Friday , 27 April 2018


Michele’s Weekly Fave Five: Food, Fun and Some Big Ol’ Football Game

Food, fun and football team up to clinch the win this weekend in McKinney, Texas. From homemade wood-fired pizza served with a side of music to the most anticipated football game of the year, there is something super in store for everyone this Super Bowl Weekend. McKinney foodies, music lovers, film buffs and football fans alike will be dancing in ...

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Michele’s Weekly Fave Five: Funny Females, Drunk Monkeys and Whiskey-Drinking Bagpipers on Tap

What do four funny females, three drunk monkeys, and whiskey-drinking bagpipers have in common? They all find themselves on my Fave Five list of fun things happening in McKinney, Texas this weekend. This week’s list starts the party on Thursday, so let’s get to it. Counting down from number five, I give you: 5. Churchill’s 5th Annual Burns Supper (Thursday, January 23) – ...

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Churchill’s 5th Annual Burns Night Honors Fascinating Scottish Poet


What is a special night without fine whiskey,world renown poetry and…. Haggis? That’s right, on Jan. 23 Churchill’s is hosting their fifth Annual Burns Night. No, not Mr. Burns from The Simpsons, but Robert Burns, a famous Scottish poet who lived more than 250 years ago. Regarded as a national treasure in Scotland, his poetry has not transcended time but has inspired a ...

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Emporium Pies Opens in Time for National Pie Day

Emporium Pies 2

Celebrate good pie next Thursday, Jan. 23, because it’s National Pie Day. Owners of Emporium Pies, a darling of Dallas’ Bishop Arts District, opened a second location in downtown McKinney just in time for folks to get a sweet fix on pie’s greatest day. Emporium Pies plans to offer special pies for the occasion. The shop will also have games ...

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Best Main Streets in America: What, No McKinney?

Denton, Texas

Unfortunately McKinney didn’t make Fodor’s list of “America’s Best Main Streets” list but our neighbor to the west did. What’s up with that? “Just north of Dallas, Denton boasts a vibrant community with attractions for every age. Main Street is located next to the city’s historic courthouse and features unique shops, numerous dining options, and a variety of museums, galleries, ...

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Trending in McKinney: What’s In and What’s Out Around Town

WinCo Foods McKinney TX

I  chuckled out loud as I read Pegasus News’ 39 trends that are out/in around Dallas so I decided to come up with a McKinney version. After all, we are living in the second best place in America, right? Let me know what’s on your list, McKinney! Here’s my list of what’s Out and what’s In: 1. OUT: Cupcakes and ...

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Angie’s Insights: Seriously Starbucks, More Temptation in January?

The Salted Caramel Squares at Starbucks
(Photo from Starbucks website)

Like some of you, I’m working on getting rid of a few (ok, so more than a few and I can’t bear to see the number in writing) unwanted holiday pounds, which appear to be the result of weeks of over-indulging (think eggnog, a martini or two … or maybe three, my favorite raspberry bar cookies, chocolate cookies, sugar cookies ...

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Weekend Buzz: Steak … Art … and … Birds?

steak 101 classes

Diversity is the name of the game with your entertainment options in McKinney this week. Check out what the Convention & Visitors Bureau has compiled for us to enjoy: Steak 101 Classes (Saturday): Do you love steak but don’t know where to start in picking or grilling them? Or you just need to refine your skills or know someone who needs ...

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10 Reasons Why You Never Have to Leave McKinney


Much of McKinney has changed evolved since my family moved to McKinney in 1991. I remember when we went to Plano every weekend just to see a movie or grab a bite to eat. These days I find myself immersed with all Mckinney has to offer. So much so that I consciously have to make plans to step out of the ...

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TSB Asks Local Nutritionist How to Lose Weight in 2014

Now that 2013 has come and gone, it’s time to start thinking about 2014. Everyone has their New Year’s resolutions but there always seems to be a common denominator on everyone’s list, a new diet for the new year. Everyone wants to lose weight, get in shape and be healthy, but what’s the best way to do it? got ...

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