Mike Rubin, co-founder and vice president of business development for Compassionate Cultivation, stands in the company’s dispensary. (Olivia Aldridge/Community Impact Newspaper)

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Licensed dispensary selling medical-grade marijuana opens in Plano

Texas Original Compassionate Cultivation opened in Plano on July 15. The licensed Texas dispensary sells medical-grade cannabis under Texas’ Compassionate Use Act to patients with a prescription.


ROUNDUP: News from 6 local businesses, restaurants in Grapevine, Southlake

These news briefs include new restaurant announcements, a new fitness center and more.


Bubble tea store Mr. Boba Tea Cafe now open in McKinney

Mr. Boba Tea Cafe opened in late August at 7502 W. Eldorado Parkway, Ste. 200, McKinney. The cafe specializes in bubble teas with tapioca balls called boba, and it also serves smoothies and hot and cold coffees.

7 businesses that are new, coming soon or recently reopened in the McKinney area

Here is a roundup of the most recent local business news in McKinney.


Interurban Bar n Grill now offering American food and craft cocktails in Richardson

Interurban Bar n Grill opened at the beginning of August at 221 W. Polk St., Richardson. The business offers American food and craft cocktails and is open every day until 2 a.m.

Pandemic inspires new outlets for artists in Richardson

A cartoon of a one-eared Van Gogh attempting to affix his mask. A sketch of guards taking temperatures in hazmat suits. Watercolors of the mess tent where he and his wife ate their daily meals.

These are what Richardson artist Jonesy McConnell has to show for the nearly 30 days he and his wife spent in federal quarantine after COVID-19 broke out on a cruise ship voyage they took earlier this spring.

Gavin Pugh, Miranda Jaimes and Olivia Lueckemeyer contributed to this report.


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