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Welcome Center Launches Denton-Centric Gift Service

Something new is happening at the Discover Denton Welcome Center (DDWC) in downtown Denton. Randi Sue Surratt joined the Denton Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) team in October 2016 as the DDWC Merchandising Manager. Store sales support about one-third of the DDWC’s operational costs, private…

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We had wassail, now see the results!

Wassail Weekend is something I have looked forward to every year since I was a student at Texas Woman’s University. Whenever I invite friends and family, the response is “What is Wassail?” Wassail is a drink very similar to apple cider. It gets its name from an old Norse phrase, meaning “good…

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Denton readies for two big kickoffs this weekend

Time is the elusive cat whose tail we cannot catch. That’s not a famous quote; it’s a genuine sentiment from my own head. Turning the page on my old-fashioned wall calendar, I am incredulous as I sit down to write about holiday shopping. Holiday. As in Christmas. As in, “didn’t we only just take…

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Discover Denton Launches Denton Ambassador Program

What makes Denton a great place to visit, live, work, and study? One of the most successful things we have done in Denton is opening the Discover Denton Welcome Center (DDWC). Here, we ensure that visitors, students, new residents and even long-time residents find the answer to these questions in a…

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'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…

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Dentoning the Mean Green Game Day way

Dentoning, a word common in Denton culture, means participation in any facet of Denton life. One such facet that gets the university crowds and community Dentoning like no other is Mean Green football. In 2014, the CVB and Mean Green Athletics teamed up with local businesses to create and promote a…

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Denton CVB wins at annual convention

Babe Ruth once said, “The way a team plays as a whole determines its success. You may have the greatest bunch of individual stars in the world, but if they don’t play together, the club won’t be worth a dime.” The Denton Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) staff is a collection of individual stars…

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Discover Denton Celebrates Birthday and Independence Day

Happy 4 th of July! This is one of my favorite holidays. I’m not sure how it became a favorite as a kid – perhaps gathering with family at the lake, eating watermelon, homemade ice cream and shooting fireworks. Wonderful memories, those are. As an adult, I think it’s more the patriotism that swells…

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#Dentoning, summer style

Headed to Denton to soak up those summer rays? There's so many ways to enjoy time with the family here in Lil' d while on a getaway the next few months. Here's some things you should know: As of June 1, there is a handheld ban in the City of Denton. This includes voice calls. However, if your phone…

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