Denton Live Issue:
Jan-June 2017

Juneteenth: A celebration of unity

As the day turns to night, a DJ starts packing up his sound equipment, vendors are putting up goods and kids are high-fiving over their basketball game win. Local musicians can still be heard performing as people head home, exhausted and gratified. Fred Moore Park falls silent. Every summer for the last 45 years, a […]

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Denton Live Issue:
Jan-June 2017

Hooping it up

It’s a perfect fall afternoon, the breezy weather calling for a day out on the town in Denton. Today, you follow your nose down Bell Avenue as it picks up the smell of cheesy barbecue chicken pizza. Peals of laughter and squeals of delight ring out over a swish swish of frenetic activity. Here at […]

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Denton Live Issue:
July-December 2016

What is your Kwest?

App helps users to explore heart of Denton. Our group was summoned by Kwest to find Anakin Skywalker in one of the downtown mini malls. We were greeted by hundreds of boxes and objects randomly piled up in one big room. Jeff Gordon sat on top of a game of Battleship. Lance Alworth’s old San […]

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Denton Live Issue:
July-December 2016

It’s a Dog-Meet-Dog World at Dog Days Denton

Carefully walking onto the stage, their paces perfectly measured so as not to be too long or too short, the contestants nervously fidget with their frilly costumes. At their side follow their canine companions. In this competition, it’s the humans who are being judged and the dogs that are just along for the ride. The […]

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Denton Live Issue:
July-December 2016

Check off on your #DentonBucketList: North Texas Horse Country

  “What’s on your Denton bucket list?” I live in Denton and love this city, yet there are many dentoning experiences have yet to experience. So I started thinking what ought to be at the top of my Denton bucket list when I recalled hearing about the hundreds of beautiful horse ranches, famous trainers and […]

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Denton Live Issue:
July-December 2016

Living on the Edge

  Summit Gym Offers New Highs I am 10 feet off the ground, clinging to an angular wall strewn with artificial holds in shapes unknown to nature, when I come to a crossroads. I can either take the “easy” path, wildly grabbing for a small blue handhold roughly the size and shape of a walnut […]

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Denton Live Issue:
Jan-June 2016

Get in touch

MASSAGE THERAPY PROVIDES RELIEF FOR EVERYONE Story & Photos by Haley Kilman “One, two, three, four, five…” The numbers roll off Amber Briggle’s tongue like gently flowing water over river rocks. She sits in her chair looking at her company’s schedule for the week, counting how many patients her company sees in a day. Candles, the […]

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Denton Live Issue:
July-Dec 2015

Run, Denton, Run

Story by Juric Brown Photo by Christen Dennis It’s night time, and a small army of tired but focused individuals are running – all at different speeds – through the campus of Texas Woman’s University and along some of Denton’s historical neighborhoods. It’s a social gathering as individual as each participant’s rhythmic pace. These Wednesday […]

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Denton Live Issue:
Jan-June 2015

Story by Megan Wardlaw
Photo of Firefighters’ Museum by Mike Mezeul. Photos of Beth Marie’s and Minifigs by Ranjani Groth.

Come on, Get Happy!

Denton is well-known for its music scene and creative culture. What some may not know is that the city is also rich in kids’ stuff for your little hipster-in-training: fun to-dos, interesting destinations and family-friendly adventures. Denton Firefighters’ Museum Delve into firefighting past and present at the Denton Firefighters Museum, downtown at Central Fire Station. […]

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Denton Live Issue:
Jan-June 2015

Story by Sonia Gomez
Photo of workshop by Byron Thompson
All other photos by Daniel Gonzalez

Become the Creator of Denton’s Next Masterpiece

Denton is a city well known for its thriving artistic community. The Denton square is a hotbed of creativity and local talent, and anyone who visits the area can learn hands-on how to create their own works of art. Downtown businesses offer affordable classes and workshops on everything from painting a canvas and furniture to […]

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