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Enjoy a crawfish boil, celebrate Hawaiian culture at the library and more things to do in Richardson

Here is a list of some ongoing and upcoming events taking place in Richardson over the next several weeks.


Palio's Pizza Cafe offers owner community bond with Richardson

Owner Chuno Chi said he was worried about how popular thin crust would be, but was reassured when one of his sons said he loved the pizza at its Plano location.


Black Friday Hot Deals offers low prices on new items in Richardson

Black Friday Hot Deals co-owner Ameer Alhazma is used to giving people good deals on a variety of options.


Back in Business: Festivals, performances return to Richardson after 2-year absence

After being on hiatus for the past two years due of the pandemic, Richardson’s Cottonwood Art Festival and the Wildflower! Arts and Music Festival return in May.


Collin County accepting applications for $2M park acquisitions, improvements funding program

Funding will be awarded to projects including but not limited to land acquisition, trails and capital improvements for parks and open spaces located within Collin County, according to a county news release.

Lake Highlands | Lakewood

Dallas County lowers COVID risk level to 'new normal'

Dallas County announced in a news conference April 22 that it has lowered its COVID risk level to green, which is the lowest level and what County Judge Clay Jenkins described as “the new normal.”

Lake Highlands | Lakewood

Clinica Hispana Y & G offering medical care, lab tests in East Dallas

Clinica Hispana Y & G opened March 3 in Dallas. The medical office is located at 8989 Forest Lane, Ste. 146.


Richardson's Adda to be open 7 days per week under new ownership

Located in the Richardson Restaurant Park development, the eatery serves Indian and Pakistani street food with global influences.


Frisco City Council reviews animal sales ordinance, considers strengthened provisions and advisory committee

Frisco City Council members are considering whether to strengthen regulations on the retail sale of animals in pet stores.

Lewisville | Flower Mound | Highland Village

Early voting for May 7 election starts April 25: What Lewisville, Flower Mound, Highland Village voters need to know

Early voting for Lewisville, Flower Mound and Highland Village will begin April 25 and run through May 3.

Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake

Scooter’s Coffee to open in Grapevine

The Grapevine City Council and the Grapevine Planning and Zoning Committee approved a request to construct the 664-square-foot drive-thru coffee shop.

Lewisville | Flower Mound | Highland Village

Flower Mound Town Council denies Cross Timbers Business Park proposal

The Flower Mound Town Council denied the proposed Cross Timbers Business Park project.


Richardson increasing salary, incentives due to lifeguard shortage

As demand for people to fill the positions is at an all-time high, staff from the city’s Parks and Recreation Department estimated it currently has 20 positions filled of the 80 total lifeguards needed to open its public pools and the aquatics center, according to an April 22 news release.


Plano Antique Mall relocates to new west-side location

Plano Antique Mall features a variety of antique and vintage merchandise. It also offers in-store booths for prospective vendors.


Early voting for May 7 election starts April 25: What Frisco ISD voters need to know

In addition to voting for FISD board members, voters will see two statewide propositions on the ballot.


CI TEXAS ROUNDUP: Village within expansive Fields development in Frisco to feature 5-star Ritz-Carlton Hotel; Voodoo Doughnut coming soon to Cypress and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas in Texas as of April 22.


Here is what Plano voters need to know about early voting for the May 7 election

Early voting opens April 25 in Plano for the May 7 local and state constitution elections.


Pastry and dessert shop La Creme Bakery Cafe set to open in Frisco

Items available for purchase will include French pastries, desserts, customized cakes, breads, cookies, coffee and cold beverages.


DIRTT Environmental Solutions opens location in Plano’s Legacy West Business District

The industrialized construction company works with organizations, along with construction and design leaders, to build high-performing, adaptable workplace, educational and health care spaces, according to a press release from the company.

Lewisville | Flower Mound | Highland Village

The Toasted Yolk Cafe opens Highland Village restaurant

The menu includes a variety of breakfast and lunch options, including egg dishes, omelets, pancakes and power bowls.


McKinney wedding industry experiences ‘boom’ following pandemic lull

The number of weddings scheduled in 2022 is the most the country has seen since 1984.

Keller | Roanoke | Northeast Fort Worth

Early voting for May 7 election starts April 25: What Keller, Roanoke, Trophy Club, Westlake, Northeast Fort Worth voters need to know

Early voting begins April 25, and here is everything voters in Keller, Roanoke, Trophy Club, Westlake and Northeast Fort Worth need to know as election season begins.