Three liquor stores could open in Denton this year, pending approval from the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission.
Allow me to introduce a new economic indicator. It doesn’t come from a government agency, nor is it the creation of a right- or left-leaning think tank. In a land of indices and measures, there is so little attention to this problem that I had to create the measure myself.
NEW YORK — Apparently, airline passengers aren’t buying enough garden gnomes, superhero pajamas and heated cat shelters. SkyMall has filed for bankruptcy.
McDonald’s isn’t lovin’ it, and it’s going to do something about it.
NEW YORK — Cutting regulations and taxes are on Rep. Steve Chabot’s must-do list for small businesses. The Ohio Republican, who became chairman of the House Small Business Committee when Congress took office earlier this month, plans to continue the committee’s focus on how the government burdens small companies.
Chef Patrick Stark, the former top toque at Sundown at Granada, says he’s bringing Dallas to Denton. He and McKenzie Smith, of the band Midlake, plus five other partners, plan to open a restaurant called 940’s this summer just off the Square.
It is 1867. The farmer is heading west, morning sun on his back and the fledgling little town of Denton a day behind him now. The wagon creaks and moans over the well-worn, rutted trail. Eager to make Decatur before sunset, he snaps the reins urging the mules to pick up their pace.
“Unbundling” is an interesting word. The first unbundling I ever heard about was the famous Carterfone decision. It forced the unbundling of phones from the original nationwide ATT phone service. After that decision, you could buy your phones from anyone who cared to produce them.
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks declined in early afternoon trading Tuesday as energy stocks slumped again. Homebuilders dropped after builder KB Home said that demand for homes was weak. The market had climbed...
A New Year’s resolution caught my attention as I scrolled my Facebook feed a few days ago. It was a photo of a middle-aged fellow sitting on the hood of his car staring thoughtfully into the sunset across a wild, open field. “2015 Resolution: explore the upside of downtime,” posted The Travel Effect.
We should be glad the cost of politicians isn’t included in the consumer price index. If it were, inflation would soar. The passage of the omnibus spending bill guaranteed hyperinflation for the cost of political influence. It also guaranteed the end of Abraham Lincoln’s “government of the people, by the people and for the people.”
Yes, folks, it’s Captain Egregious, ready to step confidently into the future because I already know it. Here are my Fearless Forecasts for 2015. They are free, but worth 10 times as much.
“T’was the night before Christmas.” Colorful lights dance among the branches of the noble fir in the living room. Presents of all shapes and sizes wrapped in happy paper are piled under the tree. Stockings dangle from the mantle. A plate of cookies and a cup of milk wait on the coffee table for a jolly, bearded fellow dressed in a fur-trimmed red suit carrying a giant bag of toys to slide down the chimney. This is the American Christmas.
Charlie Mahoney was not a handsome man. At 60, he was short, bald, stooped and grizzled. The stoop came from back injuries as a jockey. A U-shaped scar on his scalp was further evidence of that career. His appearance wasn’t improved by another career as a flyweight boxer. His ears wiggled from smashed cartilage. The crushed bridge of his nose made his nostrils unnaturally wide.
A little white dog dashes to the window barking excitedly in response to my knock at the front door, beside which a welcome blessing is written neatly on an old-fashioned chalkboard. I see a woman’s hands scoop up the pup as the doorknob turns. She laughs, eyes dancing above a casual, long-sleeved tee and well-loved jeans. Comfortable, just like her.
Q: My question deals with transfers from the government’s Thrift Savings Plan (or TSP) into other investments.
In the Phillips household, Thanksgiving is the official start to the holiday season. The Saturday after the turkey settles, we pack up the pilgrim and pumpkin decorations and head to the attic.
The first home I bought cost far more than I could afford. Worse, it needed renovation from top to bottom. Despite that, owning it was a comfortable experience. The monthly expense of living there was stable for the 20 years it was home.
Thanksgiving is a uniquely American holiday. According to History.com, this is how it all began: “In 1621, the Plymouth colonists and Wampanoag Indians shared an autumn harvest feast that is acknowledged today as one of the first Thanksgiving celebrations in the colonies. For more than two centuries, days of thanksgiving were celebrated by individual colonies and states. It wasn’t until 1863, in the midst of the Civil War, that President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed a national Thanksgiving Day to be held each November.”
Retirement marketing focuses on two things that are poles apart: excitement and pain. Either you are having an exciting time playing golf, taking a cruise and drinking champagne — or someone is feeding you in the memory care unit. I know because the advertisements tell me so.
The city of Denton’s unemployment rate was less than 4 percent for the second month in a row. According to data released from the Texas Workforce Commission, unemployment in October was 3.8 percent in Denton, 4.3 percent in Denton County and 5.1 percent for the state.