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Catch the Weekend Buzz!  11/28/2014-11/30/2014

Catch the Weekend Buzz! 11/28/2014-11/30/2014

Looking for something to do this weekend? We’ve compiled a list of activities for easy viewing....

Design & Construction Updates Announced For Wade Park, Massive $1.6 Billion Mixed-Use Development In Frisco

Design & Construction Updates Announced For Wade Park, Massive $1.6 Billion Mixed-Use Development In Frisco

Frisco, Texas – November 25, 2014 – Work is progressing forward for Wade...

A WaterWise Thanksgiving

A WaterWise Thanksgiving

Cooking a big meal for friends and family this Thanksgiving week? Kitchens tend to see...

Assistance Needed in Identifying Burglary Suspect

Assistance Needed in Identifying Burglary Suspect

Frisco Police Department Case Numbers: 14-88896 & 14-99978 On Thursday, November 13, 2014,...

Operation Once in a Lifetime Toys for Troops Toy Drive at Frisco Square

Operation Once in a Lifetime Toys for Troops Toy Drive at Frisco Square

Frisco, TEXAS (November 21, 2014) –Frisco Square Property Owners Association is proud to announce...

Frisco Police Incident Reports 11/17/2014 - 11/23/2014
DATE              CFS#         OFFENSE/INCIDENT LOCATION11/18/2014 14101288 ACCIDENT INVOLVING ...
Frisco Police Arrest Reports 11/17/2014 - 11/23/2014
ARREST#     DATE           CHARGE LOCATION OFFENSE 14002301 11/17/2014 3300 PRESTON RD ALLEN PD WARRANT ALLEN PD WARRANT DALLA ...
Road closures for streets surrounding Frisco Square for Saturday morning for 5K event, November 22
(November 21, 2014) The streets surrounding Frisco Square and the George A. Purefoy Municipal Center will be closed Saturday morning, November 22, between 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. for a 5K event.  ...
Frisco Fire Department Marks 100 Years Of Service On Nov. 22; Public Invited To Celebrate ‘Century Of Service’
(November 20, 2014) Celebrate a century of service this Saturday, Nov. 22. at Central Fire Station, 8601 Gary Burns Dr., as the Frisco Fire Department marks 100 years of service.  Festivities beg ...
Burglar arrested by Night Shift Patrol Officers!
Just after midnight last night, Night Shift Patrol Officers responded to a burglary in progress call in the 7700 block of Brookview Drive. When officers arrived on scene, the suspect was detained as h ...
How Preschool Can Stimulate Your Child’s Development
The first 5 years of your child’s life are crucial for brain development. During this time, your child’s brain cells are forming connections from viewing the world around her, both at school and a ...
Seniors Can Apply December 1 for College Scholarships Offered through Frisco Education Foundation
Calling members of the Class of 2015! The Frisco Education Foundation scholarship application will be available online at www.friscoeducationfoundation.org beginning Monday, December 1 at 1 ...
District Leaders to Host ‘Coffee Talks’ at FISD High Schools
Superintendent of Schools Dr. Jeremy Lyon, along with a member of the Frisco ISD Board of Trustees, will host coffee talks throughout the school year at each of the FISD high schools. Upcoming sess ...
Frisco ISD eNewsletter: November 7, 2014
School Board to Hear Input on Rezoning    Citizens wishing to address the Board of Trustees regarding rezoning may sign up to do so Monday evening during the regularly scheduled Bo ...
"It’s a Wonderful Life in Newman Village" Supports Frisco Education Foundation
Bring the family for some fun in Newman Village and support the Frisco Education Foundation at the same time. Baylor Medical Center at Frisco presents “It’s a Wonderful Life in Newman Village” ...
Design & Construction Updates Announced For Wade Park, Massive $1.6 Billion Mixed-Use Development In Frisco
Frisco, Texas – November 25, 2014 – Work is progressing forward for Wade Park, the massive 175-acre, $1.6 billion, mixed-use destination project that broke ground this sum ...
Operation Once in a Lifetime Toys for Troops Toy Drive at Frisco Square
Frisco, TEXAS (November 21, 2014) –Frisco Square Property Owners Association is proud to announce that we are partnering with Operation Once in a Lifetime (OOIAL), and their Toys for Troops toy driv ...
The Man Behind the Music Has a Christmas Wish
Did you see the sax-wielding guy playing holiday music at the Frisco Market Street last year? The man behind the music is David Lowe, and he has a Christmas Wish. A few years ago, David made the deci ...
Frisco Residents Form Coalition To Stop Wal-Mart And Pursue Options For Referendums And Recall
Frisco, TX, November 19, 2014 - Following a vote of the Frisco Planning and Zoning Commission to recommend putting a big box Wal-Mart Superstore at the corner of FM 423 and Stonebrook Parkway, homeown ...
The 2014 Children’s Medical Center Adopt-A-Family Program
