It’s Hatch chile season!

Hatch Chile season is hot! These 4 fun restaurants are celebrating

Hatch chile season is here. This smoky, punchy pepper that comes in many varieties is native to the Hatch Valley Region of New Mexico. If the Southwest could be described using just one flavor, it would be that of Hatch chile. Ironically, this coveted pepper is only in growing season from August through September. Central […]

Hall Park’s 162-acre office park contains 2.2 million square feet of office space. It’s an ongoing real estate development project across the way from The Star. | Courtesy of Hall Group.

Cool corporate real estate developments to watch if you’re in Collin County (Fall 2021)

We’re turning the corner of summer, ready to send kids back to school and wrap up travel plans. While presuming normalcy in our lives and projects may seem tenuous with ongoing pandemic developments and an insane housing market, we’ve seen some big real estate developments in Collin County persevere regardless. Here’s a quick list of […]

Local Profile presents the 20th annual Women In Business Virtual summit!

Local Profile announces 20th annual Women In Business virtual summit!

Women In Business 2021 Friday, October 159:00 a.m – 1:00 p.m. ARE YOU HOLDING YOURSELF BACK? Do any of these statements describe you? You have great ideas but don’t speak up. You’ve never asked for a raise or promotion. You’ve been passed over for a promotion you deserved. You feel like an impostor, or worse, […]

The JL Bar Ranch, Resort & Spa

The JL Bar Ranch, Resort & Spa is an amazing hill country getaway!

No Texas road trip bucket list is complete without just one excursion to the hill country or west Texas. Cross-country travelers who set out to experience one or the other will find a happy convergence in city called Sonora. You can find the region between central Texas and the Big Bend Region, where Interstate 10 […]

Art & Champagne at Davio’s in Grandscape – Aug 11, 2021

Champagne is more than a fancy, fizzy drink: it’s a traditional symbol of moments of success and celebration. And after coming out of the last year with new resolve and lifted uncertainties to face what’s next, who couldn’t use a little celebration? This past year also helped people realize artistic inspiration and talent they didn’t […]

Topo Chico will return.

A Topo Chico shortage is upon us Texans

The nationwide supply shortages of raw materials are hitting Texans where it hurts now: we’re short on Topo Chico. This news will no doubt have Texas foodies who are ready for their weekend Ranch Water fizzing with more angst than our great state’s beloved carbonated mineral water. According to KSAT, a representative with Topo Chico […]

Allison Bailey & Talia Suskauer in the North American Tour of WICKED (D). An “August to do” for sure! | Photo by Joan Marcus Talia Suskaer Allison Bailey Cleavant Derricks Curt Hansen Amanda Fallon Smith DJ Plunkett Sharon Sachs

August To Do: 10 best events & things to do (08/2021)

Happy almost-August! It’s about to be a fresh, new month. And with it comes exciting new things to do and sights to see before the fervor of the next school year begins. Here’s a roundup of your “August to do” list! WICKED Broadway sensation, WICKED, looks at what happened in the Land of Oz… but […]

The bucking bronc at the Cowtown Coliseum rodeo in Fort Worth. | Photo by Jordan Jarrett (IG: @jordanjarrettphoto)

Never seen a rodeo? The historic Cowtown Coliseum is absolutely worth the trip.

Certain states have their unspoken rites of passage for anyone calling themselves a resident. In California, you make at least one trek to see the towering redwoods. In Louisiana, you live it up at a Mardi Gras festival. In New York, you sell your car permanently. In Texas, you go see a rodeo. There are […]

Pick up your passport at Neighborhood Goods or Visit Plano, and start collecting stamps at each store in Legacy West to celebrate the 2020 Olympics. What an exciting thing to do this weekend!

5 fun things to do this weekend in Collin County! (7/29)

Round up your family and head out to the fun things to do this weekend in store in Collin County! Compete in an Olympic-style competition, go to a rodeo, watch a movie, and so much more. Team Legacy Passport Challenge From Friday, July 23 to Sunday, August 8 Celebrate the start of the Olympics by […]

A look at Legacy West’s Olympic-themed photo setup. a perfect Instagram spot if we ever saw one! | Via @gabrielgallegog2 on Instagram

Picture perfect: 5 Instagram spots for a pic in Plano

In Plano, one could have an hour-long photo shoot at various spots across the city, which may seem a bit silly, but working those angles, rocking fabulous clothes and channeling your inner influencer is part of the fun.

The delta variant of COVID-19 is on the rise, prompting the CDC and local health officials to encourage wearing masks again. | Shutterstock

Alarming delta variant COVID-19 cases rising, Collin County officials say it’s time to mask up again

When COVID-19 vaccines started rolling out in January, thousands of North Texans waited in lines at mega centers across the region. In Collin County, officials used the McKinney ISD football stadium. Elsewhere, the Cotton Bowl in Dallas and Texas Motor Speedway in Denton County served as mega centers. Soon, fully vaccinated people were told by […]

Jurassic World: The Exhibition is on par with any Disney World attraction… and it’s right in Grandscape at The Colony!

Jurassic World: The Exhibition – a parent’s helpful guide!

It’s always fun to visit Grandscape at The Colony, and ever since I saw the videos of the full-size T-Rex at Jurassic World: The Exhibition, I’ve been dying to go see it. Since my kids love dinosaurs too, I naturally wanted to bring them along. Although I was concerned about how frightening it might be, […]

One of the 80+ teens who participated in the Plano Mayor’s Summer Internship Program were celebrated during a drive-by parade

Students in 2021 Plano Mayor’s Summer Internship Program honored with a drive-by parade

A drive-by parade in Plano, on July 26, celebrated more than 80 teens who participated in the Plano Mayor’s Summer Internship Program. With noisemakers, signs and pom-poms in tow, Plano Mayor John Muns – along with elected officials, employers and sponsors – cheered on the interns as they pulled up in their decked-out cars honking […]

Photo courtesy of Milky Treats on Facebook

Milky Treats: an ice cream shop’s delicious rise to fame

“Ever since I was little, Karmen and I have wanted to start a business together,” Nico Nguyen says. Nico and best friend Karmen Lau are co-founders of Milky Treats Ice Cream in Plano. The pair grew up in Richardson, where they attended the same middle school. After becoming fast friends, they hashed out their life […]

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