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Parked on the Hickory Street issue

Cars parked street-side on a two-lane downtown street.

The conflict of rebuilding Hickory Street to create a bike lane has recently come to a dead stop. Many business owners along Hickory who will lose parking space if the bike lane is built have been debating supporters of the lane and fighting for their parking spots. All road construction along West Hickory

Modern-day metamorphosis

Owner of Big Mike’s Coffee Shop Kim McKibben wanted to change the look and branding of the space since she bought it from Mike Sutton in 2014. Now, two years later, Big Mike’s is getting a new name: Aura Coffee—what McKibben hopes will embrace the Denton atmosphere. According to General Manager

Denton soup kitchen to host Thanksgiving

Dentonites who do not have the means to provide themselves with a Thanksgiving meal this holiday can find assistance from local church outreach ministries. St. Andrews Presbyterian Church’s soup kitchen, Our Daily Bread, has served the Denton County homeless population since 2000 and according to their website, has served 556,474 meals

Denton Honkytonk bar November lineup

Gaelic Storm Gaelic Storm will provide a distinctive style of music Fri., Nov. 4. The Celtic genre band is most known for their appearance on the 1997 film, “Titanic,” where they played “Irish Party in Third Class,” which can be found on their 1998 “Herding Cats” album. Gaelic Storm will go

Zera’s Shopping Extravaganza

Zera Coffee Company, a local coffee shop less than a mile from TWU, will host a silent auction to support their business Saturday, Nov. 5 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.. Vendors at the auction will include big name companies like Mary Kay Cosmetics and local shops like The Mink Chair.

Beer for All

First Friday Denton is a day for art-lovers and discount-lovers alike to rejoice in merriment on the square. Every first Friday of the month, local businesses, artists and musicians come together for a night of food, friends and beer. Most activities take place between the hours of 6 - 10

Halloween Happenings

Parker House When: Open through Oct. 31, varying times What: Haunted house attraction in former “Parker’s Funeral Home” Where: 8550 West University Dr. Cost: $25 cash Cirque du Horror When: Oct. 29 at 4:30 p.m. & 9 p.m. What: Family-friendly Halloween-themed story and song performances Where: Dan’s Silverleaf Cost: $15-25; children under 3 get in free Denton Trunk-or-

Resurrect your wallet, support your local haunts

For my fellow broke college students who still want to get scared this Halloween: you do not have to travel far or spend that much money. There are plenty of cheap haunts right here in good ol’ Denton. One of Denton’s most popular haunted attractions, Goatman’s bridge, is right off of

Bryant under mental evaluation

On Sept. 22, a search warrant was ordered on Bryant’s house on Sand Hills Drive in Haslet. Three cellphones, a tablet, a computer, and three memory cards were seized from the house. According to Administration Sergeant Robert Eberling of Grapevine Police Department, authorities found what they suspect to be child

The walking hungry, Dentonites grab a bite

Thursday, Sept. 22 will mark year two of the Denton Food Truck Fest. It will run from 4-10 p.m. across from Oak St. Drafthouse, down and around East Side social club, with some food trucks scattered down adjacent streets. The Food Truck Fest is free to get in, however, you

Yoga in Denton on a budget

  With the stress of a new semester setting in, students are often encouraged to set aside a little time for themselves. Here in Denton, spending time doesn’t necessarily have to mean spending money. Karma Yoga is an organization devoted to providing free, affordable, accessible and inclusive yoga to Dentonites. Karma

Dentonites join the nation in BLM movement

A recent Denton high school graduate organized a Black Lives Matter protest on July 11. Members of the community came forward to participate in the peaceful protest on the iconic Denton Square. Counter-protesters also appeared at the scene toting their own signs. Photo by Sierra Taylor

Denton hosts annual Arts and Jazz festival

Community members spend weekend celebrating International Jazz Day at Quakertown Park outdoors and in the sun Emily Nickles, Editor-in-Chief The Denton Arts and Jazz Festival is a three-day weekend tradition for people living in the North Texas area. For community members of all ages, the festival is a family-friendly event inclusive to

Lightning ignites fire at Lone Star

Weather causes damage to University apartments, 16 students lose everything and 45 students were temporarily displaced Sierra Taylor, Managing Editor Firefighters were called to TWU’s campus in the early morning Wednesday, March 20, when a fire started at TWU’s off-campus Lone Star Apartment buildings. Students were evacuated from their homes at 600 Texas

Arts & Jazz Fest

City’s popular festival comes back to town Matt Olson, Copy Editor This coming weekend, the Denton Arts and Jazz Festival is set to return to town. The event will take place in Quakertown Park on Friday evening and throughout the day on Saturday and Sunday. According to the event website, the arts and

‘The Amazing Race’ comes to Denton

Charity obstacle course fashioned after popular TV show helps community Matt Olson, Copy Editor This Saturday, Denton County Friends of the Family will hold The Amazing Race Denton County. The charity event, a 5K and an obstacle course, is modeled after CBS’s hit reality show. The 5K will begin at 8 a.m., and