Nonprofit Hugs Café in McKinney Offers More Than Sandwiches and Cookies

December 23, 2021 | By Cynthia J. Drake

On the 20th Anniversary of 9/11, Cities Across Texas Offer Ways to Pay Tribute

September 10, 2021 | By Morgan O'Neal

Saturday marks two decades since the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks that forever changed our nation.

Where to Observe Memorial Day In Texas in 2018

May 23, 2018 | By

This Memorial Day weekend, there are lots of options across the state for celebrating the unofficial start of summer.

Green Living

June 20, 2016 | By Celestina Blok

Chef Robert Lyford exchanges text messages daily with farmers all over Texas.

McKinney Squared

June 20, 2016 | By Celestina Blok

Hot-pink roses bloom brilliantly in cement planters on all four corners of the historic downtown square in McKinney, where I’m waiting with friends on a sunny sidewalk for a crosswalk light to change.

Texas Top 40 No. 17, McKinney

May 6, 2014 | By

On the northern fringe of the Dallas-Fort Worth area, McKinney’s historic character and natural amenities draw both tourists and a steady influx of new residents.

Seen and Heard

February 24, 2014 | By Laura Samueal Meyn

My kids and I are near the end of the 1½-mile Wood Duck Trail at the Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary in McKinney.

Texas Top 40 Travel Destinations

December 3, 2013 | By


Last fall, we asked Texas Highways readers to share their favorite places in the state for our Texas Top-40 Travel Destinations.

Suburban Renewal: McKinney

October 19, 2010 | By Judy Wiley

On a quiet weekday afternoon in McKinney’s downtown historic district, a guitar player is picking out a tune in the shadow of Collin County’s 1876 courthouse, now reborn as the McKinney Performing Arts Center.

The June 2024 cover of Texas Highways: Treasures from the Coast

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