Old-fashioned signs, refurbished furniture and the scent of kettle corn popping will mark Denton’s first Vintage Market Days, a three-day vendor showcase this coming weekend.
Relaxing in the grassy shade, eyes closed, white and golden-blonde hair dancing in the breeze, Ellie is tired. She works day in and day out without complaint. Lifting her head to check perimeters, because she’s never really off work, she considers how long it’s been since she went somewhere just for fun.
Sometimes you learn by walking around. A few days ago I was returning home from my regular 4-mile walk around Lady Bird Johnson Lake in downtown Austin. It was a great day, bright but almost cool.
In just five years, the vendor showcase Vintage Market Days has grown to 36 cities across several states, illustrating the upward trend of vintage-style decor. The first Denton show next weekend will highlight what is already around town — such as longtime Square businesses like Garden Gate and newer shops like Vintage Bleu — displaying their antique furniture, refurbished goods and home decor for thousands.
Sprouts Farmers Market has pushed back its opening again, this time to Wednesday, Oct. 5, at 7 a.m. The store at 4930 Teasley Lane was supposed to open June 29, but the opening was pushed to Aug. 24 and then to Sept. 14. Be sure to check Sprouts’ online pages before you go.
While there are many resources available to help you start a new business, sometimes it really helps to talk with someone who has startup experience. Those of us with a passion to help potential entrepreneurs look forward to these conversations, as we know the words “I have an idea” can lead to the independence of business ownership.
WASHINGTON — Saying they were doing something no other government has done, Obama administration officials rolled out a plan Tuesday they say will enable automakers to get self-driving cars onto the road without compromising safety.
Sell in May and go away? That old adage did not hold up so well this summer. In fact, while there was brief spike in fear and an associated sell-off in markets when news of the “Brexit” vote came in late June, for the most part, markets quickly shrugged those fears off and charged ahead.
Have you used your marketing budget this year? Have you planned your marketing for next year? Here’s what you could be missing.
The Denton Chamber of Commerce recently coordinated the first meeting of our standing initiative to present a united front during the state legislative session.
WASHINGTON — The CEO of Wells Fargo faced accusations of fraud and calls for his resignation Tuesday from critical senators at a hearing over allegations that bank employees opened millions of accounts customers didn’t know about to meet aggressive sales quotas.
Real estate investment trusts, or REITs, are becoming increasingly popular investments as a part of a diversified investment portfolio. Over a term of many years, REITs have performed very well.
Four years ago, he was just another kid with a dream. He loves and plays music. He’s been booking gigs for years. In fact, booking bands is how it all began. It is Oaktopia, and the then-kid-now-producer is Matt Battaglia.
Q: Please explain the difference between a managed mutual fund and an indexed mutual fund.
CHICAGO (TNS) — Women are fueling the red-hot auto industry, long dominated by men. They influence over 80 percent of automotive purchases and drive more than 50 percent of autos sold annually in the U.S. Since 2012, women held more drivers licenses than men.
WASHINGTON (TNS) — The for-profit college boom has gone bust. Closures of high-profile schools such as ITT Technical Institute have left thousands of students in limbo while raising questions about the future of an industry that provides much of the training for vocational, technical and other mid-level skilled jobs.
Psychologists call it a “double avoidance situation.” To understand, imagine yourself in a tunnel. A man with a whip stands at one end. A rabid dog paces at the other. You are in the middle.
Something big happened this weekend. If you are one of the thousands who regularly drive Interstate 35E, then like me, you are thrilled. We’ve waited a long time, more impatiently than not. The Lewisville Lake bridge is open!
SAN FRANCISCO (TNS) — Accused of doing too little to thwart discrimination on its short-term home rental platform, Airbnb announced policy changes Thursday that are intended to educate and punish hosts who don’t follow its rules and protect guests.
PITTSBURGH (TNS) — Feedback done well can stitch an organization together. Yet few companies do it well. That may explain why more than four-fifths of firms are ditching standard year-end performance reviews and ratings, including Goldman Sachs and General Electric.
One of the odd things about borrowing money when you go to college is that you borrow the money when you don’t have enough income to pay taxes. When it comes time to pay back the money, however, you’ll...
For the past 16 years, the second Saturday in September in downtown Denton has been all about boys and their toys. OK, so it’s not all about boys. Lots of girls like cars, motorcycles and things that go zoom, too. This coming Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Square will look like a car collector’s dream come true.
PORTLAND, Ore. — When the bill comes after a meal, there’s no crunching numbers for the tip — just pay and go. A small but growing number of restaurants are doing away with the tipping model that’s long been the norm in the United States. It’s an effort to even disparate pay among restaurant staff and offer them more predictability, as well as a means to cope with rising minimum wages and other industry changes.
Leather craftsman Clint Wilkinson wants the tiny corner building next to Weldon’s Saddle Shop and Western Wear on East Hickory Street to be known for producing the finest handbags in America. This past holiday season cemented what he believes to be his lifelong destiny.
On Monday morning, Denton’s daytime population will swell by the thousands as students from the University of North Texas and Texas Woman’s University begin classes.
MINNEAPOLIS (TNS) — Mentorship is getting turned on its head in today’s multigenerational workplace. Technology has flipped traditional roles, and the younger workers now have a thing or two to teach the veterans.
My house just went “dark.” No cable TV, no internet. I was worried this would happen as the heavy equipment started to accumulate.