Planning for Spring Break? Tag along and embark on a road trip across Texas to find the locations of some of your favorite movies. Take a turn northwest and discover Colorado's best-hidden gems but be sure to make a stop in Oklahoma for a family vacation adventure at Choctaw Casino & Resort. Or stay right where you are and enjoy our pics for Collin County's best seafood places and learn all about Texas wine.
We are kicking off 2024 with a look into the future — from AI-fueled education to 3D-printed clothes to alcohol-free cocktails. But we also took time to look back at long-time Frisco favorite, the Depot Cafe, the origins of Texas chili and then, all the way back to what North Texas was like during the Cretaceous period.
We are on the last stretch of the year, but there is more than just holiday events on the horizon! Take a stroll through Plano's memory lane and learn about historical homes still standing today, satisfy your sweet tooth with the best cakes, pies and desserts Collin County has to offer and check out the best restaurants in North Texas. Browse the November/December edition of Local Profile now!
Get inspired by the women of Local Profile's 22nd Annual Women in Business Summit, express yourself by transforming your indoor space and take a tour through Collin County's best wineries. Browse the September/October edition of Local Profile now!
Saddle up and let's take a trip through Texas' whiskey trail. While you sip on your glass learn all there is to know about the authentic Texas barbecue, where to get the best ramen Collin County has to offer and where to dine if you have food restrictions. Browse the July/August edition of Local Profile now!
What's brewing in Collin County? From new parks and tourist attractions to beer and trading cards, learn with us what's coming to North Texas. While you dream about the future, take a tour through the best taquerías in the county. Browse the May/June edition of Local Profile now!
Take to the Texan roads with us! From where to go to how to get there, find everything you need to plan a drivable escape across North Texas. If you are staying, learn about the little-known history behind Preston Road and learn more about Collin County's amazing parks. Browse the March/April edition of Local Profile now!
Happy New Year! To make sure you start on the right foot check the 23 things to make 2023 the best year ever. To keep your New Years' resolutions on track, take a look at what local leaders do to be the best at home, at work and in the community. Browse the January/February edition of Local Profile now!
Take a look back and appreciate the amazing new restaurants that graced our palates in 2022, enter pit master Ernest B. Morgan’s trailer smoker and take a peek inside Collin County’s best-kept secret and have a look at our festivities roadmap and plan the whole season without missing a thing. Browse the November/December edition of Local Profile now!
Inspiration is the name of the game in Local Profile's newest issue. Get ready for the Women in Business Summit by celebrating the incredible women leaders in our community. And don't forget to check our nonprofit guide to find all about the organizations working for Collin County. Browse the September/October edition of Local Profile now!
From restaurants and bars to parks and pools, there's so much going on in Collin County that we had to make a full issue to cover it all. Take a look at our round-up of the best summer activities near your home. Browse the July/August edition of Local Profile now!
Find out all about DFW food critic Mark Stuertz's quest for the best Collin County BBQ, burgers and beer halls. Or plan your next family trip to Fort Worth and head to the historic Cowtown Coliseum for one of the greatest rodeo experiences in North America. Browse the May/June edition of Local Profile now!
Find out how Frisco has gone from the best-kept secret of the sports community in the United States, to rapidly climbing to the title "Sports City, USA." Also, help Local Profile celebrate its 40th birthday by celebrating 10 businesses that prove serious staying power in Collin County. Browse the March/April edition of Local Profile now!
THC use among Collin County teens is a growing problem. But are strict Texas laws making the problem better or worse? Also, North Texas Performing Arts celebrates over 30 years of putting children first, and we celebrate our 40th anniversary serving Collin County! Browse the January/February edition of Local Profile now!