My Princess Secret is a new children’s clothing store at 3401 Preston Rd in Frisco (near Stonebriar Centre) that offers unique designer and casual/contemporary apparel and accessories for girls ages 1-14.  They are holding a free Princess Summer Bash this Saturday, June 6th from 2 – 7pm, and you’re invited!  Dress up as your favorite princess, storytelling, crafting, tasty treats, makeovers and much more.  Stop by to check out what they have to offer, and tell them Suzanne at Plano Area Moms sent you!

Beginning in August, the historic Saigling House on 16th Street at Haggard Park in Plano will be restored to its 1928 condition and turned into an arts venue that will house the non-profit ArtCentre of Plano.  The house will be available for weddings and other social events in addition to art, cultural and education programs.

Studio Movie Grill in Plano is currently undergoing a renovation.  The email I got says they are remaining open during Phase 1 of their renovation, which ends July 26th, then they will close and reopen in September.

Did you see the 2015 Best Neighborhoods list in the Dallas Morning News?  Three Plano neighborhoods were included in the 10 neighborhoods listed: (1) West Plano, (3) North Central Plano and (7) East Plano!

McCall Plaza in downtown Plano is currently being renovated.  The small brick plaza will include a stage, sound booth, parking lot improvements and decorative landscaping.  It should be finished in October and they plan on hosting concerts, film nights and holiday events.

Business News

  • Tallywackers, a Hooters-insired all-male server restaurant (<ahem> Mom’s Night Out!), opened at 4218 Lemmon Ave in Dallas in May.
  • FIT4MOM Southwest Plano is holding a Grand Opening on Wednesday, June 10th at 9am Arbor Hills Nature Preserve
  • Fantastic Sams salon opened in April at 3131 Custer Rd, Plano
  • LuminCARE family and urgent care clinic opened in May at 3909 W. Parker Rd, Plano
  • Style Floors opened in April at 3645 Dallas Parkway, Plano offering flooring, granite countertops, kitchen and bathroom cabinets
  • Texas Leather Interiors opened in May at 6924 SH 121, Plano
  • Kona Grill opened in May at 5973 W. Parker Rd, Plano
  • Basera Indian Cuisine Biryani & Grill opened in May at 8232 Preston Rd, Plano
  • Fast-casual Italian restaurant Spezzo opened in May at 4901 W. Park Blvd, Plano
  • Luxury retailer Shinola opened at 1039 E. 15th St, Plano in May selling watches, bikes, leather goods and clothing.
  • Cowboys Nail Bar opened in May at 2208 Dallas Parkway, Plano
  • Twisted Doh! specialty pretzel store closed in April