Brandi Addison, The Dallas Morning News

Brandi Addison

The Dallas Morning News

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Recent articles by Brandi:

Parents to protest Frisco ISD’s proposed zoning maps this weekend

Frisco parents are planning to protest the district’s proposed zoning maps this weekend. The discourse among parents mostly surrounds the boundary changes... → Read More

Delta-8 THC products are illegal in Texas, updated health department website says

The Texas Department of State Health Services updated its website Friday with the clarification that delta-8 THC products — which many thought were legal... → Read More

What you need to know about how Frisco ISD changes zoning, boundaries

Frisco ISD has had to open 61 new campuses over the past 20 years to keep up with the city’s rapid growth. In that time, the district has had to rezone, or... → Read More

Frisco parents say school district has ‘gerrymandered’ new boundaries to benefit elected officials

Several hundred Frisco ISD parents are concerned about the district’s proposed zoning maps for the upcoming school year, parents who are planning a weekend... → Read More

This mobile app makes driving in Frisco easier for residents and first responders

Residents and first responders can use the Waze mobile app to make traveling in Frisco easier than ever before. The city initially joined the the Waze... → Read More

Delta-8 sales are rising in Texas. Here’s 7 things you should know about the THC product

Gas stations, vape stores and smoke shops around Texas have recently ramped up their sales of delta-8 THC products. But what exactly is it? Still a fairly... → Read More

Vape store planned near Frisco ISD schools angers parents

Nearly 1,400 parents in Frisco have signed an online petition against a new smoke and vape shop slated to move in two blocks west of Reedy High School and... → Read More

Frisco’s Bottled in Bond restaurant channels Prohibition spirit with upscale cocktail lounge

Frisco’s Bottled in Bond — a 2-year-old upscale restaurant and bar on Dallas Parkway — has expanded with a new Prohibition-style cocktail lounge, to which... → Read More

Here’s what makes Frisco so alluring to California, West Coast transplants

Texas has attracted many high-profile companies from California and other West Coast states in recent years, with Frisco and other North Texas cities... → Read More

Public utility boxes aren’t pretty. Here’s what one city did to bring a splash of color to town

Little Elm officials have begun transforming the town’s ubiquitous, mundane public utility boxes into bright works of art. Partnering with Signarama Frisco... → Read More

Why Frisco says it’s a national leader in transportation innovation

City engineers have been working for years to prepare Frisco’s infrastructure for growth and development, and chief innovation officer Jason Cooley said no... → Read More

Prosper parks and recreation director dies from ‘complications related to COVID-19′

The town of Prosper announced in a news release Monday the recent death of its Parks and Recreation director, Dudley Raymond. He was 53. Raymond died... → Read More

Gidi Bar and Grill brings West African, American fusion dishes to Frisco

Co-owner Martin Fayomi said the restaurant decided to brand itself as a fusion restaurant to reach a more diverse crowd. → Read More

What did Frisco do to reduce the coyote population? Curious Texas investigates

Coyotes and wildlife are often roaming the streets of Frisco and trailing the same paths as many residents. In fall 2018, several animals and humans —... → Read More

Frisco student to join Scholastic news team of 36 ‘kid reporters’ from around the world

Frisco ISD student Olivia Das has been given the opportunity to live out her dream of being a journalist at the age of 13. Part of a team of so-called “kid... → Read More

Parents group joins federal lawsuit against Frisco ISD, other districts for not requiring masks

A group called The Unified Parents of FISD, along with other concerned parents across the state, has filed a federal class-action lawsuit against their... → Read More

North Texas parents file federal lawsuit against districts for not requiring masks during COVID-19

This is a developing story. Several North Texas parents filed a federal class action lawsuit against their children’s school districts Tuesday, a plea for... → Read More

Is Frisco really the fastest-growing city in the U.S.? It’s all about perspective

Local leaders and community members are often heard touting Frisco as the “fastest-growing city in the nation.” But is it true? It depends on how you look... → Read More

Why Frisco’s real estate market was named one of the best in the nation

Frisco’s median home sale price in August was $555,000, up 32.1% year-over-year. → Read More

Dallas-Fort Worth dominates this website’s list of the best school districts in Texas

Dallas-Fort Worth area school districts represent eight of the top 10 spots in a new ranking of the state’s best school districts — claiming an additional... → Read More