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Julie Glover Awarded TDA’s Highest Individual Honor

It’s a bright, summer day in circa-1970s Denton, Texas. A couple of young teens are riding bicycles past the Denton Record-Chronicle heading west on Hickory Street, up the hill and toward the square. Two cars motor slowly east in their direction. A couple of pick-ups are parallel-parked on the…

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Addams Family brings spooktacular fun to MTD

It was a dark and stormy night. The sun had long given up trying to break through the thick clouds that hung over Denton, leaving the townsfolk to fight through the downpour on their own. How appropriate, I thought to myself. I was braving the storm only to enter into totally different type of…

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Dentoning this week

There’s always something happening in Denton! Our town is filled to the brim with creativity, unique stores and restaurants, talented musicians and it grows each and every day! Here’s what’s happening this week in Denton so you can plan your #Dentoning. MONDAY, OCTOBER 5TH Cosmic Visions: Works by…

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Oktoberfest weekend in Denton

I open my column today with a quote from History.com. “Bavarian Crown Prince Louis, later King Louis I of Bavaria, marries Princess Therese von Sachsen-Hildburghausen. The Bavarian royalty invited the citizens of Munich to attend the festivities, held on the fields in front of the city gates.” This…

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Back the Blue

When she was a young teen, I remember my daughter coming home from school one day in a T-shirt with the word ANARCHY in large letters across the front of it. “Take that shirt off!” I demanded immediately. “Where did you get it and why would you wear such a thing!” “Mom, it’s a band. Relax,” she…

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The Essence of Denton, Part II

You get an A+ for engagement, Dentonites. What a week this has been sorting through the fantastic responses to last week’s call for feedback. I asked you to describe the essence of Denton in your own words and way and you have diligently delivered. You have emailed, commented on my blog, and even…

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The Essence of Denton, Part I

"What IS the essence of Denton?" Barbara Hettinger, Denton resident since 1974, asked this question after reading last week's column about the ongoing comparison between Austin and Denton. The call for all Dentonites to step up and be ambassadors for our city resonated with her. She commented that…

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Keep Denton Denton

Denton is often compared to Austin. Our music scene, creative university influence, thriving arts culture, and our diverse population are some of the more common correlations we hear at the Convention & Visitors Bureau. Some of the more articulate analogies clarify similarities and differences with…

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Walter Mitty Seeking Denton

It’s Christmas night. Our kids have all grown up now and our traditions have morphed over the years since they left the nest. We moved from nobody-up-until-sunrise rules to sleeping in and opening presents when we get to them. Even when one or the other child is with us for the holiday, they…

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