ABOUT THE PROGRAM – Adopt-A-Family,coordinated by the Children’s Medical Center social work department, is a holiday gift programthat directly benefits the hospital’spatients and their families. ...
Let it Rot! Attend Frisco's Introduction to Composting Workshop
Discover ways to use your kitchen scraps to create a healthy garden. This free workshop will discuss the benefits and uses of composting, types of composting, and how to use these techniques to natura ...
Winterizing Your Perennial Garden
Texas has relatively mild winters when compared to the more frigid temperatures experienced further north, but many perennials may still need some care and protection in your landscape prior to a ...
Don't Bag Those Leaves!
This year, instead of bagging those leaves that you’ve raked up in your yard, take advantage of this autumn offering by adding them to a compost pile. Composting lets the nutrients in you ...
What will the end of Quantitative Easing Bring?
It doesn't seem possible it's been almost six years since Quantitative Easing (QE) came into play to help shore up the U.S. Economy. Now, our government holds around $4.5 Trillion in assets. Yes, I di ...
Chunk Your Junk at Frisco's Environmental Collection Ctr.
6616 Walnut St.November 158 a.m. - 12 p.m. (Noon) It's the perfect time to 'Chunk Your Junk' on Saturday, Nov. 15.  With the holidays just around the corner, get your home ready for family and f ...
NAHL announces Divisional Stars of the Week presented by Easton Hockey
Minot forward Blake Lizotte named Central Division Star of the Week Minnesota Wilderness goalie Brock Kautz named Midwest Division Star of the Week Springfield goalie Dryden McKay named North Division ...
FC Dallas College Round-Up: Conference Championships & NCAA Tournament Seeding
Eight FC Dallas Academy alumni win NCAA conference tournaments Daniel Robertson FCDallas.com   MLS was silent last weekend as the playoffs took a break for the international match window, b ...
"Nothing to regret" for FC Dallas as youthful squad provides hope for even brighter future
Pareja: "If I look back, I think the boys had a great season," Michael McColl MLSsoccer.com   SEATTLE – FC Dallas' season may have come to an end Monday evening, but head coach Oscar Pare ...
Take part in FC Dallas Focus Group & Receive $50 Gift Card
Dear Frisco Resident, We at FC Dallas are asking a small group of Frisco residents like yourself to participate in a focus group to express your thoughts and feelings about our organization. &nb ...
CNN Heroes 2014 Finalist Jon Burns and Lionsraw working with FC Dallas Foundation to create an army of soccer supporters making a difference
Burns needs your vote for CNN Heroes 2014 Daniel Robertson FCDallas.com   It all started ten years ago at the 2004 European Championships. Jon Burns, Lionsraw CEO and die-hard England fan, ...
Catch the Weekend Buzz! 11/28/2014-11/30/2014
Looking for something to do this weekend? We’ve compiled a list of activities for easy viewing. If you would like to add an event in future editions, please send it to ...
Christmas in the Square 2014
Frisco, TEXAS (November 20, 2014) –Frisco Square Property Owners Association, NBC5 and City of Frisco announce the 10th annual Christmas in the Square Light Extravaganza. Christmas in the Square beg ...
Catch the Weekend Buzz! 11/21/2014-11/23/2014
Looking for something to do this weekend? We’ve compiled a list of activities for easy viewing. If you would like to add an event in future editions, please send it to ...
Figure Skating Legend Todd Eldredge Headlines "Winter Festival On Ice" At Dr Pepper Arena In Frisco On Dec. 6
FRISCO, Texas -­ Figure skating World Champion and Olympic legend Todd Eldredge will headline "Winter Festival on Ice" on Dec. 6 at Dr Pepper Arena in Frisco from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. The family-­ ...
Ring in the Holidays with Telephone Memorabilia Display
Join the Heritage Association of Frisco in "Ringing in the Holidays" at a reception November 25 at the Frisco Heritage Museum, 6455 Page. Drop in between 6 - 8 p.m. to view the new exhibit  ...
Engage with elite chefs, sample sophisticated dishes, sip on Dave Matthew’s wines, shake it up with Whiskey Cake’s mixologist, and enjoy scotch flight tastings and evolving cocktails Memorial Day weekend

DALLAS (May 14, 2012) – Foodies, wine enthusiasts and wannabe cooks will find plenty to please the palate when chefs from the area’s most elite restaurants corral at Fair Park for CityArts Festival May 25 - 27. At the Culinary Showcase inside the Texas Museum of Automotive History, festival goers ages 21 and up can enjoy cooking demos, samplings, wine and spirits pairings, mixology sessions, craft beer, liquor and wine tastings, evolving cocktails, scotch flight tastings, and more Memorial Day weekend.

NOTE: Guests must be 21 years of age with valid ID to enter the Culinary Showcase.

