Refurbished Esquire Theatre opens with new amenities

Independent movie theater fans flocked to Capitol Hill last month for the much-awaited reopening of the Esquire Theatre. The beloved theater at 590 Downing St. reopened June 14 with its two screens …
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BLM headquarters change could mean more jobs for Lakewood

 The government agency in charge of managing the millions of acres of federal land across the American west will be headquartered in Grand Junction, while Lakewood will see a surge in staff.

Protests converge outside immigrant detention facility

A Mexican flag flew over Aurora's immigrant detention facility the evening of July 12, as two very different protests converged to condemn American immigration policy. Hundreds of protesters, …

Colorado Renaissance Festival promises magical season
The eight-week Colorado Renaissance Festival kicks off its 43rd summer on Saturday, June 15, with a treasure trove of magic, artisans and entertainment in Larkspur, 30 minutes south of Denver and …

CHUN takes lead in neighborhood climate action

Three members of Capitol Hill United Neighborhoods are looking for “movers and shakers” in the north Denver area, in the hopes of jump-starting lasting change in climate policy. The Climate …

Capitoll Hill compost business looks to grow

For the last two years Shawn Hendrickson has been slowly, but deliberately building his compost business. What started as an effort among him and some neighbors to compost their food waste has grown …

Life on Capitol Hill: July Business Matters

Business Matters is a monthly column on the changing landscape of business and development in north Denver. If there are any inquiries on new developments in your area, or if you are a local business …

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Capitol Hill business owner launches summer market

Local vendors pulled together on a sunny day in June, launching the first Ogden Block Summer Market. Nikki Hazamy, the owner of The Corner Beet coffee shop and Rooted Heart Yoga and Wellness, helped …

Photos: Blue Knights march on in Denver

The Blue Knights Drum and Bugle Corps came to Denver on June 20 to play a stand-still performance during Civic Center Eats. The corps usually plays in formations but did a standing concert at the …

New Cherry Creek festival ready to launch

Smash in the Square event director Anthony Constantino believes the inaugural weekend of his new art festival in Cherry Creek is a comeback. Constantino describes the festival as an open-air art …

Apollopalooza celebrates 50th anniversary of moon landing

For those who weren’t alive on the night of July 20 a half-century ago, it’s difficult to imagine what it must’ve been like to see men land on the moon for the first time. For the millions …

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