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North Texas Fair & Rodeo Opens This Friday

In September of 1897, Denton was a booming town of about 2,500 people clustered around what is still the heart of Denton, our downtown square. Things looked a lot different then. Our beloved 1896 Courthouse-on-the-Square was brand-spankin’ new. Both of our universities were still…

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Original Independent Masterpiece

My mother believes in the power of art, that it broadens our minds and enhances our overall life experience. While we were growing up, she saw to it that we kids were exposed to live theatre, concerts, orchestras, and museums as the family budget could afford. And it didn’t stop there. I took piano…

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All War Memorial in Denton’s Living Room

It is Memorial Day, a fitting time to take notice of a significant piece of art situated right in the middle of our living room. The courthouse square in downtown Denton is often referred to by Dentonites as the living room of our city. It’s an appropriate description of the place where Denton’s…

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Shop Denton this Holiday Season

Strings of street lights Even stop lights Blink a bright red and green As the shoppers rush home with their treasures… That time of year has come…what do I get that one aunt that I only see once a year? How do I decide on just one (or two or three) things to get my best friend or significant other…

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