Locally owned bar The Elwood BFD coming to McKinney's Hub 121

The Elwood BFD is coming to McKinney's Hub 121. (courtesy The Elwood BFD)
The Elwood BFD is coming to McKinney's Hub 121. (Courtesy The Elwood BFD)

The Elwood BFD is coming to McKinney's Hub 121. (Courtesy The Elwood BFD)

The Elwood BFD, a one-of-a-kind bar coming to McKinney, could be open as soon as April 2020. BFD stands for "beer, food and drink.” The Elwood will offer over 40 beers on tap, an extensive wine and liquor list, dinner, and Saturday and Sunday brunch. Eventually the bar will offer lunch. The Elwood is a collaborative effort of three local bar owners from Fillmore Pub in Plano, Cold Beer Co. in Deep Ellum and one of the partners from Nickel & Rye. According to co-owner Rick Shew, the bar will be open until 2 a.m., offer community event and live music, and serve as a local hangout to the area. The Elwood will be located at Hub 121 on the northwest corner of Alma Road and SH 121 in McKinney. A physical address is not yet available. www.facebook.com/TheElwoodBFD


Editor's note: This article has been updated to reflect that the owner of Kirby's Steakhouse is not a co-owner of The Elwood BFD.
By Emily Davis
Emily graduated from Sam Houston State University with a degree in multi-platform journalism and a minor in criminal justice in Spring 2018. During her studies, Emily worked as an editor and reporter at The Houstonian, SHSU's local newspaper. Upon graduation, she began an editorial internship at Community Impact Newspaper in DFW, where she was then hired as Community Impact's first McKinney reporter in August 2018.


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