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10 Restaurants To Try Before The Summer Ends

Kids are back to school, fall is only a month away and we are as close to Halloween as we are to the last Memorial day, time is of the essence! Check our bucket list and plan your last days of summer. Let’s begin with our favorite restaurants. After two years of microwave dinners, it’s…

The Star In Frisco The Dallas Cowboys’ Home

On December 28, 1975, Cowboys QB Roger Staubach experienced a miracle. Trailing the Minnesota Vikings in the NFC Divisional Playoff Round, 14-10, Staubach threw a 50-yard touchdown pass. “I closed my eyes and said a Hail Mary,” Roger said. When he opened his eyes the pass had been caught by WR Drew Pearson and resulted…

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Hundreds Of People Enroll in Collin County Nonprofit’s ESL Program

In July, the Storehouse, a Collin County-based nonprofit, launched its newest program The Academy as part of the organization’s ongoing effort to serve the community. The program is focused on providing tools to develop language, job and life skills for those enrolled. One of the most popular courses offered in the program is English as…

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Beckett Collectibles Opened New Headquarters In Plano

Beckett Collectibles officially moved its headquarters from Dallas to Plano. The new facility, a single-floor 10,000 square feet building, will house a digital studio, recording space, a gym, a game room and office and meeting spaces.  During the COVID-19 lockdown, many people returned to hobbies they had put aside due to busy daily routines —…

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It’s Officially Football Season At The Star In Frisco

Football season has officially begun at The Star in Frisco! Between Dallas Cowboys Training Camp, High School Football and ESPN First Take broadcasting LIVE from Tostitos Championship Plaza, Football is back in full force, and we couldn’t be more ready for game time. Here are all of the free football events happening at The Star…

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A Manners Guide For The Modern Gentleman

Manners never go out of style, although they seem to be somewhat of a dying art these days. We enlisted the help of Melenie Broyles, owner and founder of Etiquette North Dallas and Melissa Case-Merritt, founder of Final Touch Finishing School. “In a season where being a gentleman can seem unpopular or old-fashioned, we are…

Cro-Cro Y Su Tumbaká will be performing in this weekend’s Vitruvian Salsa Festival. Image: Courtesy of Vitruvian Salsa Festival

The Top 10 Things To Do This Weekend In Dallas & Collin County

Too bad weekends only have 72 hours. With all the fun activities Collin County has to offer, it’ll be hard to choose what to do first: learn to dance salsa, go to an art exhibit, enjoy rare whiskies or go to a concert. We are here to help you decide. Come right in, because here’s…

Meet Me In Plano

“At Visit Plano, service is our mantra and our mandate. When it comes to hosting meetings, events and sporting events, think of Visit Plano as your one-stop shop.” Attending a meeting involves a lot more than arriving in a city, checking into your hotel, and following the day’s itinerary. At Visit Plano, we pride ourselves…

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ERCOT Finally Names A New CEO

After an over-a-year nationwide search, the state’s power grid operator announced a new CEO. Pablo Vega, who is currently the executive vice president of NiSource, an Indiana-based utility company, is set to join ERCOT on October 1, 2022. This will not be the first time Vegas has worked within ERCOT’s service territory. According to the…

MSC Seashore’s first call at Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve. Photo: Conrad Schutt

A Multigenerational Luxury Escape Aboard The MSC Seashore

We had slipped into a routine — hardly our normal one, mind you. Watching the sun set behind the Dominican Republic, or maybe it was the Virgin Islands, as we toasted craft cocktails while our kids sipped virgin piña coladas. It was just the end of another day aboard a floating oasis, the Top Sail…

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Hospitals Hacked In McKinney, Social Security Numbers Exposed

Three hospitals in McKinney, Texas — Methodist McKinney Hospital (MMH), Methodist Allen Surgical Center (MASC) and Methodist Craig Ranch Surgical Center (MCRSC) — were hacked. In an official statement (via WFAA), Methodist McKinney Hospital officials said they first became aware of “unusual activity” in their computer systems on June 5, 2022. “We promptly took steps…

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How The Salvation Army Helps Those In Need Amid Extreme Texas Temperatures

As previously covered by Local Profile, the sweltering weather brings concerns of heat-related deaths. While the CDC, doctors and first responders issue warnings, the most vulnerable people are those with no shelter to flee the relentless heat. This year has proven to be a challenging one thanks to the combination of a variety of factors.…

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Plano Local Will Zalatoris Is One Of The Best Golfers In The World

After a frustrating year, Plano local Will Zalatoris finally had a breakthrough last Sunday, August 14, when he won his first PGA Tour event, the FedEx St. Jude Championship at TPC Southwind in Memphis, Tennessee on the third playoff hole against Austrian Sepp Straka.  This has been a long-awaited triumph for the golfer. Before this…

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Fire In Downtown McKinney, Texas [Update]

About 10:30 a.m. this morning, when Local Profile was interviewing Australian artist Guido van Helton about the city’s massive new art project, a black plume of smoke started to billow over downtown, just two blocks away. Bystanders and business owners outside reported a dumpster fire behind the popular dining establishments Rick’s Chophouse and Rye. On…

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