty products.  (Courtesy Fotolia)
Beauty supply store Nails Plus to open this fall in Richardson

Nails Plus had originally expected to open this summer but was delayed by the coronavirus pandemic.