The Parlor underground bar is now open; children’s programming in Frisco changed in response to COVID-19, and more news from DFW

A new speakeasy cocktail bar, The Parlor, is now open in Frisco. (Courtesy Luke Asper, Asper Studios)

Read the most popular business and community news from the past week in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Frisco temporarily closes and adjusts some children’s programs due to increase in COVID-19 cases in the region

The Ready to Read Railroad program inside the Frisco Public Library is closed until further notice, according to a press release. Starting August 27, the Play Depot daycare inside the Frisco Athletic Center will temporarily close until further notice.

Frisco’s Bottled in Bond Cocktail Parlor & Kitchen expands with a new clandestine bar concept, The Parlor

The Parlor is a new cocktail bar for people aged 21 and over centered around the artisanal cocktail and evoking a clandestine bar atmosphere.

Torchy’s Tacos plans to bring a second location to Frisco

The restaurant chain opened its first Frisco location off Preston Road earlier this summer.

DATA: Plano ISD shares breakdown of virtual learners by year

The temporary virtual learning option started August 16 and is expected to last until September 3. The deadline for parents to register students for the option was August 11.

Flower Mound City Council votes to consider possible starry sky designation

The skies over Flower Mound could become more peaceful despite a growing population following a unanimous city council vote on August 23 on a resolution indicating their intention to join the International Dark-Sky Association.

Matt Payne, Miranda Jaimes, William C. Wadsack, and Mike Graham contributed to this report.

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