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Portal Connects Students to Online Resources

Portal Connects Students to Online Resources

Frisco ISD students now have one place to look for web links often used as part of their school...

September 11th Seed Scattering At Freedom Meadow

September 11th Seed Scattering At Freedom Meadow

Frisco, Texas August 25rd 2015: Join the Frisco Garden Club for the annual observance of September...

Frisco Police Deploy “Go Bags” in FISD Schools

Frisco Police Deploy “Go Bags” in FISD Schools

FRISCO, TX – The Frisco Police Department, in conjunction with the Frisco Independent School...

Weekly Lawn Watering Advice 8/24-8/30

Weekly Lawn Watering Advice 8/24-8/30

One day of watering is needed for the week of Monday (8/24) - Sunday (8/30). Please...

NOW OPEN -  Intersection of Rockhill Parkway & Coit Road

NOW OPEN - Intersection of Rockhill Parkway & Coit Road

The intersection of Rockhill Parkway and Coit Road is now open after being closed for two months...

Frisco Police Deploy “Go Bags” in FISD Schools
FRISCO, TX – The Frisco Police Department, in conjunction with the Frisco Independent School District, has issued “Go Bags” to all of the department’s School Resource Officers.  There are ...
Frisco Police Incident Reports 08/17/2015-08/23/2015
DATE            CFS#        OFFENSE/INCIDENT LOCATION08/23/2015 15080526 ACCIDENT INVOLVING DAM TO VEHICLE> ...
Frisco Police Arrest Reports 08/17/2015-08/23/2015
ARREST#  DATE           CHARGE LOCATION OFFENSE 15001793 08/17/2015 3300 PRESTON RD POSS CS PG3 <28G COLLIN CO WARRANT 15001794 08/18/2015 DALLAS PKWY / COTTON GI ...
NOW OPEN - Intersection of Rockhill Parkway & Coit Road
The intersection of Rockhill Parkway and Coit Road is now open after being closed for two months for reconstruction.  Traffic can travel continuously on Rockhill Parkway and Virginia Parkway betw ...
Frisco Police Incident Reports 08/10/2015-08/16/2015
DATE            CFS#         OFFENSE/INCIDENT LOCATION08/10/2015 15075857 ACCIDENT INVOLVING DAM TO VEH>=$200 1900 PARKWOO ...
Portal Connects Students to Online Resources
Frisco ISD students now have one place to look for web links often used as part of their school work. The Student Portal connects students to online resources like their student email, Google Apps, ...
Frisco ISD Offers New Ticketing Options for Varsity Football
Fans of Frisco ISD football now have new options for purchasing advance tickets to games hosted at Memorial and Toyota stadiums. The District has launched online sales for varsity football games held ...
Frisco ISD eNewsletter: August 18, 2015
Back-to-School Message from Superintendent Jeremy Lyon  Summer is almost over and the sights and sounds of a new school year are all around us - bands marching, whistles blowing and lockers open ...
Four New Schools to Welcome Students on First Day of School
Frisco ISD expects to greet about 53,000 students on the first day of the school, an increase of nearly 3,000 or 6 percent from peak enrollment during the 2014-15 school year. FISD continues to ran ...
Back-to-School Message from Dr. Jeremy Lyon
Welcome to the 2015-2015 school year! Whether you are a returning family or new to Frisco ISD, we hope you are ready for an exciting year! We have welcomed more than 600 new professional educators t ...
Collin College Trustees Hold Tax Rate Steady
Aug. 26, 2015 – Last night, the Collin College Board of Trustees held the line on the ad valorem tax rate during an open meeting in McKinney in which they approved the college’s annual budget ...
DoorDash now Delivering in Frisco and Addison
Starting today, DoorDash is expanding its service in the Dallas area to include Frisco and Addison, providing on-demand delivery from hundreds of the region's most popular restaura ...
Wade Park Announces Plans For First Langham Hotel In Texas
FRISCO, Texas – August 17, 2015 – Thomas Land & Development is announcing plans to make Wade Park -- its 175-acre, $1.6 billion upscale mixed-use development underway in Frisco -- home to Texa ...
Toyota Stadium selected to host 2016 CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying matches featuring the U.S. Women’s National Team in February
USWNT to play three 2016 Olympic Qualifying matches at Toyota Stadium in February FRISCO, Texas (Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015) – FC Dallas’ Toyota Stadium will host the 2016 CONCACAF Women’s Olympi ...
State Water Rights Permit Issued for Lower Bois d’Arc Creek Reservoir: Historic Milestone for North Texas Municipal Water District Project
(Wylie, Texas – July 29, 2015) The North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) achieved a historic milestone for the Lower Bois d’Arc Creek Reservoir (LBCR) with issuance of a water rights perm ...
Read Your Weeds
Dealing with a proliferation of weeds in your garden this year? Instead of combating the problem with expensive and potentially toxic herbicides, listen to what your weeds are telling you about the he ...
Weekly Lawn Watering Advice 8/24-8/30
One day of watering is needed for the week of Monday (8/24) - Sunday (8/30). Please apply 0.50 inches of water using the Cycle and Soak method to your lawn this week. &nb ...
Cycle and Soak Watering
It’s hot out there! For many North Texas residents, our heavy spring rains followed by sweltering summer temperatures could result in some challenging issues with soil compaction this year. Compact ...
Weekly Lawn Watering Advice 8/17-8/23
Two days of watering are recommended for the week of Monday (8/17) - Sunday (8/23). Please apply 0.75 inches of water using the Cycle and Soak method to your lawn th ...
Congressman Michael Burgess To Address Denton County Republicans August 20th At New Meeting Location
The Denton County Republican Party will host Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D., at its new meeting location, theCalvary Christian Center located at 5220 Blair Oaks Dr. The Colony, TX 75056 on Thurs ...
FCD Youth Coach Named North Texas Coach of the Year
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Team Set To Host Second Bark In The Park Night At Dr Pepper Ballpark FRISCO, TEXAS (August 19, 2015) – Calling all Canines! Pooches and Puppies are invited to the Frisco RoughRiders' game on Wednes ...
NAHL names Avis Budget Group official rental car partner
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Catch the Weekend Buzz! 08/27/2015-08/29/2015
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September 11th Seed Scattering At Freedom Meadow
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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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