Lewisville | Flower Mound | Highland Village
4:29 PM CDT

Flower Mound residents request Trader Joe's, In-N-Out Burger in retail and restaurant survey

The data collected from the survey will be used to assist the town’s economic development staff in pursuing future retail and restaurant opportunities.


Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake
6:05 AM CDT

Dutch Bros Coffee opening this month in Grapevine

Caramelizers, Cocomos and more Dutch Classics are coming soon to Grapevine.


Richardson

Here are 5 businesses and restaurants coming soon to Richardson

From karate lessons to bar food, here are five new restaurants or businesses coming soon to Richardson.



Keller | Roanoke | Northeast Fort Worth

Roanoke City Council approves contract with firms designing new police and courts facility

Roanoke City Council voted on a final contract approval Aug. 9 for design of the city’s new police and courts facility.


Texas ranks 45th in the nation for overall child well-being, new data shows

A new report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation indicates that Texas children are struggling with mental health and educational proficiency.


Lake Highlands | Lakewood

Chili's opening to-go restaurant off of Mockingbird Lane in Dallas

This new Chili’s concept would serve delivery and to-go only, designed to cater to SMU students.


McKinney

Collin County to offer appointments for monkeypox vaccine

In a news release, officials stated the county is prepared to vaccinate as soon as additional vaccines are delivered by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Texas Department of State Health Services.



Keller | Roanoke | Northeast Fort Worth

Keller, Westlake let agreement to merge fire departments expire

Since April 1, 2021, Westlake Fire Chief Richard Whitten served as the acting chief for the Keller Fire Department as the two cities considered merging their departments.


McKinney

Tacos El Gordo marks 5th anniversary in McKinney

The taqueria’s menu includes authentic street-style tacos, burritos, quesadillas and burgers, according to its website.


Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake

YaYaYum Boards owner shifts from food blogger to charcuterie board purveyor in Grapevine

YaYaYum Boards specializes in artisanal grazing boards, such as classic or deluxe cheese charcuterie boards, a meat lover’s board, a seasonal fruit board, dessert boards, brunch boards and holiday-themed boards.


McKinney

Ovation Academy permanently closes physical campus

The company will continue to offer outreach programs.



Lewisville | Flower Mound | Highland Village

Sisters Fashion and More now open in Lewisville's Music City Mall

Sisters Fashion sells clothes tailored to women.


Keller | Roanoke | Northeast Fort Worth

Deloitte University's tax abatement agreement with Tarrant County calls for $300M capital investment

The leadership and training campus in Westlake is moving ahead with an estimated $300 million expansion plan after receiving a 10-year property tax abatement from Tarrant County.


Keller | Roanoke | Northeast Fort Worth

Goody Goody Liquor announces grand opening event in Keller

Goody Goody Liquor has scheduled a sales event for the grand opening of its newly constructed 18,000-square-foot store in Keller.


Frisco

City of Frisco, Frisco ISD cancel plans to build joint performing arts hall, opt to proceed with separate efforts

The Aug. 11 announcement states that due to “each partner’s unique priorities, responsibility to its stakeholders and cost concerns,” the joint effort on a performing arts center would not proceed.



Richardson

Richardson ISD planning to test proposed cell phone restrictions at Forest Meadow Junior High after parent feedback

Branum was planning to propose a measure during the Aug. 11 board of trustees meeting that would prohibit cell phone use in secondary schools. The proposal would have required students in grades 7-12 to put phones in magnetic-locked bags called Yondr pouches throughout the school day to prevent use.


Lewisville | Flower Mound | Highland Village

Sagebrush Drive closed for water main work in Flower Mound

A detour will be available around the work site for those traveling westbound.


Richardson

Desi Brothers planning to open new grocery store in Richardson

The South Asian-style grocery store, which started in Austin, will be located at 100 S. Central Expressway, Richardson.


Lake Highlands | Lakewood

Alchemy 43 planning to open first Texas location in Lakewood area of Dallas

According to its website, Alchemy 43 is an aesthetics beauty bar that specializes in cosmetic micro treatments, offering procedures to produce well-rounded cheeks and high-profile jawline.



McKinney

McKinney Ice House demolished after multiple structural assessments

McKinney City Council members discussed alternative options to keeping the McKinney Coal & Ice Company Building, commonly known as the Ice House, as part of the Municipal Community Complex project during a work session July 19.


Lewisville | Flower Mound | Highland Village

Flower Mound Town Council discusses establishing a historical commission

The council will consider bringing forth a resolution to discuss this matter at the Aug. 22 meeting.


McKinney

Converge Church moves location and meeting time in McKinney

The church moved to a new location in June.


Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake

Higher pay for teachers, staff in district budgets for FY 2022-23

School officials in Carroll and Grapevine-Colleyville ISDs are grappling with tight budgets, little student enrollment growth and the need to increase pay to attract and retain teachers and staff.



Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake

Shipley Do-Nuts coming soon to Colleyville

Shipley Do-Nuts will be located at the site of the former Bahama Buck’s on Colleyville Boulevard.