Ashlee's Garden event venue held its grand opening in November. (Courtesy Ashlee's Garden)
The Mill at East McKinney, a wedding and event venue, has opened a new space for outdoor ceremonies and receptions. The newly constructed Ashlee’s Garden event space is located at 501 E. Louisiana St., McKinney, and held its grand opening Nov. 11. Ashlee’s Garden is able to host outdoor cocktail parties, wedding ceremonies, receptions, graduations, galas, parties, community fundraisers and live music from the permanent stage. The garden features artificial turf so it is green year-round. 972-529-8033. www.millateastmckinney.com
Miranda joined Community Impact Newspaper as an editor in August 2017 with the Grapevine/Colleyville/Southlake edition. In 2019 she transitioned to editor for the McKinney edition. She began covering Frisco as well in 2020. Miranda covers local government, transportation, business and nonprofits in these communities. Prior to CI, Miranda served as managing editor for The Prosper Press, The Anna-Melissa Tribune and The Van Alstyne Leader, and before that reported and did design for The Herald Democrat, a daily newspaper in Grayson County. She graduated with a degree in journalism from Oklahoma Christian University in 2014.