Frisco

Voters to weigh in on late-night alcohol sales

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Voters to weigh in on late-night alcohol sales

Tony Spino, owner of The Frisco Bar, said there are few things more frustrating to him than losing customers to restaurants and bars across SH 121 in The Shops at Legacy in Plano simply because they are allowed to serve alcohol until 2 a.m. when Fris

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New app-based on-demand transportation service soon to be available in Frisco

Co-owners Tony Brusdeilins and Brian Haigwood, who have been in the limo/car service business for about 30 years and currently operate Superior One Transportation, plan to have the app available and oneride operational soon. more »

Sep 29, 2014 Frisco

Frisco residents: Voter registration deadline for Nov. 4 election is Oct. 6

Voters must register to vote with the county voter registrar in the county where they live. Applications can be found at county offices, or online at www.sos.state.tx.us and mailed to a voter’s county of residence. more »

Sep 29, 2014 Frisco

Owners and partners break ground on the new indoor soccer facility.

Lindsey Juarez

Developers break ground on indoor soccer facility

Just a corner kick away from Toyota Stadium where FC Dallas plays, developers broke ground on a new 56,000-square-foot indoor soccer facility Sept. 29. more »

Sep 29, 2014 Frisco

Two more Frisco mosquito pools test positive for West Nile Virus

The city of Frisco is ground spraying for mosquitos Sept. 28 and 29 after two mosquito pools tested positive for West Nile Virus. more »

Sep 26, 2014 Frisco

Bob Allen begins City Council re-election campaign, names treasurer

Place 1 Frisco City Councilman Bob Allen is seeking re-election to the Council in May and has named his campaign treasurer, Richard “Dick” Peasley. more »

Sep 26, 2014 Frisco

The Fireball Run begins with city celebration

The Fireball Run, a live-action trivia game with 40 teams racing across the country, begins Sept. 27 with a city-wide celebration at Frisco Square. Sept. 28 is the official start of the rally. more »

Sep 25, 2014 Frisco

Collin College president to resign

Collin College President Cary Israel announced his resignation Sept. 24 after 16 years as the community college district’s leader. more »

Sep 24, 2014 Frisco (1 Comments)

Collin County commissioners approves FY2015 budget, lower tax rate

The Collin County Commissioners unanimously approved the fiscal year 2015 budget and tax rate Sept. 22. more »

Sep 23, 2014 Frisco

A Dubai-based investment group has announced plans for a luxury mixed-use development on the northwest corner of the Dallas North Tollway and the future John Hickman Parkway.

Courtesy Investment Group Overseas

Dubai-based company plans $700 million development on NW corner of DNT/future John Hickman Parkway

Dubai-based Invest Group Overseas has announced the 41-acre luxury development on the northwest corner of the Dallas North Tollway and the future John Hickman Parkway, according to a press release by the group. more »

Sep 22, 2014 Frisco

The Videogame History Museum, which up until this point has been strictly a traveling exhibit such as the one shown here at South by Southwest in Austin, will have a permanent home in the Frisco Discovery Center.

Courtesy Sean Kelly

Frisco CDC agrees to terms with video game museum

A video game museum in Frisco—the first of its kind anywhere—is moving to the Frisco Discovery Center. more »

Sep 19, 2014 Frisco

Work has already begun to level the ground for the facility and its parking lot.

Lindsey Juarez

Indoor soccer complex breaks ground Sept. 29

Developers will hold a groundbreaking ceremony on a new 56,000-square-foot indoor soccer complex Sept. 29. more »

Sep 18, 2014 Frisco

This rendering shows the master plan for Frisco's Northeast Community Park.

Courtesy city of Frisco

Master plan approved for 72-acre Northeast Community Park

Frisco City Council on Sept. 16 approved a master plan for the Northeast Community Park. more »

Sep 17, 2014 Frisco

Frisco City Council names residents to boards, commissions

Frisco City Council on Sept. 16 appointed members to city boards and commissions. more »

Sep 17, 2014 Frisco

New tenant could be in sight for FDC

While it is no longer used for rocket science as it was originally intended, the Frisco Discovery Center building has been transformed into a local hub for science, technology, math and the arts and is poised to get an additional attraction. more »

Sep 10, 2014 Frisco (1 Comments)

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Sources: Frisco ISD

FISD plans long term

Haley Hudnall sorted forms and tweaked decorations in her classroom Aug. 21 as she prepared for meet the teacher night. Hudnall had experienced plenty of meet the teacher nights in her 10 years with Frisco ISD, but Aug. 21 was different. more »

Sep 10, 2014 Frisco (9 Comments)

Frisco slates four open houses as part of comprehensive planning process

The city of Frisco has scheduled four open house dates—one for each quadrant of the city—for residents to share ideas about Frisco’s future. They will take place on Sept. 10, 11, 15 and 17. more »

Sep 9, 2014 Frisco

Shown is a rendering of High School No. 9, which will be constructed at Ohio Drive and Lebanon Road.

