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Well Now I'm Starving WORKING ON THIS ISSUE WAS HARD ON THE DEADLINES AND HARDER
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ON MY WAISTLINE. From the hops at our hometown microbrewery to the Big Tex Choice Awards feature food samples, and from the nights at Ocean Prime and Savor Gastropub to a heaping helping of Babe's Chicken, it was a contest between desire and temperance. (Desire won, for the record.) Every day came the refrain - well now I'm starving. But that's the thing. Moderation is for monks, and food is life. Or life is food. Something like that. There are too may clichés about living to eat or eating to live and quite frankly, after all the samples and hops, the editorial staff is more in the mood for a nap than for cleaning up my prose. Let me just say this, Frisco: October is going to be a delicious month. Settle in and take a bite.
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FEATURES 16 For the Love of Fried Chicken How Two Unlikely North Texas Stars Are Trying to Bring Families Together
20 Staycation Plans Your Itinerary Provided
28 The 2018 Big Tex Choice Awards Finalists! Bring A Texas-Size Appetite
20 Road Trip 24 Hops & Vines 26 Culinary Creations 28 Localâ€™s Choice 32 Lifestyle Calendar 34 Parting Thoughts
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Beck, of course, has been known as a conservative firebrand who stoked the partisan fires with the best of them on his Fox News show and later with the Glenn Beck Program and TheBlaze TV Network. But he’s also been someone not afraid to go against the conventional tides when his principles and faith called him to. At the height of the Tea Party movement years, he pivoted with a massive Washington DC rally that called on people to lower the volume and rancor of political discourse. During the second Obama term, while many conservatives were understandably growing more concerned about illegal immigration, Beck started a movement to provide support for unaccompanied minors who were crossing the border. He was famously a Never-Trumper even as it cost him audience support. And while today Beck is still as sharp of tongue as ever on his program talking center right politics, he’s also a man who founded Mercury One, a nonprofit foundation based in Dallas, Texas and a Humanitarian Aid and Education organization focused on restoring Paul Vinyard and Glenn Beck
the human spirit. Mercury One provides aid and support in the areas of disaster relief, humanitarian efforts, veteran causes, support for Israel, education initiatives, and rescuing and restoring persecuted religious minorities in the Middle East. Mercury One’s The Nazarene Fund has directly assisted over 30,000 Christian and other persecuted religious minorities displaced by ISIS in the Middle East by evacuating them to safe havens and providing for their needs. Beck’s Mercury Studios in Irving are a sight to see. It’s billed as the biggest TV and movie studio between New York and Hollywood, with props and memorabilia from the golden age of radio and TV spread amongst high-tech broadcast studios and a working newsroom. And yet despite all the
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FOR THE LOVE OF FRIED CHICKEN
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across as warm and earnest. It’s the honesty of 20-years of sobriety. Sitting on a couch in his Mercury Studios in Irving, dressed in a Western denim shirt, Beck carries a hopeful twinkle in his eye even as he laments the state of politics today. “I think in 20 years people on both sides are going to be embarrassed,” Beck says. But he hopes that people can start to find
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“It’s so often hard for folks to get together these days,” Vinyard says. “In my day everyone came from 50-100 miles away, and the women all brought food and the kids played in the park. The men would get together and talk and so would the women – we would do that two or three times a year. But it’s increasingly difficult for people to do that. They’re more spread out. There’s less land or they have smaller homes or apartments." “That’s why we have the big tables at Babe’s – we want to accommodate two or three generations of families. Maybe the music is a little loud and the kids are playing around,” he says. “Most modern restaurants The Guest that Won't Leave
like to do a twist on cooking, and it’s chefdriven and that’s great. But our goal is to do your grandmother’s cooking just right. We stole the recipe from my mother. It’s just small batches done over and over throughout the day – the hot chicken concept.” Vinyard and Beck are aware of the backlash that can happen when politics and business mix. The Vinyard family is a contributor to the non-profit that Beck runs. And given that it’s about bringing people together, whether for charity or over hot chicken, maybe that’s the first step in bringing together the American family. And who doesn’t love fried chicken?
