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Restaurant Flashbacks From the Frisco Shop
Last vestige of Nighthawk chain serves comfort food and memories
"...and farther between. But if you go to the Frisco Shop, the food, the look, and the staff will..."

May 29, 2013 Food Post by Mick Vann

The Frisco Shop: Last of the Legend
"...When I sat in a booth with Frisco Shop co-owner Lawrence Baker to discuss the longevity of..."

Jan. 26, 2001 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Recipe: The Night Hawk / Frisco’s Smothered Pork Chops
One of Harry Akin's signature dishes gets resurrected
"...Akin, the founder of the Night Hawk and the Frisco, it was a way of life that permeated his..."

Oct. 27, 2023 Food Feature by Joel Fried

Freedom of All Religions in Frisco
Ken Paxton has taken issue with schoolchildren who want to pray
"...Note to Attorney General Ken Paxton: When the Frisco Independent School District, just outside of Dallas, thinks your..."

March 24, 2017 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Day Trips: National Videogaming Museum, Frisco
There is more behind the colored pixels of videogame history than meets the eye
"...The National Videogame Museum in Frisco tells the often overlooked backstory of America's favorite pastime..."

June 17, 2016 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Frisco Bay Blues
It's a thin line between love and hate for San Francisco in Barry Jenkins' 'Medicine for Melancholy'

March 7, 2008 Screens Feature by Sofia Resnick

SXSW Music Review: Boy Better Know Collective
London grime collective seizes Seventh Street
"...Headlining halfway across the world from his London home, Frisco (Deshane Cornwall) turned in a pungent, boisterous culmination to..."

March 13, 2019 SXSW Post by Derek Udensi

Twisted
Ashley Judd thriller is routine at best.
"...stands of the inspector, you can bet your fogbound Frisco preconceptions that she’s rattled. And why not? With a..."

March 5, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Giveaways Doom Austin FC in “Unlucky” Loss to FC Dallas
ATXFC faces other Copa Tejas rival Houston on Wednesday
"...Saturday night in Frisco, Austin FC produced its best road performance of the..."

May 12, 2024 Sports Post by Eric Goodman

Roll On Sushi Diner
Adventurous Austin Fusion
"...option, but we ended up going to the iconic Frisco Shop instead...."

Aug. 15, 2012 Food Post by Kate Thornberry

UIL Girls Basketball State Championships at the Erwin Center
"...tourney, at 3:30pm and a 4A double bill of Dickinson-Frisco (go Gators!) and Fort Worth Dunbar-Marble Falls at 7..."

March 1, 2007 Sports Post by Christopher Gray

Austin Landmarks on the Menu
"...The Frisco Shop..."

Sept. 12, 2008 Food Feature by Kate Thornberry

The Flight of the Night Bird
Harry Akin opened for business on Christmas Eve, 1932, selling hamburgers for 15 cents apiece. Cuisines Editor Virginia B. Wood reveals how Akin turned his hamburger stand into Austin's former restaurant empire.
"...foods business got off the ground, Akin opened the Frisco Shop in far north Austin (Burnet Road and Koenig..."

Jan. 26, 2001 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Food-o-File
Walgreens, what will you think of next? Plus, Hi.
"...the 5800 block of Burnet and that the iconic Frisco Shop (5819 Burnet, 459-6279) would disappear. She wished there..."

July 21, 2006 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Where's the Sizzle?
Sullivan's: A+ Ambiance, B+ Steaks
"...steakhouses around the country, has also purchased the Del Frisco Steakhouse in Dallas. Del Frisco's will serve as a..."

Oct. 18, 1996 Food Feature by Robb Walsh

Austin at Large: Don’t Go Away Mad, Just ...
If legislators want to break up with Austin, they should at least put their backs into it
"...been revived by those lovable rogue characters Briscoe 'n' Frisco, the Panderin' Pups – Reps. Briscoe Cain, R-Deer Park,..."

Nov. 25, 2022 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Cedar Park, Over Ice
Southwest Sports Group's high-powered campaign to win voter approval for an ice rink/concert complex could "put Cedar Park on the map."
"...restaurants, and the like. The same is true of Frisco, the Dallas 'burb where SSG is building a deluxe..."

Nov. 1, 2002 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

9 Texas Day Trips That Will Inspire You to Hit the Road
We dip our toe in the nearly 1,500 columns from our resident day tripper
"...The National Videogame Museum 8004 Dallas Pkwy, Frisco 972/668-8400 www.nvmusa.org..."

May 13, 2019 Events Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips & Beyond: March Events Roundup
Stack rocks, meet the Hulk, and celebrate the Lone Star State
"...new pinball machines at the Texas Pinball Festival in Frisco, March 16-18. One of the largest such events in..."

March 3, 2018 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Gay Place
Lock up your tender morsels. This weekend, Austin is loaded for bear.
"...the big bear bash that originated in San Francisco (Frisco! Frisco! Frisco! Ha! We said it! 3x!) right here..."

Jan. 21, 2011 Column by Kate X Messer

Night Hawk Alumni
"...Lawrence Baker: Baker started his career at the Frisco Shop as a busboy and dishwasher in 1958, working..."

Jan. 26, 2001 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Neon Austin
South Lamar
"...Trembly from Nationwide Neon made it functional again. The Frisco Shop at Burnet & Koenig displays two classic neon..."

May 23, 1997 Arts Feature

The Verde Report: Top 10 Defining Moments of Austin FC’s Season
The highs and lows of the squad's Q2 debut
"...8) Frisco Woes Austin FC fans had the August 7 matchup..."

Dec. 17, 2021 Sports Column by Eric Goodman

The Verde Report: Austin FC Must “Accept Its Mission” by Winning Copa Tejas
In-state bragging rights on the line at Saturday's clash with Dallas FC
"...EXT. TOYOTA STADIUM – FRISCO, TX..."

Oct. 29, 2021 Sports Column by Eric Goodman

The Stories Behind Austin’s Iconic Signs
How both classic neon and changing design continue to draw patrons to local restaurants and theatres
"...Lucy's Fried Chicken, Justine's, Favorite Liquor, El Arroyo, the Frisco, Lammes Candies. And I really miss Uncommon Objects. That..."

Jan. 31, 2020 Features Feature by Jessi Cape

Nine Classic Austin Restaurants Still Going Strong
And helping us stay grounded in 2019
"...become one of America’s best restaurant towns. (R.I.P. The Frisco) The Hoffbrau..."

Jan. 23, 2019 Food Post by Emily Beyda

Eight Classic Austin Burgers That Rival Whataburger
These local institutions have been around since at least 1968
"...Frisco Shop..."

Feb. 21, 2018 Food Post by Acacia Coronado

Day Trips & Beyond: April Monthly Planner
Woody Guthrie Center, Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, and more
"...National Videogame Museum opens on Sat., April 2, in Frisco. With more than 100,000 videogame consoles, games, and artifacts..."

March 30, 2016 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Soccer Watch
"...their only tune-up before Olympic qualifying, Feb. 10-21 in Frisco and Houston. Coach Jill Ellis named her 20-player roster..."

Jan. 29, 2016 Sports Column by Nick Barbaro

84th Texas Legislative Session Begins
"...of the House in a landslide 127-19 victory over Frisco Republican Scott Turner...."

Jan. 14, 2015 Photo Gallery

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