Plano In the News

Below are recent new stories that feature or include the City of Plano. For additional past coverage, please email Steve Stoler, Director of Media.

City of Plano

Plano Note: Police Chief: Officer's death 'the hardest day' (Associated Press) February 8

Plano Mayor's Summer Internship Program (North Texas Kids) February 6

Toyota Texas Music Revolution 22 in Plano (Houston Style Magazine) February 6

Return of Mustang Square: Developer submits plan with townhouses, not apartments, to city of Plano (Community Impact) February 5

Plans emerge for new mixed-use development and hiring of new PISD superintendent: 4 things to know in Plano, Feb. 5-6 (Community Impact) February 5

A Once Controversial Development Gets Another Chance in Plano (KXAS-TV NBC 5) February 5

Permit Granted for First Texas Water Reservoir in 30 Years (KXAS-TV NBC 5) February 5

Construction in Plano this week (KXAS-TV NBC 5) February 5

NTMWD gets go-ahead for new reservoir (Plano Star Courier) February 2


Business/Economic Development

Amenity-rich office campus to make its way to Plano, Carrollton (Dallas Business Journal) February 9

Developer Sam Ware close to buying Collin Creek mall, a site pitched for Amazon HQ2 (Dallas Morning News) February 8

$100 million Plano campus project lands first business tenants (Dallas Morning News) February 8

Tech firms lured to re-envisioned $100M Legacy Central office park in Plano (Dallas Business Journal) February 8

Yum Brands makes big investment in Grubhub to expand delivery (Dallas Business Journal) February 8

Pearl Cup Coffee to open at Plano's Granite Park in June (Community Impact) February 8

Major redevelopment project of former Texas Instruments campus in Plano lands 2 office tenants (Community Impact) February 7

Boeing's Plano-based division announces deals totaling nearly $1B in value (Dallas Business Journal) February 7

LGBT activists urge Amazon not to build HQ2 in Texas, eight other states (Dallas Business Journal) February 6

Billingsley Co. plans major addition to Plano office park (Dallas Morning News) February 6

Medical office building on Baylor Scott & White campus in Plano nearing completion (Dallas Business Journal) February 6

This global travel firm to expand its headquarters by 150 employees in Plano's Legacy Business Park (Dallas Business Journal) February 5


Education

Plano ISD trustees outline procedure, timeline for hiring new superintendent (Community Impact) February 6

Another North Texas School Closes Due To Flu (KTVT-TV CBS 11) February 6


Plano Talk

Student director pursues theatrical dreams (The Pine Log) February 9

Dream come true: Burkhead's patience pays off with Super Bowl berth (Plano Star Courier) February 4
Heritage Farmstead Museum debuts exhibit depicting Blackland Prairie life during the Great Depression (North Texas e-News) February 4

Liukin Steps Down As US Women's Gymnastics Team Coordinator (KTVT-TV CBS 11) February 2


Plano Profile 

First look: Legacy Central, Plano (February 8)

Mardi Gras and Fat Tuesday celebrations around Collin County (February 8)

Candidate Profile: Jennifer Edgeworth for Judge of 219th District Court in Collin County (February 7)

Plano Musician Ron Bultongez to Appear on "American Idol" (February 5)

Taco Tuesday: Rusty Taco (February 6)

Do you have a fabulous home that could be featured in Plano Profile? (February 6)

First look: The Box Garden at Legacy Hall, Legacy West (February 5)

All-day crawfish boil at Hookline, The Boardwalk at Granite Park (February 3)

Bellagreen, greenest eatery in Texas, coming to Plano! (February 2)


Plano Magazine

Top Picks for Valentine's Day Dates in Plano | 2018 (February 7)

Living for Zachary (February 7)

"The Hunchback of Notre Dame" presented by NTPA Repertory Theatre (February 7)

Gandy Dancers Aplenty (February 4)