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Reese Witherspoon fashion and lifestyle brand pop-up now open in Southlake Town Square

The newest Draper James pop-up store opened Sept. 15 at 311 E. Grand Ave., Southlake. The store will feature …

JUST IN: Texas Central signs design-build contract with civil engineering firm Salini Impregilo

Editor's note: This story has been updated to clarify the difference between Texas Central's Sept. 13 announcement about a design-build contract with Salini Impregilo and an October 2018 announcement about a limited-notice-to-proceed agreement with Salini Impregilo. 

Sushi restaurant in Grapevine changes name to Roll 'N Bowl

Sushi Go changed its name to Roll 'N Bowl in late August. The Asian restaurant still serves sushi but has …

A'gaci closes all stores, including Grapevine Mills location

A’gaci, a clothing and accessories retail chain, announced in early August that it is closing all of its …

2019 Public Education Focus: A snapshot of Carroll, Grapevine-Colleyville ISDs

[caption id="attachment_436857" align="alignnone" width="460"] Carroll ISD has 11 schools and …

Carroll ISD completes 1st round of new storm shelters, more to come

The first new storm shelters in Carroll ISD were recently completed ahead of the 2019-20 school year.

2019 Public Education Focus: Grapevine-Colleyville ISD scores, ratings and boundaries

[caption id="attachment_437007" align="alignnone" width="460"] The following tables reveal test results …

2019 Public Education Focus: Carroll ISD scores, ratings and boundaries

[caption id="attachment_437002" align="alignnone" width="460"] The following tables reveal test results …

Esports return to Grapevine-Colleyville ISD with expanded program

The University Interscholastic League of Texas, which governs extracurricular school activities, is considering sanctioning competitive gaming, according to UIL meeting documents.

GALLERY: Hotel Vin, Harvest Hall in Grapevine reaches construction milestone

The Hotel Vin and Harvest Hall building, part of the larger Grapevine Main mixed-use development at the corner of Dallas Road and Main Street in Grapevine, held a topping-out ceremony Sept. 12. A topping-out is a tradition held when the last beam—or its equivalent—is about to be placed atop a structure during construction, officials said.

Updated: El Fenix closed location in Grapevine

Updated at 4:55 p.m.: This item was updated to reflect that the restaurant did close on Sept. 20.

Fall festivals and musical performances: 11 things to do in Grapevine, Colleyville and Southlake in September and October

It's a busy time of year as the weather starts to cool. Keep track of area events and festivals with this …

Transportation update: SH 121/I-635 interchange widening

NorthGate Constructors crews have opened three new bridges this summer: the northbound SH 26 bridge to SH 121, the eastbound Bass Pro Drive bridge and the southbound SH 121/FM 2400 bridge to I-635. Two of the previous bridges have been demolished already. Demolition of the old southbound SH 121/FM 2499 bridge to I-635 will continue into September. Crews have also switched traffic onto new pavement throughout various sections of the project, including the northbound SH 121 frontage road at Bass Pro Drive and the Bass Pro Drive intersection. To sign up for text updates from NorthGate Constructors, text “DFWC4” to 77222.

Transportation update: SH 26 widening Phase 3

Crews have recently finished switching drivers to new northbound pavement on the east side of SH 26 from Church Street to John McCain Road. The cross streets of Church and Hall-Johnson Road have also switched motorists to new pavement on the east side of SH 26. Crews will continue work on new northbound lanes between Centerpark Drive and Pleasant Run Road as well as on installation of driveways, sidewalks and retaining walls. Construction on center medians from Church north to John McCain has begun with the removal of temporary pavement and constructing median curbs and left-turn lanes.

Transportation update: FM 1938/Davis Boulevard widening

Crews have recently finished switching traffic to new pavement on the north end of the project heading southbound. Both the Fawkes Lane tie-in and the Beam Road tie-in at FM 1938 have been reopened, and stop signs along the project have been removed. Other recently finished work includes the retaining walls, driveways and sidewalks on the north end of the project. The screen wall has been substantially installed, with panels on the east side of FM 1938 near Lovegrass Lane. Crews will now focus on installing the remaining irrigation and landscaping items and completing the striping and permanent lighting installation throughout the project limits. There are a few items still to complete on the screen wall at the south end of the project, officials said.

Transportation update: North White Chapel Boulevard widening

The outer lane of the new roundabout at North White Chapel Boulevard and Highland Avenue has opened, giving drivers access to the roundabout provided they stay in the outer lane. The inner lane will remain closed as crews continue work on the roundabout. Now that the roundabout has opened, traffic can flow in all directions again at the intersection. Work on the inner lane of the roundabout will continue into fall.

How it works: How have statewide propositions increased transportation funds?

Two Texas constitutional amendments—propositions 1 and 7—have added billions to the State Highway Fund since fiscal year 2017, according to the Texas Department of Transportation. The SHF funds construction, maintenance and right of way acquisition for road projects, TxDOT Information Specialist Adam Hammons said.

INSIDE INFORMATION: Grapevine, Colleyville, Southlake immigration snapshot

[caption id="attachment_436852" align="alignnone" width="460"] Grapevine, Colleyville and Southlake are …

Colleyville median sales price increases year over year in July 2019

[caption id="attachment_436641" align="alignnone" width="460"] Market data is compiled several weeks after …

Korean-fusion burger restaurant now open in Grapevine

LA Burger opened Aug. 26 at 210 Main St., Grapevine. Brothers and owners Jon and Ben Lee started the …

Smoothie King in Grapevine announces opening date

The Smoothie King location at 1231 William D. Tate Ave., Ste. 300, Grapevine, is set to open Sept. 18. …

The 3rd-leading cause of death in Tarrant County: CISD, GCISD take strides to combat rising youth suicide rates

School officials are taking strides to combat higher numbers as anxiety rates increase among students and reported youth suicide rates rise in Tarrant County and throughout the state of Texas.