Richardson
3:17 PM Sep 22, 2021 CDT

Revised expansion plans for Richardson Restaurant Park headed to council for approval

The latest iteration of plans has been greenlighted by the city plan commission, paving the way for council to once again consider proposals for Dave's Hot Chicken and Eiland Coffee Roasters on Oct. 11.


Richardson
9:56 AM CDT

Tracking COVID-19: Average number of new Dallas County cases dropped over the last week

The 75082 ZIP code has the highest percentage of fully vaccinated residents with more than 74%, based on the population estimate from the 2019 U.S. Census Bureau Annual Community Survey results.


McKinney

After more than 20 years in McKinney, Cookies in Bloom will close its doors

Cookies in Bloom made cookies from scratch to use in cookie arrangements, baskets, party favors and more for occasions or celebrations.



McKinney

Raytheon opens new innovation and manufacturing center, announces additional new facility in McKinney

A larger factory, new offices and more jobs are coming to McKinney with Raytheon’s latest expansion plan.


Frisco

Wing Snob serving chicken wings, cheesecake in west Frisco

A grand opening is in the works for some time in mid-October.


Round Rock

CI Nation roundup: Round Rock ISD trustees considered for censuring; New Caney ISD addresses allegations of student with gun at campus event and more top stories

Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Sept. 23.


Lewisville | Flower Mound | Highland Village

Club4 Fitness leases space at Flower Mound Crossing shopping center

With 59,000 square feet, this location will be the company's fifth in Texas.



Plano

Plano Music House planning to open by end of September

The music school will offer classes in piano, guitar, drums, violin, viola, cello, voice, music composition and music production for students as young as age 5.


Lewisville | Flower Mound | Highland Village

Apple repair shop Mobile Kangaroo opens in Flower Mound

The shop specializes in repairs of Apple products, such as iPhones and MacBook computers.


Keller | Roanoke | Northeast Fort Worth

Fort Worth City Council approves lower tax rate, adds firefighters

Council lowered the city's total tax rate to $0.7325 per $100 valuation and a late amendment to the proposed budget added 10 staff positions for additional firefighters.


Lewisville | Flower Mound | Highland Village

Mixed-use project with townhomes, retail, restaurants and office space gets OK from Lewisville City Council

Lewisville City Council approved a zoning request Sept. 20 that paves the way for 18 townhomes and a commercial center to be built on vacant land.



McKinney

McKinney eyes designs for wayfinding signs; Plano House of Comedy reschedules opening and more DFW-area news

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


McKinney

New Domino’s location under construction in McKinney

This location will feature the pizza theater store design, meaning it will be an open concept that will allow customers to see the pizza being made.


Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake

R&J's Bar and Grill opens in former Lucy's Lot location in Grapevine

R&J's Bar and Grill in Grapevine offers a variety of menu items, such as burgers, tenders and seafood entrees, alongside a full bar.


Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake

Mikoto Ramen Bar & Sushi now open in Southlake

Mikoto Ramen Bar & Sushi offers 100% plant-based broth for its ramen and uses fresh fish for its sushi.



Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake

Entertainment venue Chicken N Pickle to open in Grapevine in late 2022

The indoor/outdoor entertainment complex offering a restaurant, sports bar and pickleball courts is coming to the Delaney Vineyards property next year.


Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake

Colleyville officially lowers tax rate, adopts budget for fiscal year 2021-22

Colleyville City Council lowered its tax rate at its Sept. 21 meeting by adopting a no-new-revenue tax rate of $0.291778 per $100 of assessed value for the upcoming fiscal year.


Richardson

Tasty Tails changes menu, rebrands as Chelle's Seafood Kitchen in Richardson

The new restaurant's menu includes specialties such as shrimp and grits, seafood vodka pasta, and lobster ravioli as well as oysters, burgers, tacos, wraps and more.


McKinney

Collin College seeks approval for third bachelor’s degree

The college is looking to build on existing baccalaureate program success by adding a degree in construction management.



Plano

Total Men's Primary Care plans to open first Plano location in October

This will be the first location in Plano for the health care clinic, though it has 15 locations in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.


Keller | Roanoke | Northeast Fort Worth

Keller City Council approves ‘single largest tax relief effort’ in city’s history

The Keller City Council approved what Mayor Armin Mizani called the “singlelargest tax relief effort” in Keller’s history at its Sept. 21 meeting.


Plano

Plano ISD board to allow temporary mask mandate to expire on Sept. 24

The temporary mandate, which allows for medical, religious, philosophical and administrative exemptions, has been in place since Aug. 26.


Frisco

Frisco raises water, sewer, solid waste rates

The new fees will not be effective until the January 2022 billing cycle.



Frisco

‘Diamond in the rough’: Frisco enters deal to transform area around Dr Pepper Ballpark

Frisco is hoping to follow its blueprint with The Star and apply it to land around Dr Pepper Ballpark.


Richardson

Richardson to spray two areas of the city Sept. 21-22 after mosquito traps test positive for West Nile virus

Workers will spray between 9 p.m. and 4:30 a.m. Sept. 21-22 in both of the areas.