night out 15 downtown plano
Night Out on 15th attendees included (left to right): Lissa Smith, Jason Sayegh, Mayor Harry LaRosiliere, Phil Smith, Tracy LaRosiliere and Brenda Sayegh. Photo by Colbea Smith.

On Sunday, June 5, community residents dined, danced and drank at the second annual Night Out on 15th event. Historic Downtown Plano Association (HDPA) and Plano Profile teamed up with an assortment of Downtown Plano venues to deliver this outdoor, fine dining affair.

The evening started with a cocktail hour at McCall Plaza, accompanied by hors d’oeuvres. Homemade treats were also handed out by HIPsters and staff from the local nonprofit, My Possibilities.

Richmond Punch, a local musician and violinist serenaded the hundreds of guests who sat at the 300-foot-long, white-clothed table setup in the middle of 15th Street in Downtown Plano. Mayor Harry LaRosiliere, many City of Plano employees and council members, and Real Housewives of Dallas star Brandi Redmond were a few of this year’s attendees. 

Real Housewives of Dallas star Brandi Redmond with City of Planos Shannah Hayley. Photo by Colbea Smith.

During dinner, Alex Hargis, the HDPA executive director, welcomed all to a night of fun with neighbors and gave away raffle prizes to lucky winners.

Serving the five-course meal were students from Café Momentum, a nonprofit dedicated to helping underprivileged youth through culinary avenues.

Café Momentum students (left to right): Khalil Miller, James Reddic, Raymon Lawerence and Jonathan Monroe. Photo by Colbea Smith.

Over 15 food items and countless beverage options were provided by 10-plus restaurants from the Downtown Plano Arts District, along with North Texas breweries and alcohol companies. Night Out on 15th pleased all appetites by offering everything from lobster ravioli to smoked BBQ to cake balls, to draft beer, wine or cocktails. The night was capped with whiskey cocktails, and cigars provided by a Downtown Plano vendor.

To top off all thing’s great about the event, a portion of the proceeds went to several nonprofit organizations.

Wonderful video coverage by Kinetigraf. Courtesy of Downtown Plano Arts Districts Facebook page. #NightOut15

My Possibilities HIPsters and staff (left to right): Nicole, Eric, Amber, Diana Zamora, Dirk Ruthrauff, Melanie and Diane Hardy. Photo by Colbea Smith.

Photos by Kevin Bartram and Colbea Smith.

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Wonderful job and a big thank you to all of the Night Out on 15th sponsors:

Vickery Park
Republic National Distributing Company
Lockhart Smoke House
Uni Sushi
My Possibilities
Dubs Tea & Water
Lakewood Brewing Co.
Peticolas Brewing Company
Rose Food Services
Urban Crust
The Fillmore Pub
TX Whiskey
Angela’s at the Crosswalk
Ye Old Butcher Shop
Deep Eddy Vodka
Martin House Brewery
Brix Bar & Grill
Woodford Reserve
ZaLat Pizza
Dude, Sweet Chocolate
Historic Downtown Plano Association
Urban Rio

Colbea Smith

Colbea Smith is a young professional who grew up in Plano and loves the community she will always consider “home”. She is a proud alumna of Texas State University – Go Bobcats! – who spent most...