Blog Archive

Thu

Jun 27

2019

Behind the Scenes with the Diablos Harbingers

Many of you may know that Denton is now home to a great National Premier Soccer League team, the Denton Diablos! In their first season, the Diablos have already hit the ground running, scoring goals and exciting fans. The Diablos season is almost finished (final home game is Saturday!) but we’re going to take you […]

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Tue

Jun 25

2019

Hotel Spotlight: Hilton Garden Inn Denton

Welcome to our newest blog segment: the Denton Hotel Spotlight! We will be spotlighting our fantastic hotels and their amenities. Our in-depth look will give visitors a first-hand view of the hotels available in Denton. Join us as we go behind-the-scenes at Denton’s Hilton Garden Inn as Director of Sales & Marketing Bianca Phelps walks […]

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Wed

Apr 17

2019

Still time to see Materials Hard + Soft at Greater Denton Arts Council

The Greater Denton Arts Council (GDAC) strives to put on unique shows. But the contemporary show, Materials Hard + Soft, is one of their most popular every year. The show, which showcases pieces created in the last two years in a craft medium (clay, glass, fiber, metal, wood or mixed media), has art lovers of […]

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Tue

Feb 26

2019

Pops Carter sculpture restored to former glory

You can keep a bluesman down, but not out. This week, after more than a year of painstaking restoration work, the sculpture of Pops Carter will be rededicated in its new home at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center (PAAC), located at 400 E Hickory. The sculpture, which was created by Denton artist Christie A. Wood, was […]

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Wed

Sep 05

2018

Kick back with a glass of amber deliciousness in Denton

Here in Denton, we have discussed the many places to grab your favorite craft beer. For those who love their margaritas, we’ve pointed out the spots to get a delicious infusion of tequila. But sorely missing is something for those of us who love a neat pour of our favorite whiskey. As the CVB’s resident […]

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Sun

Aug 12

2018

Renowned International Bloggers Come for North Texas Fair

When it kicks off this coming Friday, August 17, the North Texas Fair & Rodeo (NTFR) will open for the 90th year, making it Denton’s oldest, most-beloved festival. Lasting nine days and nights, it is also Denton’s longest event. More than 120,000 people attend the fair each year, many from out of town. This is […]

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Fri

Jun 15

2018

Get an inside look at the new Alamo Drafthouse Denton

We’ve steadily watched it progress from a slab to walls to the giant CINEMA sign being hung outside. Our wait is almost over – Alamo Drafthouse announced that they are planning to open their doors Monday, June 18! Each Alamo Drafthouse has a theme, and the Alamo Drafthouse Denton is no different. Playing off of the […]

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Fri

Jan 19

2018

‘A Game Changer’: the Embassy Suites by Hilton Denton Convention Center is now open!

After years of planning and just over 20 months of construction, the Embassy Suites by Hilton Denton Convention Center had its Denton Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday in Denton. City leaders, local business owners and community members showed up to celebrate the new jewel in the Denton hotel scene, including Mayor Chris Watts, […]

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Fri

Jan 12

2018

DBFF: History of black community in Denton front and center in art exhibit Freedman’s Town 2.0

Later this month, the Denton Black Film Festival will open with four days of film about the black experience. The vast majority of these films highlight situations faced outside of Texas, and some were even filmed outside of the United States. But what of the stories of Dentonites? Since its inception, Denton Black Film Festival […]

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Wed

Nov 15

2017

Dance (and eat) the night away with Lil’d NYE

I can’t believe it either – but we’re officially in the final days of 2017. (Hey, we’re under 50 days, so it counts.) With all of the hustle and bustle (and stress and cleaning and coordinating holiday schedules), often we don’t start thinking about our New Year’s Eve plans until, oh, December 27. It’s time […]

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