Tag: Jul-17

A Texas-Sized Dream

The North Texas area down to the Houston region persistently remains one of the state’s top contenders for a great deal of “mosts.” For example, North Texas holds quite a few of the top spots in the top 10 school districts in the state,...

Where the Crowds Are

Everyone wants to be where everyone else wants to be. It is human nature. Crowds turn heads, and in turn, draw more crowds. No one wants to miss out on the latest, greatest thing. Do you remember the lines when In-N-Out Burger or Hurts...

A Parrothead’s Parking Lot Paradise

On a hot summer day in June, I, along with what felt like the rest of the residents of Frisco, drove to Toyota Stadium for the highly-anticipated Jimmy Buffett concert tailgate. Having never been to one of these notorious events before, I really had...

Home Grown and Locally Sourced

Back in 1984, Frisco was a small town. About 3,500 people (compared to the 160,000 residents today) called it home. Interestingly enough, something else happened in 1984 that was significant for the Frisco arts movement. A community theatre was born with the idea of...

Putting Safety First

Public safety in the 21st century is a rapidly-changing and evolving space. Over the past two decades, law enforcement and fire and rescue service personnel have faced a massive shift in thought processes and best practices, moving from being reactive and responsive to predictive...

A Local Meal Rooted in Heritage

Like many people, I am a fan of historic homes. I love everything about them, from the classic architectural details to the effortless charm they exude. The long-abandoned, dilapidated farmhouses that dot what is left of Collin County’s fleeting countryside, with their tall, wooden...

The Newcomers’ Guide to Frisco!

“Everything is bigger in Texas” is by far a favorite quote about our great state, and Frisco is doing its part to make sure it lives up to the quote’s expectations! Frisco has been named the second fastest-growing large city in the U.S., with...

A Champion of Community

Leslie Girdner has a smile that lights up a room. This Frisco resident, wife, mother and award-winning professional brings a special joy and energy to her family, job and community. Her pas- sion and steadfast determination reminds us of how essential it is to inspire young...

Pets Rule!

ill Rogers, who you old-timers will remember as the “cowboy philosopher,” once said, “All I know is what I read in the newspaper.” Mr. Rogers died in 1935, a time when newspapers were our primary source of news, but if he were living today,...

The Untold History of a Local Legend

When prospective car buyers enter Gary Blakley’s office, it is no secret he has a long history with the music industry. Brightly-colored guitars, drums and faded concert pictures line the white walls of his Frisco office, and it does not take long to learn...

Community Connections

Frisco Eye Associates

Frisco Eye Associates, started by Dr. Jeff Thomas and Dr. Coly Marsh, in 1997, was recognized with the Leadership and Vision Best of Business...

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