New Roundabouts are Open Around the Dallas Cowboys Star in Frisco, Texas!

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The roads around the @dallascowboys The Star open today! If you are not familiar with how a roundabout works, please take a minute to learn about the new multi-lane roundabout.
 
 
How to Drive in a Roundabout:
  • Observe all road rules
  • Slow down
  • Choose your lane based on the signs and pavement markings
  • Yield for pedestrians in crosswalks
  • Yield to traffic in all lanes on your left before entering
  • Don’t change lanes until you have exited the roundabout
 
There are several single-lane roundabouts open and in use in the city of Frisco, Texas, and several more multi-lane roundabouts are either planned or are already under construction. You can learn more about those roundabouts here:
 
 
Since Frisco is growing at such a rapid pace, traffic is likely to increase at a steady rate. What are your thoughts about roundabouts? Leave me a comment below!
 
 

Carlo's Bakery is coming to Dallas, Texas!

Carlo's Bakery is coming to Dallas! Cake Boss Buddy Valastro outside the flagship Carlo's Bakery location in Hoboken, NJ. The Carlo's Bakery at Preston Center in Dallas, Texas will be the successful family-owned business's thirteenth location.

I am so excited - will you be visiting?

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Carlo's Bakery is going to open soon in Dallas... click here to read more!


Happy International Peace Day 2015!

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Happy International Peace Day!

Make a difference today in your own home, your family, your neighborhood, your community, your city, your state, your country, your world, your planet, your universe, but most importantly in your own heart and it will spill over into tomorrow. Choose love over hate, joy over sadness, compassion over apathy, knowledge over ignorance, courage over fear, understanding over judgment, forbearance over anger, tolerance over impatience, generosity over selfishness, and trust over uncertainty. Let go of negative thoughts.

A domino effect begins with just one domino. Choose to be that domino and watch the world change around you with just one small push. Push yourself to make peace within your heart and your home, then watch it affect those around you in a positive manner.

It is my wish that you will like and share this message in honor of International Peace Day today. We are all in this world together!

Written by Jlyne Hanback

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Frisco's "Water Wise" Program Earns High Marks for Water Conservation

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In past years, Frisco has had a problem with high water consumption and the average use per resident per day back in 2000 was over 300 gallons. Frisco decided to do something about the amount of water used and set forth several water-saving initiatives that have proven to be very successful, allowing the city to earn the 2015 Texas Environmental Excellence Award and the Blue Legacy Award.

To learn more about the Water Wise program and how these initiatives have helped reduce residential water use and consumption, please click here:

Frisco's "Water Wise" Program Earns High Marks for Water Conservation

 


Tom Hicks' Estate Hits the Market in Dallas

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Tom Hicks' home (largest estate in Dallas) has hit the market at $100 million! Do I have a buyer? :) The main house alone is 50,000+ square feet, and that doesn't include the fabulous guest house. There is also a huge recreation building with a full-size movie theater in the basement, perfect for entertaining throngs of friends or even strangers!The stove (from France) in the kitchen is worth $65K! No expense has been spared in the design and renovation of this gorgeous mansion.

What is your favorite feature about this home?

 

Tom Hicks - $100 Million Estate Hits the Dallas Market!


Do You Miss Bennigans or Steak & Ale?

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If you have had a hankerin' for a Monte Cristo sandwich from Bennigans or the amazing bread from Steak & Ale and have been disappointed that there wasn't an open location to get one, you will now be in luck if you live near Frisco! 

According to the Dallas Morning News, Paul Mangiamele, former Bennigans CEO has purchased both brands and will be opening prototype locations in Frisco, TX either later this year or early next year. WOOHOO!

You can read more about it here:

Bennigans and Steak & Ale are coming back!