Two weeks ago, Livability.com named Denton No. 5 on the list of the top 10 college towns in the United States, and my column opened like this: “Word: Dentoning. Definition: Exploring the shops, restaurants, music venues and cultural attractions in Denton, TX. This is Livability.com’s summarized definition of Dentoning, a word now common in Denton culture coined by Dentonite Scott Campbell.”
Economist Lacy Hunt thinks long-term Treasury bonds are a buy.
YPSILANTI TOWNSHIP, Mich. — With their appealing slides and wave pools, splashing around at waterparks is an increasingly popular way to spend a summer day. But the shallow waters belie hazards that experts say visitors who are focused on the fun may be underestimating.
LOS ANGELES — The fabled Goodyear blimp is retiring.
It’s been several months since North Texas beer drinkers have heard from Armadillo Ale Works.
The Discover Denton Welcome Center is coming soon and is big on the minds of Denton residents these days. Whenever we are out and about, Denton Convention & Visitors Bureau staff are accustomed now to fielding questions about it: When? Where? What? Who?
COLLEGE STATION — The Prius my wife and I bought in 2003 is going to college. Its residency on the Texas A&M campus begins today.
WASHINGTON — The damage spans the globe.
BOOK CLIFFS, Utah — On a remote Utah ridge covered in sagebrush, pines and wild grasses, a Canadian company is about to embark on something never before done commercially in the United States: Digging sticky, black, tar-soaked sand from the ground and extracting the petroleum.
The Denton Community Market is looking for a little financial help from the city of Denton. Market officials plan to speak before the City Council tonight and make their case for a request of $300,000 to help them relocate and rejuvenate the market.
Environmentalists and the oil and gas industry, longtime adversaries, expect new rules for reducing methane emissions to be proposed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in the coming weeks. The question is whether the new rules could ultimately bring relief to polluted North Texas skies.
“Word: dentoning. Definition: Exploring the shops, restaurants, music venues and cultural attractions in Denton, TX.”
Our community has always been an innovative and creative one — there’s no doubt about that. We’ve seen this in our art scene, our music scene, and now, unsurprisingly, in our tech scene.
Taxes are wonderful. They give us something to complain about every day. They also aren’t well understood. That’s bad for us, great for politicians and full employment for accountants.
After months of construction, downtown Denton’s first brewpub Barley & Board is set to open to the public Wednesday at 11 a.m.
In a neighborhood tucked away behind Texas Woman’s University, Jason and Alex Schreiber work out in their carport. Both wear gas masks and gloves as they break up chunks of white powder on the trays in front of them.
Two weeks ago, on July 26, CBS Sunday Morning featured a segment called “How a Wedding Photographer Captures Special Moments,” about a New Jersey-based wedding photographer named Inku. World-renowned for capturing love in pictures, his work is pretty amazing.
Golden Triangle Mall saw a 28 percent increase in traffic the week of tax free weekend, mall manager Matt Ludemann reports.
SANGER — Shyril Small teeters down the stairs past a photo of John Wayne to greet the flood of guests entering the home. Her silver hoop earrings and feathered blond hair match her Texas twang as she cheerily welcomes real estate agents to view the newest addition to the already booming North Texas housing market.
SEATTLE — Menu prices are up 21 percent and you don’t have to tip at Ivar’s Salmon House on Seattle’s Lake Union after the restaurant decided to institute the city’s $15-an-hour minimum wage two years ahead of schedule.
The Social Security Trustees released their new report last Wednesday. Hours later, Huffington Post writer Nancy Altman made a declaration. The “2015 Trustees Report Confirms That Expanding Social Security Is Fully Affordable.” Ms. Altman is co-founder of Social Security Works! The organization has the laudable goal of expanding Social Security rather than shrinking it.
Is the next recession going to be rooted in health care?
Years ago, I attended a seminar where the speaker talked about vision. He didn’t talk about the things we wish for, dreams we hope might come true some day. Vision is bigger.
NEW YORK — It hasn’t been an easy week in social media, despite double-digit revenue growth from Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook. Investors are looking beyond headline numbers and finding reasons to sell.
DENVER — A Colorado credit union is hoping a federal judge will intervene to let the booming marijuana industry move its finances from cash-stuffed suitcases to the regulated banking system.
PILOT POINT — In a town with just as many horses as people, Evan Batt steps into his element. His boots click on the uncovered floor as he walks through the rustic doors of the distillery, breezing past bottles of liquor that sprang from his own imagination.
I first arrived at the Denton Convention & Visitors Bureau at the beginning of 2003. My initial focus as the new kid on the block was meeting the movers and shakers. I began at the top and scheduled a one-on-one meeting with then-Mayor Euline Brock.
Retirement isn’t what it used to be. No one knew it at the time, but the 1980s were the Golden Age of Retirement. Pensions were generous back then. Whether you invested in stocks or bonds, the proverbial wind was at your back. Both provided handsome annual returns.
WASHINGTON — Social media giants including Twitter, Yahoo, Facebook and Google are pushing back against Senate legislation that would require them to alert federal authorities of any terrorist activity, according to industry and government officials.
About 367,000 Texans will lose their individual health insurance policies next year when BlueCross BlueShield of Texas stops offering its Blue Choice PPO (preferred provider organization) plans.
As the construction date approaches for the new Eureka 2 playground at South Lakes Park, local businesses continue to throw money into the pot. DATCU, a local credit union, will present a $100,000 check to the Denton Parks Foundation at tonight’s City Council meeting.
How can you get your money’s worth out of all that you pay into Social Security?