Blog Archive

Fri

Apr 28

2017

¡Viva Denton!

Spring festivals in Denton don’t wear us out, they just ignite our festive spirits.  Our sights are quickly set on the next fiesta and right now, that would be Cinco de Mayo.  Images of margaritas, guacamole, and mariachi immediately flood our party planning minds.  But before we head out to the fiesta, let’s do a […]

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Fri

Oct 21

2016

Selena among Texas Women’s Hall of Fame in Denton

Selena was one of five women that were inducted into the Texas Women’s Hall of Fame today at Texas Woman’s University. The permanent exhibit is housed in Hubbard Hall on TWU’s Denton Campus.  How excited was I when I found out the news?  Enough to encourage the entire office in a Bidi Bidi Bom Bom […]

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Thu

Apr 28

2016

A Gladiator in the Tourism Industry: Kim Phillips is honored with the Gene Phillips Hospitality Award

Those of us who know Kim Phillips, Vice President of the Denton Convention & Visitor Bureau, realize that she is no shy individual.  She’s quick to introduce herself, make connections and network.  That’s not just fancy, mixer-type jargon that she uses lightly either.  If she has introduced herself and spent time getting acquainted with you, […]

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Thu

Jan 28

2016

DBFF: T-Rex: A Female Boxer’s Fight

By Veronica Maldonado I’m not a fan of boxing. In my eyes, a fight is a defensive mechanism, not a sport.  In fact, the only entertainment I get from a boxing match is watching my best friend’s family watch a match. In those occasions, I can chuckle quite a bit. But I found T-Rex, a documentary about a […]

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Wed

Dec 30

2015

Denton Bridal Show: Wedding Questions Answered

The engagement photos are published online.  Congratulations are flooding in like flower petals falling from the sky.  Yes, your joyous moment is everything you’ve dreamed about and so much more. Prince Charming and you are ready to ride off into the sunset to enjoy your Happily Ever After. And then it happens.  Like the sound […]

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Mon

Sep 28

2015

Dog Days of Denton announces the 2015-16 Spokesdog

While Dog Days 2015 is under wraps, no need to make an abrupt stop on cute dog pictures. In fact, Dog Days of Denton plans to continue to crush on Man’s Best Friend.  While we bid farewell to last year’s spokesdog, Banjo, they welcomed the 2015-2016 spokesdog Lager who will carry the torch on all […]

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Wed

Mar 25

2015

BEST WESTERN PREMIER Crown Chase Inn & Suites: A Denton Environmental Steward

Originally published on Denton Chamber of Commerce blog. The City of Denton’s numerous initiatives and programs that promote environmental awareness and protection are the catalyst to encouraging its citizens and businesses to eagerly participate and go green. While BEST WESTERN PREMIER Crown Chase Inn & Suites in Denton was already recycling, they recently became the first Denton […]

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Tue

Feb 17

2015

Camp 72’s Quest for Justice and Healing at Thin Line

I didn’t want to watch Camp 72 because I knew it would be an emotional ride.  I didn’t want to watch a documentary about rape, murder and war.  I usually feel angry and am ready to take up arms to fight whatever evil is portrayed as the villain destroying human spirit.  Only to later feel […]

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Mon

Feb 16

2015

Ghosts on a Mountain at Thin Line

Any farmer can tell you that any kind of agricultural employment is not a glamorous one.  Ghosts on a Mountain, a short doc which will debut with a Texas Premiere at Thin Line, shows the hidden lifestyle of migrant workers who tend sheep in the American West. When employers advertise for help and no one […]

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Mon

Feb 02

2015

Gridiron Sweethearts at Denton’s Thin Line

Have Friday night lights always been solely about football? If you’ve ever been part of a drill or dance team or you have a young dancer at home, Sweethearts of the Gridiron is the girl doc at Thin Line  that you must attend. I vaguely recall our drill team sponsor mentioning the Rangerettes but I’m sure […]

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