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Day of the Dead – Denton-Style

  It is happening this coming weekend, Saturday, October 25, 2014, on Industrial Street in downtown Denton.  Día de los Muertos.  Day of the dead. The evidence is everywhere.  Orange lights adorn houses.  Pumpkins are piled by front porches beside hay bales and smiling scarecrows.  Spider webs, bats, witches, and skeletons decorate yards and trees […]

Published on: Sun, Oct 19, 2014

Geezerpalooza

Classic Rock Takes the Stage at Geezerpalooza 2014

The sound of live music radiates from downtown Denton on a perfect fall afternoon. On stage, band members croon familiar tunes strumming guitars lure passersby to stop for a listen. A crowd gathers around the stage, friends and family huddled together to catch the show. Music festivals are not uncommon to the Denton scene, but […]

Published on: Tue, Oct 14, 2014

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#Dentoning This Week

There’s always something happening in Denton! Our town is filled to the brim with creativity, unique stores and restaurants, talented musicians and it grows each and every day! Here’s what’s happening this week in Denton so you can plan your #Dentoning. MULTIPLE DAYS The Dark Path Haunt TWU Community Dance Center Begins! (Now – November […]

Published on: Mon, Oct 13, 2014

Top 40

Denton Takes No. 2 in Texas Highways Top 40

Since the first issue of 2014 hit newsstands in January, Texas Highways subscribers and faithful readers in Denton have raced to mailboxes and stores every month, eagerly flipping pages to the Texas Top 40 Destinations feature. In truth, this scenario has happened in cities all across the state and beyond among the magazine’s nearly half-million […]

Published on: Sun, Oct 12, 2014

Winter's Tale Poster

The (Not Quite) Winter’s Tale

Last night, I had the opportunity to see Sundown Collaborative Theatre’s latest offering, (The Winter’s Tale) at Greenspace Arts Collective in Denton. I’ve spent most of the past week reading through Greek Tragedies in preparation for the upcoming UIL One Act Play season, and I spent most of the day yesterday laid out on my […]

Published on: Mon, Oct 06, 2014

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#Dentoning This Week

There’s always something happening in Denton! Our town is filled to the brim with creativity, unique stores and restaurants, talented musicians and it grows each and every day! Here’s what’s happening this week in Denton so you can plan your #Dentoning. MULTIPLE DAYS The Dark Path Haunt TWU Community Dance Center Begins! (Now – November 10) […]

Published on: Mon, Oct 06, 2014

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Top 10 Skills that will make Kim Phillips an Epic TTIA Chair

Last week Kim Phillips, Vice President of the Denton Convention & Visitors Bureau (DCVB) traveled to Galveston to attend the Texas Travel Industry Association’s (TTIA) Texas Travel Summit.  TTIA is a non-profit organization made up of businesses, organizations, associations and individuals dedicated to developing Texas tourism to its fullest potential. Its mission is to improve the […]

Published on: Mon, Oct 06, 2014

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Phillips Named Chair of Texas Travel Industry Association

Wherever we are, the staff of the Denton Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) is representing Denton. Here at home, on the road, on Facebook or other social media forums, our individual selves are linked to the CVB. We are keenly aware of this fact, and each of us wears the mantle of that responsibility with […]

Published on: Sun, Oct 05, 2014

Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest Comes to Denton

I open my column today with a quote from History.com. “Bavarian Crown Prince Louis, later King Louis I of Bavaria, marries Princess Therese von Sachsen-Hildburghausen. The Bavarian royalty invited the citizens of Munich to attend the festivities, held on the fields in front of the city gates.” This moment in history occurred on October 12, […]

Published on: Sun, Sep 28, 2014

Scenic City KDB

Denton Earns Prominent ‘Scenic City’ Certification

Denton has been awarded Scenic City Certification through the Scenic City Program of Scenic Texas. Denton is one of 15 cities in the state to earn first-time or upgraded certification for the 2014-19 period. Denton’s Main Street Program, resilient unity of design standards (which include eight Special Purpose and Overlay Districts), robust waste management efforts, […]

Published on: Mon, Sep 22, 2014

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