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  1. The 10 Best Dallas-Fort Worth Patios That Host Live MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Dallas Observer

    Thank god for El NiA o. Every now and again it shows up like Superman to save us from Lex Luthor's evil summer heat death-ray, and thanks to it we've had a pretty mild one so far.

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  2. Omni Prepares to Open Four New RestaurantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | Dallas Observer

    With the restoration of the iconic 1930s-era Pegasus sign outside the hotel taken care of, Omni's regional vice president Ed Netzhammer can turn his focus to the larger working project adjacent to his luminescent super-hotel. The patch of ground beside the hotel has been excavated for 350 much needed parking spots, and they sit beneath retail space that will house four new restaurants by the end of the year.

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  3. Denton Punks are Doing Stand-Up Comedy Saturday at Macaroni IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | Dallas Observer

    It started as a joke. About four months ago, Matt Jones was hanging out with a couple of friends at Oak Street Drafthouse in Denton when bystanders turned and started listening to his goofs.

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  4. The Best Concerts in Dallas This Week, 5/18-5/24Read the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2015 | Dallas Observer

    This week promises some great concerts as the weather warms up to blistering levels. Toro Y Moi plays South Side Music Hall.

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  5. Denton's Macaroni Island Will Be Forced to Close Later This YearRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | Dallas Observer

    Michael Briggs had a bad feeling about this. Four days ago, he received the somber phone call that would ultimately bookend the lifespan of his beloved house venue, Macaroni Island .

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  6. The Nasher Sculpture Center Announces First Round of Microgrant AwardeesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | Dallas Observer

    This has been quite the spring in terms of new initiatives both public and private that seek to financially support, not just the arts, but the artists. This morning, the Nasher Sculpture Center announced the recipients of its new microgrants.

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  7. Denton Is Obsessed with SrirachaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2014 | Dallas Observer

    Sriracha, the pleasantly spicy chili concoction, has lost much of its underground cool by going corporate. Global bread landfill Subway even offers its own wretched spin on the stuff as an option to slop across whichever sandwich your depression has driven you to eat, goblin-like, on any particular day of the week.

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  8. The Denton Arts & Jazz FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2015 | Dallas Observer

    Dallas has the Deep Ellum Arts Festival, Fort Worth has its Main Street Arts Festival and even Grapevine has Main Street Days and Grapefest. These are all long-running, multi-faceted family events where drinks can be enjoyed, art of a million kinds can be purchased and, yes, bands can be heard.

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  9. We Talked to a Denton County Inmate Using its Controversial and Bad Video Visitation SystemRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | Dallas Observer

    At the Dallas County jail, a local company's attempt last year to end in-person visitations and replace them all with video chats was quickly foiled by local activists and politicians. But in Denton, the same plan recently went off without a hitch.

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  10. The Best Concerts in Dallas This Week 4/20-4/26Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | Dallas Observer

    Just another week in good ole Dallas, which is of course means a new slate of shows to check out. Vice Palace celebrates its one year anniversary as does Do214.

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  11. Doug Burr's New Record is His First in Five Years, and It's Worth the WaitRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | Dallas Observer

    Five years ago, Doug Burr was on a roll. The Denton-based singer-songwriter and former Lonelies frontman had cranked out four albums in seven years between 2003 and 2010, each seemingly better than the last.

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  12. A First Look at Service Industry, Denton's Latest Working Class HeroRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | Dallas Observer

    It seems you can't swing a hipster in Denton these days without hitting a trendy new bar, but is that really something to complain about? Service Industry, tucked away just off the town square behind a boorish sports bar that shall not be named, is the latest effort to saturate the drinkers of Little D's already saturated market. Fortunately, Service Industry has a few tricks up its sleeve to set itself apart.

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  13. Four Awesome Food Events in Dallas This Weekend, April 9-12Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | Dallas Observer

    Long gone are the days when food trucks meant anonymous white vans and mystery burritos. Nowadays, food trucks are stalked with the aid of social media, with devotees willing to pay handsomely for dishes prepared on four wheels.

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  14. Denton County and Video Chat Company Face Lawsuits for Ending In-Person Visits at JailRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | Dallas Observer

    People locked up in the Denton County Jail used to be allowed to see visitors two days per week. But when a company called Securus Technologies began offering a service for expensive virtual "visits" with jail inmates, things went down the way they usually do when Securus takes over.

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  15. How The Kessler Theater Pulled One of Dallas Music's Most Unlikely ComebacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | Dallas Observer

    Comebacks are all the rage in the Dallas music scene these days. The buzz around Deep Ellum, long the hub of of local music, is stronger than its been in more than a decade.

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  16. The 2015 Guide to SXSW Stopover Shows in DallasRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | Dallas Observer

    Are you so over SXSW? Don't wanna make the drive? Have to work? Go to school? Well, you might be in luck, if there's a certain band you want to see. Every year when the festival pops up in Austin, a few smart musicians pop over to Dallas.

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  17. The New Harvest House is the Concert Venue Denton NeedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | Dallas Observer

    It's been a long time coming, but the air is well and truly buzzing once again along Hickory Street in Denton. Harvest House opened up shop Thursday in preparation for 35 Denton, and nearly every day since they've been packed to the brim with patrons thirsty for libations and live music.

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  18. 35 Denton Lives to Fight Another Day After a Year on the BrinkRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Dallas Observer

    They've been bludgeoned by nearly every possible obstacle that could befall a festival on the rise: they lost funding, they lost key bookers and they lost their location due to construction. For a while the future of the festival was hugely uncertain, and the chance of a revival looked bleak at best.

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  19. The Best Concerts in Dallas This Week, 3/9-3/15Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | Dallas Observer

    The weekend is over and we are just as sad about it as you are, especially now that it's raining again. However, there's a slew of great shows worthy of your attention this week.

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  20. Waka Flocka Flame Tore Up Rockin Rodeo Last NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | Dallas Observer

    Rockin Rodeo is just about the last place you would expect to see Waka Flocka Flame. Known for being Denton's shit-kickin', honky-tonk swag bar, it doesn't exactly conjure thoughts of a hip hop show.

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