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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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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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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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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

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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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Sep 10

2018

#Dentoning this week – Sept. 10, 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, SEPTEMBER 10th DISCOVER DENTON WELCOME CENTER Morning Announcements Live with the DRC ART […]

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Aug 26

2018

O’Neil Ford Exhibit and Self-Guided Tour Open this Friday

We see them when we drive downtown. Many people frequent them: some for business, others for leisure, educational or even spiritual pursuits. Some just stay because they live there. They are buildings scattered around Denton. Denton City Hall. Emily Fowler Library. The Denton Civic Center. First Christian Church. The Little Chapel in-the-woods on TWU’s campus. […]

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Jul 02

2018

#Dentoning this week – July 2, 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, JULY 2ND DISCOVER DENTON WELCOME CENTER Morning Announcements Live with the DRC ART […]

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Jul 01

2018

Discover Denton Celebrates Two Years on the 4th of July

Happy 4th of July! This is one of my favorite holidays. When I was a kid, this day was about our core family of six piling into the station wagon to join the big family at Papa’s lakehouse, where we played with cousins, ate watermelon, made homemade ice cream and shot fireworks off over the […]

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Jun 25

2018

#Dentoning this week – June 25, 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, JUNE 25TH DISCOVER DENTON WELCOME CENTER Denton Radio in the Morning Live with […]

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