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How Art & Graffiti Impact Downtown Denton's Historic Buildings

How Art & Graffiti Impact Downtown Denton's Historic Buildings

Though art is often seen as an improvement in our historic areas, some forms of art that are often seen as unconventional, such as graffiti and stickers, can sometimes negatively affect the historic fabric we work hard to preserve. Here are some great tips that you can do to help preserve our historic buildings. 


Bella Designs 10-Year Anniversary

Bella Designs 10-Year Anniversary

The Denton Main Street Association is celebrating the 10-year anniversary of Bella Designs, Denton's only upscale home decor shop right off the Denton square.

Learn about their business launch story, overcoming the pandemic, and involvement in the Denton community.

bella designs 10 year anniversary

 

A Family-First Business Story

Born and raised in Denton, Lisa McCarty’s entrepreneurial story began with big family ties throughout the city. In 1984, her parents built The Suites At Oak Street that resides just east of Oak Street Drafthouse. It’s also where Lisa met her husband, whose father...


10-Year Anniversary of Cartwright's Ranch House

10-Year Anniversary of Cartwright's Ranch House

The Denton Main Street Association is celebrating the 10-year anniversary of Cartwright's Ranch House, a restaurant on the Denton square serving home-style foods for breakfast, lunch and dinner. 

Learn about their business launch story, overcoming the pandemic, and involvement in the Denton community.

 cartwrights 10 year anniversary

 

From Corporate Life to Small Business Owner


After graduating from Texas A&M University, John Cartwright got his first taste of working for the homestyle restaurant industry after being recruited by Luby’s — a cafeteria-style restaurant chain with multiple decades of widespread popularity (since the 1940s!) and...


5 Year Anniversary of Anadara Designs

5 Year Anniversary of Anadara Designs

The Denton Main Street Association is celebrating the 5-year anniversary of Anadara Designs, a full service boutique interiors studio. Learn about their business launch story, overcoming the pandemic, and involvement in the Denton community.

2021 Fall Events in Denton, Texas

2021 Fall Events in Denton, Texas

Check out these family-friendly events in Denton during the fall from September through November 2021. Don't miss September's Arts & Autos event in downtown Denton for a day of cars, music, art, food and fun. This is a free public event!