Alamo Drafthouse reopens Richardson theater; Dimassi's Mediterranean Buffet coming to Grapevine and more DFW-area news

The Alamo Drafthouse location in Richardson reopened in mid-September. (William C. Wadsack/Community Impact Newspaper)
The Alamo Drafthouse location in Richardson reopened in mid-September. (William C. Wadsack/Community Impact Newspaper)

The Alamo Drafthouse location in Richardson reopened in mid-September. (William C. Wadsack/Community Impact Newspaper)

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

Richardson

Alamo Drafthouse reopens Richardson theater

The movie theater chain initially closed its locations in March 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic but reopened its Richardson location in August 2020 before closing again in early October.

Lewisville



PHOTOS: Annual Western Days Festival in Old Town Lewisville draws crowds, plenty of fun

Crowds flocked to the annual Western Days Festival in Old Town Lewisville on Sept. 24-25 for plenty of fun, food and entertainment.

McKinney

PetBar opens new dog spa in McKinney

The pet spa offers self-service dog washing stations equipped with aprons, towels, brushes, ear cleaners and more tools. Staff are available to provide shampoo guidance for uncertain dog parents.

Plano

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit offering limited-time items at Plano locations for chain's 80th anniversary

To celebrate its anniversary, Dickey’s announced the launch of new, limited-time menu items such as Sweet & Smoky Pit-Smoked Wings, Dr Pepper Barbecue Sauce and brisket chili.

Grapevine-Colleyville-Southlake

Dimassi's Mediterranean Buffet to open in Grapevine

Dimassi's Mediterranean Buffet will hold a soft opening Sept. 28 at 2001 N. SH 121, Grapevine.

Addison-based Tone Shop Guitars now serving Southlake community

The independently owned guitar shop sells a variety of guitar brands and related accessories.

William C. Wadsack, Kathambari Ramkumar, Brooklynn Cooper, Garrett Bohanan and Sandra Sadek contributed to this report.



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Food.
NoRa Asian Fresh now serving fusion dishes in Richardson

The fast-casual restaurant offers a variety of Asian fusion dishes, such as egg rolls, rice bowls, sushi, ramen and more.

The Silver Line will include 10 stations along its planned route, including two in Plano and two in Richardson. (William C. Wadsack/Community Impact Newspaper)
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City health officials decided to spray a portion of Richardson after a mosquito trap tested positive for the West Nile virus, according to a city release. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
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"The Dude" is the signature burger at Lebowski's Grill. (Olivia Aldridge/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Food.
New Jason’s Deli location under construction on South Plano Road in Richardson

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New statewide maps will go into effect Jan. 18, 2022. (Community Impact Newspaper Staff)
Gov. Abbott approves new voting maps for state legislature, Congress, school districts for next decade

The maps will go into effect Jan. 18, 2022, after the state legislature passed them during a 30-day special session.

Building.
Plano ISD considering sale of Shiloh Center located along planned Dallas Area Rapid Transit Silver Line route

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The statewide job fair will connect veterans to employers as well as other resource providers. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)
Statewide job fair aims to connect Texas veterans and their families to employers

The job fair is coming to local Texas Workforce Solutions offices, some of which are having early admission for veterans and their families.

Early voting continues Oct. 25-29 for the Nov. 2 election in Dallas and Collin counties. (Courtesy steheap/Adobe Stock)
Richardson polling location logs just over 900 ballots in first week of early voting

Nearly 10,580 ballots were cast at Dallas County polling locations between Oct. 18-24. This represents less than 1% of the 1.4 million registered voters in the county.

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