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Frisco

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2014

    According to The Dallas Morning News, All of DFW's Best Neighborhoods Are in the Suburbs

    Has it really been a year? Have 12 months really passed since The Dallas Morning News trolled us all with its rich, lily-white and generally boring Best Neighborhoods list? No, it's been 11. But the paper apparently couldn't wait the extra 30 days, so eager it was to roll out the results of its new ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2014

    Frisco PD No Longer Wants To Talk About Murder Case Family Says It Bungled

    A week ago, the Frisco Police Department was convinced that it had a solid case against Pallavi Dhawan in the mysterious death of her 10-year-old son, Arnav, and was ready to tell everyone about it. "Officers asked if she had killed the child and Mrs. Dhawan nodded her head 'yes,'" Frisco PD spok ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 23, 2014
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    January 15, 2014

    Frisco Traffic Cops Are Not Happy with the Guy Who Held a Sign Warning of "Police Ahead"

    The Frisco traffic officer was camped in an unmarked Chevy, trying to catch drivers going above the speed limit, when he noticed something suspicious. Some of the motorists could see him. They waved. He had a feeling that a man named Ron Martin might have had something to do with it. Also aiding his ... More >>

  • News

    May 19, 2011

    Leonys Martin's Long Ride to Center

    The Rangers' newest prospect fled communism in Cuba for center field in Frisco. He won't be there for long.

  • Calendar

    May 19, 2011
  • Music

    September 23, 2010
  • Blogs

    March 18, 2010

    Commence the Madness ... at Hooters. Tonight: Frisco.

    ​My bracket's still perfect. Yours? By tonight I can almost guarantee a blemish or three. If you want to talk trash, compare notes or buy me a pitcher of beer and some wings, come out to Hooters in Frisco tonight for the first of my six-stop March Madness tour.

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2010

    Judge Orders Mediation For City and Railroad Museum, Then Rules on TRO

    Museum of the American Railroad CEO Bob LaPrelle and attorney William Brotherton before today's hearing​It was all hugs and kisses in Judge Martin Hoffman's courtroom at the George Allen today -- but only because before the city and the Museum of the American Railroad faced off over the museum's r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2010

    How 'Bout Them Knockers: Hong Kong Express

    "It was the Kung Pao."​Each week in 'Knockers' we order from a different delivery restaurant, assessing their efficiency and keeping a running score.Hong Kong Express4760 Preston, Frisco972-377-8850Promised delivery time: 45 minutesActual delivery time: 30 minutesScoring summary:Finding a place th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2009

    Tinsel Author Hank Stuever Pays One Last Visit to Frisco and Does Not Sit On Santa's Lap

    ​I sent Hank Stuever, author of Tinsel, an e-mail this morning to see how his trip back to Frisco had gone this week (he wraps up a three-day stay with a signing in Fort Worth tonight before he heads down to Austin). He responded thusly: "It was great -- no effigy-burning or anything. People came ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2009

    Free Tinsel! Or: Do You Want a Copy of That Book About Christmas in Frisco?

    Washington Post writer Hank Stuever begins a three-day sign-and-speak stint in North Texas tomorrow -- a sprint compared to the marathon of spending three years, on and off, living in Frisco in order to document how folks spend Christmas up thataways for his book Tinsel: A Search for America's Chris ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2009

    The Other North Pole: A Washington Post Writer's Book About Christmas in Frisco

     This is probably a way-too-early heads-up, but I just opened the afternoon mail to find a copy of Tinsel: A Search for America's Christmas Present, due on bookshelves 'round November 12 -- just in time for all your gift-giving needs. And, trust me, those living up in Collin and Denton counties ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2009

    Revolving Doors: A Month To Remember?

    We were trying to think of any significant restaurant closings in Dallas over the last 30 days and nothing, besides that odd moment when Kavala in Oak Cliff shut down then reopened almost immediately. So, we had to call our buddy Teresa Gubbins and pry into her database-like brain.Thanks TG.Just gla ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2009

    10 Questions: Tracey Maddox

    She pours beers at Frisco's bit of Ireland, otherwise known as Lochrann's. That, of course, means pint after pint (well, not pint--it's the U.S.--but you get the point) of Guinness, that time-consuming, two-stage pour. Fortunately, Lochrann's owner worked for the famous Irish brewery for 15 years. S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2009

    Short Orders: Mattito's (Frisco)

    Mattito's6129 W. Main St., Frisco214-872-3411There's one key difference between the original Dallas operation and its Frisco counterpart: location.And before you finish that "no shit, Sherlock" response, allow me to explain. In this case, location refers to mindset more than anything else. Mattito's ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 10, 2008

    Movin' On Up

    Frisco bleeds talent in Arlington's direction

  • Calendar

    June 26, 2008

    Home Run Derby

    Celebs swing away for charity

  • Calendar

    June 26, 2008

    Friendly Fire

    FC Dallas takes on Chivas

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2008

    Snow What? Or, Blowing It in Frisco.

