McKinney
5:38 PM May 7, 2021 CDT

Yearslong friendship leads to fine wine, gift shop at Mitzi's Sonoma in McKinney

The business tucked just off the McKinney Square is designed to feature a homey, folksy atmosphere, where guests can stroll through, peruse and enjoy conversation with the two owners.


Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake
6:19 PM May 6, 2021 CDT

Grapevine-Colleyville ISD makes masks, close-contact quarantine optional starting June 1

The board of trustees voted May 6 to approve recommendations made by district staff.


McKinney

Local election results, a trash pickup rate increase in McKinney and more top news from the Dallas-Forth Worth area

Read the most popular business and community news from the past week from the Dallas-Fort Worth area.




Frisco

Haidilao Hot Pot opens location in Frisco

The restaurant serves Chinese hot pot, which is a style of cooking food in a pot of boiling broth at the table.


Frisco

Plano heart hospital bringing cardiovascular services to Frisco

Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital-Plano—ranked among the top 1% of heart hospitals in the country—is bringing its services to the Frisco hospital and providing relationships and oversight of the program


Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake

Restaurateur honors mother's legacy of recipes at My Lan Vietnamese Kitchen in Colleyville

"All of our recipes are my mom’s,” restaurateur My Lan Trinh said.



Plano

Big Tony’s West Philly Cheesesteaks puts customers first in Plano

Anthony “Big Tony” Blaylock grew up in west Philadelphia and moved to Texas in 1995 to start his own cheesesteak business.


Plano

Toyota Insurance Management Solutions opens headquarters in Plano

Toyota Insurance Management Solutions opened its first office space and national headquarters in Plano.


Keller | Roanoke | Northeast Fort Worth

Alex's Pizza and Pasta now open in Fort Worth

The restaurant serves a variety of pizzas, entrees, desserts and more.


Richardson

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.



McKinney

Cinemark Movies 14 in McKinney sets reopening date

Tickets are on sale now on the theater’s page on the website as well as the Cinemark mobile app.


Richardson

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.


Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake

Main Street Beauty Boutique: Goal is for customers of Grapevine salon to 'leave feeling fabulous'

“I just wanted a salon that is all fun, guaranteed happiness, a feel-good place,” owner Emily Sowa said.


Richardson

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.



McKinney

Co-owner Dak Prescott to launch eatery in McKinney; Goody Goody Liquor coming to Keller and more DFW-area news

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


Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake

Outgoing Southlake Mayor Laura Hill reflects on City Council service, says she is hopeful for future

Mayor Laura Hill is leaving office May 11 after more than a decade of public service to the city of Southlake.


Plano

Fat Shack coming soon to Plano

Fat Shack is known for its signature Fat Sandwiches and late-night hours.


Frisco

Driver shortage, membership decrease affects Boys & Girls Clubs driver services

“Not having a pool of drivers available also has affected the growth of our organization, as we are unable to access more areas to bring more members into the clubs,” Boys & Girls Club CEO Marianne Radley said.



Keller | Roanoke | Northeast Fort Worth

Kids' play space Cheeky Monkeys now open in Fort Worth

The indoor playground also serves as a party venue.


Keller | Roanoke | Northeast Fort Worth

Metroport Chamber of Commerce unveils new office space in Roanoke

The Metroport Chamber of Commerce has relocated to 381 W. Byron Nelson Blvd., Roanoke, with an 8,000-square-foot office space.


McKinney

Walk-Ons Sports Bistreaux to open in McKinney with Dak Prescott as co-owner

Walk-Ons serves dishes made from scratch and fresh ingredients.


Frisco

BP Performance fitness center opens in Frisco

BP Performance offers boot camps, youth programs, professional athlete training, personal training, physical therapy, dry needling, chiropractic services and massage therapy.



McKinney

Craig International unveils master plan for District 121 mixed-use development in McKinney

The $250 million project will span over 17.85 acres adjacent to Craig Ranch and will be anchored by the new Kaizen Development eight-story office tower.


Richardson

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.