Meet McKinney

A collection of articles about the makers and shakers of McKinney

August 12, 2019

Ballemarina is a youth dance studio located right off the square in Historic Downtown McKinney. The main instructor, Marina, gives ballet lessons to children ages 3-10 and she is what makes this place shine.

July 13, 2018

Lorie Fangio, founder of A Taste of Paris, has lived in McKinney with her family for 25 years. 4 years ago, with the support of her husband and 2 children, she took a leap of faith and turned her passions - cooking and French culture - into a career.

In addition to host...

November 14, 2017



  1. move at a speed faster than a walk, never having both or all the feet on the ground at the same time.

If you find yourself at Market Street off El Dorado and Lake Forest on a Saturday morning you might have noticed the large group of individuals hanging ou...

November 4, 2017

In the spirit of North Texas Beer Week, we’ve decided to check out both of McKinney’s breweries. Earlier in the week, we tasted and discussed each beer over at Tupps but here, let’s spend some time with one of DFW’s oldest breweries, Franconia Brewing Company.

I met up...

September 12, 2017

Before her 30th birthday, Kelli Watts secured 3 locations for Savor Pâtisserie, which she started from the ground up. With pâtisseries (French for bakeries) already successful in downtown Dallas and Fort Worth, she has decided on the historic McKinney square for her ne...

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