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“A goal properly set is halfway reached.”- Zig Ziglar

Today’s forecast calls for temperatures to reach about 100 degrees in North Texas.

Updated at 6 a.m. today

BREAKFAST: Spoon’s Cafe, corner of Louisiana and Kentucky, historic downtown McKinney TX 75069

Little Gus Cafe, 6905 Coit Rd. at Legacy, Plano, TX 75024

Bill Smith’s Cafe 1510 W University Dr. (Hwy. 380 east of U.S. 75) McKinney, TX 75069

ITALIAN: Campisi’s at the Boardwalk at Granite Park, 8100 Dallas Pkwy Ste 101, Plano, TX 75024 across the 121 from Frisco TX

Campisi’s, 4709 W Parker Rd # 400, Plano, TX 75093

Covino’s Pasta & Pizza, 3265 Independence and Parker, Plano TX 75075

MEAT MARKET: Hirsch’s Meats, 1301 W Parker Rd west of Alma Plano, TX 75023

MODERN AMERICAN: Sugarbacon Proper Kitchen brunch, dinner, drinks, 216 W Virginia St. Historic Downtown McKinney, TX 75069

NY-style DELI and BAKERY: Deli News Frisco, 3685 Preston Rd #185, Frisco, TX 75034

SALSA: Bernard’s Gourmet Foods

STEAK: Rick’s Chophouse, 107 North Kentucky Street, Historic Downtown McKinney TX 75069

 WAGYU STEAK: Local Yocal BBQ & Grill, 350 E. Louisiana St McKinney TX 75069

TEXAS BBQ: Hutchins BBQ, 1301 N Tennessee St. McKinney TX 75069 and 9225 Preston Road Frisco TX 75033

Lockhart Smoke House, 1026 E 15th Street in downtown Plano TX 75074

TEX-MEX: Rio Bravo, 6900 Alma Drive at Legacy, Plano TX 75023

Salsa Tex-Mex, 3020 Legacy Drive at Independence Plano TX 75023 with more locations in Anna, Frisco and Prosper Texas

“Stop selling. Start helping.”- Zig Ziglar


Who reads Collin County has an estimated population of 1,005,146. …

51 percent to 49 percent – Women to men ratio

74 new residents move in daily

323,125 households in North Texas and growing with …

2.74 people per household

70.3 home ownership rate

$41,609 per capita income

$90,124 median household income

92.9 percent high school graduates

49.7 percent have earned college degrees

28.2 minutes avg. travel time to work

24.8 percent speak more than one language in home

590,266 registered voters

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