Masters in the culinary arts, a variety of North Texas’ most talked-about chefs will be slicing, dicing, stirring and serving up a medley of mouth-watering edibles as they conduct cooking demos complete with complementing wines and spirits throughout the weekend. Chef Richard Chamberlain will return this year and bring his culinary co-stars Chef Hugh Stewart and Sommelier Jeff Bradley of Chamberlain’s Fish Market Grill and Chamberlain's Steak and Chophouse. Other local luminaries will include Executive Chef Joel Harloff of The Second Floor; Chef David Holben of Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House; Executive Chef Dan Landsberg of Dragonfly at Hotel ZaZa; Executive Chef David McMillan of Screen Door; Chef/Owner Janice Provost of Parigi; Executive Chef Matt Raso of Nobu Dallas; Chef Rich Rogers of Scardello; Executive Chef Jim Severson of Sevy’s Grill; Chef TJ Lengnick and Mixologist Sean Connor of Whiskey Cake; and more. Check cityartsfestival.com for the culinary schedule.

Guests can learn the latest wine-pairing tips
and sample an assortment of craft beer, liquor and wine by Constellation Wines including world-renowned musician Dave Matthews and award-winning winemaker Steve Reeder’s The Dreaming Tree collection of high-quality wines. Scotch lovers can sample and compare 12-, 15- and 18-year-old marques with Glenfiddich Whisky brand ambassador/expert Dave Allardice on Friday and Saturday night. Plus spirit enthusiasts can enlighten their taste buds with one-on-one and group mixers dubbed “evolving cocktails,” a three-part progressive tasting tour that begins with a single liquor sampling and ends with a tasty concoction.

Restaurants, food trucks and spirits companies step up to be a part of CityArts Festival

Other liquor selections include Stoli Vodka (celebrating its 50th year!), Hendrick’s Gin, Hudson Whiskey, Milagro Tequila, Solerno Blood Orange Liqueur, and Art in the Age Organic Spirits. Craft beers on tap will include Brooklyn Lager, Fireman’s #4, Sierra Nevada, and Harpoon’s UFO White. Please note that supplies are limited.

Culinary Showcase sponsors include Chamberlain’s Fish Market Grill, Chamberlain's Steak and Chophouse, Constellation Wines, Art in the Age Organic Spirits, Brooklyn Lager, Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House,
Dragonfly at Hotel ZaZa, Estancia, Firemans #4, Glenfiddich, Harpoon’s UFO White, Hendrick’s Gin, Hudson Whiskey, La Madeline, Milagro Tequila, Nobu Dallas, Parigi, Scardello, Sevy’s, Screen Door, Sierra Nevada, Solerno, Stoli Vodka, The Balvenie, The Dreaming Tree, The Second Floor, and Whiskey Cake.

Outside the Culinary Showcase, all ages can enjoy bites and beverages from dozens of food trucks and vendors such as Fletcher’s Corny Dogs, Nammi Truck (Vietnamese),
Bubba’s Burgers, Boi Texano Churrascaria (Brazilian), Datsun Donuts, Enticed Shaved Ice (snow cones), James Brown Backroom BBQ, Katie’s Café (patty melts, grilled cheese), Marble Slab Creamery, Maui Wowi Hawaiian (smoothies), Nuevo Leon Mex-Mex, Wayne’s Original Philly Cheese Steaks, Tx Delizioso (pizza/Italian food truck with a Texas flare), Selim’s Doner Kebap House (Mediterranean) and other local favorites.

ARTFEST, two outdoor films and 60s-themed dances, art classes and more at CityArts Festival

Other highlights of CityArts Festival include ARTFEST, the popular juried art show in its traditional outdoor setting featuring art by nearly 150 renowned artists; two outdoor film screenings including American Graffiti at 9 p.m. Friday and Grease at 9 p.m. Saturday plus 60s-themed dance parties from 7 - 9 p.m. both nights; kids activities; art classes for adults and teens ($5); Art Cars; reduced admission to Fair Park’s museums at select times; entertainment; shopping at CityArts Marketplace; top-of-the-hour “dancing water” shows at the Esplanade Fountain; and more.

Free and open to the public, CityArts Festival will run Friday, May 25, from 6 -10 p.m.; Saturday, May 26, from 11 a.m. - 10 p.m.; and Sunday, May 27, from 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Activities will take place outdoors along the Lagoon, Cotton Bowl Plaza and the Promenade at Fair Park (1300 Robert B. Cullum Blvd, Dallas 75210). Parking will be available at gates 2, 5 and 6. The City of Dallas charges $10 to park within the gates of Fair Park.
Food for thought: Alcohol-consuming guests should ride DART’s Green Line Rail to the Fair Park or MLK, Jr. stations.

Celebrate Memorial Day weekend at historic Fair Park! For more information and the latest schedules, go to
cityartsfestival.com. Also, like CityArts Festival on Facebook and follow @CityArtsDallas on Twitter.

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