Plano
7:45 AM Nov 22, 2019 CST

Traditional soul food finds a home in Plano at Savorite Southern Cuisine

When David Thomas moved to Plano from Cleveland, Ohio, he expected soul food to be on every corner.


Plano

Owner of Plano's Barre Code franchise leaves corporate world for holistic approach to fitness

The business, which offers classes and boot camps centered on strength training and cardio work, focuses on framing women’s health in terms of achieving positive health outcomes and self-confidence rather than simply losing weight.


Plano

Legacy-area developer in Plano walks tightrope of competing visions

A developer whose plan to build hundreds of apartments near the former J.C. Penney headquarters in Plano was denied has said he is working to reach a compromise with nearby property owners by the end of the year.




McKinney

Petition circulating to recall McKinney City Council member, city officials confirm

A petition to recall a McKinney City Council member is circulating after being filed with the city secretary’s office on Nov. 20, according to city officials.


Coppell | Valley Ranch | Las Colinas

Irving Archives and Museum to open in February on Irving Boulevard

The Irving Archives and Museum expects to open in February at 801 W. Irving Blvd., Irving.


Coppell | Valley Ranch | Las Colinas

Local Diner's Coppell, Irving restaurants flash back to '50s-era aesthetic

Local Diner owner Frank Brightwell found his restaurant market niche by serving comfort food in a ’50s-style setting.



Plano

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.