ROUNDUP: See the latest business, restaurant openings in Richardson

Check out the latest businesses and restaurants to open in Richardson. (Courtesy Pexels)
Check out the latest businesses and restaurants to open in Richardson. (Courtesy Pexels)

Check out the latest businesses and restaurants to open in Richardson. (Courtesy Pexels)

Check out these businesses and restaurants that have recently opened in Richardson.

The Soccer Box now offering lessons and clinics

The Soccer Box Dallas opened June 1 at 1600 Plano Road, Ste. 1500. The sports facility offers private and small-group lessons for youths as well as clinics and field rentals. It is currently operating at a limited capacity. 214-272-9030.

Secondhand store with philanthropic mission opens

Simply Thrifty opened July 14 at 580 W. Arapaho Road, Ste. 199. The shop sells secondhand clothing, furniture and household items. Proceeds from sales benefit Simply Grace House, a substance abuse recovery program for women. 214-774-9808.

Performance Nutrition now serving healthy shakes and teas

Performance Nutrition opened April 13 at Galatyn Park Urban Center. The shop, located at 2301 Performance Court, Ste. 103, offers a variety of teas, protein coffees and meal replacement shakes, including a birthday cake shake and watermelon tea. 214-484-7992.

Veteran-owned and -operated Shell Shock CBD opens

Shell Shock CBD opened July 3 at 1601 N. Glenville Drive, Ste. 108. The business sells gummies, drops and roll-ons made with CBD. It also sells some products with a low, legal amount of THC, the psychoactive chemical found in marijuana. The company was founded by veterans with the mission of making CBD products affordable and accessible to former service members. 469-708-6219.

Tipsy's Woodworking now creating handcrafted furniture, gifts

Tipsy’s Woodworking opened a 24,000-square-foot wood shop July 3 at 1601 N. Glenville Drive. The business employs a crew of woodworkers and expert craftspeople who create various items, such as furniture, home decor and gifts. 469-708-6219.

Sakhuu Thai Cuisine now open

Sakhuu Thai Cuisine opened July 9 in the Eastside development at 1811 N. Greenville Ave., Ste. 400. The restaurant, which also has a location in Dallas, serves a variety of dishes, such as sakhuu stuffed wings, Bangkok lo mein noodles and panang curry. 469-730-2025.

Bollywood Spice now open

Bollywood Spice opened in mid-June at 310 E. Main St. The restaurant and hookah bar serves a variety of Indian food, such as chicken tikka masala and tandoori roti. 972-850-9412.

Richardson Orthodontics now open on Arapaho Road

Richardson Orthodontics opened June 1 at 702 W. Arapaho Road, Ste. 102. The practice offers a variety of services and treatments, including braces and Invisalign, for children and adults. 972-295-9266.

Tofu Factory Dallas now serving Korean cuisine in Chinatown development

Tofu Factory Dallas opened in the DFW Chinatown development June 1. The restaurant, located at 400 N. Greenville Ave., Ste. 11, serves a variety of Korean cuisine, including soft tofu and pork soup, kimchi fried rice and seafood pancakes. 972-231-3888.

Richardson Family Eyecare & Eyewear now open on Plano Road

Richardson Family Eyecare & Eyewear opened in mid-May at 159 N. Plano Road. The business offers routine eye exams as well as a wide array of frames. 469-567-3640.

Barbecue eatery Tri Tip Grill opens in CityLine

Tri Tip Grill opened June 22 in the CityLine development at 1417 E. Renner Road, Ste. 300. The restaurant was initially supposed to open in March but was delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The menu features sandwiches, barbecue platters, burgers and salads. The restaurant, which is open daily from 10:30 a.m.-11 p.m. and offers a weekday happy hour from 2-6 p.m., also has a location at The Star in Frisco. 972-987-8241.

Perception Eyecare + Eyewear now open

Perception Eyecare + Eyewear opened May 12 at 4150 E. Renner Road, Ste. 300. The business offers comprehensive eye exams for adults, infants and children as well as a selection of unique and personalized eyewear. 972-250-0700.

Second location of Your CBD Store opens

Your CBD Store opened May 29 at 2113 Buckingham Road. The store sells a variety of hemp-derived products, including hemp oil, skin care and pet items. This is the business's second Richardson location. 214-730-0044.

Wedding cooperative now open

The Darling Co. opened at 111 E. Polk St. on June 1. The shop is a cooperative among seven vendors in the wedding industry, including hair and makeup artists, floral services and photography services. 903-517-2195.
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