Courtesy Frisco ISD

Construction starts on FISD HS No. 9

Before construction is complete on Reedy High School on Stonebrook Parkway—Frisco ISD’s eighth high school, which is scheduled to open fall 2015—the district has already broken ground on High School No. 9. more »

Sep 10, 2014 Frisco

Frisco property tax and property value

Source: City of Frisco

City proposes to lower rate as tax values rise

The city of Frisco continues to go through the fiscal year 2014–15 budget process, which as proposed would lower the property tax rate from $0.46191 to $0.46 per $100 of property value. more »

Sep 10, 2014 Frisco

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Scottish Rite to build facility in Frisco

The Dallas-based Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children has chosen Frisco to build its first branch facility. Construction could begin as early as spring 2015 on an ambulatory care center on the northeast corner of Lebanon Road and the Dallas Nort more »

Sep 10, 2014 Frisco

Source: Frisco Market Center

Interest increases in development

Development at Frisco Market Center, a multiuse retail center on the northwest corner of Main Street and the Dallas North Tollway, has picked up speed. more »

Sep 10, 2014 Frisco

Power line upgrade project beginning June 30

Beginning June 30, CoServ Electric will begin distribution power line upgrades as part of a larger project already underway on Main Street between Legacy Drive and FM 423. more »

Jun 19, 2014 Frisco

Board fast-tracks new elementary school, names future schools

The Frisco ISD Board of Trustees officially named four planned schools at its Sept. 7 meeting and agreed to fast-track an elementary school to be open by fall 2015. more »

Sep 9, 2014 Frisco

Frisco residents among Collin College Foundation scholarship recipients

The Collin College Foundation awarded scholarships to 53 students from Frisco for the 2014-2015 academic year. more »

Sep 8, 2014 Frisco

City to continue ground spraying at third West Nile virus pool

The city of Frisco will continue ground spraying for mosquitos Sept. 8 after another mosquito pool tested positive for West Nile virus. more »

Sep 8, 2014 Frisco

City Council considers transit service with TAPS

The Frisco City Council took no action Sept. 2 on possible transit services for the city. Rather, the council asked city staff to explore a new contract with the Texoma Area Paratransit System. more »

Sep 4, 2014 Frisco

Frisco returns to once-a-week watering schedule

The Frisco City Council voted unanimously Sept. 2 to return to a once-a-week watering schedule until the end of October. more »

Sep 3, 2014 Frisco

The iPic Theater has two levels of seating. Shown is the Premium Plus seating.

Courtesy Wade Park

Wade Park announces signing of luxury theater, entertainment venue

Wade Park officials have announced two new tenants in its 175-acre mixed-use development—Pinstripes, Inc., an entertainment venue, and iPic Theaters, a luxury movie theatre. more »

Aug 27, 2014 Frisco

City, school district and Dallas Cowboys officials symbolically break ground on a multi-use events facility and Cowboys headquarters Aug. 22.

Lindsey Juarez

City breaks ground on multiuse facility and Cowboys headquarters

The city of Frisco, Frisco ISD and the Dallas Cowboys broke ground Aug. 22 on the new Cowboys headquarters and multiuse events facility. more »

Aug 22, 2014 Frisco

Tony Felker

Courtesy Frisco Chamber of Commerce

Frisco chamber president earns national certification

Tony Felker, Frisco Chamber of Commerce president, has earned the distinction of Certified Chamber Executive. more »

Aug 21, 2014 Frisco

Shown is a rendering of the Tower at Frisco Square.

Courtesy Wolverine Interests

Ground breaking ceremony held for Tower at Frisco Square

With cranes, backhoes and other heavy machinery operating in the background, a crowd gathered for the Aug. 20 ground breaking ceremony of the Tower At Frisco Square, a 165,821-square-foot office building across from Toyota Stadium. more »

Aug 20, 2014 Frisco

New Leadership Frisco class chosen

The Leadership Frisco Advisory Council has announced the participants for the 18th Leadership Frisco class. more »

Aug 20, 2014 Frisco

Frisco Aquatics changing facility, team name

The North Texas Ford Dealers Group has purchased the naming rights to the new Frisco Aquatics facility and the team name will also change accordingly, according to a press release. more »

Aug 20, 2014 Frisco

Collin County begins FY 2015 budget discussions

Collin County’s proposed FY 2015 budget would increase the operating funds by 2 percent and keep the tax rate the same. more »

Aug 19, 2014 Frisco

Frisco to widen Custer Road

The Collin County Commissioners Court approved an interlocal agreement with the city of Frisco for the city to take over construction of a portion of Custer Road. more »

Aug 19, 2014 Frisco

Scottish Rite to build branch facility in Frisco

The Dallas-based Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children has chosen Frisco to build its first branch facility. more »

Aug 11, 2014 Frisco

Commissioners Court approves early voting calendar, locations

The Collin County Commissioners Court approved two Frisco early voting locations for the Nov. 4 general elections. more »

Aug 18, 2014 Frisco

Cars travel on FM 423 north of Eldorado Parkway.

