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Jul 16

2018

#Dentoning this week – July 16, 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 16th DISCOVER DENTON WELCOME CENTER Morning Announcements Live with the DRC ART […]

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Apr 08

2018

“Travel Texas” Brings Group Travel Buyers to Denton

Texas has mystique. Unlike any other U.S. state, the outline of Texas alone is recognizable by just about anyone. When people see that outline, a series of images come immediately to mind: cowboys, horses, wide-open vistas, Dallas and football top the typical lists. Movies, books, music and folklore have romanticized these and other Texas attributes, […]

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Mar 25

2018

Life’s Better in a State of Travel

“Life’s Better in a State of Travel.” This is the Texas Travel Industry Association’s (TTIA) brand tagline. This column’s regular readers know I talk a lot about branding, how it’s much more than a mere logo. I frequently hone in on our Denton Original Independent brand and the facets that make it successful in the […]

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Feb 26

2018

#Dentoning this week – February 26, 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, FEBRUARY 26TH DISCOVER DENTON WELCOME CENTER Denton Radio in the Morning LIVE with […]

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Feb 12

2018

#Dentoning this week – February 12, 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, FEBRUARY 12TH DISCOVER DENTON WELCOME CENTER Denton Radio in the Morning LIVE with […]

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Jan 28

2018

Convention Center is good news for Denton

When my phone rang on Saturday afternoon a week ago, concern rippled through me. Just that morning, Denton had awakened to news of a second devastating fire downtown, this time the decades-old Nu-Art Printing and Bellissima Spa building on South Elm Street. Poised for a problem, I hurried to reach my phone before it went […]

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Jan 19

2018

‘A Game Changer’: the Embassy Suites by Hilton Denton Convention Center is now open!

After years of planning and just over 20 months of construction, the Embassy Suites by Hilton Denton Convention Center had its Denton Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday in Denton. City leaders, local business owners and community members showed up to celebrate the new jewel in the Denton hotel scene, including Mayor Chris Watts, […]

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Jan 08

2018

#Dentoning this week – January 8, 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, JANUARY 8TH DISCOVER DENTON WELCOME CENTER Denton Radio in the Morning LIVE with […]

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Dec 11

2017

#Dentoning this week – December 11, 2017

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, DECEMBER 11TH DISCOVER DENTON WELCOME CENTER Denton Radio in the Morning LIVE with […]

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Oct 15

2017

Locals Key to Convention Business, Part 2

Last week’s column congratulated the initiative of three Dentonites who partnered with the Denton Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) to bring new tourism to Denton. Joe Holland, Marvin Ruyle and Heather Gray rallied the state associations of organizations in which they are involved to host their conventions in our city. The combined attendance of their […]

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