Denton Live Issue:
Featured, July-Dec 2018

Take Home or Make Your Own Piece of Denton

The walls are filled with bright and colorful artwork. Each piece is a physical representation of the talent many Dentonites possess. Owner Robin Huttash opened A Creative Art Studio to inspire support for local art and in turn, the artistic hub brought Denton’s creativity to life. The gallery features affordable artwork from 45 local artists. […]

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Denton Live Issue:
Featured, July-Dec 2018

Children’s Museum gets rid of ‘Don’t Touch’ rule

Denton has everything. A great music scene, food of every kind, craft beer and not one, but two universities. And soon, Denton will have a children’s museum. Opening Fall of 2018, Explorium Denton Children’s Museum brings learning and fun together. The mission? Disregard the usual ‘don’t touch’ rules and teach kiddos through interaction instead. Located […]

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Denton Live Issue:
Featured, July-Dec 2018

Denton’s newest Asian restaurant brings a taste of Tokyo Ramen to town

Stepping inside Hanabi Ramen & Izayaka is like being transported to an entirely different time and place. The restaurant’s minimalistic décor, the complex and enticing smells drifting from the kitchen, and the large family-style tables in the center of the dining room work together to create a unique dining experience. In fact, letting their patrons […]

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Denton Live Issue:
July-Dec 2018

A Very Merry #Dentoning

Think Norman Rockwell Christmas calendar or 1940s-era Saturday Evening Post cover. That’s downtown Denton during the holiday season. Denton’s 2018 holiday season opens Nov. 10-11 with Denton Main Street Association’s Holiday Open House. This is a chance to stay ahead of the crowds and shop downtown Denton for totally unique holiday décor and one-of-a kind […]

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Denton Live Issue:
July-Dec 2018

It’s Official: Denton is Music Friendly

It started with a tweet. “Congrats on the new job! You should check out Denton soon.” “How about next week?” came the quick response. Wendy Haun, Digital Marketing Coordinator on the Denton CVB team was ecstatic. “He says he’d like to visit Denton next week!” she shouted. High-fives and hoorahs all around, everyone began talking […]

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Denton Live Issue:
Jan-June 2018

Nostalgia in color

The exterior window is plastered with a door design that changes by season. A large head of an old-time delivery man is posted in the left side of the window, staring at passers by. Walking in the store we are greeted by the shop’s weird, imaginative décor. There’s an Indian figure with lollipops as the […]

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Denton Live Issue:
Jan-June 2018

The Short List

“Sometimes, I just sit and watch people enjoying the festival.” Carol Short walks around the brightly lit office of the Denton Festival Foundation, recalling her favorite musical acts from the annual Denton Arts and Jazz Festival by peering at the patchwork of colorful posters that adorn the walls, jogging her memory of 38 years of […]

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Denton Live Issue:
Jan-June 2018

A safe haven

Opening night was brisk, somewhere in the mid-40s, but if the chilly weather scared anyone away from showing up, you wouldn’t know it from the line that formed outside the Campus Theatre. The queue of people stretched down Hickory, turned on to Elm and came to an end near First People’s Jewelers. And that was […]

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Denton Live Issue:
Jan-June 2018

A DIME a dozen

Locally-sourced store shows best of Denton’s character Every day, they welcome people into their home, a small stone building on Locust Street with teal trim along the roof. The outside though, doesn’t compare in the slightest to what’s inside. The front door creaks as you enter. As soon as it swings open a soothing aroma […]

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Denton Live Issue:
Jan-June 2018

‘It’s going to be fantastic’

Local postman ready to show off hometown to state brethren “Do you want a frosty mug or plastic, Marvin?” Patrick Webb asks his guest. “Why, a frosty mug, of course,” answers Denton postman Marvin Ruyle. The jukebox against the wall was lit up, playing songs from the 1950’s. The place hasn’t changed much since Marvin […]

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