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Whitestone REIT Completes The Shops at Starwood Expansion

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  FRISCO – November X, 2017 – Whitestone REIT, a community-centered retail real estate investment trust that acquires, owns, manages, develops and redevelops e-commerce resistant neighborhood retail centers, will celebrate the completion of The Shops at Starwood Phase III expansion with a re-grand opening celebration in Frisco on Monday, November 13, 2017. “This is an exciting time for not only Whitestone …

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Communities “Come Together” to Support the Children of Boys & Girls Clubs of Collin County

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Collin County, Texas – November 6, 2017– The 2017 Chrysalis Ball was a huge success for the children of Boys & Girls Clubs of Collin County (BGCCC).  The largest fundraising event of the year was held Saturday, Oct. 21 at the Frisco Embassy Suites Hotel and Convention Center for the 12th year in row.  Over 950 corporate and individual attendees …

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Frisco Police Arrest Man Unlawfully Acting as an Attorney

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FRISCO, TX– On November 6th, 2017 the Frisco Police Department, along with the Texas Rangers, arrested Dustin Craig Mitchell, a previous resident of Frisco Texas, for Falsely Holding Oneself Out as a Lawyer. The Frisco Police Department, with the assistance of the Texas Rangers, is investigating several cases where Mitchell is alleged to have impersonated an attorney for financial gain, …

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Frisco’s Economic Development Corporation President Announces Retirement

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FRISCO’S ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION PRESIDENT ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT (November 1, 2017)  After 21 years as president of the Frisco Economic Development Corporation (FEDC), Jim Gandy is retiring.  Gandy made the announcement October 30. “It has been my honor to serve as President of the Frisco EDC through these years of dynamic growth and prosperity,” said Jim Gandy, president, Frisco EDC. “It’s been a …

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Project Warm Us Warm Clothing Drive and Operation Once in a Lifetime Toys for Troops Toy & Clothing Drive at Frisco Square

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Frisco, TEXAS (October 16, 2017) –  Frisco Square is proud to partner again with Project Warm Us and Operation Once in a Lifetime for the upcoming holiday season. Project Warm Us collects warm items such as coats, blankets and shoes to help keep the homeless warm during the cold winter months. Many of the people they serve are shelter-less, living in Dallas, Texas …

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Leadership Frisco Class XXI Announced

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The Frisco Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the members of Leadership Frisco Class XXI. The 24 members were selected from the largest and most competitive pool of applicants in the 21-year history of the program. Leadership Frisco is a nine-month community leadership program sponsored by the Frisco Chamber of Commerce. The purpose is to develop a pool of …

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Frisco-Online Merges Into Lifestyle Frisco

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Top Two Online Media Brands Partner For First-Ever Hyper-Local Media Company (Frisco, Texas) September 14, 2017 – Lifestyle Frisco, a hyper-local, digital first, new media company, announced the merger with online platform Frisco-Online, which in its 18-year existence has established a substantial digital presence and audience via real estate listings, local content, and forums. Launched in 2013 by husband-wife entrepreneurial team, V. Scott …

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Visit Frisco Announces New Addition To Team

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(Frisco, Texas) September 12, 2017 ~ Visit Frisco announced today the addition of Christina Miller as Director of Sales & Services. “We are excited to welcome Christina to the Visit Frisco team,” said Marla Roe, Visit Frisco executive director. “Her experience in the meeting and convention sales industry, as well as her wealth of knowledge, will allow us to expand upon our …

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Homemade End of Summer Tomato Soup

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Below please find a tomato soup recipe from Cancer Treatment Center of America’s (CTCA) Executive Chef John Oje. Kalli Castille MS, RDN, LD, FAND, Director of Integrative and Culinary Services at CTCA, states:  “Tomatoes are a great source of vitamins A and C, potassium, and the carotenoid, lycopene.  According to the American Institute of Cancer Research, lycopene has been well studied for …