This post is the next in our series, Hidden Gems, where we visit places hidden in plain view, in and around Dallas, that we have explored this summer and in the past. You can access that series of posts here. This morning Mr. JJ and I set out to explore Northwest Community Park in Frisco. Well-known …

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This post is the next in our series, Hidden Gems, where we visit places hidden in plain view, in and around Dallas, that we have explored this summer and in the past. You can access that series of posts here. Frisco Commons Park is hugely popular with most locals. For as long as I can remember, …

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A few weeks ago, while researching some aspect of local travel, I came across the Frisco Public Art program and immediately became captivated by the very thought. Since then, I have tried to look for various art pieces on display on the roads, parks, city offices, and fire stations of Frisco. Far as I can …

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Like most people, our family has been trying out several hikes and trails, exploring nature in our backyards during this pandemic. Two weeks ago, the kids and I went to Limestone Quarry Park in Frisco. Our family lived in Plano for many years, and we were completely unaware of the existence of this park. But …

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As part of our local explorations, we visited the Texas Sculpture Garden and the Oak Point Park and Nature Preserve. We visited the Hidden Cove Park in Frisco, on a summery June afternoon for a beach day. Hidden Cove Park, on Lake Lewisville, is a privately owned park and marine, spread out over 470 acres. …

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For many months now, I have thought about visiting the Hall Office Park, which is home to a unique collection of art. The brainchild of lifelong art collector, Craig Hall, this eponymous office space is built around a veritable museum of sculptures. Spread over a four-acre lot and superbly displayed amidst settings of serene lakes, …

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A couple of weeks ago, Missy JJ and a friend visited the Frisco Fresh Market. Their mission was to meet and interview some of the vendors for a report they were writing. She came home thoroughly impressed with the variety of vendors, their diverse backgrounds, their passion and the general ambiance of the place. So …

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