TGIF McKinney

Thank Goodness It's (Good) Friday! It's a long weekend for most of us so take advantage and explore McKinney. And since it's Easter weekend we're highlighting local restaurants around town serving up Easter brunch. Cheers to the weekend and Happy Easter! Morning Maniacs @ Downtown McKinney Square Saturday 7:30-10:30am Morning Maniacs display their cars and trucks the last Saturday of each month around the Old Courthouse. Come on down for breakfast and enjoy the vehicles on display! Beer and Girl Scout Cookie Pairing @ TUPPS Saturday 11am-2pm You will receive five (5 ounce) beer tasters paired with two cookies per beer. More details here. Easter Eggtravaganza @ Old Settlers Recreation Center

7 reasons to love McKinney Wine Merchant

It's time to stop buying your wine in the grocery store! Read on to learn why McKinney Wine Merchant is the best place in town to buy your bottles, while supporting an exceptional local business at the same time. image courtesy of McKinney Wine Merchant 1. Wine at all price points When I first discovered McKinney Wine Merchant after moving here, I assumed it was a speciality shop that only carried bottles I couldn't afford. So I *shamefully* continued to buy wine at big retail wine stores or the grocery store. Well, when you know better you do better! I finally went in after about 6 months of living in McKinney and realized that yes, McKinney Wine Merchant does carry a variety of rare and sm

TGIF McKinney

Easter Egg Hunt @ Franconia Brewing Co Saturday 11am-2pm For kids and grown ups. There will be eggs (and bottles) hiding in the yard around the brewery. For $5 (kids are free) you will get all the fun and beer you can handle. Cash only event. Crawfish Boil on the Rue @ Trinity Falls Community Saturday 3-7pm They’re serving up crawfish along with live entertainment, children's activities (including a zip line and zorb balls!) and much more! Plus, visit model homes for your chance to win a Cajun Country Adventure. Cost is $1 per person benefiting the North Texas Food Bank. Easter Egg Hunt and Adoption Event @ Hollywood Feed Sunday 1-4pm Every Life Matters Animal Rescue will have dogs for adopt

Eat Well on Historic Downtown McKinney's Newest Food Tour

Earlier this month I had the chance to experience the Taste & See McKinney Tour, put on by We Ate Well Food Tours. This walking tour through the heart of Historic Downtown McKinney is the perfect combination of many of my favorite things: amazing local food, wine, fresh air and learning more about the city where I live! I had never been on a food tour before but after this experience I have decided that it is something I will add to my list in every new city I visit. I'm hooked on food tours now! I mean, is there any better way to experience the best of a what city or town has to offer? You get to walk through town, guided by a local expert, sample the best dishes and drinks at a variety of

St. Patrick's Day Festival 2018

Get ready this weekend for some good 'ol Irish fun at the first annual McKinney St. Patrick’s Day Festival and Shamrock Run happening at Tupps this Saturday, the 17th. That's the actual St. Paddy's day just FYI, so you'd better be wearing green if you don't want to get pinched! The festival is presented by Davidson Lane Real Estate Group and the entertainment sponsored by the James Jenkins Agency. Big shout out to both companies and SBG Hospitality for bringing this festival to town and hopefully creating a new McKinney tradition! Now here’s everything you need to know about the festivities happening this Saturday. The 5K kicks off at 9am (you can still register as a “no-frills” runner) and

We Are McKinney - February 2018

Check out our top February #bemckinney pics, submitted by our amazing followers! Share your pictures of eating, drinking, and having fun in McKinney... you might get featured next month! All you have to do is tag us in your Instagram/Facebook photos or use the hashtag #bemckinney. Click the links below to view the original photographer's Instagram page. @itsgreeneggswithsam grabbed an ahi sushi bowl to go. One of the several Little Red Pantry boxes in downtown McKinney - this one outside the Art House. @mckinneytexaspride @faithfoodfreedom shows off one of the many delicious samples from the food tour with Food Walks of Texas in downtown McKinney (food pictured from Bien Salsa/Taste of Mexic

TGIF McKinney

TGIF! The sun is out and it feels like Spring. It's the perfect combination to get out and explore. Here are just a few highlights of what's going on around town. Cheers to the weekend! Build Your Own Grilled Cheese Bar @ Dempsey's Place Fri starting at 11am Choose your own bread, meat, veggies, toppings and a soup or salad side. First Friday Pizza and Painting @ Walls of Clay Fri 6-9pm Enjoy free pizza and great time spent with family or friends. Explore your artistic side with pottery painting, glass fusing, or wine glass painting. This event is totally free - just pay for your project! No reservation necessary, feel free to walk in! Find more information. Farmer’s Market @ Tennessee and H