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The Next Page – August 2017

 

STAFF STREETS OF FRISCO
What has been the highlight of your summer?

“I have been able to spend a lot of time at the lake. It does not feel like summer until you have tubed, fished and spent time out on the boat!”
-Christine Perrenot

“Spending time outdoors and fishing.”
-Andrew Johnson

“Going to the beach with my family and friends!”
-Leah Ratliff

“A visit to Salt Lake City, Utah.”
-Becky Johnson

“The highlight of my summer would be just relaxing by the pool and getting in as many workouts as I can!”
-Andrew Callen

FAMILY
North Texas has countless organizations that offer help to parents and families with kids or teens who may be struggling with an eating disorder. More information about Eating Recovery Center Dallas can be found at eatingrecoverycenter.com or by calling 972.362.0933. You can learn about Children’s Health Eating Disorders – Plano by going to childrens.com or calling 214.456.8899. Go to communitycounselingassociates.com or call 214.509.6888 for information regarding Community Counseling Associates.

EDUCATION
It is almost time to go back to school! Local kids may be looking to be a part of a positive organization or something new! You can find additional information about Frisco ISD clubs and organizations at friscoisd.org.

ARTS & CULTURE
Lights, camera, action! Do you want to get behind the camera and put your creativity to the test? For more information about The Movie Institute, go to themovieinstitute.org or call 800.239.3674.

DINING
Prepare yourself for some rock and roll and delicious food at Lava Cantina, located at 5805 Grandscape Boulevard in The Colony. Call 214.618.6893 or go to lavacantina.com for more information about tickets or the unique menu.

SMALL BITES
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit
dickeys.com
6065 Sports Village Rd. – 214.705.1674
7070 Preston Rd. – 972.377.7679
8075 FM 423 – 972.325.1077

Spring Creek Barbeque
springcreekbarbeque.com
3623 Preston Rd. – 469.362.7927

VooDoo BBQ & Grill
voodoobbqandgrill.com
3401 Preston Rd. #16 – 214.618.8493

ENTERTAINMENT
Grab a friend and a drink and plan your night out at Crafted! The class schedule can be found at getcraftedusa.com. Call 469.888.4267 for more information.

SALUTE TO SERVICE
More information about Baylor Scott & White – Centennial can be accessed at bswhealth.com or by calling 1.844.BSW.DOCS.

PROFILE
There is nothing like reading a good book, especially when it contains a positive message for youth. Order your copy of “A List of Cages” by Robin Roe at robinroewriter.com.

The Next Page – September 2017


STAFF STREETS OF FRISCO
What is your favorite Frisco sporting event to attend?

“My family really enjoys the RoughRiders games… my kids mostly for the snacks!”
-Leah Ratliff

“I like going to FC Dallas games. They have a great atmosphere.”
-Andrew Johnson 

“I love the NCAA FCS Football Championship game. There is nothing better than two college teams, supported by their most rabid fans, fighting for a national championship.”
-Chris Johnson

“I love going to Frisco RoughRiders games. It is a fun way to celebrate the season and spend time with friends!”
-Christine Perrenot

“Football all the way! High school, NCAA championship, you name it.”
-Becky Johnson

“My favorite sporting event to attend in Frisco would be the RoughRiders. It is just so fun to go and experience a baseball game without having to drive an hour away!!”
-Andrew Callen


CITY INSIGHTS

Going into fiscal year 2018, a homestead exemption will help Frisco homeowners save on property taxes by allowing them to exclude a portion of their home’s value from assessment. Learn more about the 7.5 percent reduction on the property tax value at www.collincad.org or www.dentoncad.org.


MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Toni Munoz-Hunt has taken her talents and used them for the greater good of our community. Get more information about her two upcoming events, Friscovania and Ladies Night Out with a Purpose, at wwwmodelbehaviors.com.


FAMILY

The Miracle League is a 501(c)(3) charity organization that provides the opportunity for children ages 5-19 with physical and intellectual challenges to compete in sports they love. Get additional information about the league at www.friscomiracleleague.org.


