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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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Original Independent Starts with Mama

This coming Friday, my mama turns 77 years old. I write this column every week to talk about Denton. Here, we discuss the stuff that makes Denton Denton. People. Events. Our sense of place. My mom has never lived in Denton. She’s an East Texas girl who married an East Texas boy, and together they…

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The Packing Dilemma: how to travel light

Meet the world's worst packer: me. I have serious commitment issues when it comes to choosing what I might maybe potentially possibly want to wear three days from now and God forbid there's a major weather change and I'm not prepared for rain, cold, hot, windy or snowy days. It's too much pressure…

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Let's talk about love

Let’s talk about love. Valentine’s Day is next weekend. It’s a time for lovers to celebrate each other and “this thing” they share together. Florists will deliver hundreds of roses. Hallmark will make a mint on cards. Children will head off to school with little valentines for their classmates and…

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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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The Community behind Denton's Day of the Dead

For most, Halloween is about dressing up in costume and eating so many sweets that dentists are kept busy for the rest of the calendar year. But for others, the celebrated holiday, Día de los Muertos, is about honoring the spirits of loved ones. Through November 2, the Greater Denton Arts Council…

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La Comunidad detrás del Día de los Muertos en Denton

Para la mayoría, Halloween se trata de vestirse con traje y comer tantos dulces que los dentistas se mantienen ocupados durante el resto del año. Pero para otros, la fiesta celebrada, Día de los Muertos, se trata de honrar a los espíritus de los seres queridos. El Consejo de las Artes de Denton…

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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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