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Tyler Hicks

Love at First Sight: Tour Denton’s Murals

“You have to see them.” It was my first month in Denton, and my friend was beside himself. “How could you not have seen them already? Have you been living under a rock?” In a way, yes. I was in grad school, which meant my days were consumed by papers — either my own, or those written by the students…

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Off the Eaten Path: Caffeinated Denton

You didn’t think we were done, did you? Sure, I covered Asian cuisine and bountiful breakfasts, but no series on food and drink would be complete without the nectar of the gods: coffee. As an avid coffee drinker, I’m familiar with the ins and outs of coffee creation. You get your pod, your Keurig…

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Celebrate the Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum as it Turns 40

The Square means a lot to me. It’s the first place I visited in Denton. It’s the place where I got engaged. And, most importantly, it’s the place where I go for my mandatory, doctor-recommended mountain of garlic parmesan fries at LSA Burger. But the Square is home to much more than health food…

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Off the Eaten Path: Breakfast Edition

We’ve explored Asian cuisine. We’ve blazed the burger trails. But no food blog would be complete without a thorough discussion of the most important meal of the day: Mimosa hour, known to some as “breakfast.” We way disagree on the correct term for this essential meal, but there’s no denying…

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Off the Eaten Path: Five Asian Restaurants Worth Trying

It may sound like a cool new Vin Diesel-Duff Goldman vehicle, but Off the Eaten Path is my new series on the food spots at which you must dine in Denton. I’m taking a break from my Love Guru ways to tell you where to find the hidden gems of Denton cuisine. We all know the classics and the staples…

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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…

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DBFF: “The Voiceless” Provides a Light in the Darkness

All eyes were fixed on the red carpet during the run-up to last weekend’s Golden Globe Awards, but this year it wasn’t the Oscar de la Renta gowns that took center stage. In a beautiful display of unity, all male and female attendees wore black to support the survivors who have recently come forward…

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