Denton Live Issue:
July-Dec 2017

Wassail Weekend Meets Puerto Rico

When does the holiday season officially start? Is it the second the turkey hits room temperature? The moment Walmart’s doors open to throngs of Black Friday bargain hunters? The first shake of silver bells on the radio? For Denton, there’s no question that it’s the first Friday of December, marked by the Holiday Lighting Festival. […]

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Denton Live Issue:
Featured, July-Dec 2017

Serving up great beer and good deeds

It’s a relaxed Wednesday afternoon as people, conversations and craft beer make their way around Eastside. Some patrons mill about, sharing drinks with friends, while others try their luck at the dartboard in the corner. The line to belly up to the bar is full of people, but they don’t mind. Instead, they share drinks […]

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Denton Live Issue:
July-Dec 2017

Food Fight

The quest for vegetarian and meat-loving edibles for every meal Denton is a city full of diversity. From the different storefronts on the Square to the people that walk about every day, the uniqueness of everything and everybody makes Denton original. One of Denton’s most tantalizing attractions is its food. From vegetarian burgers to bacon-centric breakfast options, […]

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La Mexicana, Mexican Food, Denton, TX

Denton Live Issue:
Jan-June 2017

Tastiest Tacos in North Texas

“I was always around food. I learned to cook from my grandmother. I saw how happy they were all the time. It brings really good memories.” -Gricelda Samala, cook at La Estrella Mini Market La Estrella Mini Market, 602 E. McKinney La Estrella Mini Market may look like a common convenience store from the outside, […]

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Denton Live Issue:
Jan-June 2017

A piece of the Netherlands

Pieter and Petra Koeman’s Texas Tulips farm entices visitors every spring Immigrating to the United States to start their own tulip business might have been the Koemans’ best and most profitable idea yet. And they have the Ewing family from the TV show Dallas to thank for it. The towering skyscrapers, dynamic theme music and […]

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Denton Live Issue:
Jan-June 2017

Feeding Denton Fever

Discover Denton Welcome Center facilitates the art of Dentoning The breeze from the open doors wafts the comforting smell of coffee around the room. A bright blue mural by Denton artist Dan Black depicts famous sights of Denton like the Courthouse, the UNT eagle and the North Texas Horse Country Tours. Across from the mural, […]

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Denton Live Issue:
July-December 2016

Local When Possible

The Chestnut Tree finds its produce close to home It was springtime on a plate: red strawberries, orange cantaloupe, green kiwis, purple grapes. And on the other half, two slices of a freshly baked English muffin garnished with sautéed spinach, thinly-sliced pieces of spiced-baked ham, and a perfectly poached egg drizzled with hollandaise sauce. The […]

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Denton Live Issue:
July-December 2016

Dentoning at the Golden Triangle Mall

The piano man sits off to the side in the mall’s center court, pounding the keyboard as his head swings from side to side and up and down to his music. His shoeless feet quickly move back-and-forth on the piano pedals, artfully forming the catchy melody. When he plays, his music fills the mall. Many […]

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Denton Live Issue:
July-December 2016

Sow Your Own at Cardo’s Farm Project

Rows of empty beds line fallow fields waiting for the bountiful harvest to come. In the summer, these beds will overflow with freshly-grown cucumbers, melons, peppers, eggplants, and more. A hint of things to come are the arugula flowers basking in the sun next to a greenhouse, waiting to be picked. Leaves are just starting […]

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Denton Live Issue:
July-December 2016

One Beer To Go, Please!

Denton package stores steadily getting on board with newest craft beer craze: growlers Retro dark glass jugs line the wooden shelves in the middle of the shop. Dusty Springfield’s soulful ballad “Son of the Preacher Man” plays to customers as they drink their fill. Springfield’s sultry voice lays down like a soft blanket on those […]

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