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Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake October 2012

After years behind the scenes, Rena Frost took over operations at Mac's Steak & Seafood in Colleyville.

Photo by Rachel Slade

Mac’s Steak and Seafood

Although Rena Frost has been involved with Mac’s Steaks and Seafood from its start 12 years ago, now that she’s owner, she gets to really put her stamp on the place. more »

Oct 18, 2012 12:00 AM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

The Gatehouse at Grapevine will be built in four phases and eventually house 96 women.

Courtesy Lisa Rose

The Gatehouse at Grapevine

As soon as Christmas of 2013, two dozen women escaping domestic abuse could be moving into new homes with their children in Grapevine, ready to start a journey of physical, emotional and spiritual healing. more »

Oct 18, 2012 12:00 AM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake 3 Comments

Photo by Rachel Slade

Public-private partnership provides bike racks

Grapevine City Council members over the summer approved a partnership with Baylor Regional Medical Center at Grapevine and Mad Duck Cyclery meant to help provide bike racks for city businesses. more »

Oct 18, 2012 12:00 AM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

The Palace Theatre, seen here in 1976, was for years synonymous with the Grapevine Opry.

Courtesy Nelson Thibodeaux

Palace Theatre

Hundreds of area residents and visitors pack into the Palace Theatre on Main Street every week for movie screenings, benefit concerts and Grapevine Opry performances. more »

Oct 18, 2012 12:00 AM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Photo by Rachel Slade

Colleyville, Southlake earn Scenic City certifications

The cities of Colleyville and Southlake were two of only nine Texas cities to be awarded a Scenic City designation in September. more »

Oct 18, 2012 12:00 AM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

‘Robin Hood’ recapture to top $450M in GCISD

Even as area school districts consider scaling back programs and staff to account for deep budget cuts, one annual expense is unavoidable: Chapter 41 recapture. more »

Oct 18, 2012 12:00 AM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

The cities of Colleyville and Keller have become the first in Texas to combine their municipal court operations. The merge became official Oct. 1.

Photo by Rachel Slade

Colleyville, Keller merge municipal courts

In an effort to increase efficiency and minimize costs, the cities of Colleyville and Keller this month became the first cities in Texas to combine their municipal court operations. more »

Oct 18, 2012 12:00 AM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Tarrant County unveils Lon Evans Corrections Center

Tarrant County commissioners hosted a ribbon cutting for the new maximum security county jail in September after voting to name the facility for Lon Evans, the county’s longest-serving sheriff. more »

Oct 18, 2012 12:00 AM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

New business lands in Colleyville

The City of Colleyville in recent years has seen an influx of professionals in the industries of medical, finance, insurance and real estate. more »

Oct 18, 2012 12:00 AM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Editor’s note — October 2012

Voters in these parts are notorious for it, and I’ve got to admit, I’m guilty, too: walking into the voting booth and pushing the one button it takes to vote straight party. more »

Oct 18, 2012 12:00 AM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake