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National Thrift Store Day — save the date (and money)

Thrift stores are one of those great resources that many people don’t take advantage of. Not only do they provide an option to donate the many items cluttering up our homes to people who could … more

Detainees’ art on display in gallery on Santa Fe Drive

The first arts collective with work exhibited in the new exhibit, “Collectivism” at Center for Visual Art, Metropolitan State University’s gallery at Santa Fe Drive and 10th Avenue is the … more

Denver's frozen factory (Photos)

Over the Fourth of July weekend, Little Man Ice Cream opened its new Denver factory on West Colfax Avenue. The factory, 4411 W. Colfax Ave., has been under construction for the last five years, but … more

Junior League of Denver releases sixth cookbook

“Centennial Celebrations,” the newly released cookbook in the Junior League of Denver’s collection, includes more than 200 recipes for every season and occasion. Packed with the flavors of the … more

Denver seeks applicants for project funding

The Denver Economic Development and Opportunity office announced last month it is accepting applications for funding for neighborhood services projects. Projects that are awarded funds must be ready … more

‘Superstition’ coming back to try its luck

Detective stories are one of the great renewable resources of pop culture. The genre is endlessly flexible and well-suited to mediums both familiar and new. And that’s just what the audio drama … more

Denver to continue looking at common-consumption license

Possibly as soon as 2020 it may be legal for Denverites to carry open, alcoholic beverages from one liquor-licensed business to the next within established “entertainment district” boundaries set … more

Denver students draw like Monet (Photos)

Denver-area schools and day cares came to the Denver Art Museum to celebrate an upcoming exhibit which will feature around 120 paintings by Claude Monet. Following a speech by Christoph Heinrich, … more

New Denver library program allows people to use bike repair kits

The bike repair stand in front of the Denver Central Library is a busy place. Cyclists make unplanned stops to fix a flat tire, adjust equipment and make minor repairs, then resume riding. “It … more

Eat like a Denver local

We recently stopped by Washington Park, City Park, and Civic Center Eats to ask visitors about their favorite hole-in-the-wall and local restaurants. Rather than ask for suggestions on famous … more

Denver swears in new officials (Photos)

During the One Denver inauguration event, elected officials stressed bringing all residents together as the city continues to grow, highlighting homelessness, wages and affordability as issues to … more

Growing Pains: ‘You don’t have to erase us’

Most neighborhoods have a local coffee shop or a favorite restaurant. But some businesses transcend geographic boundaries because of a service or value they provide to the community. The Whittier … more

Growing Pains: ‘We’ll become another generic city’

As Tom Messina sat in front of a microphone in the Wellington E. Webb Municipal Building during a July Landmark Preservation Commission hearing, he tearfully explained why he opposed the historic … more

Protecting Denver’s vibrant business scene

We all have businesses we like to support because they have special meaning to us. For me, it’s a store filled with piles of books and board games. Ever since I was little, Black and Read bookstore … more

Porthos: the councildog of District 10

Hi, I’m Porthos, Denver City Council’s first Councildog. I work with Chris Hinds in District 10 to make sure our neighborhoods are represented. I couldn’t be more excited — was that a … more

Diving into water gardening

Are you looking for a way to dip your toes into the world of water gardening before jumping in head first? A container water garden is the perfect solution. These miniature ponds can provide all of … more

Letter to the editor

Keep Park Hill green The Park Hill Golf Course provides 155 acres of green, open space in our Denver community. That’s 155 acres of clean air and water, greater sustainability, potential … more

Congress Park school sensory garden helps teach students about world around them

A small preschool class runs along the gravel paths in the sensory garden at Sewall Child Development Center. One boy shouts that he saw a grasshopper, another chases after a flying bee. Moving on to … more

Cherry Creek North restaurants come together for annual event

The 11th annual Cherry Creek North Food and Wine returns this month, with 19 of the area’s local restaurants participating. The festival allows people to sample items from the menus of Cherry … more

East High School mentorship program creates bonds for life

For the past 15 years, a group of mentors have been stepping up to guide East High School students through classes and into graduation. Although high school is just four years, many of the … more
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