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    Fast Facts – Frisco ISD Bond and Tax Ratification Election (TRE)

    TRE talk is everywhere in Frisco right now. Do you fall into the category of “well-meaning but uninformed voter"? Here are your easy-to-digest facts and FAQs about the upcoming Bond and TRE. Share with anyone who may need this info... Fast Facts - Frisco ISD Bond and Tax Ratification Election
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    Does anyone know how to dispose of a 65 inch TV?

    We're ready to let go of our 14 year old, 65 inch rear projection TV, but have no idea how to get rid of it! The City of Frisco bulk waste pick up doesn't accept televisions, and a service like 1-800-got-junk is a minimum $139. I've thought maybe a TV repair person might want it for parts or to...
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    School year starting so early!!!

    I don't mind the early start date because it's so hot - the kids might as well be in an air-conditioned school in August. Having said that, I wish the extra curricular activities could wait until after Labor Day. My girls' dance studio starts "fall"classes this week... TOO early. I say we all...
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    Have a kid starting middle school this week in Frisco?

    Do you have any advice to offer parents or students who are worried about the transition from the safe haven of elementary school into middle school? Here are some good tips... How to Ease the Transition to Middle School in Frisco
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    Where do you like to work or study remotely in Frisco? Favorite spots with free wifi?

    Here's a list of places recommended by a Lifestyle Frisco writer who also happens to be a grad school student. To stay motivated and productive, sometimes all you need is a change of scenery! Where to Study and Work Remotely in Frisco
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    Driver's Ed advice and resources!

    The road to obtaining a driver's license can be daunting for parents and their new drivers. Do you recommend parent-taught or enrolling in a formal course? Find guidance and resources in this article, and leave a comment with your advice or questions for other parents. Navigating Driver's Ed in...
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    CityWorks at The Star in Frisco teams up with TangoTab for Feed the City every 3rd Saturday!

    Have you heard of TangoTab? It was developed by a local resident and is taking the nation by storm in the fight against hunger. Easiest way to make a difference -ever - doesn't cost you a thing. Join the Fight Against Hunger - TangoTab It
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    The stress of moving! Important tips to protect yourself

    The stress of a move is amplified when things get broken or lost during the move. While minor damage is commonplace during a move, it's the big things that will keep you up at night. Protecting yourself during a move is more than checking a box to accept the blanket coverage... What You Need To...
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    Feasibility Study Reveals the Demand for a Performing Arts Venue in Frisco

    A recent performing arts feasibility study reveals that local arts groups would benefit from Frisco having a 300-500 seat performance venue in the city in the near future. A larger 1200-1500 seat facility is in limbo without private funds. Read more about the study, our City Council's response...
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    Have you placed an order with Sweets on a Stick in The Rail District?

    From crawfish to eyeballs, customers come confidently to Sweets on a Stick knowing the finished product will be as fun to look at as they are to eat! So how DOES she do it? The Art of Creating Custom Confections
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    Yoga enthusiasts, meet Jenny Dean!

    Video interview with Frisco's own Jenny Dean! Jenny Dean
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    Have you heard about the new TrainTopia exhibit? Valued at $1million

    With an estimated value of more than $1 million, TrainTopia is a G-scale model train set with six precision trains that run simultaneously. There’s an animated downtown Dallas street scene, including a bustling Union Station, plus over 200 cars and locomotives throughout the exhibit. Frisco's...
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    Have you beed to Bottled in Bond in Frisco?

    Pull up a seat at the dark, hardwood bar that the runs the length of the restaurant, order your favorite classic cocktail, and sink into the feeling that you could be on the set of a Humphry Bogart movie.... Bottled In Bond - Experience Classic Cocktails and Finer Foods in Frisco
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    Music in the Square is FREE family fun on Friday nights in June!

    Just 2 left! Tonight and next Friday... Great Frisco tradition. Frisco's Annual Music in the Square
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    Mochas 'n Javas in West Frisco

    Did you know the coffee shop at Eldorado/Legacy formerly known as Coffee n Cream is now Mochas 'n Javas? We love a good family-owned successful business story. Check them out! Start Your Day with a Coffee Kick at Mochas & Javas