An earlier version of this column reported the wrong date for North Texas Giving Day. The fundraiser is Sept. 19.  Read more

Denton Community Theatre recently closed an ambitious production: Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cats. The cast and crew clearly pulled together for a … Read more

Denton musicians Mark Graham and Cassandra Berry performed the first of their monthly “Gospel Hour” series on Sunday. Graham is a classically … Read more

Late Tuesday afternoon on the downtown Square, we heard a man shout (pretty urgently, too) ”WHAT HAPPENED TO MY PANTS!” We looked around for a… Read more

We’re not sure how we missed this, but the Denton Area Running Club organized its fifth Tour de Frack, a 10K race and half-marathon, last mont… Read more

Call it luck or divine intervention, but when Joe Akers of Akers Towing happened to see a boat sinking on Ray Roberts Lake on Friday, he acted… Read more

This story has been updated to remove an item about a plan to remove the traffic signal at Teasley Lane and Londonderry Lane in Denton. There … Read more

Lucky, lucky city employees in the watershed protection division recently spotted a river otter in Pecan Creek just upstream of Lewisville Lak… Read more

Denton had the biggest LGBTQ Pride celebration we’ve seen last week. There was solemnity to the proceedings because this year marks the 50th a… Read more

How do you know when a nonprofit has built serious goodwill in its community? When a single request for donations gets an immediate and overwh… Read more

Street preachers always elicit a mixed reception in the streets of Denton. One such preacher was trying to hold the attention of a small clust… Read more

Denton resident Casey Cavalier will have a Father’s Day essay published in the print edition of The Washington Post. The essay is expected to … Read more

After looking for a new executive director for a while now, SCRAP Denton announced its new leader: Rachel Weaver. She’s already really active … Read more

After we learned that the Denton County Transportation Authority’s on-time performance has dipped for buses this year, we got curious: What do… Read more

Denton NORML might be in a spot of bother. The local chapter formed to advocate for reform of state and federal laws that criminalize marijuan… Read more

Game of Thrones spoiler alert: Denton band Wirerims crafted the song “Your Majesty” in memory of a certain royal on the wildly popular HBO ser… Read more

During last week’s tornado, lots of Denton residents posted their whereabouts on social media. Most people reported that they were holed up in… Read more

We join reader Jo D’Lynn Ewing in asking the really tough question: Did Mother Nature get a city permit for all that tree removal she did duri… Read more

We couldn’t help but notice all the creative ways people tried to prepare their vehicles for last week’s threat of “giant” hail, with some eff… Read more

Denton Bach Society recently named the winners of the 2019 Competition for Young Musicians. Christian Luevano won the instrumental division on… Read more

Yes, the Texas and Denton flags are flying at half-staff at Denton City Hall. The special configuration, which sets aside the national flag as… Read more

Denton & Dragons, a local podcast that airs the adventures of a Denton Dungeons & Dragons campaign, has a sort of side hustle making g… Read more

Denton residents recently noticed that the city is paying more attention to our recycling bins. The reason? To recycle more and reduce contami… Read more

The City of Denton got a lot of questions after it sent out a message to residents about recycling. The mailer said that residents could recyc… Read more

Well, the Black Box Theatre bid farewell to its manager, Susan Thornton. But the Greater Denton Arts Council got a new special events and rent… Read more

This week, Denton lost a firecracker. Bettye Myers was a woman who so thoroughly wove her passions into Denton that people in groups that woul… Read more

Nearly 1,200 families knew that Tuesday’s cold temperatures were temporary and planned accordingly. Denton parks officials announced that betw… Read more

A few weeks ago, we told you that Denton attorney Adam Whitten was on a mission to find out if the world of Cool Hand Luke and the universe of… Read more

Texas Health Resources donated $1,000 to First Refuge Ministries, a nonprofit ministry of First Baptist Church of Denton that operates a food … Read more

If you’d forgotten that the American civil rights movement was conceived and nurtured in the black church, Denton’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day… Read more

Denton business owner and transgender activist Amber Briggle saw the Texas flag she won in a League of Women Voters silent auction hoisted ove… Read more

Denton Community Theatre cleaned up in Broadway World Regional Awards for theater. The company won best overall production of a play from the … Read more

We looked back over a year of Denton Dammit to remember the most noteworthy items of chagrin, joy and befuddlement. Enjoy. Read more

VeoRide has been in Denton under the city’s new bike-share rules since August. Most of the rent-by-app bikes are stationed at the University o… Read more

Deborah Armintor, a Denton City Council member and a University of North Texas English professor, got into the rhetorical cross hairs of the c… Read more

Happy Thanksgiving, Denton. Let’s start off with a blast from the past. Remember the mannequin challenge? Back in 2016, the Denton Holiday Lig… Read more

For a while, singer-songwriter Johann Wagner would test out his music at Denton venues. He’s been a Denton expat for some years now and studie… Read more

Thank goodness for the Texas Legislative Reference Library, because Denton County Democrats didn’t know the last time county voters sent a Dem… Read more