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Newman Village Lemonade Stand to Hold Seventh Annual Event to Benefit the Kids Shouldn’t Have Cancer Foundation

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DALLAS (July 12, 2017) – When life gives the kids of Newman Village lemons, they make a Lemonade Stand. Joining in the fight against pediatric cancer, the Seventh Annual Lemonade Stand Fundraiser will be held to benefit the Kids Shouldn’t Have Cancer Foundation in memory of Jonny Wade, who passed away from brain cancer in December 2015. The event will …

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Entrance Ramp To Southbound Dallas North Tollway,  South Of Rockhill Pkwy., Closed For Two Weeks

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(August 1, 2017) The entrance ramp to southbound Dallas North Tollway, located south of Rockhill Parkway, is closed for pavement repair work.  The ramp will be closed for two weeks.  During this closure, traffic on southbound Dallas Parkway wishing to enter the Tollway at this location will need to use the next entrance ramp located south of Panther Creek Parkway.

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Vitality Bowls Kicks Superfood Craze into High Gear in Frisco 

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Local Couple Opens New Café; Serves as Community Hub for Eating Healthy FRISCO, Tex. – The wait is over in Frisco. Local residents, professionals and students no longer need to struggle with eating healthy when out and about. Vitality Bowls, which specializes in açaí bowls – a thick blend of the Amazon’s antioxidant-rich açaí berry, topped with a variety of superfoods …

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Frisco Convention & Visitors Bureau Announces Rebranding to ‘Visit Frisco’

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Frisco, Texas (July 25, 2017) – The Frisco Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) announced today it is rebranding the organization to “Visit Frisco.” The unveiling was made at a tourism event attended by industry partners, city officials and department staff at Toyota Stadium’s newly renovated Winners Club. “Not only is Visit Frisco a call to action, but an invitation to visitors, …

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Wade Park in Frisco Signs iPic Theaters and Pinstripes Bowling, Bocce, Bistro

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Premier Venues to Headline Entertainment at High-End Development Anchored by Whole Foods Market   DALLAS (August 19, 2014) – iPic Theatres and Pinstripes, Inc. will headline entertainment at the Wade Park development in fast-growing suburban Frisco, Texas, announces developer Thomas Land & Development. The expansive 110-acre mixed-use center located at the Dallas North Tollway and Lebanon Road is set to …

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Snappy Salads Announces the Opening of Two New North Texas Locations

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First breakfast menu to be offered in downtown Dallas  DALLAS (July 7, 2017) – Snappy Salads, the award-winning, eco-friendly salad restaurant, will open two new north Texas locations later this month at 5252 Main Street in the Frisco Market Center and 717 N. Harwood Street in downtown Dallas. The new downtown Dallas location will offer Snappy Salads’ first breakfast menu, …

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Best and Worst Drivers in Texas

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Texas, known as the Lone Star State, is the second most populous state in America. With nearly eight and a half million vehicles registered in Texas, it’s also the state with the second most cars. Millions of citizens and millions of vehicles means roads in Texas are packed with drivers. According to our earlier research, Texas residents rank as the …

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Mayor Cheney Unveils 100 Day Plan Including Nine Priority Areas For Frisco

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(June 21, 2017) The City of Frisco’s ‘Progress in Motion’ gets a “refresh” as Mayor Jeff Cheney unveils his 100 Day Plan which includes nine priority areas. Mayor Cheney introduced his plan for the next 100 days during a ‘State of the City’ luncheon hosted by the Frisco Chamber of Commerce.  “Starting today, we’re setting a new Frisco standard,” said …

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Frisco Approves Residential Homestead Exemption Of 7.5%

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(June 20, 2017) Frisco homeowners will soon get a break on their property tax bill in the form of a ‘homestead exemption’ beginning in fiscal year 2018. Tonight, the Frisco City Council unanimously voted to adopt a 7.5% residential homestead exemption. The exemption translates to an average savings of $143.00 on a future property tax bill based on a .45 …

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Family Science Night 2017: Family Learning at its Most Fun

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FRISCO, TX (June 20, 2017)–During summer in Texas, families face a challenge. Parents want to keep their kids learning. Kids want to have fun. Everybody just wants to stay cool. Frisco Public Library’s 3rd annual Family Science Night covered all three, and thousands of residents turned up to share it. The Perot Museum returned to amaze and delight with two …