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Five Minutes With the North Texas E-Flat Porch Band

by Bob Valleau on April 9, 2020

In today’s stress-filled times, what’s not to like about music billed as “angst-free?” We sat down, pre pandemic, to get the backstory from this McKinney-based two-man acoustic blues band. The self-deprecating duo of Duane Brown...

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Local Yocal Elevates the Brunch Game

by Kirsten Maxwell on February 21, 2020

Known for its specialty meats and outstanding barbecue, Local Yocal BBQ and Grill has now elevated breakfast dining with their Meatlover’s Dream Brunch. Housed in a former warehouse in downtown McKinney, owner Matt Hamilton has...

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Five Minutes With Harper Grace, Country Music Rising Star

by Bob Valleau on April 30, 2019

At 11, Harper Grace was known as "The Anthem Girl." The young Texan received national criticism and death threats when her video went viral over her off-key rendition of our national anthem at a soccer...