Top 10 most viewed online stories for Frisco in 2017

Stories about closures on the Dallas North Tollway during construction topped the list of the most viewed stories for Frisco in 2017.

Stories about closures on the Dallas North Tollway during construction topped the list of the most viewed stories for Frisco in 2017.

News about transportation and development topped the list of the most viewed stories for Frisco in 2017 on communityimpact.com. Stories about closures on the Dallas North Tollway during construction took up four of the top five spots. Here's the list of the top 10 stories published this year:

  1. Full closure of the Dallas North Tollway takes place this weekend, May 19-22

  2. Expect a full closure of the Dallas North Tollway this weekend, March 31-April 3

  3. Entire stretch of Dallas North Tollway in north Plano to close this weekend, Aug. 11-14

  4. Despite rumors, there is not a gas shortage: Officials say North Texas stations will resupply fuel soon following post-hurricane demand

  5. Full closure of the Dallas North Tollway takes place Oct. 20-23

  6. See a list of the 80+ businesses slated for Legacy West, The Star in Frisco and Grandscape

  7. Frisco to vie for Amazon’s second headquarters

  8. University of Texas regents approve $292.5 million hospital, medical office in Frisco through partnership with Texas Health Resources

  9. Three-story building with restaurants, rooftop patios, event center planned for old downtown Frisco

  10. Experts: US 380 to become ‘major artery’ into Frisco



MOST RECENT

A 3% increase to water and sanitary sewer rates was approved by Frisco City Council on Sept. 21. (Matt Payne/Community Impact Newspaper)
Frisco raises water, sewer, solid waste rates

The new fees will not be effective until the January 2022 billing cycle.

On Sept. 21, Frisco City Council approved a more than $19 million land sale to Alterra Capital Management. Alterra acquired Pennant Park, 14.6 acres of land just south of Dr Pepper Ballpark, and is required to redevelop the area. (Courtesy city of Frisco)
‘Diamond in the rough’: Frisco enters deal to transform area around Dr Pepper Ballpark

Frisco is hoping to follow its blueprint with The Star and apply it to land around Dr Pepper Ballpark.

 Redistricting is one of the items on the Texas Legislature's third special session, and the state Senate released proposed maps on Sept. 18. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
Texas Senate releases proposed redistricting maps as special session begins

Redistricting is one of the items on the third special session, and the state Senate released proposed maps on Sept. 18.

Hawaiian Bros will hold a grand opening Sept. 28 at 11560 Dallas Parkway, Frisco. (Courtesy Hawaiian Bros)
Hawaiian Bros in Frisco sets grand opening date

The first 100 people in line will receive a $25-500 Hawaiian Bros gift card, with one winning free food for a year.

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Denton County approves property tax rate increase, 5.66% more in spending for upcoming budget year

At a Sept. 21 meeting, county commissioners approved a fiscal year 2021-22 budget of $336.91 million, which is a 5.66% increase from the current year.

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Anthropologie set to open next year in Frisco's Stonebriar Centre

The women's clothing store also sells home decor and garden necessities.

Compass has offices across DFW, including in Plano, Southlake, Highland Village and Frisco. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Real estate company Compass acquires LegacyTexas Title

The acquisition will strengthen Compass’ title and escrow portfolio and enable further integration of the company’s brokerage and related services, according to a company release.

Frisco is looking to sell about 15 acres of land south of Dr Pepper Ballpark, which could eventually lead to thousands of square feet of office and entertainment space. (Matt Payne/Community Impact Newspaper)
Land sale near Dr Pepper Ballpark would pave way for office, entertainment project in Frisco

The deal would require construction of a 320,000-square-foot office building, a parking garage with a minimum of 1,200 spaces and an entertainment center.

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K-pop store set to open this fall at Stonebriar Centre in Frisco

Pink Box sells albums, jewelry, and other K-pop merchandise.

La Myrrah is now open at The Shops at Highland Village. (Valerie Wigglesworth/Community Impact Newspaper)
Lingerie shop opens in Highland Village; Crepe Delicious coming to Frisco and more DFW news

Read the latest business and community news from the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Athletico Physical Therapy is now open in Frisco. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Athletico Physical Therapy opens at Legacy Drive in Frisco

Free 30-minute assessments are offered.

Volunteers with signs.
13th annual NTX Giving Day partners with record 3,300-plus nonprofits

A fundraiser started by Communities Foundation of Texas connects donors with nonprofits in their area.