Work starting soon on the first liquor store for this North Texas city

The rapidly expanding development will soon be home to , the first liquor store in Euless.

On Tuesday, March 27, the City Council approved plans for more retail space to the south of , popular entertainment venue, and 24-Hour Fitness. Total Wine and Burlington, a clothing and home goods store, will open there.

Mike Collins, Euless director of planning and economic development, said Total Wine should open its 25,000-square-foot location this fall.

Edward Cooper, vice president of public affairs for Total Wine & More, told the Star-Telegram previously that residents in nearby cities including Grapevine and Colleyville have also expressed a desire for another liquor store closer to their homes.

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is about a quarter mile from Glade Parks, and there are other liquor stores along Texas 26 in Colleyville.

In November, Euless voters approved allowing liquor stores by a wide margin. In preparation, the voted last summer to allow zoning for liquor stores in commercial areas such as Glade Parks, the Texas 121 gateway, and the .

State law prohibits liquor stores from being within 300 feet of homes, hospitals, churches and private schools.

More restaurants and clothing stores are opening this spring in Glade Parks: Hopdoddy, an Austin-based craft burger restaurant; Francesca’s, a fashion boutique for women; and DXL, featuring clothing for tall men.

This report contains material from the Star-Telegram archives.

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