ARTS & CULTURE

The Frisco Ballet is an organization centered around the growth and maturity of dedicated dancers as they work their way up to expert levels. Learn more about upcoming performances or the organization itself at www.thefriscoballet.org.


FEATURE

The Frisco Convention and Visitors Bureau rebranded and declared Frisco as “Sports City, U.S.A.” in July! Learn about all of Frisco’s sports teams and upcoming events at www.visitfrisco.com/sports.


DINING

Arepa TX, located at 5355 Dallas Parkway #600, is a new restaurant in Frisco that specializes in Latin street food. Go to www.arepatx.com or call 469.209.6399 for more information.


SMALL BITES

Auntie Anne’s
2601 Preston Road – 214.705.1653
www.auntieannes.com

Rockin’ Taco & Tex Mex
6890 Main Street – 469.888.4308
www.rockintacofrisco.com

Smashburger
6959 Lebanon Road #123 – 214.705.0031
www.smashburger.com


ENTERTAINMENT

Camp Craig Allen’s biggest fundraising event is their annual BBQ Cook-Off. The event is celebrating its tenth anniversary this year, on October 6-7. Registration information can be found at www.campcraigallen.org.

The Next Page – October 2017


STAFF STREETS OF FRISCO
If you were stranded on an island, what is one item you would want to have with you?

“I would bring my knife so I could hunt for food and make shelter.”
-Andrew Callen

“I would want to bring a journal. You might as well document the experience and hope for a book deal after!”
-Christine Perrenot

“I would bring my fishing rod and catch some food.”
-Andrew Johnson

“An iPad loaded with books and a solar-powered charger.”
-Leah Ratliff


BUSINESS
Corbridge Orthodontics is located at 5110 Eldorado Parkway #500 and can be reached by calling 214.705.6188. Learn more about his facility at www.corbridgeorthodontics.com. Prisma Dental is located at 7027 Hickory Street, Suite A, and can be reached at 972.668.7398. Visit www.prismadentaltexas.com for more information. Go to www.wiseorthodontics.com for information regarding Wise Orthodontics, located at 6960 Parkwood Drive, Suite 100. Call 972.712.6862 for an appointment. Dr. Donald V. Nix Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, located at 5501 Independence Parkway, in Plano, can be reached by calling 972.985.7555. Go to www.donaldnixdds.com for more information.


CITY INSIGHTS
If you want to learn more about the organization or volunteer with the North Texas Community Giving Foundation, go to www.ntxgivingfoundation.org or call 844.330.6833. Frisco can make a great impact on local nonprofit organizations to improve the health, education and welfare of the community.


EDUCATION
For the past 13 years, the Frisco Public Library has organized the Lone Star Storytelling Festival. The fourteenth year promises to build on the solid reputation and be the best one yet! Get your tickets or learn more about this upcoming event at www.lonestarstories.org.


FEATURE
Rich Allen, the owner of Tour de Profit, has identified eight categories that he feels are critical for the success of any business, as reflected in Frisco STYLE’s annual Best of Business Awards. Go to www.tourdeprofit.com or call 214.758.7581 for more information.

Neighborhood Art and Music School
8102 Stonebrook Parkway
214.436.4000 – www.namsfrisco.com

David and Kylie Knight ILLUSIONS
214.257.0903 – www.knightillusions.com

Frisco Eye Associates
7638 Stonebrook Parkway
972.712.1010 – www.friscoeye.net

Natalie Roberson Photography
972.415.7644 – www.natalierobersonphotography.com

Simon Paschal PLLC
13601 Preston Road, Suite W870, Dallas
972.893.9340 – www.simonpaschal.com

Furry Guys Pet Care
7259 Elm Street
214.931.3333 – www.thefurryguys.com

Mosquito Authority
972.632.7747 – www.mosquito-authority.com/locations/frisco-tx/


ARTS & CULTURE
The Frisco Arts Youth Council is a group of high school students who are passionate about the arts and how the arts can impact others in the area. If you want information about joining or to see a calendar of upcoming events hosted by Frisco Arts, visit www.friscoarts.org.


