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#Dentoning this week – October 16, 2017

There’s always something happening in Denton! Our town is filled to the brim with creativity, unique stores and restaurants, talented musicians and it grows each and every day! Here’s what’s happening this week in Denton so you can plan your #Dentoning. MONDAY, OCTOBER 16TH DISCOVER DENTON WELCOME CENTER Denton Radio in the Morning LIVE with […]

Published on: Mon, Oct 16, 2017

Locals Key to Convention Business, Part 2

Last week’s column congratulated the initiative of three Dentonites who partnered with the Denton Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) to bring new tourism to Denton. Joe Holland, Marvin Ruyle and Heather Gray rallied the state associations of organizations in which they are involved to host their conventions in our city. The combined attendance of their […]

Published on: Sun, Oct 15, 2017

Denton Haunts to Visit this Spooktober

Ditch the Pumpkin Spice Lattes friends, because it’s time for what October is really about: The haunted places and spaces that make our city scary fun. Okay, fine, you can still bring the lattes to the haunted attractions, but don’t blame me if you spill it during a scare. Denton is home to a host […]

Published on: Fri, Oct 13, 2017

‘Everyone loves to hear a good ghost story’

(Read our Denton Live story on Shelly Tucker and her background: ‘History and a whole lotta mystery’) The moon is clouded, but it doesn’t rain. It’s a fall breezy night. Well, sort of. It’s chilly, but it’s also warm. It’s the kind of unnerving weather in which you’d want to hear stories from beyond the grave. A group of about 22 people […]

Published on: Tue, Oct 10, 2017

Meet the 2018 Dog Days Spokesdog

The 2018 Dog Days of Denton Spokesdog was crowned Saturday at the North Texas Fairgrounds. This is Ice, a purebred Siberian Husky. Ice is going to be seven in January but he his owner, Lyndon Villone, has had him since he was four and a half weeks old. Ice is truly a part of Lyndon’s […]

Published on: Mon, Oct 09, 2017

#Dentoning this week – October 9, 2017

There’s always something happening in Denton! Our town is filled to the brim with creativity, unique stores and restaurants, talented musicians and it grows each and every day! Here’s what’s happening this week in Denton so you can plan your #Dentoning. MONDAY, OCTOBER 9TH DISCOVER DENTON WELCOME CENTER Denton Radio in the Morning LIVE with […]

Published on: Mon, Oct 09, 2017

Locals Key to Convention Business, Part 1

Joe Holland is a Dentonite. He is a Denton County Justice of the Peace and owns a bicycle shop. Joe is a member of the Denton Breakfast Kiwanis club. Marvin Ruyle is a Dentonite. A letter carrier for the U.S. Postal Service, Marvin delivers mail right here in Denton. He is a member of the […]

Published on: Sun, Oct 08, 2017

Twilight Tunes: Backstage with Your Favorite Concert Series

It’s always been free, but it hasn’t always been hoppin’. When the Twilight Tunes concert series started in 1994, funding — and thus awareness — was low, and local artists weren’t too jazzed (pun intended) about participating in the shows. What a difference over two decades makes. “Over the years, it’s grown into one of […]

Published on: Fri, Oct 06, 2017

Behind the scenes with Mean Green Football’s loudest fan

“Fire in the hole!” “Fire in the hole!” “Fire in the hole!” With the third warning, a thunderous noise boomed through the stadium and white smoke hung in the air. Yells of enthusiasm filled the green and white’s territory as the start of a Mean Green football game had been announced by Boomer the cannon. […]

Published on: Thu, Oct 05, 2017

Cody Relinquishes Leash

Cody arrived for his final picture shoot sporting a dapper blue and green button-down shirt. His curly hair was combed back although some dropped casually down in front of his eyes. Stray wisps of gray and white curled around his neck and framed a little bow tie. Although he was not wearing his signature clown costume, he was just as irresistible. Oh, and huggable! Why are little dogs in clothes […]

Published on: Wed, Oct 04, 2017

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