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Get more than rocks this Halloween

Gone are the days of the crew of Peanuts, who set out every year sans-parents with their paper bags, excited to see what their neighborhood had in store for candy and homemade goodies ("I got three cookies!" "I got a popcorn ball!" "I got a rock.") Thankfully, we live in Denton, where there is no…

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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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Hear the stories of Denton's ghostly inhabitants

Every Friday and Saturday night, a group of people move from place to place around the Square. But these intrepid people aren’t looking for cocktails. They’re searching for spirits of a different kind. Since 2012, storyteller Shelly Tucker has been leading tour groups around the Denton Square…

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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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Original and Independent Interests Converge in Denton

Something wonderful about being Original Independent Denton is that our original, independent ideals, interests and expressions often occur simultaneously. This means no one can ever claim boredom in Denton. It also means that on some calendar dates, Denton is the center of a festival kaleidoscope…

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Saturdays in the UNT Art Galleries Series: Theater

Have you had a chance to take your family to one of UNT's Saturdays in the Art Galleries event? The next event is coming up on Saturday, November 8 from 1-3 p.m. Join art education students from the UNT chapter of the National Art Education Association as they teach children about the art on…

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GreenFest on the Greenbelt at Lake Ray Roberts 2014

The Greenbelt Alliance of Denton County, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation of the Lake Ray Roberts Greenbelt Park, today announced the Third Annual GreenFest on the Greenbelt being held Saturday, September 27, 2014 from 12:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at Greenbelt Park on FM 455…

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Holidays with the Family

The Courthouse-on-the-Square makes preparations for the Holiday Lighting Festival. Hooray for the holidays!! You might be wondering what activities there are to do around Denton with your family. Maybe a more appropriate question to ask is, "How awesome is this town?" There are so many special…

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Sweet Rewards

Maybe your kids got some good grades on their report cards. Maybe it's a rainy day and you're looking for something different from the usual. Or, maybe you just want to find an inexpensive way to do something special! What to do around town? Denton Square Donuts is a great place to visit! They are…

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