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10 great day trips to small towns around Dallas
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Sun, Oct 22, 2017 - 11:23am

Denton

“Denton. Original. Independent.”

Year Founded: 1846 | 2016 Population: 133,808 | Drive Time: 45 Minutes | Best time to go: The Denton Arts & Jazz Festival celebrates the soul of the city with music, dance, drama, and the visual arts. The free event takes place next year April 27–29.

 

Court Appearance: Visit the Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum inside the courthouse, which was built in 1896 and restored in 2004 using the original blueprints of architect W.C...

UNT reaching out to community to offer free help to local business owners
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The University of North Texas Department of Management is hoping a new initiative can better foster partnerships with local businesses.

Through its Family Business Initiative, the school’s business program will offer free services to help Denton-area businesses expand and, in turn, give UNT students hands-on learning opportunities. 

The upcoming Family Business Breakfast Oct. 27 will serve as a networking event bringing together local business owners and UNT faculty and MBA students, according to the university.

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Higher education hub in Denton being pitched for Amazon HQ2
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With two universities in Denton and a combined total of more than 50,000 students enrolled in those higher-education institutions, the North Texas city — often referred to by Dentonites as the "little D" — may have a shot at winning Amazon.com Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN)'s proposed HQ2.

Amazon is hunting for a site to put its second North American headquarters campus, which has every major metro in North America competing for the honor, and the economic impact, of the e-commerce giant's...

12 best music towns in the nation
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Discovering lesser-known music-centric destinations across the country

The Nashvilles and Austins of the world have already been stamped with the music city letter, but there are far more towns out there that are rocking under the radar. Rhythm and beats, and tunes and melodies, are common threads that run through communities, showing where a town has come from and where it’s headed.

What’s buzzing out there? Where can you hear something new or listen to something familiar? We scoured the nation to uncover a range of places that have one belief in common: music is life. Besides that, these towns and...

Designers draw inspiration from local Denton arts for largest Embassy Suites under construction
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Thu, Jan 12, 2017 - 1:25am

By Mick Tan

The upcoming Embassy Suites & Convention Center Denton—reportedly the largest Embassy Suites property currently under construction with 318 rooms and meeting space to accommodate 1,700 people—will celebrate Texas’ culture, thanks to a design concept created by Dallas-based MatchLine Design Group.

The design team, led by Tamara Ainsworth and Lesley Hughes-Wyman, will draw inspiration from the local Denton arts scene, while paying homage to the University of North Texas.

The...

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