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Garland ice cream shop thrives amid uneasy economy

GARLAND, Texas — The federal government is hoping its latest interest rate hike will help slow down spending, but it’s that very spending that’s helped family-owned businesses such as Garland-based Scoop N’ Buns. Zoya Elsisura took a leap of faith when she stepped away from her...
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Pizza Stop offers late-night pizza at new Richardson location

Pizza Stop is open until 3 a.m. serving pizzas, pastas, salads and wings at 4251 E. Renner Road in Richardson. (Courtesy Pizza Stop) Pizza Stop opened Sept. 14 in Richardson at 4251 E. Renner Road. According to its website, the pizza shop is operated by “two pizza-loving brothers” and recreates popular pizzas with a twist of western Asian flavors. Ownership said the business plans to hold a grand opening event sometime in October. Pizza Stop is open until 3 a.m. serving pizzas, pastas, salads and wings. 972-975-5555.
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Plano residents cautioned as rabid bat is spotted in the area of K Avenue and Westminster Drive

Animal Services Director Jamey Cantrell reports that the Plano Animal Shelter had a bat test positive for rabies this week after it came into contact with a resident’s pet in the area of K Avenue and Westminster Drive. Residents in that area who believe they or their pets may have come in contact with this animal are advised to contact Animal Services at (972) 769-4360. Rabies is a viral disease that occurs in warm-blooded animals and can be contracted by humans through bites from infected animals.

Deep Fried Across Dallas — Where to Find State Fair-Inspired Food and Drinks This Fall

The State Fair of Texas begins this Friday, September 30. Of course, you can get yourself to the fairgrounds to indulge in all the classic offerings and adventurous (to put it mildly) new foods. But for anyone who just wants a taste of the autumn tradition, these Dallas spots are deep frying and brewing their own spin on the State Fair of Texas culinary scene.

Children’s Aquarium Dallas At State Fair of Texas

DALLAS — Looking for the best activities and adventures for kids at the State Fair of Texas 2022? The Children’s Aquarium Dallas brings animals from the oceans and rivers of the world to families visiting Fair Park along with plenty of hands-on, hands-wet animal adventures. The historic Aquarium...

City of Keller approves permit for Black Rock Coffee location

Black Rock Coffee, which offers coffee, smoothies and energy drinks, has plans to open to a location in Keller. (Courtesy Black Rock Coffee) The city of Keller approved a special-use permit from Black Rock Coffee, which will be located at 1600 N. Main St., during a City Council meeting on Sept. 20. The Oregon-based company will open a 2,077-square-foot location with indoor and outdoor seating as well as a drive-thru in the 38-acre mixed-used Center Stage Development off US 377. It is slated to open in summer 2023, officials said during the meeting. The expected hours of operations will be 5 a.m.-9 p.m. Black Rock Coffee was founded in 2008 and has locations in seven states. The coffee company’s menu includes hot and iced coffee drinks as well as teas, smoothies and energy drinks. The company also sells its own roasted coffee and coffee subscriptions.

DFW Airport opens stores with grab-and-go technology

Three innovative concessions have opened at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW), featuring grab-and-go technology. When shopping in the new stores, customers need to scan their credit card to enter, select their items and then are automatically charged for their purchase when they exit the store. The technology is available...

Stay Love List is the colorful Dallas home made for your social timeline

If you’re always looking for your next great photo op, Stay Love List (@staylovelist) in Dallas, Texas might be the perfect Airbnb for you! Owned by Dallas-based influencer Dallas Love List (@dallaslovelist) and designed by Bryan Yates of Yates Design (@yatesdesygn), Stay Love List is an Instagram user’s dream house. The colorfully eclectic house was designed specifically to provide a wide range of Instagram opportunities for guests!

Urgent Vet opening first Dallas location in Lakewood area in November

Urgent Vet is expected to open its first Dallas location in November at 6333 E. Mockingbird Lane, according to its website. (Courtesy Maria Sbytova/Adobe Stock) Urgent Vet is expected to open in November at 6333 E. Mockingbird Lane, Dallas, according to its website. The veterinarian company offers after hour services, emergency care for certain conditions and regular vet services. They provide immediate relief for minor injuries and illnesses and care for pets and their owners while they wait for ER veterinarians, according to the company website. 469-902-4600.

Chefs for Farmers Food and Wine Festival Returns Nov. 3-6

Chefs for Farmers, the popular food and wine festival that celebrates fresh, organic products and the farmers who produce them, returns to Dallas Nov. 3 through Nov. 6. This year’s CFF benefits McKinney Roots, the Seed Project Foundation’s donation farm aimed at eliminating hunger in Collin County with fresh, organic produce. CFF features an impressive lineup of participating chefs, artisans and farmers, as well as several fun events.

50 Free Things To Do In Dallas-Fort Worth

There are such a lot of free issues to do within the Dallas-Fort Value (DFW) space that you can keep busy for months. Whereas it’s true most of the points of interest right here can add up shortly, you don’t have to interrupt the financial institution to have a good time in DFW.

Flower Mound, chamber to host second annual Shop Local Week

The town of Flower Mound announced Thursday that it, along with the Flower Mound Chamber of Commerce, will host the second annual Shop Local Week later this fall. During the first Shop Local Week last year, local businesses offered special discounts and deals to encourage residents and visitors to shop, dine and play in Flower Mound. The initiative is aimed at stimulating the economy and promoting the importance of supporting local businesses.

Dallas’ Best Seasonal Spa Treatments Offer a Different Way to Indulge

This fall, treat yourself to a Dallas spa treatment or deal that highlights autumn’s star ingredient. Pumpkin is rich in vitamins A and C, and contains antioxidant properties that can help to hydrate and exfoliate the skin, offering the by-product of a natural glow. Here are this season’s best...

Exclusive preview of DFW’s digital twin: How the technology is enabling better decision-making to meet the airport’s sustainability, efficiency and resiliency goals

Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) has embarked on a ground-breaking digital twin project for the maintenance and operations of its recently renovated Runway 18R/36L and Terminal D. Built using the WillowTwin software platform by digital twin company Willow, the technology is enabling the airport to make proactive, data-led decisions in real-time to meet its sustainability, efficiency and resiliency goals. During the recent FTE Global 2022 event in Las Vegas, Mike Youngs, VP of Information Technology, DFW Airport and Shaun Klann, Head of Strategic Growth, Willow, provided attendees with an exclusive preview of the digital twin technology and shared key lessons learned so far from platform development and training.