Grizzly Burger opens in Richardson and more DFW-area news

Grizzly Burger House's menu includes the Hawaiian cheeseburger and more. (Courtesy Grizzly Burger House)
Grizzly Burger House's menu includes the Hawaiian cheeseburger and more. (Courtesy Grizzly Burger House)

Grizzly Burger House's menu includes the Hawaiian cheeseburger and more. (Courtesy Grizzly Burger House)

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Grizzly Burger House now serving hamburgers, more in Richardson

Grizzly Burger House opened Dec. 19 at 401 W. President George Bush Hwy., Ste. 119, Richardson. The family-owned and -operated burger house uses meat that is freshly ground each morning.


FurBabies Bakery to open retail store in Plano

FurBabies Bakery plans to open a retail location by the end of February at 1012 E. 15th St., Plano. The new location in historic downtown Plano is the former home of Pipe & Palette. The pet bakery offers homemade cakes and treats for dogs.

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Philly Pretzel Factory opens doors in Flower Mound

Philly Pretzel Factory opened in early December at 2311 Cross Timbers Road, Ste. 304, Flower Mound. The store serves pretzels, pretzel dogs, Philly cheesesteaks and an assortment of other related food items.


Low T Center to open new Frisco location

Low T Center, a men’s health care clinic, is expected to open at 11330 Legacy Drive, Ste. 301, sometime in February, according to the condo’s landlord. The center’s aim is to focus on low testosterone treatments, hypothyroidism, sleep apnea and allergies.


McKinney Fire Department gets green light to open COVID-19 vaccination hub, receives 2,800 doses

The McKinney Fire Department has been designated by the Texas Department of State Health Services to become a COVID-19 vaccination hub.

BeBalanced Hormone Weight Loss Center to bring women’s-focused well-being services to McKinney

BeBalanced Hormone Weight Loss Center will open Feb. 15 at 3610 W. University Drive, Ste. 150, McKinney. BeBalanced, a women’s-focused health and wellness service, focuses on natural hormone balance to promote well-being, according to a news release.


Ecoutez Hearing Boutqiue now open on Southlake Boulevard

Ecoutez Hearing Boutique opened in December at 1438 E. Southlake Blvd., Southlake. The clinic offers fashionable hearing aids and in-home and in-store testing.

Daniel Houston, Matt Payne, Sandra Sadek and William C. Wadsack contributed to this report.


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Alamo Drafthouse files for bankruptcy, closes theaters in downtown Austin and New Braunfels

Most theaters will remain open under an asset purchase agreement to the company's senior lending partners.

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Plano ISD facilities sustained more than $1.7M in damage during winter storms

Though last month’s winter storms caused an estimated $1.7 million in damage to 53 campuses and facilities, Plano ISD personnel expect the district will only have to pay its $100,000 insurance deductible for the needed repairs.

Renovations at the Chick-fil-A in the Richardson Square development are slated to be complete later this spring. (Courtesy Chick-fil-A)
Richardson Chick-fil-A closes for upgrades; Eight|11 restaurant reopens in Frisco and more DFW-area news

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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)
Scooter's Coffee opens in Richardson; Hawaiian Bros restaurant coming to Fort Worth and more DFW-area news

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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.