Polished nail salon opens at Preston and Forest

Frisco and Plano women have been having all the fun, but now Polished nail salon has opened a location in Dallas at Preston and Forest. Plano store manager Janna Mayfield says the new store has all of the services Polished fans have come to love at the other locations, and also offers blowouts. Founded in 2008, Polished was established with the goal of creating a stylish nail salon where clients could feel confident about the level of hygiene and sanitation. Services include manicures, pedicures, acrylic nails, facials, waxing, threading and tinting. The salon offers fun Minx nail coatings, so clients can walk away with funky patterned nails if the mood strikes.

Polished, 11910 Preston, Suite 212, 214.613.2852,


Partners Card is currently available for purchase at partnerscard.org

Neighborhood businesses participating in 2011 Partners Card

Presented by the Bank of Texas, the 2011 Partners Card is currently available for purchase at partnerscard.org. For the $60 purchase, cardholders receive a 20 percent discount at more than 750 stores and restaurants in the DFW area from Oct. 28-Nov. 6, and 100 percent of proceeds go to The Family Place and its work toward family violence intervention and prevention. Last year, the Partners Card fundraising effort brought in a record-breaking $1 million. Many Preston Hollow businesses are involved including Allie-Coosh, American Eyewear Inc., Dougherty’s Pharmacy, Ken’s Man’s Shop and more.

Preston Royal Village presents the second annual Fall Festival

On Oct. 22 from 4–7 p.m., Preston Royal Village shopping center, located on the northeast and northwest corners of Preston and Royal, is hosting its second annual Fall Festival. Child-friendly entertainer Eddie Coker will perform, and there will be free food and games … plus all the shopping one can handle.

Preston Royal Village, northeast and northwest corners of Preston and Royal,


Taco Taco opens in former Chicken Coop space

Taco Taco has opened in the former Chicken Coop space at Preston and Royal. The Mexican restaurant prides itself on freshly made tacos (chili beef, fish, fajitas and more). “Everything is made from scratch,” owner Eddie Hijazi says. “Even the guacamole and cheese sauce … nothing is frozen.” Hijazi comes from Grapevine’s Los Amigos. Taco Taco is a casual, counter-service restaurant.

• Taco Taco, 5954 Royal, 214.750.4420

Construction begins at The Plaza at Preston Center

Construction of a 400-space parking garage and five-story building, which will house the University Park Public Library, has begun. “We are excited about the future of The Plaza,” says Mike Geisler, partner at Venture Commercial Real Estate. Several stores have relocated within the center to make room for the new development. These include American Express Travel (now located next to New Balance), Corner Bakery Café (now open in the former Tin Star space), Matthew Trent and Occhiali Modern Optics (now located at 8300 Preston). During construction, The Plaza is offering complimentary “tipless valet” parking.

The Plaza at Preston Center, 8311 Preston Center Dr., 469.232.0000