Indian, Pakistani street food eatery opens in Richardson; speed lowered on FM 423 in Frisco and more DFW-area news

Adda opened earlier this month in the Richardson Restaurant Park development. (William C. Wadsack/Community Impact Newspaper)
Adda opened earlier this month in the Richardson Restaurant Park development. (William C. Wadsack/Community Impact Newspaper)

Adda opened earlier this month in the Richardson Restaurant Park development. (William C. Wadsack/Community Impact Newspaper)

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Richardson

Street food restaurant Adda now open in Richardson

Adda opened April 12 in the Richardson Restaurant Park development located at 744 S. Central Expressway, Ste. 230, Richardson. The eatery serves Indian and Pakistani street food with global influences.

Lombardo Custom Apparel relocates to Richardson



Lombardo Custom Apparel relocated in January to 3613 Shire Blvd., Ste. 150, Richardson. The clothing store, which was formerly located at 17604 Dallas Parkway, Dallas, held a ribbon-cutting celebration at its new location April 21. The store offers custom suits and a full range of apparel.

Promenade Clocks has offered sales, repair services in Richardson for nearly 50 years

Like an antique timepiece, Promenade Clocks has changed hands a few times since it opened in Richardson’s Promenade Shopping Center in 1972. Owner Fred Bartholomew purchased the business from his aunt and uncle in 2009 after working for them for nearly a decade. He now operates the sales and repair shop with his brother, Mark, and his daughter, Anna.

Grapevine-Colleyville-Southlake

Photo Gallery: Community celebrates the grand opening of Grapevine Main Station

The city of Grapevine held a grand opening celebration for the Grapevine Main Station on April 24, marking the official dedication of the $114 million transit-oriented development project in the heart of historic downtown.

Family-owned bakery BreadHaus celebrates 25 years in Grapevine

BreadHaus, a family-owned, retail bakery specializing in German-influenced artisan bread and sweets located at 700 W. Dallas Road, Grapevine, will celebrate its 25th anniversary during Grapevine's 37th annual Main Street Fest on May 16.

Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth

Laid-back dining and entertainment venue Truck Yard under construction in Fort Worth


Construction is underway on the new Truck Yard entertainment venue and beer hall in Alliance Town Center, 9550 Sage Meadow Trail. The venue will cover 2 acres of indoor and outdoor space, featuring a 38-foot Ferris wheel, stages and a variety of food trucks. Truck Yard plans to open in Fort Worth in fall 2021.

Doc’s Street Grill owner brings Caribbean flavors to Roanoke

Steve Alade said he knew his cuisine could fill a niche in Roanoke, the Unique Dining Capital of Texas. He opened Doc’s Street Grill two years ago to share his passion.

Lewisville-Flower Mound-Highland Village

Dynasty Dance Academy's new Flower Mound studio opens May 1

Dynasty Dance Academy’s doors are ready to open May 1 at 2021 Justin Road, Ste. 145, in Flower Mound. From hip-hop to salsa and beyond, this all-ages studio offers more than just dance classes. It also features after-school programs, DIY crafting workshops, art classes, and fitness programs for all shapes and sizes, according to its website.

Frisco

Speed limit lowered on FM 423 in Frisco

The Frisco Police Department announced April 15 that FM 423 south of Main Street has been lowered from 55 mph to 50 mph. Enforcement along this corridor began immediately, officials said.

Kira Lovell, William C. Wadsack, Sandra Sadek, Alex Copeland and Miranda Jaimes contributed to this report.



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