    In case you missed Channel 8 last night, Frisco's Mark Richter -- who goes by the name "FluteMark," and, really, the moniker is self-explanatory -- blew the WFAA foursome out of its 10 p.m. newscast with his snowbound video, set to the tune of, right, "Let it Snow." Few things: Christ, folks in Fri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2008

    Frisco Woman Gets Her Own Wall Street Journal Hedcut

    Forty-year-old Monique Blasko of Frisco is a school crossing guard; she and her husband, who have three children, also run a business buying other folks' garage-sale items to sell on eBay. Fact is, I learned a great deal about Blasko today, as this morning she's "the commuter" featured at some lengt ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2007
  • Calendar

    August 16, 2007
  • Blogs

    July 30, 2007

    Screw It Like Beckham

    So, after days of speculation about the state of his poor sore ankle, David Beckham won't be in Frisco tomorrow night after all, when the Los Angeles Galaxy play FC Dallas in the SuperLiga tournament. "Obviously not going to Dallas with us," Galaxy coach Frank Yallop said today; so, that's that. So ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 21, 2007
  • Blogs

    June 13, 2007

    Home Sweet Auctioned-Off Home

    Seriously, is it us, or does this Frisco joint look like something worth picking up at auction? Because we've got $139 right now... Looking for, oh, I dunno, a summer McMansion in DeSoto or Frisco? Or a hideout apartment in Garland? Or maybe just a modest homestead in South Dallas? All that and more ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 17, 2007

    Neighborhood Watch

    See how it's easy bein' green

  • Calendar

    May 3, 2007

    Tour de Frisco

    Pedal hard for MS

  • Calendar

    April 26, 2007

    Headers and Footies

    Let's hope Red Bull doesn't give New York wings

  • Calendar

    April 5, 2007
  • Blogs

    November 15, 2006

    Are You Ready For Some (More) Football?

    If so, you'll be delighted to know something called the Intense Football League is coming to Dallas. Well, actually, like everything else, it's coming to Frisco. I don't know a lot about this little venture, but I'm guessing it's a semi-pro, indoor and X-tremely watered-down version of the old XFL ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2006

    Those Lemony Fresh Scents

    If you can't make the Gothic Archies show, which starts right about now in Frisco, they will be in Waxahachie tomorrow. No kidding. Yes, we know y'all are all worn out after wetting your pants eight times at the sight of Stephin Merritt, but let's hope a second, post-Gothic Archies wind comes your w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2006
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    June 30, 2006
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    March 31, 2006
  • Calendar

    July 14, 2005
  • News

    April 7, 2005

    Letters

    Sorry You Missed It Eyes Wide Open in Frisco

  • News

    March 10, 2005
  • News

    June 24, 2004

    Can't Go Home Again

    Plus: Busted; Inside Track

  • News

    May 6, 2004

    Letters

    Frisco RFD Biased Profs Vinnie the Dork Parkland's Charity

  • News

    April 22, 2004

    Perfect Town, USA

    Frisco wants to lure Andy and Opie with a Starbucks. Why is that an evil plan?

  • Best of Dallas

    September 25, 2003
  • Best of Dallas

    September 25, 2003
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    September 25, 2003
  • Best of Dallas

    September 26, 2002

    Best Seafood Restaurant

    9 Fish, Asian Fusion Sushi and Robata Bar

  • Dining

    May 30, 2002

    Fishing Trip

    The excellent 9 Fish is worth the trek to Frisco

  • Dining

    August 23, 2001

    The Hole in the Doughnut

    Carrollton missed the boom, but still hopes to attract restaurant business

  • Dining

    August 9, 2001

    Tale of Three Cities

    Dallas independent restaurants learn from Addison, eye Frisco

  • Dining

    August 2, 2001

    Big Bore

    Big Bowl just needs a little order

  • Dining

    July 26, 2001

    More Bang for Your 'Burb

    Legacy Grill offers a reason to say, "Let's go to Frisco."

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