You are here
Home > Lifestyle > Community (Page 3)

Local Business Gives Back to Community

Communities in Need At any given point in time, there are people who get by with less than the bare necessities, people who live in inhospitable conditions and people without homes at all. Although not many people pay it any mind, there are people in need everywhere, and one local Denton

Denton square recovering from 4-alarm holiday fire

Denton residents woke up the day after Christmas to unexpected news: in the early morning, the Downtown Mini Mall II had been engulfed in flames. The similar memories for longtime residents, as 23 years ago a fire on the west side of the square destroyed three businesses.   For 37 years,

We are TWU…

These stories are a part of an in-depth series focusing on how labels define us, how we embrace them and how they create cages for us. The hot topics of gender, sex and race have been at the forefront of many social disagreements. The goal of this project was to

Drinking in Denton

It’s no lie that Denton is home to some pretty unique places to go after dark and catch a drink. However, if the crowded and loud bar isn’t your style check out some local brewhouses where you can easily walk to the bathroom and not have to wait in a

Sydney Santschi: Writing a better future for herself

Senior English major Sydney Santschi lights up every classroom she is in. The joy Santschi receives through learning is infectious, and between her cheerful engagement with her classmates and her insistence on reading British poetry in a British accent, she appears to be the model of the successful student. In many

Unleash your imagination at First Friday

If you are looking to unlock your inner creative side or enhance your already unlocked creative side, First Friday in Denton is the place to be. Every first Friday of every month, Denton hosts an event where businesses and galleries come and host activities for whomever to come and try. Some shops stay

Halloween Activities in Denton

Halloween is just about here, and Denton residents have a number of choices for fun over the weekend and through the holiday. Halloween Harvest at the Denia Rec Center 10/27             This Friday at 6 p.m., residents can head over to the Denia Rec Center at 1001 Parvin St. to take part

Not your Ordinary Halloween Attraction

One of the first legends individuals hear when they first become residents of Denton is the legend of Goat Man’s bridge, and with Halloween being right around the corner there is no better time than now to retell the classic Denton horror story that is the Goat Man. The goat man

Ghosts of Denton

Goblins, vampires, werewolves, bats, zombies and witches are all spooky creatures that tend to come out on All Hallows Eve, but did you know that Denton is the homeland for many ghostly encounters? If you are looking for a ghostly tour with loads of information, Shelly Tucker leads ghost tours through

Movie Night at TWU Featuring Beauty and the Beast

Take a look at your calendar and mark off Friday, Oct. 27 at 7 p.m. because the Dallas Student Life is hosting a movie night for you. The feature film that will be playing is the newly adapted Beauty and Beast. SGA Vice President Jaeden Wiseman said that the motive behind

Scary Fun at The Parker House

With Halloween just around the corner, there is a place here in Denton that is scary enough for you to check out if you are looking for some terror – The Parker House.   What is so special about Parker’s house? Well, it used to be an old-fashioned funeral home before the 1940’s

Denton Community Market: Something for every Dentonite

First opening in April, 2010, the Denton Community Market has grown into an event that is woven into the fabric of Denton. What was once a monthly event with 15 vendors has blossomed into a weekly gathering of the Denton community that boasts an average of 70 vendors every Saturday from

Backyard on Bell

It is Friday night and you are looking for somewhere to go and have some fun. The question is where do you go when you are a broke college student who also has some assignments you really need to do?  Going out can be hard for any student because of the

A Town That Runs Together Stays Together

  It is no secret that staying physically active is the key to a healthy lifestyle, however there are some individuals who lack the motivation or the support required to maintain a recurring physical activity.   If you are looking to get started or simply add on to your physical activity, the Denton Area Running Club can be the

Community yoga gives back

Karma Yoga of Denton is a great way for beginner yogis and long-time yogis to come together and do what they love most: yoga. According to their website, “Karma is one single continuous circle. One act of selflessness inspiring others.”     Through Karma Yoga, you are not only practicing the calming art of yoga, but you are

Denton Parks and Rec offers ultimate cheap date

Broke and bored is a state of mind most college students can relate to.   The majority of entertainment is costly or inconvenient, but Denton Parks and Rec is hosting Free Movies in the Park on Fridays: Sept. 22, Oct. 20 and Oct. 27. The movies being shown are “The Boss Baby” on Sept. 22, “Guardians of