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Meet the “Steak Queen” who runs one of Frisco’s most profitable restaurants

At 62 years old, little Deidra “Dee” Lincoln has earned her title as the heavyweight woman of influence in the restaurant industry. She was dubbed the “Queen of Steaks” more than 20 years ago when she traveled to New York to announce the construction of a Del Frisco’s Double Eagle …

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Natural beauty isn’t the only thing thriving in the Lake Houston area

The Lake Houston area offers incredible natural beauty and amenities with quick access to the heart of Houston. Located just 20 miles north of downtown, the area abounds with green space, thanks to Lake Houston itself, the San Jacinto River, greenways, and golf courses. The Lake Houston area is also …

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Gordon Robert Blake | Obituary

Gordon Robert Blake, 72, of Buda, Texas, died Feb. 17, 2022, surrounded by his devoted wife of 43 years, Candace, and their children. Gordon, son of Zada ​​Metzler Blake and Gordon John Blake, and proud big brother to Tara, Scott and Dan, was born in Batavia, NY, and raised in …

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New restaurants, shops and clinics: 10 businesses now open or to come in Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto

Check out new businesses and restaurants now open or coming soon in the Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto area. (Brooke Sjoberg, Amy Bryant/Community Impact Journal) Do you want to discover new restaurants and businesses in your area? Shop for Afro-Tropical and Caribbean drinks at a new specialty grocery store in …

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7 Premier Dallas Restaurants With Heated Terraces For Outdoor Winter Dining

The advantage of Texas winters is that it is not (usually) too cold here. But when they do, you can usually still enjoy dining on the terrace, especially with these heated terraces. Despite the closure of several restaurants due to the increase in COVID-19 cases, some restaurants in Dallas remain …

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Coco robot delivery service opens with Austin restaurants

Coco, the Los Angeles-based robot delivery service, made its Austin debut this month. Austin restaurants participating in the program include Vaquero Taquero, Arpeggio Grill, Bambo Bistro, Clay Pit, DeSano Pizzeria, Tuk Tuk Thai and Aviator Pizza. The robots, which will be remotely controlled, will make deliveries in the South Lamar, …

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Things to do: Upcoming food events this week in Houston

Here’s a look at this week’s hottest culinary events: The whole week Galveston Restaurant Week The beloved island tradition of Galveston Restaurant Week returns, running now through Sunday, February 13 and offering discounted prix-fixe menus at dozens of the island’s best restaurants. This year’s lineup includes hot spots like BLVD …

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Ultra Private Houston Retreat Opens to the Public for a VIP Wine Event Like No Other

Oreal estate aficionados and connoisseurs will find something to suit their tastes on February 12 when the posh clubs of Houston Oaks open their very private grounds and pavilions surrounded by oak trees for the third annual Wine & Food Classic. It’s true. The public is invited with tickets starting …

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🌱 MLK Day Events + Festival and Food Drive + New Austin Homes

Happy Monday neighbours! Here’s what’s happening around Austin today. First, today’s weather forecast: Sunny and warmer. High: 69 Low: 47. Here are today’s top stories in Austin: Today is Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day and “to commemorate the civil rights activist and his work” several events are taking place …

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Opening of Phase 1 of Lakeline Park in the summer at Cedar Park; Pflugerville officials consider changes to Lakeside Meadows and other area news

Construction is underway at Lakeline Park in Cedar Park. (Courtesy of the City of Cedar Park) Read top business and community news from the past week from central Texas. Cedar Park-Leander Opening of the first phase of Lakeline Park this summer in Cedar Park The first phase of Lakeline Park …

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Cheers to a bigger and better brewery for TUPPS

On Friday, January 7, after a year’s delay, TUPPS Brewery inaugurated its new facility. The brewery expansion and relocation will be just one mile from their current brewery at 402 E. Louisiana St. in McKinney. The move will house a new 25,000 square foot production facility, slated to open in …

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The 5 BEST B & Bs in North Texas

Hotels can seem a bit impersonal, and renting homes can be a lot of work. However, the guest rooms offer all the comforts of home, with the added bonus of a host or hostess on site (whose whole mission is to make your stay as special as possible!). If you’re …

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Blue Line Winery opens tasting room in Keller Old Town

Blue Line Winery held its grand opening in Keller on January 1 and aims to support charities that support first responders and the families of deceased police officers. (Courtesy of Blue Line Winery) Blue Line Winery has opened its tasting room at 136 E. Hill Street in the Old Town …

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Austin Police Not Ending 6th Street Weekend Closures Yet

AUSTIN (KXAN) – On Monday, a memo from the Austin Police Department and City of Austin offered further updates on several actions as part of the Safer Sixth Street initiative, which aims to scale up efforts to security along the entertainment district amid a spike in violent crime. Among the …

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Downtown Austin Alliance, Frida Friday ATX partner for ‘The People’s Market’

AUSTIN, Texas – People of all ages, genders and backgrounds gathered in Place de la République on Sunday afternoon to support local businesses and celebrate the diversity of the community. “I think the goal is to really give people a voice and give everyone a platform because we want downtown …