DINING
Cantina Laredo boasts a menu full of fresh, flavorful cuisine inspired by the food and culture of Mexico City. The Frisco location is nestled right in the Legacy Commons area with easy access to the Dallas North Tollway and Texas State Highway 121. Call 214.618.9860 or go to www.cantinalaredo.com to see a full menu.


SMALL BITES
Lolli and Pops
Stonebriar Centre –  2601 Preston Road
469.362.5707 – www.lolliandpops.com

See’s Candies
Stonebriar Centre – 2601 Preston Road
214.872.1715 – www.tx.frisco.sees.com

Sweet Frog
5105 Eldorado Parkway #110
214.705.7971 – www.sweetfrog.com


ENTERTAINMENT
The Whistlestop Jamboree is a unique, family-friendly music festival located at the Frisco Rail Yard, complete with food trucks, a bar, games and activities, and the main event is great live music. Admission is free and this year’s event will take place Saturday, October 21. For more event information, go to www.thefriscomusicscene.com.

The Next Page – November 2017


STAFF STREETS OF FRISCO
What is your least favorite Thanksgiving food?

“Anything involving cranberries. They are too sour!”
-Miriam Johnson

“I cannot handle sweet potato casserole … possibly because I have caught it on fire in the oven before.”
-Christine Perrenot

“Stuffing. 100 percent stuffing. Wet bread is gross.”
-Andrew Johnson

“Canned cranberries. I just do not enjoy food shaped like a can!”
-Leah Ratliff

“Mincemeat pie. I am a pie lover – all pies. But mincemeat pie has just never impressed me.”
-Chris Johnson

“My least favorite Thanksgiving food would have to be cranberry sauce. It does not look appetizing and sure does not taste good!”
-Andrew Callen


FAMILY
The process of creating the perfect Christmas card is not as difficult as it might seem, especially if you have a couple local experts guiding you along the way. Paper Affair boutique is located at 6959 Lebanon Road. You can call 469.362.5400 or go to www.paperaffairdallas.com to learn more. Natalie Roberson Photography is a great local photographer. Schedule a shoot today by calling 972.415.7644 or go to www.natalierobersonphotography.com to see the team’s work.


EDUCATION
For the Frisco ISD, social media is one of the most effective platforms when trying to communicate with children and teens. Learn all about the district’s use of social media and additional communication processes at www.friscoisd.org/departments/communications.


ARTS & CULTURE
On the first weekend in October, the Texas Sculpture Garden in Frisco hosted the second annual Frisco Arts Walk. Those who wish to give to Frisco Arts for this annual event can do so at www.friscoarts.org or by texting “Frisco Arts” to 41444 and making a credit card donation.


FEATURE
We asked leaders in our community to contribute stories based on the importance of faith, even among our diversity, and celebrate their expression of faith, especially as related to the holiday season.

Hope Fellowship
www.hopefellowship.net
Frisco East
9950 Rolater Road, Frisco

Frisco West
309 W. Main Street, Frisco

McKinney
1702 W. University Drive, McKinney

Karya Siddhi Hanuman Temple
www.dallashanuman.org
12030 Independence Parkway, Frisco

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
www.jesuschrist.lds.org
11000 Eldorado Parkway, Frisco

Shir Tikvah
www.shirtikvahfrisco.org
7700 Main Street, Frisco

St. Philips Episcopal Church
www.stphilipsfrisco.org
6400 Stonebrook Parkway, Frisco


ENTERTAINMENT
Simply Blessed has flower arrangement classes planned throughout the fall and winter months. You can register by calling 214.618.4994. Learn more about the specific classes offered at www.simplyblessedflowers.com.


DINING
Cane Rosso, which serves up authentic Italian pizza, is located at 3685 The Star Boulevard #200. Go to www.canerosso.com to see a full menu and plan your visit.


