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


Chick-fil-A in Richardson Square closed for renovations

The Chick-fil-A restaurant at 603 S. Plano Road, Richardson, closed for renovations Feb. 11. The work being done includes upgrades to its interior and drive-thru enhancements to improve efficiency, a company representative said.


'I worked my tail off': McKinney resident builds FarmHouse Fresh skin care brand

For several years, Shannon McLinden ran her FarmHouse Fresh skin care and cosmetics company out of a house in Frisco, where she lived at the time. She has since expanded to offer more than 240 products, from lotions and face masks to body washes and fragrances, many of which are used in spas and hotels across North America, the Caribbean and the Middle East.


Blu Crab Seafood House relocates to Colleyville

The Blu Crab Seafood House and Bar opened Feb. 27 at 4348 Colleyville Blvd., Colleyville. The restaurant offers a variety of fresh seafood platters as well as a full-service bar. Seafood delicacies include fresh salmon, mahi mahi and sea bass as well as live crawfish, Gulf shrimp, snow crab, king crab, blue crab and Maine lobster tails.


After brief renovation closure, Eight|11 Place in Frisco reopens

Eight|11 Place has reopened after a renovation that provided the restaurant with a new kitchen floor. The restaurant was closed Jan. 26 to complete the floor but is now fully operational. The wine bar and kitchen is known for its pizza, wine and patio in historic downtown Frisco.

Dinner party enthusiast to provide Frisco diners with 'killer tacos'

Chido Taco Lounge is opening its doors in west Frisco in the Shops at Starwood on March 12.

Owner Blaine McGowan said Chido Taco Lounge is his first brick-and-mortar restaurant that comes after years of developing his love of cooking at Frisco Supper Club dinner parties.


Preowned car dealership EchoPark now open in Plano

EchoPark Automotive began selling preowned vehicles in Plano on Dec. 8 at 4400 W. Plano Parkway. The vehicle sales company offers an assortment of 1- to 4-year-old preowned vehicles with more than 400 vehicles on-site at the Plano location.

Francesca D’Annunzio, Sandra Sadek, Miranda Jaimes, William C. Wadsack and Liesbeth Powers contributed to this report.