Plano
8:00 AM Nov 22, 2019 CST

Growth in Plano homeless population spurs action from city, local groups

A Plano program that assists the homeless population has received additional state funding after a waitlist developed in the program’s first year.


Coppell | Valley Ranch | Las Colinas

Coppell cheer center’s team setting equips athletes with future life skills

Many athletes who enroll in Spirit of Texas’ cheer program grow up in the facility.


Tomball | Magnolia

Texas high-speed rail construction could move forward following agreement between Texas Central, Mass. Electric Construction Co.

Construction on the Texas high-speed rail could continue to gain traction following an Early Contract Involvement agreement between Texas Central and Mass. Electric Contruction Co.



Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake

CISD purchases 15 buses to replace older models

Carroll ISD will have 15 new school buses joining its fleet.


Keller | Roanoke | Northeast Fort Worth

Thai Monkey Roanoke is now open on US 377

Thai Monkey Roanoke serves lunch and dinner seven days a week.


McKinney

Exotic Blendz Bubble Tea now open in McKinney on US 380

Exotic Blendz Bubble Tea opened early September at 3540 W. University Dr., Ste. 300, McKinney.


Richardson

Beirut Shawarma City opens in Richardson

The restaurant serves homemade Lebanese shawarma and more.



Frisco

Charming Charlie opening Frisco location in 2020

Retaiil clothing store Charming Charlie is making a comeback.


Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake

Rocket Fizz sets Nov. 23 opening for Grapevine location

A new retro-themed candy and soda shop is about to open in Grapevine.


Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake

Taco Casa comes to Southlake

A new restaurant selling tacos has opened in Southlake.


Coppell | Valley Ranch | Las Colinas

Cypress Waters to open first phase of 6-mile trail system

Cypress Waters will open Nov. 23 2.5 miles of its trail system.



Plano

Calendar drafts with longer class days for 2020-21 school year presented to Plano ISD board of trustees

Plano ISD trustees discussed three calendar options for the 2020-21 school year Nov. 19 at a regular work session, each with extended class days for elementary and middle school students.


Richardson

Findings of Greenville Avenue lane reduction study presented to Richardson City Council

The experiment is part of the effort to create a 1,200-acre Innovation District east of US 75.


Lewisville | Flower Mound | Highland Village

Joy Chinese Cuisine now open in Flower Mound

A new Chinese restaurant is now open in Flower Mound.


Richardson

Chinese restaurant Lucky Bamboo now open in Richardson

The restaurant offers authentic Chinese cuisine using high-quality, fresh ingredients.



Richardson

Modern Thai Spa & Bodywork coming soon to The Shops at Eastside in Richardson

Each treatment comes with a complimentary foot bath.


Richardson

Teriyaki King closes in Richardson

Lucky Bamboo is now open at the location.


Coppell | Valley Ranch | Las Colinas

Arts center to fill entertainment function of Old Town Coppell

Well before Coppell’s historic old town was decked with the boutique storefronts, townhomes and restaurants it is known for today, it housed a small rail depot in the mid-19th century and was known as the town of Gibbs.


Richardson

Cafe Amore in Richardson serves Italian food from the heart

This Richardson eatery has been open for nearly 20 years.



Richardson

Tornado victims eligible for low-interest federal disaster loans

Homeowners and renters can receive loans of between $200,000-$400,000 to assist with repairs and replacement of personal property.


Coppell | Valley Ranch | Las Colinas

Developers add to Coppell, Irving hotel inventory

Developers have long considered Irving a prime market for new hotel projects based on the city’s proximity to airports and its laundry list of major regional employers.


Keller | Roanoke | Northeast Fort Worth

City of Fort Worth hires panel of experts to review police department in light of recent officer-related civilian shooting

After a series of heated comments from the public, Fort Worth City Council unanimously approved a resolution Nov. 19 to create a panel of national experts to review the city’s police department.


Richardson

Months of recovery ahead for Richardson following last month’s EF3 tornado

The tornado that struck Richardson was one of 10 that occurred in North Texas that night, according to a report by the National Weather Service in Fort Worth. Its path from Dallas to Richardson stretched nearly 16 miles.