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Denton County Veterans Day Salute

Veterans Day seems a perfect opportunity to look back on the truly unique contributions and characters from Denton history as a salute to our family and friends who served in the U.S. Armed Services. Some folks may not realize that Veterans Day was actually the 1938 rebranding of Armistice Day, the…

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Denton's Most Haunted Places

You don't have to wait for Halloween to have a spooky adventure. With a rich history and everchanging landscape, Denton has all of the ingredients needed to make it the most haunted destination in North Texas. Whether you're planning a Haunted Road Trip or just a looking for an excuse to go ghost…

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Holiday Open House – Ready or Not, It’s Time to Shop!

It’s a warm, muggy Denton day in November. As I am writing this week’s column, I feel a bit like one of the forgotten on the Island of Misfit Toys that Santa passed over on the old “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” animated holiday TV special; except it’s fall and not Santa that seems to have passed…

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Aqua Pop Joins Mean Green Game Day

Saturday is another Mean Green Game Day in Denton. It’s a 6 p.m. kickoff, which means plenty of time for hanging out downtown and tailgating before the game. Last week, game day shuttles were upped from two to four, thanks to Mean Green Game Day transportation sponsor, Jagoe-Public. Fans love the…

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The Denton CVB Turns 40

“This agreement made and entered into this 6 th day of January, 1976, by and between the City of Denton, Texas, a Municipal Corporation, hereinafter called “City”, and the Denton Chamber of Commerce, a non-profit corporation chartered under the Laws of the State of Texas, hereinafter called…

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Maybe Christmas Means a Little Bit More

Last Christmas, this happened. Like many people the week before Christmas, I was dashing around, trying to get last-minute holiday preparations wrapped up. The radio was on as I drove between errands. I was checking to dos off the list in my head when I heard the voice. “This morning, you brushed…

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CVB Takes State VIP #dentoning

It started with a tweet. “Congrats on the job. You should check out Denton soon.” “How about next week?” came the quick response. Wendy Haun, Digital Marketing Coordinator on the Denton CVB team, was ecstatic. “He says he’d like to visit Denton next week!” she shouted. The rest of us stopped in the…

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Mean Green Game Day is Winning

Everyone is talking about it. Not enough touchdowns. A head coach change mid-season. It has looked to laymen like an unusual flurry of activity in what is obviously not the Mean Green’s most stellar season. I’ll be honest: I don’t know the whys about all that. I can talk with authority about how…

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