Castle Hills Village Shops retailers adapt quickly to serve community during pandemic

recent news Published Articles April 01, 2020

March 26, 2020 (Lewisville, TX) - Retailers in the Castle Hills Village Shops have quickly adapted their business models to continue serving the community during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Village Shops, located in the master-planned Castle Hills community in Lewisville, is a neighborhood destination with a variety of eateries, retail shops and neighborhood conveniences. It serves as a gathering place for morning coffee, lunch with friends and family dinners as well as outdoor activity, with water features that are popular with kids and pets.

Restaurants in the Village Shops are now offering delivery that includes both food and alcoholic beverages; call ahead orders with curbside pick-up; and special take-out menus. Many have communicated with diners about an increased cleaning protocol. Non-restaurant retailers are also adapting by offering special services. 

Design Time Art Studio, for example, is offering "take-out canvases," a kit with all of the necessary supplies to create painting projects at home or while sitting on the shore of Lake Avalon. Liberty Postal has communicated with residents that, as an "essential business" because of their status as a CMRA (Commercial Mail Receiving Agency), they will work to maintain regular hours and normal functions while following CDC social distancing guidelines.

"The local restaurants in the Village Shops have stepped up their options for us. I like the idea of supporting the local restaurants here. They have been doing an amazing job for a long time. Let's show them some love," said Castle Hills resident Adam Oliver.

"PI.E 3.14 Everyday Eatery & T.B.D. Kitchen both were built as restaurants for a community," said Sean Conner, owner/manager. "We currently have pulled together as a restaurant family and are tackling the obstacles presented by this situation one at a time. I could not be more proud of the crew as they are all so creative, hard-working and continue to serve all of our patrons. We do not know how long this will last but what we do know is we will show up and continue to serve our community in every capacity available to us."

"No words can express our sincere gratitude and appreciation for the overwhelming support and kindness the community has shown our staff. It has been great to see the community come together supporting not only The Grind, but all of the local businesses in the area," said Robert Hede, The Grind Burger Bar Castle Hills partner.

Modified services and menus for Village Shops retailers include: PI.E 3.14 Everyday Eatery is offering lunch and dinner take-out with curbside pick-up, delivery of alcoholic beverages with meals, and special family dinner menu options. T.B.D. Kitchen is offering lunch and dinner take-out with curbside pick-up, delivery of alcoholic beverages with meals within Castle Hills, and special family dinner menu options. Kanzi Sushi & Hibachi is offering delivery within Castle Hills and take-out with curbside pick-up. The Grind Burger Bar is offering lunch and dinner take-out with curbside pick-up, delivery of alcoholic beverages with meals, and has created a special website page for online orders. Ramen Izakaya Akira is offering lunch and dinner take-out with curbside pick-up. Sophia's Kitchen, the local coffee and pastry shop, is offering take-out, call ahead orders with curbside pick-up and delivery. The London Baker, a bakery featured several times on the Food Network, is taking call-ahead orders, to-go cake-tasting boxes and design consulting via video call. Code Ninjas Castle Hills is offering online coding programs for children 7+ for $99 per child with in-home coding programs, weekly webinars and special pricing for maintaining the program after the pandemic. Estilo Concept Store, A jewelry and accessories boutique, is open online and offering 10% off purchases using code HEALTH10 valid until March 31, 2020.

As this situation is evolving, all services are subject to change. 

Please check the Castle Hills Village Shops website as well as the official Castle Hills Facebook page for updates. Please check with individual retailers regarding delivery fees (if applicable) and minimum purchases, if required. 

 About Castle Hills
Castle Hills is a 2,900-acre master-planned community located in Lewisville, Texas, offering new single-family homes, detached luxury golf villas, townhomes, condominiums and estate homes. Castle Hills is also home to Discovery at The Realm, an urban-inspired collection of apartment homes within a walkable community, including programming, activities and amenities. Located south of SH121/Sam Rayburn Tollway at Josey, with easy access to Dallas North Tollway, I-35 and DFW airport, Castle Hills residents enjoy shopping, parks, lakes, schools, swimming pools, hike-and-bike trails, a community garden, tennis and basketball courts, and multiple community centers. The Castle Hills Village Shops & Plaza is the neighborhood gathering place for dining, shopping and free community events, and The Lakes at Castle Hills private country club and golf course provides access to championship golf, tennis, swimming, social activities and more. 

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