Archive for May, 2011


A Nod to Our Past

Friday, May 27th, 2011

We get the question a lot at Craig Ranch. “Why on earth would you name a street Squeezepenny Lane or Chief Spotted Tail?” McKinney and its residents take great pride in preserving and celebrating our past. Simply put, the street names in The Settlement are a nod to the historical significance of the land and [...]

It’s Blooming’ & Boomin’ in McKinney!

Saturday, May 21st, 2011

It’s a month-long celebration of McKinney’s community culture, including the arts, humanities and agricultural tourism. Bloomin’ & Boomin’ kicks off on June 10, 2001 with the dedication of the Crape Myrtle Trails World Collection Park and ends with Red White & BOOM!, the city’s annual Independence Day celebration on July 4. Organizations and attractions throughout [...]

Home Builders Association of Greater Dallas Crawfish Boil 2011

Monday, May 16th, 2011

On April 28th, HBA’s Crawfish Boil was “THE” event to be at in Collin County held at The Villas of Craig Ranch in McKinney, Texas.  Dallas’s Top Builders and Realtors were in attendance enjoyed a feast of Boudreaux’s crawfish boil, corn-on-the-cob, potatoes, and much more, along with a lively Cajun band. Many topics were discussed [...]

David Craig: What Relocating Companies Look For

Monday, May 16th, 2011

OFFICE By DAVID CRAIG April 28th, 2011 7:06am With the economy on the mend, 2011 looks to be a big year for corporate relocations. It’s no secret that Texas has always courted business owners. With its friendly pro-business tax laws and job creation that has outperformed the rest of the country, there is a renewed [...]

New Homes, New Builder, New Options in Craig Ranch

Sunday, May 15th, 2011

Some of the most exciting new options being offered by home builders in North Dallas are in Craig Ranch. In March, the Home Builders Association (HBA) of Greater Dallas named K Hovnanian Homes the winner of the prestigious McSam People’s Choice Award for Best New Product for the Villas at Craig Ranch. Created in 1979, [...]

Riding Safely: May is Bike Safety Month

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

The fitness trails that weave through Craig Ranch are part of the Six Cities Trail Plan, one of the best examples of interjurisdictional trail planning in Texas. The trails are designed for pedestrians and bicyclists. Because May is Bike Safety Month, home builders in Allen, TX, wanted to share some important bike safety tips: • [...]