Blog Archive

Mon

Apr 01

2019

#Dentoning this week – April 1, 2019

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, APRIL 1st LIVE MUSIC Open Mic Night @ LSA Burger TWU Musical Annual […]

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Thu

Mar 28

2019

Denton Community Market celebrates 10 years

Saturday, April 6th will be the biggest Opening Day yet for the Denton Community Market, as we celebrate our 10th-year anniversary! The Historical Park of Denton County is the place to be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. as the market opens its doors for the start of its season at 317 W. Mulberry Street. […]

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Mon

Mar 25

2019

Celebrate the Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum as it Turns 40

The Square means a lot to me. It’s the first place I visited in Denton. It’s the place where I got engaged. And, most importantly, it’s the place where I go for my mandatory, doctor-recommended mountain of garlic parmesan fries at LSA Burger. But the Square is home to much more than health food. It’s […]

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Mon

Mar 04

2019

#Dentoning this week – March 4, 2019

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, MARCH 4th DISCOVER DENTON WELCOME CENTER Morning Announcements ART EXHIBITS Tignon by Chesley […]

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Tue

Feb 26

2019

Pops Carter sculpture restored to former glory

You can keep a bluesman down, but not out. This week, after more than a year of painstaking restoration work, the sculpture of Pops Carter will be rededicated in its new home at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center (PAAC), located at 400 E Hickory. The sculpture, which was created by Denton artist Christie A. Wood, was […]

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Sun

Dec 16

2018

Retirement Next in Chuck Carpenter Story

John Steinbeck first brought Route 66 to life in his 1939 Pulitzer Prize-winning fiction novel The Grapes of Wrath, a sad saga of Tom Joad and his family trying to escape The Great Depression’s grip after losing their farm to the Dust Bowl. The story is about their difficult journey to California along Route 66, […]

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Wed

Oct 17

2018

Denton Dates: A Geezer, a Brew and a Park Walk, Too

The most wonderful time of the year has finally arrived, my fellow Dentonites, and I don’t mean Christmas. No sir, it’s sweater season: the few months of the year where I can rock my ridiculously stylish, dad-esque pullovers alongside my sweater-loving fiance. That also means it’s time to get outside for another beautiful Denton Date. […]

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Mon

Oct 01

2018

#Dentoning this week – October 1, 2018

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 1st DISCOVER DENTON WELCOME CENTER Morning Announcements Live with the DRC ART […]

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Sun

Sep 30

2018

The Limelight is on Us, Denton. Find Out Why.

The speaker was just beginning his presentation when he did it. “Does anyone in here know what this is?” he asked the 50-some-odd Texas Travel Summit attendees in the breakout session. He held up his right hand, fingers positioned in what sure looked to me like an eagle claw. Beaming, he clicked to advance the […]

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Horse Country, Denton TX

Sun

Sep 23

2018

A Legacy and a Dream Pave Way for the Future

Seemingly unrelated events sometimes connect in surprising ways. It is often only in hindsight that we see how. “He is the last of the true cowboys – tough, full of grit, but always a gentleman,” a friend recently said about Weldon Burgoon. Tomorrow morning, Denton’s most famous cowboy will be laid to rest. Weldon Burgoon […]

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