Blog Header

CVB Credits Carpenter for its Start

Denton: circa 1976. City population was 45,000; Denton County’s 110,000. Downtown Denton was quiet and sleepy. Parking wasn’t a problem and traffic jams were something that happened in “big cities.” In 1976, Denton had three hotels, one high school, two universities half the size they are today, and…

Read More

Homewood Suites Debuts New Look

Homewood Suites, a four-story, 107-suite property, has completed a renovation of all guest suites and public space. “Our renovation transformation reflects our continual commitment to deliver guests the highest quality accommodations, service and convenience they have come to expect from staying at…

Read More

Denton Thrives As Destination for The Arts

What do Denton's Day of the Dead Festival, the Arts Walk of Fame and Artists Enclave of Denton County have in common? All three involve varied artistic expressions, broad community wide support and a host of behind the scenes volunteers. Let me jump right into the middle of the creative sandbox…

Read More

Time to Come Home

Remember "The Wizard of Oz?" Dorothy's black and white everyday life bursts into brilliant technicolor as soon as the cyclone drops the old Kansas farmhouse alongside the yellow brick road in a land among people the likes of which she'd never seen. I feel today a bit like Dorothy. The sun sets in a…

Read More

Discover Denton Welcome Center Vision Fulfilled

Years ago I attended a seminar where the speaker talked about vision. He didn’t talk about the things we wish for, dreams we hope might come true some day. Vision is bigger. It is an ideal that settles itself in your heart, in the depths of your being. It contours how you see your tomorrows. Though…

Read More

The Unicorn Lake Series is Back!

Last summer we launched the very first Unicorn Lake Summer Concert Series and now WE ARE BACK!!! For six weeks we are bringing some of the best bands that Denton has to offer so we can fill the Unicorn Lake area with as much music as possible! Unicorn Lake is full of incredible shops like Rising…

Read More