Richardson's Forno Pizzeria to open in Nov. and more DFW-area news

The restaurant will serve brick-oven pizzas. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
The restaurant will serve brick-oven pizzas. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

The restaurant will serve brick-oven pizzas. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

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Forno Pizzeria to serve brick-oven pizzas in Richardson

Forno Pizzeria is expected to open in mid-November at 888 S. Greenville Ave., Ste. 222, Richardson, according to the owner.


Fuddruckers closes in Frisco

Fuddruckers closed at 2947 Preston Road, Frisco. This comes after Luby’s Inc. announced Sept. 8 plans to liquidate and sell its assets, which include Luby’s Cafeteria and Fuddruckers.

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Park Wine & Spirits coming soon to Plano

Park Wine & Spirits is expected to open in mid-October at 4101 E. Park Blvd., Ste, 160, Plano. The family-owned shop will offer offer the same products as big-box stores but with competitive prices and friendly faces, according to the owner.

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Bodybar Pilates opening soon near Keller Town Center

A Bodybar Pilates fitness studio will open near Keller Town Center at 1400 Keller Parkway, Keller, in 2020. The studio offers a blended workout that focuses on strength, toning and modern movement.

Ian Pribanic, Elizabeth Ucles, William C. Wadsack and Mackenzie Plusnick contributed to this report.


McKinney Mayor George Fuller has been re-elected for another term. (William C. Wadsack/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Richardson promotes Gary Tittle to become city's new police chief

Two months after it was announced Richardson Police Chief Jimmy Spivey would be retiring, city leadership has decided on his replacement.

Chick-fil-A food.
Chick-fil-A in Richardson Square reopens following renovations

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

Walk-On's is opening in McKinney in 2022. (Courtesy Walk-Ons Sports Bistreaux & Bar)
Co-owner Dak Prescott to launch eatery in McKinney; Goody Goody Liquor coming to Keller and more DFW-area news

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Children leaving school.
Richardson ISD to receive nearly $70M in federal COVID-19 relief funding

"These funds really are about addressing the learning recovery that is needed as a result of the pandemic, and allowing districts to be incredibly creative and innovative in how they do that," Deputy Superintendent Tabitha Branum said.

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Richardson dog park closures planned for repairs

The Richardson city dog park, Bush Central Barkway, will close for several days in May and June to repair and improve the park’s lawn.

Jersey Mike's Subs.
Jersey Mike’s Subs now open in Richardson Square

Franchise owners Cory Freeman and Shayne Shipman plan to hold a formal grand opening celebration and fundraiser once daily operations return to normal.

Crumbl Cookies offers over 120 rotating cookie flavors. (Courtesy Crumbl Cookies)
Crumbl Cookies to open in Plano; McKinney trash pickup rates to rise and more DFW-area news

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Diesel Barbershop
Vintage-themed Diesel Barbershop now open at CityLine in Richardson

To celebrate its grand opening, Diesel Barbershop will host a ribbon cutting at 4 p.m. on May 5, and it will welcome guests from 4-9 p.m. to check out the new shop.

Student walking into school.
Plano ISD to receive $43M in federal COVID-19 relief funding

“These additional funds will be a tremendous help in facilitating a comprehensive, long-term approach to support students and staff affected by the pandemic,” Plano ISD Chief Operating Officer Theresa Williams said.

Frankford Middle School.
Plano ISD to partner with Dallas for park at Frankford Middle School

Plano ISD will not contribute any funds toward the park, but will be able to reserve it for the district's exclusive use.