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Restaurant Roundup: Sugarbacon opening soon in Lakewood

Dallas Business Journal 9/30 1:37A Korri Kezar
Sugarbacon ready to open second location McKinney favorite Sugarbacon Proper Kitchen is opening its second location at 6400 Gaston Ave. on Oct. 3. The restaurant fills a space...

Dinosaurs Seemingly Return to Life at Heard

McKinney Courier-Gazette 9/28 4:11P Contributed
Through Feb. 19, visitors to Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary in McKinney will be able to let their imagination run wild as they travel back in time along a...

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Celebrate Autumn at Calloway’s

McKinney Family eGuide 9/29 3:30A Valerie
Autumn at Calloways Come and enjoy Autumn at Calloways, Saturday October 1st! You’ll find spectacular Fall decorations including Pumpkins, Gourds, Squash, Scarecrows, Bales of Hay, and special...

Pumpkin Patches in Dallas – Ft Worth Area

North Texas Kids 9/25 1:00A NTKids
Spend quality time with your family at one of the many local pumpkin patches! Updated for 2016 You don t have to drive far to enjoy spending a crisp fall morning or sunny afternoon in search of your...

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Senior Ads On Sale Thru Oct. 28

McKinney North High School Polaris 9/28 7:28A Kelsi Giles & Jonathan Ballou
The deadline for purchasing and submitting a senior ad for the 2017 Reflections yearbook will be October 28. This year’s ads will be created by parents online at...

Make-up Picture Day, Oct. 7

McKinney North High School Polaris 9/28 7:03A Laylonie Kastel & Angela Gonzale
Make-up picture day for both seniors and underclassmen will be held on October 7, in G119. Students who need to take advantage of retakes can do so on their own time that day....

Minshew Elementary Offers Lunchroom Recycling Program

McKinney BubbleLife iReporter 9/25 4:04P willandsamsm_l459514
Minshew Elementarys environmental club, known as "The Green Team," is making changes to impact the future! Don't worry, these changes are for the better. After partnering with...

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Sugarbacon Proper Kitchen Lands In Lakewood Next Week

Eater Dallas 9/28 8:25A Amy McCarthy
Comfort food straight outta McKinney Back in February, we learned that popular McKinney comfort food spot Sugarbacon had its eyes on Lakewood . Now, the restaurant is ready to open in a familiar new...

85°C Bakery Café Will Soon Hit Frisco

Eater Dallas 9/27 4:28A Amy McCarthy
The popular Taiwanese sweets shop is making its Texas footprint bigger Back in April, mega-popular 85°C Bakery Café opened its first Texas location in Carrollton , and now it looks as if the beloved...

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15 Things to love about Fall

Krystal Schlegel 9/30 1:36A krystal
15 Fall Favorites: CHUNKY SWEATERS There is nothing better than curling up by the fire in a cozy sweater . THANKSGIVING COOKING My favorite time of year to cook is Thanksgiving day with the family....
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Comfortable Fall Boots

Krystal Schlegel 9/29 8:28P krystal
There is nothing better than a cool crisp Fall morning, a cozy sweater and comfortable booties. This post was sponsored by Zappos. I just found these cute Clarks booties and they are so perfect for...


Krystal Schlegel 9/28 11:37P krystal
A few of the Fall basics I m loving lately: 1. I love the neutral colors in  this scarf wrap . 2. This black wrap top is perfect for a night out. 3. These bow tie heels look so cute with black jeans....


Krystal Schlegel 9/28 8:31P krystal
I have a thing for a good pretty white blouse! This one by MLM label is a fun closet staple. This off the shoulder wrap blouse  adds an effortless vibe to any outfit. If you aren t already a fan, MLM...

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Plano comes back to shock Boyd in 5 set thriller

McKinney Courier-Gazette (Sports) 9/27 11:15P Kendrick E. Johnson kjohnson@sta
McKINNEY – On paper, Tuesday’s McKinney Boyd and the Plano Senior volleyball match could be conceived as an obvious mismatch.

Boyd learns tough lesson in loss to Allen

McKinney Courier-Gazette (Sports) 9/25 2:23A Kendrick E. Johnson kjohnson@sta
Everybody knows that football is king on Friday nights in Texas in just about any scenario during the fall and winter months when it comes to media coverage.

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Is it OK to overpay for a house?

McKinney BubbleLife iReporter 9/26 5:52A Rochelle Mortensen
Bidding wars. Houses selling over appraised value. Sales prices that end up well over the list price. Weve all heard the tales of woe from buyers in North Texas lately. In...

10 Outdoor Fireplaces Just in Time for Fall

Texas Real Estate Blog ( 9/22 5:40A Maria Cross
Today is the official start of the fall season. Though it hasn’t completely cooled off in D-FW, temperatures have (somewhat) dropped and the breezes have started to trickle in. So, in the spirit of...

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A CEO’s perspective on how to handle stress and depression

Dallas Business Journal (Health Care) 9/23 1:30A Dana Manciagli
According to a recent study by Harvard Medical School, 18 percent of employed Americans between the ages of 15 and 54 reported that they had experienced symptoms of a mental...

Southwestern Medical Foundation adds 13 trustees

Dallas Business Journal (Health Care) 9/21 8:44A Evan Hoopfer
Southwestern Medical Foundation announced last week it elected 13 new trustees at the most recent board meeting. The new trustees are elected to a three-year term and eligible...

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Eggplant Parmesan for the End of Summer

Mark Bittman 9/30 11:23A Emily Stephenson
Text and photos by Pam Hoenig I know that it’s officially fall but with the beautiful weather we’ve been having, I prefer to think that summer is still with us. It certainly looks that way in my local...

Coffee Workers Are at Risk of Contracting 'Popcorn Lung'

Alternet 9/29 7:37A Christine Lepisto, TreeHugger
Click here for reuse options! The issue came to light after a spike of popcorn lung cases related to a roaster in Texas. Here s something to think about over your fair-trade,...

Get a Jump Start on the Pollinator Bio Blitz!

Features 9/28 12:56P Liz Berry
Our garden is filled with pollinators. The photo above is a native bumblebee we saw on a Cosmos September 27, 2016 COME TO THE GARLAND COMMUNITY GARDEN! Come to the Garland Community Garden this...

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Friday Finds

Rage Against the Minivan 9/30 3:00P (lunareece)
1. Cactus Cork Desk Organizer | Urban Outfitters 2. White & Mint Tee Pee & Cactus Hipster Pants Infant & Toddler | Zulily 3. The Gardener's Guide to Cactus (Paperback) | Target 4. Cactus Porcelain...

UP Hosts Teacher Appreciation Lunch Texas State Fair Style

In the Loop Kids (Education) 9/30 5:20A the press retriever
According to, "if people are having fun, theyre going to work harder, stay longer, maintain their composure in a crisis and take better care of the organization." That stat definitely...

A Few Things

Design Mom 9/30 8:31A Design Mom
Photo and text by Gabrielle. Hello, Friends! How are you? I have been traveling so I m writing this from a hotel room. I was in Palm Springs for a couple of days, making a venue visit for Alt Summit...

CustomInk Encourages Us to Be Good to Each Other

7 on a Shoestring 9/30 8:18A Staci Salazar
Have you ever been bullied by someone? I think if we all look back over our life, there has probably been at least one time when we have experienced some sort of harassment....

Mazzy Steals My Heart at My Book Launch Party

Mommy Shorts 9/30 7:50A Mommy Shorts
All this book stuff is happening so fast that I can t quite keep up with it. My book launch party was last week but I didn t get the pics back until Tuesday and that was the morning I knocked knees...

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