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10 Ways to Start the School Year in Denton

With the end of summer comes the start of a new school year in Denton. Indeed, come August 23rd, the University of North Texas, Texas Woman’s University, and North Texas Central College will begin classes once more and be bustling with new and returning college students. While the courses this…

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Father’s Day Ideas: Dad-Approved Outings in Denton

Celebrate Father's Day on Sunday, June 20th Father's Day in Denton is full of adventures and experiences. Take dad to dinner, explore the great outdoors, find the perfect gift or attend one of the many events going on in Denton that weekend. Here are a few ideas he’s sure to love. Take Him…

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11 Denton Dates that Won't Break the Bank

Whether you live here or are visiting from the DFW metroplex, experiencing a romantic weekend in Denton doesn't have to break the bank. Here are some inexpensive ways to spend some quality time with your significant other and staying on budget is sweet and easy if you know where to go. Here are 11…

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Get in the Zone to plan your perfect #Dentoning event

What does a convention, a reunion and a birthday party have in common? These are all examples of gatherings one can plan during the annual Planner’s Zone! This year’s expo is set for Oct. 31 at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Denton Convention Center and promises to be a spookily good time! This annual…

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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…

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Everyone is a Philanthropist on North Texas Giving Day

Philanthropy. It’s a word that reads and sounds like something big, important and monied. Dictionary.com defines philanthropy as “altruistic concern for human welfare and advancement, usually manifested by donations of money, property, or work to needy persons, by endowment of institutions of…

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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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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…

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Welcome Home, Dentonites—Now Here’s Where to Celebrate

There’s something special about Homecoming week. It might be the pageantry, the traditions and the camaraderie you see. For some, it might even the football—if you haven't heard, our hometown Mean Green are doing pretty dang good this season. But for me, it’s the stories: The ones you hear from…

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