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Toyota headquarters in Plano wins environment award

Plano Profile - Business 9/23 11:45A Plano Profile
Jim Lentz (right) receives the LEED Platinum plaque from Jonathan Kraatz (left), executive director, Dallas chapter, U.S. Green Building Council, for green building techniques. Everything is bigger in...

JCPenney To Hire 40,000 Workers For Holidays

CBS Dallas-Fort Worth (Plano) 9/22 4:16A plano – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
NEW YORK (AP) JCPenney says it plans to hire more than 40,000 people during the holiday season, the same number as last year. The Plano-based department store operator said...

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Hurricane Harvey inspires Plano tween to give back

Plano Profile - Nonprofit 9/23 12:07P Haley Rogers
Big change can come in small forms, one of which is eleven-year-old Brooke Cobb from Plano. This month, Brooke watched as the news of Hurricane Harvey unfolded in southeast Texas, and her concern led...

Some of Emmy Winners You Need to Check Out

Plano BubbleLife iReporter 9/22 9:00A Riley Heruska
Last Sunday, CBS aired the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards, and there were dozens of great shows mentioned. However, with our busy schedules, we dont have time to watch them all. So, which ones do you...

The Ultimate Autumn Activity List for the DFW Area

Plano BubbleLife iReporter 9/20 9:00A Riley Heruska
Even though it's still unbearably warm outside in North Texas, fall is fast approaching. Just because we haven't received any crisp autumn winds or orange leaves doesn't mean we can't start embracing...

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Plano West Band to Hold Marchathon Fundraiser and Mini-Concert

Plano BubbleLife iReporter 9/10 12:29P Elizabeth Lenart
2017 Wolfpack Prowl raises funds to support the band and activities throughout the school year The Plano West Senior High Mighty Wolf Marching Band will march down the streets of Planos Deerfield...

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The Dish: The Cortado at 1418 Coffeehouse

Plano Profile - Food & Drink 9/20 2:17A Alexandra Cronin
The best drink at 1418 Coffeehouse is: everything. Literally, try everything. 1418 Coffeehouse is a staple in Downtown Plano, serving Oak Cliff coffee, almost all direct trade, with two espresso...

Margaritas, and Mole, and Migas! Oh, my! Meso Maya in Plano

Plano Profile - Food & Drink 9/18 8:19A Rebecca Silvestri
Que rico! Meso Maya, Dallas favorite Mexican restaurant is officially opening their new Plano location on Monday September 25. But, if you d like the chance to get a tasty sneak peak, we ve partnered...

Beach Vibes: Tommy Bahama restaurant, bar and store

Plano Profile - Food & Drink 9/17 4:44A Alexandra Cronin
All photography by Cori Baker Assuming you like piña coladas and gettin’ caught in the rain, you’ll also like Plano’s new Tommy Bahama restaurant, bar and store Part of the fun of Legacy West has been...

Easy Packed Lunch Ideas Your Kids Might Actually Like

Plano BubbleLife iReporter 9/13 9:00A Riley Heruska
Packing lunches for school kids is never easy, especially if you're packing for picky eaters. It's often tempting to just send kids off and let them fend for themselves in the school lunchline. The...

The Dish: The Macallan Modern #2 at Dude, Sweet Chocolate

Plano Profile - Food & Drink 9/13 2:31A Alexandra Cronin
Photo by Stephanie Tann Katherine Clapner is just as dangerous as Willy Wonka. The main difference is that she doesn’t wear quite as much purple. But Dude, Sweet Chocolate, her exceptionally offbeat...

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StyleCon Taps Into Dallas’ Millennial Market

DFW Style Daily 9/19 5:00A Amber LaFrance
Calling all fashion and beauty lovers! The first-annual StyleCon is hitting Dallas this Saturday, Sept. 23. An army of young fashion and beauty obsessees will descend upon...

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Pressure's on ahead of health care vote

Dallas Business Journal (Health Care) 9/21 4:38A Betsey Guzior
Once again, two women senators are playing a pivotal role in the latest effort to replace the Affordable Care Act. Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Susan Collins of Maine,...

Tenet Healthcare stock rises on news of possible sale

Dallas Business Journal (Health Care) 9/14 6:11A Korri Kezar
Facing shareholder pressure, for-profit hospital chain Tenet Healthcare Corp. (NYSE: THC) could be considering a sale. Citing “people familiar with the matter,” the Wall...

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Live Well Go Green Expo 2017 Garland, Texas

Features 9/22 1:15A Liz Berry
The City of Garland is hosting its great annual Live Well Go Green Expo 2017 on tomorrow (Saturday, September 23 from 9 AM to 1PM). This event is sponsored by the City of Garland.  It will be held at...

Take a Peek at How Green Energy Living Looks

EatGreenDFW iPhone Reporter 9/21 7:00A Bernice Butler
The 2017 DFW Solar Tour will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. October 7, by the nonprofit North Texas Renewable Energy Group. The public is invited to visit select innovative homes and buildings...

From Coal to Kale: Saving Rural Economies with Local Food

Civil Eats 9/19 11:00P Steve Holt
Coal Country USA has seen a very bleak few years. As mines have shut down around the nation, local economies have suffered. In fact, 77 percent of the 196 coal-producing counties in America had not...

The National Chicken Counsel Is Trying to Con Shoppers

Alternet 9/19 9:59A David Coman-Hidy, AlterNet
New guidelines are an attempt to deflect consumers’ real concerns. Lying big is a tried-and-true practice of big business. Reports from August on a disturbing Harvard study found that ExxonMobil has a...

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Little Boy Has Cutest Reaction To Scary Story!

Kids Activities Blog 9/23 10:01A Mary Malcolm
If you re like me, you grew up on the Scary Stories to Tell In the Dark book. There was almost nothing better than a little tiny scare right before bedtime. Especially this time of year, as the stores...

Essential Oils to Improve Concentration

Kids Activities Blog 9/23 7:00A Brittany Kelly
Are you looking for ways to stay more focused? Whether you’re a busy mom or a college student, you may have wondered if aromatherapy can help you out. Fortunately, it can. Here are some of the best...

Friday Finds

Rage Against the Minivan 9/22 3:00P noreply@blogger.com (lunareece)
1. Century Knob | Anthropologie 2. Abstract Ceramic Knob Set of 10 | Zulily 3. Hex Brass Bar Knob | CB2 4. Hand Picked Bow Knob | Land of Nod 5. Handpainted Mushroom Knob (Set of 4) | All Modern 6....

180 {Gorgeous} Fall Crafts

Kids Activities Blog 9/22 1:00P Liz
We are gathering lots of fall crafts to keep us busy while we start to spend more time indoors.   Fall colors are so beautiful that it makes it really easy to come up with...

Bullet Journal Ideas

Carrie Elle 9/22 11:51A Carrie
It s no secret that I m a legit planner addict (and planner maker , HOLLA!). My newest planning obsession is bullet journaling. The funny thing is, I ve really always bullet journaled it just didn t...

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