Blog Archive

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Dec 12

2018

Denton Dates: A Market, a Beer and a Whole Lot of Holiday Cheer

‘Twas the week (or so) before Christmas, and all through the town the wassail cups were empty, and no one felt down But alas, you need ideas for your partner or friend To make sure the Christmas joy never, ever ends So you’ve come to me: the Denton love guru To ensure your love is […]

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Tue

Nov 27

2018

Denton Holiday Shopping Guide: Jewelry Edition

The turkeys have been eaten, the stockings have been hung and Christmas has officially begun. You know what that means: It’s time for wassail! Oh, and shopping, too. Okay, so maybe shopping should come before wassail. We’ll call shopping 1a, and wassail 1b. Luckily, Denton makes it easy to enjoy both. That’s because — just […]

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Wed

Oct 17

2018

Denton Dates: A Geezer, a Brew and a Park Walk, Too

The most wonderful time of the year has finally arrived, my fellow Dentonites, and I don’t mean Christmas. No sir, it’s sweater season: the few months of the year where I can rock my ridiculously stylish, dad-esque pullovers alongside my sweater-loving fiance. That also means it’s time to get outside for another beautiful Denton Date. […]

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Wed

Sep 26

2018

Denton Dates: Ring in the Fall with Food, Football & a Must-See Festival

There’s something in the air around these parts. Is it love? UNT football hype? Or just a calming fall breeze? As it turns out, it’s all three! I usually reserve my enthusiasm and energy for wise, Denton-inspired dating advice, but Cupid has pierced me straight through the heart with a green-tinged, football-shaped arrow. Besides — […]

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Thu

Sep 06

2018

Arts and Autos is the Ultimate Dentoning Experience

My first car was a hand-me-down Ford Explorer: an old, rugged eyesore. The bumper sagged, the headlights were dim at best and years of wear and tear had turned the car a mysterious greyish color. Nevertheless, I loved that car, and I drove it like it was a classic bright red convertible jetting across Route […]

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Wed

Aug 22

2018

Denton Dates: Funnel Cakes, Rodeo and Music, Oh My!

This is the third column in an ongoing series by our Love Guru in Residence, Tyler Hicks, For other sage wisdom, guidance and romantic recommendations, read on here and here. No, Toto, we’re not in Kansas anymore — we’re in Denton, where, as the resident love guru, I have the lowdown on anything and everything […]

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Jul 25

2018

Denton Dates: Grub, Fun and an Escape from the Sun

This is the second column in an ongoing series by our Love Guru in Residence, Tyler Hicks, For other sage wisdom, guidance and romantic recommendations, read on here and here. As anyone who has gone outside in the last, oh, two months knows — it’s hot. Not typical Texas hot — unbearable, nigh unfathomable hot. […]

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Thu

Jul 12

2018

Say “I Do” to the Denton Bridal Show

After popping the question – on the Square, might I add, as only a true Denton Love Guru would do – I have now entered that phase of the engagement that many fret over: wedding planning. Heck, for most couples, that *is* the engagement – one venue tour, cake tasting and color conversation after the […]

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Jun 14

2018

Denton Dates: Tunes, Tapas & Top-Tier Beer

This is the inaugural column in an ongoing series by our Love Guru in Residence, Tyler Hicks, For other sage wisdom, guidance and romantic recommendations, read on here and here. Summer is the perfect time to get outdoors, get active and get to datin’. You may be married, involved in a long-term relationship or singling […]

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Wed

Apr 25

2018

Twilight Tunes: The Ultimate #Dentoning Experience

Everyone knows Denton is a musical town, and the heart of our town beats in tune with the many artists that call Denton home. There are a seemingly infinite number of ways to enjoy the soulful sounds of that musical heartbeat, but one of the best has to be the weekly Twilight Tunes event. Twilight […]

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