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Harvest House launches food truck partnership

Coup de Taco will now have a permanent spot at Harvest House, a large bar and music venue at 331 E. Hickory St.

The Asian fusion style tacos include a pork belly taco with sesame ginger slaw, mango salsa and creamy sriracha sauce to the classic barbacoa.

Vegetarian options are also available, like fried avocado tacos and quinoa and sweet potato tacos.

More items are expected to be announced in the coming months.


Plans underway for annual Bootstrap mixer

The second annual Booststrap Denton mixer is scheduled for Aug. 18 at 6:30 p.m.

The details are being worked out now and will include the first round of drinks on Denton-based startup Draw Attention. Speakers will include councilman Kevin Roden, the startup student group at the University of North Texas and four to five local businesses talking about their startups.

The event is free, but tickets are required for the free drink from Draw Attention. Register online by going to and searching for “Bootstrap Denton.”


Local banks ranked as financially healthy

In an analysis of banks’ financial health by, three local banks were in the top 200 nationwide.

DATCU was ranked 38, AccessBank Texas was ranked 154 and Northstar Bank of Texas was ranked 185.

The ranks were based on loan to reserve ratios, deposit growth and other financial health indicators.


Summit Gym hits delays after construction issues

New indoor climbing facility and yoga center Summit Gym is now scheduled to open in November, about six weeks behind initial plans.

Representatives for the gym said they have had construction issues, and the manufacturer of the climbing walls is also running behind schedule.

The company is working to build a presence in Denton during this phase of construction, and it hosted free yoga on the Square on Saturday.

— Staff reports

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