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Houston’s Christmas Eve and Christmas Day 2021 restaurant guide

Serving everything from sumptuous multi-course meals to Christmas Day steak, noodles and pasta, these Houston restaurants are open for dinner on Christmas Eve and / or Christmas Day. Christmas Eve The Café & Bar Annie, 1800 Post Oak Make reservations for Christmas Eve brunch or dinner, with regular brunch and …

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On 25th Anniversary of Opening, Owner of Texas Borders Reflects Area Growth

When Kellie Messer opened Texas Borders Bar & Grill in Katy 25 years ago, the bustling neighborhood around Fry Road and Interstate 10 was an open field. There was no Katy Mills Mall, no LaCenterra, and no Grand Parkway. In the quarter-century of opening Texas Borders, Katy has seen astronomical …

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Koko’s Bavarian Spreads the Germans, Tèo Gelato Gets Boozy, Curry Pizza House is opening soon its doors and much more: all the news to thrill your taste buds – Food

Here’s some of what’s happening on the Austin food scene, as evidenced by numerous PR posts, digital street words, and even occasional (verified) IRL tunes. Ach! The array of German food and drink at Koko’s Bavarian is, as Kurt Wagner might say, unglaublich! (Photo by Mackenzie Smith Kelley) Yes it …

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Support Dallas Breweries, Bars and Restaurants on Small Business Saturdays

It’s easy to include Dallas bars, restaurants, and breweries in your small business Saturday shopping. Neighborhoods like Knox Henderson and the Bishop Arts District are made for this with local shops and restaurants you can visit on a shopping spree or leisurely stroll. Shop and dine at your leisure on …

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The best things to do during Thanksgiving week: November 22-28, 2021

Uptown Holiday Lighting | Photo courtesy of Uptown Make the most of your week with our top 12 picks and activities during Thanksgiving Week in Houston from Monday, November 22 through Sunday, November 28, 2021. Scroll below to see some great things happening in Houston from Monday, November 22 through …

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A conversation with Chris Beard

In 2019, coach Chris Beard led the Texas Tech Red Raiders on an exciting title race that culminated in a relentless overtime loss in the championship game. A historic achievement in Lubbock, Beard was recognized with the honors of the AP National Coach of the Year and public recognition for …

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Texas Hill Country Resorts: Romantic Texas Getaways

Not all Texans are born and raised romantics, even though they are happily married. Fortunately, Texas Hill Country resorts offer some of Texas’ most romantic getaways, and they’re designed to make planning a romantic getaway to Hill Country a breeze. One B&B we discovered even serves breakfast in bed (but …

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The 10 Best Patios in Frisco, Texas

When it comes to sorting things out according to most favorite, least favorite, or “best”, I find it hard to do that. If I am asked to quote my favorite song or movie, my answer is: “It actually depends …” I mean, are we talking country or rock? Rom-coms or …

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Houston’s Farmers Market Lady – New MKT Sunset Market is just entrepreneur Casey Barbles’ latest creation

When Casey Barbles launched Heights Mercantile Farmers Market in 2019 after overcoming several debilitating and life-threatening health issues, she modestly assumed it would be a once a month, maybe forever, farmers market. Two years later, the woman with a master’s degree in clinical and functional nutrition found herself at the …

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Savor the diverse flavors of Texas

Texas‘ evolutionary history is told through its food. Inventive and locally sourced, Texan cuisine is a delicious explosion of flavors embodying the state’s diverse cultural mix and rich Western heritage. Taste unique Texan fusion cuisine across the state at places like Houston’s Vietnamese-Cajun Crayfish + Noodles and the Asian-inspired smokehouse …

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5 4th of July events happening around Georgetown

Looking for fireworks this July 4th? Here are some Independence Day events taking place in and around Leander and Cedar Park. Austin The largest fireworks show in central Texas, held on July 4, includes a live performance by the Austin Symphony Orchestra. Taking place at the Auditorium Shores at Town …

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Best steakhouses in San Antonio

Best barbecue restaurants in San Antonio. Image Courtesy: Emerson Vieria on Unsplash Smoked, blackened and slow cooked – all the words that describe how San Antonio’s best barbecue is made. With as many barbecue places as there are in Texas, it’s just to be picky about how you like your …

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The Luxury Guide to Dallas, Texas

Dallas is a Texan millionaire’s playground – with plenty of upscale shopping, a sophisticated cultural scene, and, of course, lavish five-star hotels, spas, bars, and restaurants. On the way to Big d and looking to spoil yourself? Here is the best way to do it. The spacious corner suites feature …

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Blended Festival Austin – Promo code

Blended Festival Nashville promo code Blended Festival Austin Discount Promo Code blended festival Austin day 1 What is the Austin Blended Festival? The Blended Festival in Austin is a wine / music festival. The Blended Festival promo code is “RSVP” for discounted tickets. Digital event marketing ” – Evolution of …

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