SMALL BITES
Emporium Pies
214.491.1577 – www.emporiumpies.com
107 S. Tennessee St., McKinney

La Hacienda Ranch
972.335.2232 – www.laharanch.com
4110 Preston Rd.

Unrefined Bakery
972.668.2414 – www.unrefinedbakery.com
3411 Preston Rd. #8


PROFILE
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas, which provides world-renowned treatment for scoliosis, clubfoot, hand disorders, hip disorders, neurological disorders and dyslexia, is located at 2222 Welborn Street. Call 214.559.5000 or go to www.scottishritehospital.org for additional information.

The Next Page – December 2017

 

ENTERTAINMENT
The Frisco Ballet’s annual performances of “The Nutcracker” will be at 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. on December 9 at Reedy High School. Learn more about the group at www.thefriscoballet.org or by calling 972.712.1100. Christmas in the Square runs through December 31. Check the detailed schedule at www.friscosquare.com. On December 2, the Parks and Recreation Department is putting on their annual Merry Main Street, held at Simpson Plaza at City Hall, from 5-9 p.m. For more details, go to www.friscotexas.gov/916/merry-main-street. The 12th Annual Frosty 5K & Merry Mile, also hosted by the Parks and Recreation Department, will be on December 9. For details on registration and more, visit www.friscotexas.gov/1184/frosty-5K. A Night in Bethlehem at First Frisco United Methodist Church will take place December 17 from 5-7:30 p.m. For more information about this live event, go to www.friscofumc.org.


FAMILY
Genesis Metro Church is located at 9750 John W. Elliott Drive in Frisco. Call 469.287.5995 or go to www.genesismetro.org for service information. To learn more about giving and volunteer opportunities with Frisco Family Services, go to www.friscofamilyservices.org or call 972.335.9495.


HEALTHY HOME
Information regarding the Frisco Fire Department can be found at www.friscotexas.gov.


EDUCATION
It is time to prepare for holiday get-togethers! Total Wine & More® in Plano is located at 8700 Preston Road, Suite 113. Check out their selection of holiday favorites at www.totalwine.com or call 214.436.5518. Grab a Christmas cocktail at Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille, located at 2440 Parkwood Boulevard. Visit www.perryssteakhouse.com or call 214.494.4645 to make a reservation.


ARTS & CULTURE
The Frisco Chorale has grown from a few original singers to dozens. Audition and upcoming performance information can be found at www.facebook.com/friscochorale. Don’t miss one of the group’s fabulous shows this holiday season!


DINING
Learn more about Bottled in Bond Cocktail Parlour & Kitchen, located at 5285 Dallas Parkway, Suite 420, at www.bottledinbondparlour.com or by calling 469.731.5410. Make your way out to this cool spot. You will not want to miss a sip!

 

 

 

 

The Next Page – July 2017

 

STAFF STREETS OF FRISCO
What is something you cannot miss when visiting Frisco?

“If you have time, you cannot come to Frisco and not see the Heritage Museum and The Star. These venues tell the story of Frisco from her beginnings to where she is going.”
-Chris Johnson

“You cannot come to Frisco without going to La Hacienda Ranch, where you can eat the absolute best Mexican food around!”
-Andrew Callen

“When my friends visit, I love taking them to explore Frisco Mercantile before having dinner in Frisco Square.”
-Christine Perrenot

“IKEA! It is big, blue and hard to pass by!”
-Leah Ratliff

“Boutique shopping downtown while sipping a cup of Summer Moon coffee.”
-Becky Johnson

BUSINESS
Traveling from Dallas to Houston is about to get a lot easier … and less time consuming! Stay updated on progress and learn more about the Texas Bullet Train by visiting www.texascentral.com.

CITY INSIGHTS
You can access more information about density changes in Frisco through the Development Services department. Call 972.292.5300 or go to www.friscotexas.gov to view development maps, ordinances, inspection scores and more.