Photo by Krista Wadsworth

FM 423 road project delayed

The Texas Department of Public Transportation approved nearly $30 million in funding to expand FM 423 from Eldorado Parkway to US 380, but construction was delayed almost immediately because of the need to relocate utilities. more »

Nov 7, 2013 Frisco (3 Comments)

Officials: More hotels offer new tourism opportunities

With the promise of new area hotels in the pipeline, the Frisco Convention and Visitors Bureau is biding its time until it can begin promoting new hotel locations to convention and meeting planners and continue expanding an already growing Frisco tou more »

Aug 6, 2014 Frisco

Frisco mosquito tests positive for West Nile Virus; no human cases reported in city

A mosquito in Frisco has tested positive for West Nile Virus in Frisco in an area bordered by Coit Road, Rolater Road, Hillcrest Road and Canoe Road, according to the city’s communications office. more »

Aug 8, 2014 Frisco

City officials and Thomas Land & Development officials take part in the ground breaking ceremony for Wade Park, a 165-acre multi-use development on the southeast corner of Lebanon Road and the Dallas North Tollway.

Krista Wadsworth

Ground breaking ceremony kicks off development at Frisco's Wade Park

A full crowd gathered for the Aug. 6 ground breaking of Wade Park, a mixed-use development expected to include upscale retail, dining, entertainment, hotels, office space and residential components. more »

Aug 6, 2014 Frisco

Photo by Krista Wadsworth

Wal-Mart’s new store plan troubles some

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. officials are working to open two more Supercenters in Frisco in 2016 in addition to the two Supercenters and one Neighborhood Market Market already in operation. more »

Aug 6, 2014 Frisco (13 Comments)

Future four-year college debated

Higher education and drawing a four-year university to the community has been on the city of Frisco’s radar for more than a decade. more »

Aug 6, 2014 , Frisco (1 Comments)

Source: City of Frisco

Program tracks volunteers

Frisco’s Municipal Volunteer Program has flourished in the last eight years, mostly because of an online volunteer management system from Better Impact. more »

Aug 6, 2014 Frisco

Zoning change to residential use along Ohio Drive OK’d by P&Z Commission

Patio homes and apartment units may be in the works for the undeveloped area around Ohio Drive from Warren Parkway to south of Gaylord Parkway. more »

Frisco

Police department develops K-9 unit

The Frisco Police Department will soon have a new type of member on its force—the K-9 type. more »

Aug 6, 2014 Frisco

Courtesy Wolverine Interests

Plano company invests in Frisco Square space

From the top floor of a Plano office building, Randy Pitchford, Gearbox Software President and founder, sits in front of his computer viewing Google Maps, pointing to the area in Frisco Square where construction on the company’s five-story office bui more »

Jul 2, 2014 Frisco

Crudo Wood Fired Taverna

Lindsey Juarez

See our dining feature on Crudo Wood Fired Taverna.

ManeGait

Courtesy ManeGait

See our feature on ManeGait, a nonprofit therapeutic riding center.

Hidden Cove Park and Marina

Lindsey Juarez

See our business feature on Hidden Cove Park and Marina.

Transportation Updates

Transportation updates for Frisco road projects.

Leisure Living Pools

Tory Barringer

See our story on Leisure Living Pools

Dodie’s Live

Mark Zeske

See our dining feature on Dodie's Live

2014 Volunteer Guide

See our Volunteer Guide

Police Chief John Bruce

See our feature Q&A on Frisco Police Chief John Bruce

Transportation Updates

Photos by Krista Wadsworth

See our updates on Frisco road projects

Edoko Sushi & Robata

Aubrey Cade

Click the link to see the full story.

Pure Plates

Photos by Mark Zeske

Click the link to see the story.

POParella’s

Photos by Tory Barringer

Gourmet popcorn and treats

The Londoner Pub & Grill

Christal Howard

Near stadium, area restaurant serves as soccer fan hangout

College Hunks Hauling Junk

Photos by Madiha Kark

College Hunks Hauling Junk is a junk removal business with a mission to recycle as much as it can.

Estilo Gaúcho Brazilian Steakhouse

Photos by Renee Hansen

Estilo Gaúcho Brazilian Steakhouse

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