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Take a look at how the stars shine for you

There’s a name for the enormous leap in quality that television programs have seen since the turn of the century — Peak TV. Thanks to streaming options like Netflix and Hulu, the emergence of … more

New members join Denver City Council

This post will be updated on June 15 with an official count from the Denver Elections Division. The early numbers are in for the runoff election, and several new councilmembers will be joining the … more

Baker landmark silos see last days on Santa Fe

It’s difficult to miss the large Rio Grande Co. silos that tower over Santa Fe Drive at 201 Santa Fe Drive. The green structure on top of the six towers has been a staple of the Baker neighborhood … more

Seeking the unique in exciting eateries around Denver

The dining scene in Denver is in a constant state of exciting evolution, as new chefs and restaurants find unique ways to cater to the city’s burgeoning population. And while that statement is … more

Denver nonprofits race to fundraise

Crossing the finish line into City Park after running a Colfax race is only half the battle for the 220 participating nonprofits — it’s also a marathon fundraising session. The nonprofit Colfax … more

The Center on Colfax announces PrideFest lineup

Denver PrideFest is returning for its 44th year, with events starting on June 15 and ending with the parade and festival at Civic Center park on June 16. This year’s event celebrates the 50th … more

Two Denver education nonprofits announce merger

Denver Urban Scholars announced last month it would merge with Uptown-based Denver Kids, Inc. Denver Urban Scholars is a nonprofit based in the Cole neighborhood that helps children middle school … more

Children’s Museum feature takes fun to new heights

The colorful and towering structure rising above Interstate 25 behind the Children’s Museum has been inspiring wonder in passing commuters for months now — it’s called Adventure Forest. And … more

Denver plan for park access moves forward

Last November, Denver voters approved ballot measure 2A, ushering in a new era for the city’s Parks and Recreation Department. The measure, passed by a margin of about 60 to 40 percent of … more

New Denver food waste pilot program asks restaurants to help

On May 1, the city started a new pilot food waste program that included nine Denver restaurants as well as composting businesses. Run by the Denver Department of Health and Environment’s … more

Z Cycle Shop in Capitol Hill focuses on customer care

Stepping into Z Cycle Shop at 1405 N. Ogden St. is like being transported back in time to when people knew their neighbors, stopped in to say hello and catch up. Here, customers can receive some good … more

The low-maintenance wonder of succulents

Succulents are more popular than ever right now — and with good reason. Beyond their bizarre and beautiful shapes, textures and forms is the succulent’s utilitarian value. Succulents are some of … more

Growing Pains: Colfax has been ‘defined by change’

For Frank Locantore, there’s a special magic to Colfax Avenue. From the music coming from cars on the street, to the smells of food from restaurants, there’s a soundtrack to the famed street. more

Growing Pains: Denver neighborhoods work to bring everyone to the table

When Tim Roberts first became president of the East Colfax Neighborhood Association, he noticed something that didn’t sit well with him. Although East Colfax has a wealth of diversity in the … more

CHUN looks to create the future of community

Capitol Hill United Neighborhoods (CHUN) has a lot to celebrate as it looks back at its first 50 years. Now, board members are shifting gears to to make plans for the next half-century — starting … more

Denver Pride art installation ‘A gem of delight’

The Colfax community came together last month to bring the stories of Stonewall and Denver Pride streetside as artwork on the district’s 14 utility boxes for traffic lights. Frank Locantore, … more

Investing in Denver green space

After several months of raising money, the Turnverein has begun planting trees on the north side of its property to replace a long strip of cracked and crumbling asphalt along East 16th Avenue. … more

Get away by staying nearby this summer in the Denver metro area

For adventurers, Colorado offers fourteeners, national forests and famous sand dunes, but if you live in the Denver metro area and aren’t fond of hours-long drives, the state is still home to many … more

Congress Park residents teach about water-wise gardening

On a dreary Saturday in May, five women stand in the front yard of Anne Miller’s house in Congress Park. The group is consulting a small diagram Miller has drawn, a plan for the so-called … more

Egypt trip builds bridges in event shared on film

Islamophobia is certainly not a new American phenomenon, but it has been on dangerous uptick in recent years. But Canadian-Egyptian entrepreneur Tarek Mounib wanted to challenge the notion that all … more
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