Tickets are on sale now for the November 20 – December 27 Polar Express Train departing Palestine, TX (a little more than 2 hours south of Plano). Learn more here.

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Lots of changes ($100 million worth) coming to The Shops at Willow Bend starting early next year including a class “A” office tower, hotel and an entertainment district. Construction starts with the former Saks Fifth Avenue being razed and replaced with an entrance that faces the Tollway. Learn more here.

Sci-Tech Discovery Center is offering two Science with a Princess events on November 7th (Snow White) and December 5th (Elsa). Both require registration and cost $20/members, $25/non-members.

Frisco ISD parents will want to check the proposed zoning changes for the 2016-17 school year. View the details on their website.

Business News

  • Happy First Birthday to Sweet Arlene’s in West Plano!
  • Little Belt Shop accessory shop is now open at Stonebriar Centre
  • Old Town Food Factory opened at 2301 N Central Expressway selling food that is Zabiha Halal (following Islamic dietary laws)
  • Tokyo Joes fast casual Asian-inspired restaurant opened at at 300 West Campbell Road (75 & Campbell) in Richardson
  • The Tutoring Center opened at 3100 Independence Pkwy
  • Southern Recipes Grill opening at 621 W. Plano Pkwy
  • Wok Box opened at 1865 Dallas Pkwy
  • Arkansas-based Slim Chickens plans to open a restaurant in Frisco next year

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