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BRING A TEXAS-SIZE APPETITE
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complimented with a Texas-sized scoop of vanilla ice cream. A drizzle of caramel sauce and powdered cinnamon crowns each tasty treat. Sweet Bakin' Bacon, Ed & Eddie Campbell – A cream-filled sponge cake is wrapped in savory bacon and then dipped in a funnel cake batter. The treat is deep fried until golden brown and dusted with powdered sugar to finish.
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Dragons will headline the 2018 Na-
casino, barbecue buffet, dancing, and
tional Soccer Hall of Fame Weekend
adult fun. Saturday all family oriented
with a performance presented by
with vendors, kids’ activities, and for
Budweiser on Saturday, October 20,
$10 all you can eat samples all day.
2018. Their first-ever performance in
The 5K starts at 6801 Gaylord Parkway
Frisco will take place at Toyota Stadi-
and take runners through the inspiring
um following the 2018 National Soc-
HALL Collection of art, where you'll also find pop-up musicians, dancers, and artists! The race will conclude at the FREE Frisco Arts Walk Festival
13 FRISCO STARFEST
Frisco Commons Park
cer Hall of Fame induction ceremony.
(10am- 2pm) through the Texas Sculp-
Texas Astronomical Society holds one
ture Garden, the largest private collec-
monthly Star Parties where members
tion of Texas sculptures ever assem-
and guests can get together to observe
bled and made available to the public.
and educate others about the night sky.
It's the hottest Halloween extrava-
Look at planets, stars and other celes-
ganza in North Texas. Trick-or-treat
tial wonders at Frisco Starfest, taking
your way down the haunted Car-
place the second Saturday of each
nival Concourse filled with games,
month at Frisco Commons Park.
inflatables, tattoos, balloons, photo
12 11TH ANNUAL CAMP CRAIG ALLEN AMATEUR BBQ COOKOFF & FESTIVAL 9200 World Cup Way
The 11th Annual Amateur Barbecue Cook-Off with up to 75 teams competing in 17 fun categories. Music fest for entire two days with Texas bands.
Friday night kick-off party with full
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ops, live characters, and more! Enjoy
20 IMAGINE DRAGONS Toyota Stadium
Grammy award-winning band Imagine
loads of fanfare and food trucks on the Food Concourse. When the night falls, strut your stuff on the main stage in our spooktacular Costume Contest.
Mayor Jeff Cheney
of the future development of Frisco. The Fields family owned the 2,544 acres since the 1950s and has used it for ranch land. When
Bert Fields Jr. passed away in 2015, he had no heirs and the estate decided to sell the land. Most properties of this size and value would be split into multiple tracts and parceled off to the highest bidders with little concern for the future of the land. I am heartened on the announcement of the sale. The Hunt family is a trusted name and has brought other reputable partners to the table to purchase the land in its entirety. One of the internationally-recognized partners is Fehmi Karahan. Hunt chose Fehmi, the Legacy Shops and Legacy West visionary developer, to co-master develop. Hunt and Fehmi both appreciate and are humbled at the
once-in-a-lifetime opportunity the Fields estate represents for them. They will design and create something so special that honors and
ARTICLE JEFF CHENEY
preserves the beauty of this pristine land. The Fields Estate will not
PHOTOGRAPHY BRANDON FRAKES
be flattened and covered in concrete or even be made into a copy of Legacy West. It will uniquely emphasize the distinctive natural
amenities like the rolling hills and creek corridors and connect to the
future UNT campus. I am confident our northern development will
RESTAURANTS AND ENTERTAINMENT IN TEXAS, AND ENJOY THOUGHTFULLY LAID-OUT NEIGHBORHOOD PARKS. So will Frisco change as the development of our city is moving north to our 380 border? With the recent announcement of the sale of the Fields Estate to Hunt Realty, we thankfully have assurances 34
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