Dunkin' to open in Richardson; Mad for Chicken coming to McKinney and more DFW-area news

Dunkin' serves coffee drinks, doughnuts, breakfast sandwiches, muffins and more. (Courtesy Dunkin')
Dunkin' serves coffee drinks, doughnuts, breakfast sandwiches, muffins and more. (Courtesy Dunkin')

Dunkin' serves coffee drinks, doughnuts, breakfast sandwiches, muffins and more. (Courtesy Dunkin')

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Richardson

Dunkin' to open on Belt Line Road in Richardson

Dunkin’ plans to open a new restaurant at 1225 E. Belt Line Road, Richardson, in the former location of Advanced Foot Center. The nationwide chain is known for its coffee and doughnuts and also offers bagels and all-breakfast sandwiches.

Frisco



Charleston-based Studio 711 Hair Spa to open in Frisco

Studio 711 Hair Spa is a Black-owned salon suite that provides personalized hair consultations with a focus on hair repair and hair growth.

McKinney

Korean-style Mad for Chicken to open location in McKinney


Mad for Chicken, a Korean-style fried chicken joint based in New York, will be opening a location at 216 W. Virginia St., Ste. 102, McKinney, later this spring. The franchise is known for its signature soy garlic fried chicken as well as unique Korean-inspired dishes such as hot stone kimchi and bulgogi bowls.

Grapevine-Colleyville-Southlake

Southlake entrepreneur services small-business IT needs through Computer CPR

At age 26, Computer CPR owner Michael Young decided nothing would stop him from giving his business idea a shot. “I was willing to make any kind of sacrifice to make things happen,” Young said.

Jakes Burgers and Beer focuses on community in Grapevine

From the onset of the coronavirus pandemic last March, family-owned Jakes Burgers and Beer in Grapevine has worked to set a standard for sanitation and to make guests feel comfortable, said Kendra Shier, vice president of operations for seven Jakes locations across Dallas-Fort Worth.

Lucy's Lot closes after serving Grapevine for six years

Lucy's Lot, known for its 12 craft beers and locally sourced burgers, closed March 21 after six years of business in Grapevine, according to a Facebook post on the restaurant's main page. The restaurant was located at 415 E. Northwest Hwy., Grapevine.

Lewisville-Flower Mound-Highland Village

Indigo Art & Framing in Flower Mound fills creative void with arts, crafts supplies

When Sibyl Alleyne opened Indigo Art & Framing in 2018, she knew she was filling a void. She said she had worked for two years with Aaron Brothers Art & Framing in Flower Mound, which had closed its doors earlier that year.

Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth

The Speedway Club to reopen at Texas Motor Speedway for May doubleheader

The Speedway Club, Texas Motor Speedway’s members-only dining, spa and entertainment facility, will begin taking reservations for the weekend of May 1-2, the first time the club will be open to guests since closing in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Miranda Jaimes, Ian Pribanic, William C. Wadsack, Sandra Sadek, Karen Cheney and Kira Lovell contributed to this report.



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Richardson officials: Main Street road work to be completed by early June

The project, which began in mid-2019, involves $21 million worth of infrastructure updates on approximately 1 mile of Main Street and Greenville Avenue.

The new Chipotle Mexican Grill is located at 1525 US 380, Ste. 100, in Frisco. (Courtesy Chipotle Mexican Grill)
Chipotle with drive-thru opens in Frisco; Blaze Pizza coming to Richardson and more DFW-area news

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Effective June 26, unemployed Texans will no longer be eligible to receive the $300 weekly unemployment supplement from the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation program. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Gov. Greg Abbott announces end-date for Texans to receive federal pandemic-related unemployment benefits

Effective June 26, unemployed Texans will no longer be eligible to receive the $300 weekly unemployment supplement from the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation program.

Building.
Ace's Sports Hangar planning for soft opening in Richardson

Ace’s Sports Hangar plans to have regular entertainment ranging from poker nights to live trivia, karaoke and guest DJs.

Buses.
Dallas Area Rapid Transit to continue requiring face masks for passengers

A DART news release stated the agency will continue to require “a CDC-approved face mask be worn over the mouth and nose by passengers and operators at all times” while on agency vehicles or properties.

Dutch Bros Coffee is now open in McKinney. (Courtesy Dutch Bros Coffee)
Dutch Bros Coffee opens in McKinney; Urban Seafood Co. coming to Plano and more DFW-area news

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Parry's Pizzeria & Taphouse is coming to McKinney in June. (Courtesy Parry's Pizzeria & Taphouse)
Parry's Pizzeria coming to McKinney; ax-throwing experience opens in Roanoke and more DFW-area news

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masks
CDC ends all mask requirements for fully vaccinated people

The guidance states fully vaccinated people do not need to wear masks indoors or outdoors.

See how COVID-19 impacted Dallas County over the last week. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Tracking COVID-19: New cases in Dallas County increase week over week

“If we keep vaccinating at the same rate that we’re vaccinating now, Dr. [Anthony] Fauci expects that we will see a tremendous drop off in cases by July,” Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins said.

Building.
Plano ISD seeking endowment donors for Robinson Fine Arts Center

“This campaign is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for donors whose names will be permanently etched into the legacy that is Plano ISD’s Robinson Fine Arts Center,” campaign chairperson Missy Bender said in a statement.

Pizza.
Blaze Pizza to open in Richardson later this year

Among the fast-casual restaurant's offerings are gluten-free and keto-friendly crusts as well as vegan cheese.