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Colorado Office of Film recognized for highlighting native voices

Never underestimate the power of storytelling. Not only can the art entertain and enlighten, but it helps keep histories alive — both personal and those of a group of people. That’s why the … more

‘Processing a Pandemic’

The Class of 2020 missed out on a lot this year because of COVID-19. Going to prom and a commencement ceremony, to name two high school traditions. That’s why Denver resident Angela Roberts is so … more

PlatteForum announces open call for Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program: Denver

PlatteForum, a Denver-based nonprofit youth development and artist-in residence program, has partnered with the New York Foundation for the Arts to launch the Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program in … more

Pop Culture Con canceled for 2021, still connects with community

Fans of superheroes, science fiction, elven kingdoms and anime are going to have to wait longer than they were hoping to meet some of their favorite creators and other fans in person — after … more

Black American West Museum to celebrate Dr. Justina Ford

The Black American West Museum is inviting the public to celebrate Dr. Justina Ford with a free live-stream event on Jan. 22. Ford was Colorado’s first licensed Black female physician, best known … more

26 nonprofits receive Caring for Denver grants

The goal is to do more to support mental health and the fight against substance misuse in the Denver community. In November 2018, Denver voters approved a mental health funding sales tax that puts … more

Making your dream home a reality

If you find yourself daydreaming about your ideal space or shopping online for a home, you're not alone. Homebuyer Insights from Bank of America found that 89% of buyers are motivated to buy a home … more

An update on where we stand with environmental policy

The New Year is a time for reimagining your routine and your goals, and for an update on where we stand with environmental policy across the globe and in our backyard. December marked the anniversary … more

A thank you for all the ‘rich experiences’

Dec. 15 marked my one-year anniversary as editor of the Washington Park Profile and Life on Capitol Hill newspapers. I’ll admit I wish I knew the beat a little better than I do now … more

Flirting in full swing on Grasmere Lake

Despite the cold temperatures, a hot singles scene is developing in the middle of Washington Park’s Grasmere Lake. Many species of wild ducks have arrived in Colorado from points north — and they … more

Marielena DeSanctis to become president of Community College of Denver

Dr. Marielena DeSanctis has been named the next president of the Community College of Denver (CCD). She succeeds Dr. Everette Freeman, who retired on Dec. 31. DeSanctis will assume the role on Jan. … more

Keeping Denver’s buildings safe and sanitized

Janitors are on the frontlines of the pandemic, keeping the buildings clean during the COVID-19 public health crisis. “Janitors in our city will continue to do what it takes to keep our communities … more

Sustainable takeout

When owner Tricia Maher and general manager Sam Maher opened their Mediterranean-inspired, plant-forward restaurant called Somebody People, their goal was to operate as sustainably as possible. “We … more

Individualizing a student’s educational journey

Being a first-generation college graduate, Erin Pepper started a trend in her family. After she earned her bachelor’s degree, she went on to earn a master’s degree. While Pepper was working … more

Exploring Denver through photographs

The digital exhibition of the 2020 Y/OUR Denver Photography Competition is available for viewing through March 1. It is available on the following websites: Denver Architecture Foundation, … more

Helping small businesses survive pandemic

A new Denver-based startup called Shop Sidewalk Inc. and the city’s Denver Economic Development & Opportunity (DEDO) have partnered to provide locally-owned brick-and-mortar businesses a free … more

January Business Matters

Business Matters is a monthly column featuring business news in the Life on Capitol Hill and Washington Park Profile coverage areas, which is roughly central-north and south Denver. … more

Arts remain unbound during COVID pandemic

With so many stuck inside for the bulk of this year, there’s a common outlet creatives all over are turning to — podcasting. Doug Kacena, artist and owner of Denver’s K Contemporary art … more

Pop Culture Con cancelled for 2021, still connects with community

Fans of superheroes, science fiction, elven kingdoms and anime are going to have to wait longer than they were hoping to meet some of their favorite creators and other fans in person — after … more

Will Denver metro counties see a second stay-at-home order?

On April 22, 40 people in Colorado died with coronavirus, marking the state's one-day record for deaths among people with COVID-19 in the spring. After months of the daily death count falling and … more
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