Denton Live Issue:
July-Dec 2017

The Great Denton Outdoors

“Go outside and play!” is one of every moms’ favorite sayings. Now, Denton’s got an event which every mom and environmentalist will approve of. On the last Saturday of September, Denton families, students, and residents gather on the banks of Lake Ray Roberts to enjoy a unique festival that raises awareness of the great Denton […]

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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:
July-Dec 2017

A dog’s howl-iday

Treat your pups at Dog Days of Denton He walked on the stage next to Lauri, eager to win. His usually scruffy, gray-white hair was slicked back. Though he looked his Sunday best, he was nervous about his performance, and worried about all the people watching.  The judges began reading his backstory and, with Lauri’s […]

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Denton Live Issue:
July-Dec 2017

A mix of fall

Denton goes all out for Halloween celebration Coffins careen down Hickory Street, probably the only time they were in a rush to get to their destination. Ghosties, ghoulies and puppets walk the streets with lanterns, accompanied by musicians. And a spookily funny band of misfits share poetry and song, taking you back to a time […]

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Denton Live Issue:
July-Dec 2017

Paranormal in Denton County: A Night at Goatman’s Bridge

The air is cold and harsh against your skin. It’s pitch black, the only light coming from your cell phone. Suddenly, there is a rustling in the bushes beside you. In your hand, a paranormal investigative meter starts to flicker, alerting you that there is a spirit nearby. Old Alton Bridge, or Goatman’s Bridge as […]

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Denton Live Issue:
July-Dec 2017

‘History and a whole lotta mystery’

As she talks, the scenery around you begins to transform. Paved streets and red lights fade away, even as the buildings remain the same. Bright neon is replaced by carved and painted wooden signs. Mesmerized by her stories, you follow her around the corner, as the parking spots and vehicles disappear and the smell of […]

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Denton Live Issue:
July-Dec 2017

From Highways to Hues

Aislynn Mossman has competed in every Chalk Fest since she was 15, but last year, she took a risk. In a race against the clock, she decided to change her design at the last minute. Just a few hours before the competition was supposed to begin, Aislynn stayed up late into the night, sketching a […]

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Denton Live Issue:
July-Dec 2017

Its Walls Do Talk

Courthouse-on-the-Square celebrates 120th anniversary Over the past 120 years, horses and carriages have given way to cars and buses, businesses have come and gone, and generations of people have lived here, proud to be Dentonites. While time has transformed this city into something much different than the frontier town it was back in 1897, one […]

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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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