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Irving family-owned breakfast restaurant expanding to Frisco

Jam + Toast is a family-owned breakfast spot in Irving and Los Colinas expanding, opening a third location in Frisco. The restaurant will serve the same menu items for breakfast and lunch. The breakfast menu features pancakes, French toast, omelets and crepes. The lunch menu has sandwiches, salads, burgers and paninis. The restaurant will feature fresh-squeezed orange juice, which is something not offered at the other two locations, according to owners Tima and Urim Seferi, along with Zife and Louie Kerimi. The owners will gain possession of the building in July and expect the build-out to take four to five months. The location will be at the Three Corners Plaza at 12335 University Drive, Ste. 100, Frisco.
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ROUNDUP: Early voting results for the May 24 primary runoff elections in McKinney

Former McKinney City Council Member Frederick Frazier is leading in the race for the Republican nomination to represent the Texas House District 61. Frazier has so far collected more votes than candidate Paul Chabot during the May 24 primary runoff election, according to early voting totals. Primary elections occurred March 1, but several races had the top two vote-getters proceed to a runoff election.
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Minority-Owned Family Businesses Work To Build Generational Wealth

According to the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Businesses, minorities make up 32% of the total population, but only 18% own their own business. Some North Texas families are trying to improve these statistics and help build generational wealth for their family's future through entrepreneurship. At the heart of most...

Rez Burger grills up beef and vegan burgers in McKinney

Rez Burger, a restaurant serving chuck beef and vegan burgers, officially opened May 16 at 2960 W. Eldorado Parkway, Ste. 5, in McKinney. The restaurant is self-service and offers burgers, chicken, fries and vegan options for customers. Restaurantgoers can sit in the dining room or on the outdoor patio. Rez Burger prides itself on using fresh ingredients and fresh beef patties for their burgers, according to Manager Charles Nero.

98-year-old WWII veteran receives diploma from S&S high school

SADLER, Texas (KXII) - The class of 2022 at S&S High School is ready to cross the stage. But there’s one graduate, in particular, who has waited 80 years for this moment. “I never gave it a thought whatsoever,” said graduate Weldon McClane. “This is amazing to me.”

Downtown Plano To End Tattoo Ban

In 2001, tattoo parlors were banned in downtown Plano. This week, the city council voted 5 – 3 to rezone the area, allowing for two tattoo parlors “by right.” More tattoo parlors can open downtown but need to apply for a special permit. “It’s not uncommon at...
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Roll On In While in McKinney, Where Sushi Meets Tex-Mex

In the flavor wheel of the modern culinary world, Asian and Tex-Mex may be polar opposites. While one is focused more heavily on cold and raw textures, the other finds a haven in red meat, chicken, cheese and flour tortillas. Much like everything else in the contemporary culinary scene, though, they’re mixing. And they’re mixing well.

Fitness business Stretch Lab to open new location in Plano

Fitness business Stretch Lab will open at 1713 Preston Road, Plano. Stretch Lab offers one-on-one stretches customized for patrons’ specific needs and group stretches led by a trained flexologist for up to six participants. The company’s stated goal is to improve flexibility, enhance movement, reduce pain and improve quality of life, according to its Facebook page. An opening date has not been announced, but the company’s website states the Plano location is “coming soon.” 972-641-4444.

The Spread: A Fourth H-E-B Is Coming To North Texas.

The State Fair 2022 Is Food-Themed, Project Pollo To Be Featured On Shark Tank, Local Restaurant Owner Gives Out Free Baby Formula & More. , our weekly feature that aims to share all the area restaurant, food and beverage industry news that’s fit to print. Except, this is the Internet, so space isn’t a concern. Also: Good thing, because this is Dallas and this town always has breaking restaurant news going down like whoa.

Crunch Fitness club under new ownership in Frisco

Crunch Fitness, a fitness club located at the intersection of Preston Road and Warren Parkway, has come under new ownership. CR Fitness is the largest franchisee of Crunch Fitness in the southeast region, and has acquired the property. CR Fitness stated it hopes to own and operate 100 fitness clubs by 2026, and that the company is on its way to the goal, currently holding 40 clubs. Crunch Frisco offers cardio and strength training equipment, a group fitness studio, pool, childcare, a cycling studio, saunas, locker rooms and other amenities.

Frisco Walmart Supercenter completes remodel

Walmart held a grand reopening ceremony May 13 to celebrate the completion of the remodeling of the Walmart Supercenter located at 12220 FM 423, Frisco. The opening celebration featured a performance from the Braswell High School jazz band and a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Walmart also presented charitable donations to local nonprofits at the celebration.

How Painted Tree plans to connect our homes with nature

In North Texas, there is no shortage of master-planned communities that boast resort-style pools and magnificent clubhouses. Tom Woliver, who is the co-founder and president of McKinney-based Oxland Advisors, wanted Painted Tree to be something very different. “Why do what’s already been done here? Why not create something unique?” he...