ENTERTAINMENT
Keep an eye on the calendar of events for Toyota Stadium by visiting www.fcdallas.com. Call 214.705.6700 for additional venue information. Popular artists visit Frisco to perform all the time, so do not miss out!

ARTS AND CULTURE
The talent in Frisco cannot be beat! You can purchase tickets to an upcoming show or learn more about Theatre Frisco and the Frisco Improv Players at www.theatrefrisco.com or by calling 972.370.2266.

FEATURE
Detailed maps and additional venue, history and event information can be found through the Frisco Convention and Visitors Bureau website. Newcomers can go to www.visitfrisco.com or call 972.292.5250 to get information about every district in Frisco.

EDUCATION
Collin College continues to grow and offers cutting-edge educational options for students. Learn more about the changes and innovations coming to Collin College by calling 972.377.1790 or visiting collin.edu.

DINING
Is your tummy growling? Check out the menu for The Heritage Table, located downtown, at 7110 Main Street, at www.theheritagetable.com. Call 469.664.0100 for more information.

SALUTE TO SERVICE
Learn more about Leslie Girdner’s role as the community education coordinator at Frisco Fire Safety Town at www.friscofiresafetytown.com. Here, you can learn about upcoming Fire Safety Town events and programs. You can also call 972.292.6350 with any questions.

The Next Page – June 2017

 

STAFF STREETS OF FRISCO
What is your dream summer vacation destination?

“I would like to go to Fiji for a couple of weeks and stay in a hut on the beach.”
-Andrew Johnson

“Bora Bora”
-Becky Johnson

“I’d really love to go back to the Cayman Islands! Beautiful beaches and crystal blue water!”
-Ben Johnson

“The beach looking for shells!”
-Leah Ratliff

“My dream summer vacation destination would be somewhere on a beach enjoying a cold beverage.”
-Andrew Callen

“I am currently planning a trip to Australia with my friends! I have dreamed of going there my entire life.”
-Christine Perrenot

BUSINESS
The look of downtown Frisco is about to be enhanced! You can learn more about plans for The Patios at the Rail and The Tower at the Rail by visiting www.nackdevelopment.com.

FAMILY
You can contact The Senior Source for more information to help you protect your elderly loved ones by calling 214.823.5700 or going to www.theseniorsource.org. The Financial Crimes Unit of the Frisco Police Department can be reached at 972.292.6200. Visit www.friscotexas.gov/1210/financial-crimes to learn more.

EDUCATION
For the upcoming 2017-2018 school year, nearly 300 Frisco ISD students will be re-zoned. For detailed information regarding the school district’s re-zoning efforts, go to www.friscoisd.org.

ARTS & CULTURE
Check out everything offered to guests at the Embassy Suites Frisco Hotel and Convention Center at www.embassysuites3.hilton.com or by calling 972.712.7200. You can learn more about the Hilton Dallas/Plano Granite Park facility at www.hilton.com or by calling 469.353.5000.

SPORTS
Get highlights and information about the Frisco combined hockey team’s win at the USA Hockey 2017 National Championships at www.nationals.usahockey.com/2017.

DINING
Grab a bite tonight at Sushi Damu, located at 3685 Preston Road #101, in Frisco. Check out the menu ahead of time online at www.sushidamutexas.com. Call 469.888.4068 to place an order to go!

SMALL BITES
Bahama Buck’s
214.705.1427
11288 Legacy Drive
www.bahamabucks.com

Kenny’s Burger Joint
214.618.8001
1377 Legacy Drive #120
www.kennysburgerjoint.com

TC Shaved Ice
214.618.4036
8750 Main Street

ENTERTAINMENT
Do you want to film with Frisco Studios? Get all the latest news and details about booking the space at www.friscostudios.us or by calling 940.2222.947.

SALUTE TO SERVICE
You can learn more about Officer Thomas Mrozinski and his heroic work with the Frisco Police Department at www.friscotexas.gov.

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