Great Stuff About McKinney, TX


Fall Wine Trail: Because There’s Never Too Much Wine

What do you get when you mix a beautiful fall weekend with good company and seven fantastic wineries? The Dallas Town and Country Fall Wine Trail, that’s what. This weekend you can take a tour of seven of the best wineries in North Texas, including McKinney favorites Landon Winery, Lone Star Cellars, and Caudalie Crest. […]


American Idol? Broadway? Bluegrass? Here it comes!

Well, howdy! Thank you all for your patience while I’ve been out. It’s been a little crazy around here. So I don’t know if anyone has heard about this, but there is a BIG concert coming up here in McKinney. Remember Season 11 of American Idol? Remember how McKinney Boyd graduate Hollie Cavanagh was a […]

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Weekend Roundup: Volunteer Edition

Hey everyone! It’s been quiet around here because I’ve been soaking up every minute I can with my kids before they head back to school. Things will be back to normal on Get McKinney in about a week. I appreciate your understanding! MISD starts back up on August 25, and I know everyone is busy […]


Weekend Round-up: Spit, Dash, Zip, Boo and Hiss Edition

It’s the weekend again, McKinney, and we’ve got some unique stuff going on! Check it out. Spit This Saturday marks the First Annual Watermelon Seed Spitting Contest at Chestnut Square. Cindy Johnson, Chestnut Square’s Executive Director explains, “We’re looking for record setting spits at our seed spitting contest, too. The world record of 68 feet […]

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McKinney Restaurants: Nom Noms Mexican Grill & Chill

Things are on a roll over on McKinney’s northwest side. Last week I talked about The Donut Kitchen which was very exciting. This week I’m giddy to tell you about a new little burrito and ice cream joint, Nom Noms. Judging from the crowds there, a lot of you already know about it, but I’m […]


Weekend Round-Up: Try Something New Edition

Howdy, McKinney! Fun stuff is happening this weekend, so I’m challenging you to get out and try something new in McKinney before the weekend wraps up. Here are a few ideas for you: Monte Montgomery at The Sanctuary Have you been to The Sanctuary Music and Events Center for a show yet? If not, tonight […]


McKinney Restaurants: The Donut Kitchen

There’s  a new spot for breakfast and lunch here in town, and residents of west McKinney are sure to be pleased that they have another  dining option in their backyards. The Donut Kitchen has just opened, and they have some serious choices for the donut afficionado. But that’s not all, they have a full breakast […]


Weekend Round-up: Hamburger Edition

This week for our Weekend Round-up, I’d like a little help from all you guys! I’m looking for the best hamburger in McKinney, TX.  I have some favorites, but I want to hear from you. Not just the restaurant, but the specific burger, too. Here are a few of my favorites: I am a huge […]