One of our favorite things about living in Denton is its rich history. While Denton isn’t necessarily an old town compared to many, we’re only 170 years old, once you start digging we’re ripe with stories of families who have done some really neat things around town. This is one of the reasons we were so happy to see JT’s move to the corner of Elm and Oak this year - a cornerstone building of the square. Read on to find out exactly how long his family name has been in retail, and why we love to pop in for unique purchases.Read More
It's kind of nice to get an actual winter this year. Time to bundle up and get out there and catch the Holiday spirit while trying not to catch the flu.
The semester is wrapping up and the coffee shops are filled with students about to “flip out” over finals. Start thinking about those New Year's resolutions now, y'all. We are not short on opportunities to get involved in the community to make it a better place and we can’t think of a better city on earth to serve. Aside from that, there's plenty going on this week. Check out the ten events in the post below and start planning the next seven days of your life right now.Read More
It is officially almost Christmas, y'all. Do you have all of your shopping done? We don't either. Don't worry. You can get all of your non-online Christmas shopping done in Denton. Below are a few gift suggestions for your boyfriend, girlfriend, platonic buddy, parents, child, grandma, or even that one cool co-worker that helps you get through your day. All of them will help you spend your hard-earned dollars in town. If you have any local gifts you'd like to receive, let us know in the comments and maybe your sister-in-law will see it and buy it for ya!Read More
Step one: breathe. No, for real. Literally close your eyes right now and take a deep breath. This, my friends, will be the simplest and most helpful tool to get you through the stress (I mean joy?) of the holiday season. Whether your holidays consists of less than amicable family gatherings (that may or may not include food fights and yelling) or you’re just super busy with work and school – the holiday season can just be hard. Really hard. Like pass the eggnog and a 5th slice of pie hard. But it’s okay! I have some helpful tips on how to use yoga as a way to destress this holiday season.Read More
Skimmed is our weekly look at current cultural, business and political information in Denton that you probably want to know about. It is designed to be read in under five minutes and we even bolded the important stuff so you can skim it! This week, we discuss Aura Coffee, Denton County Brewing Company, Glen Farris' recent failed "Mannequin Challenge," and much more. Check it all out below.Read More
As the weather is finally changing, and the leaves have finally figured out it is indeed fall, so has the menu at Barley and Board. Don't worry, just a few minor adjustments here and there so that you can still have your burger, and your bacon wrapped dates too. Now, though, they've switched a few things up to really amp up the fall flavor.Read More
What We Did is our weekly roundup of a few of our photos that have been tagged with #WDDI recently on Instagram. Together, they give you a great idea of what all has been going on in town over the past week.
Below are 18 photos from the past seven days of life in Denton, TX including images from Friday's Denton Holiday Lighting Festival, Wassail Weekend, live music, Help-Portrait: Denton, and plenty of other seasonally-appropriate Christmastime photos.
If you'd like to be included in What We Did, tag your images with #WDDI on Instagram, and check back here next Monday. Search the hashtag #WDDI and check out all of the other photos that we were unable to include this week. Click the images below to be led back to the photographer's Instagram page.
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Y’all, it’s pretty much the most important day of the year and we can’t really think of anything past stuffing ourselves with all the wassail we can handle and watching our beloved Christmas Tree get lit as well. There will be the ultimate tagging opportunity at the lighting, so be there and tag your faces off.
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About 200 students staged a walkout Thursday afternoon, calling for UNT and TWU to become sanctuary campuses, protecting undocumented immigrants attending the university.Read More