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McKinney warming station without hosting location until Dec. 21

The McKinney Overnight Warming Station is not set to open until Dec. 21 this year.


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Alcohol-infused ice cream shop Cocktail Creamery closes temporarily, looks to open new location soon

Cocktail Creamery closed its location inside the Red Canoe Bake & Brew on Nov. 14.

Floor & Decor to build new center in McKinney on US 380 and Skyline Drive

Floor & Decor is opening a 78,500-square-foot facility in McKinney off of US 380 and Skyline Drive,



Lane closures on US 75 to take place Nov. 14-15 in Collin County

Driver's can expect US 75 lane closures Nov. 14-15, according to The Texas Department of Transportation. 


City sets guiding principles for development of US 380 alignment in McKinney

McKinney City Council approved a resolution setting guiding principles for the development of a US 380 alignment during an Oct. 15 City Council meeting.


Infinity Realty Partners and Brahma Title & Escrow to open new corporate headquarters in McKinney

Infinity Realty Partners and Brahma Title & Escrow expect to open a new corporate headquarters at 299 E. Eldorado Parkway, McKinney in spring 2020.


McKinney Urban Transit District allocates $270,000 toward pilot program allowing free transportation for eligible riders

The McKinney Urban Transit District set aside $270,000 for the implementation of a “hardship” pilot program, during a Nov. 13 board meeting.



McKinney ISD stadium selected to host Drum Corps International competition next summer

The city of McKinney announced Nov. 13 that it has yet again landed a major event at its new $70 million stadium.


Graphite Pencil + Paper now open in downtown McKinney

Graphite will offer a wide variety of pencils from international and national brands, as well as sharpeners, erasers, stationary, stickers, cards, books, socks, t-shirts and more.


McKinney hires Kim Flom as new assistant city manager

Kim Flom, who is packing 15 years of municipal government experience, has been hired as the new Assistant City Manager for the city of McKinney, according to a city news release.


Collin County community leaders campaign for complete count during 2020 Census

Collin County community leaders want to raise awareness of the importance of having a complete count of the area's population.



Cryo N More now open in McKinney, offering extreme cold treatment, tanning

The store offers cryotherapy, which activates the body’s natural healing system by exposing it to extreme cold, according to the website. Cryo also offers normatec compression and tanning.


CBD: What is it and is it legal in Texas?

Is CBD legal? CBD, or Cannabidiol is


Sprout Dentistry for Kids now open in McKinney

The dentist offers pediatric dental practices and offers pain-free and needle-free treatment.


State of the City highlights McKinney’s progress and plans for upcoming year

At this year’s State of the City event on Nov. 7, guests learned of different successes and challenges for McKinney ISD, Collin College and the city.



Occasional lane closures to take place as construction continues on Sam Rayburn Tollway

Construction work to expand Sam Rayburn Tollway began in January, and crews have been working to add a fourth lane in each direction of the 26-mile tollway. The work is taking place between Lewisville and McKinney.


Things to do in McKinney this November

Parents can drop their children off for a scavenger hunt while the parents enjoy a night out.


27 places to enjoy a night out in McKinney

McKinney residents will find more entertainment and venues open past 9 p.m. as the city continues to grow. Check out our guide below for nightlife ideas in McKinney. This is not a comprehensive list.


Roadway widening and other transportation projects underway in McKinney this November

Construction to widen Redbud Boulevard from a two- to a four-lane roadway began last October.



Where to find parking in downtown McKinney

Downtown McKinney is a popular place, so it helps to know what options there are for parking. This map shows where to find parking in downtown McKinney, whether it's for three hours or all day, as well as how long you can expect to walk from those spots. Unmarked streets are open all day unless nearby signs indicate otherwise.Where to find parking in downtown McKinney


New container-home community to offer affordable housing in McKinney

A shipping-container community called the Cotton Groves, located at the southeast corner of Bumpas and Fitzhugh streets in McKinney, is eyeing a 2020 debut. 


Downtown McKinney launches permanent public valet service on Fridays and Saturdays

Downtown McKinney now has a permanent public valet service on Fridays and Saturdays. 


McKinney Homeowners to pay full roof replacement deductible under new law

North Texas homeowners can no longer take advantage of a “free roof” after a new law went into effect Sept. 1. 



Fairs, performances and other McKinney Christmas events taking place this holiday season

Your guide for events and things to plan for in McKinney around the holiday season.


Citizens can learn about state, federal redistricting at upcoming training

Citizens can learn more about what the redistricting process entails and its repercussions at a Nov. 9 training in Richardson.