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Tired of driving? Here’s how to get around Colorado on public transportation

Ever wanted to take a road trip across the state without slogging through an hours-long drive on highways? more

Asking the hard questions at the Benchmark Theatre

It is an unfortunate truth that some topics will always be relevant, no matter how many decades (or centuries) pass. Questions of race and identity are near the top of this list, and as we’ve seen … more

Imagining and facilitating youth art exploration

If it sounds like you’re about to get run over by an RTD bus or some other vehicle when you go see “Imitation Simulation,” fear not. Capturing bits of an artist’s life — whether sounds from … more

City Greenhouse nurtures everything from park flowers to snacks for gorillas

Many people never stumble upon the lush world of the City Park greenhouses, just west of the Denver Zoo. Yet these nondescript buildings at 2500 E. 23rd Ave. supply Denver’s parks with dazzling … more

Playing golf and learning life lessons

It was barely a year ago when 16-year-old Layla Duong first put her hands on a golf club. Back then, she knew nothing of the sport. “Golf is for the rich,” she thought. “Golf is boring.” But … more

‘A great leader for the little ones looking for the love of education’

Mamie Howard puts her whole heart into her students. “She is super passionate about what she does,” said Susanna Pasillas, a parent of two. “She wants the best for all the kids, and she … more

Strong summer starts for Denver

The Denver metro area really shines during the summer months. There are all kinds of outdoor options for dining, live music and activities, while classic concert spots and cultural hubs are still … more

What’s that buzz? A pollination syndrome in your garden

June is the time of year gardeners of the Denver-metro area are busy growing crops in hopes of an end-of-summer bounty of fruits and veggies to be harvested. Leading up to this harvest, gardeners … more

Intro to criminology: CSI Regis

My first job as a journalist was covering the cops/courts/crime beat in Cañon City. It was an odd job, to say the least. But I learned a lot — not only as a journalist learning how the journalism … more

More ways to celebrate Pride

In addition to the events taking place during the 2022 Denver PrideFest put on by The Center on Colfax, there are many additional ways to celebrate Pride throughout the month of June. Here are some … more

Wild Taco opens in Denver's Capitol Hill neighborhood

A new spot to satisfy taco cravings has opened in Denver. Wild Taco-Denver opened on May 13. It is located at 215 E. Seventh Ave., which is on the border of Denver’s Capitol Hill and Speer … more

Gallery 6 reopens in the Art District on Santa Fe

Gallery 6, a photography gallery, has opened in a new space in the Art District on Santa Fe. The three partners — all Denver-area photographers — are Tony Eitzel,; Kevin … more

‘Music is a connector’

Growing up in Denver, Charles Luis Cox II remembers celebrating Juneteenth every year with family. They would pack a picnic and go to the park. Or, they would go to Lincoln Hills — historically a … more

Potager Restaurant & Wine Bar celebrates 25 years

Potager Restaurant & Wine Bar, 1109 Ogden St. in Denver’s Capitol Hill neighborhood, celebrated its 25th anniversary in May. Potager got its start by Teri Rippeto and her father, Tom, in … more

Tazu Sushi and Asian Cuisine closes in Cherry Creek North

Westword reported in early May that Tazu Sushi and Asian Cuisine has closed. The Japanese restaurant, which was located at 300 Fillmore St. in Cherry Creek North, featured a robust menu for lunch … more

Ivy on 7th closes to focus on other restaurant concepts

Ivy on 7th Ivy on 7th, 410 E. Seventh Ave., had its last day of service on May 8. The breakfast and brunch spot operated for three-and-a-half years, according to its website. On Facebook, … more

Handsome Boys Hospitality opens Casey Jones pizza restaurant

A “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” themed pizza joint has opened at 24 N. Broadway in Denver. The restaurant describes itself as a 21+ “pizza party dive bar” on its … more

High 5 Plumbing named Small Business of the Year by Denver Metro Chamber

The Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce has recognized High 5 Plumbing with a Small Business of the Year award. High 5 Plumbing is a family-owned and operated business co-owned by Levi and Cassi … more

Nooch Vegan Market closes shop

Nooch Vegan Market announced in late April that May 14 was its last day of business. The small specialty grocer sold a variety of vegan products ranging from food items and body care to … more

Welton Street Café offers takeout from temporary location

Welton Street Café has opened at a temporary location for takeout orders only. The temporary location is 2258 California St. in Five Points. The family owned and operated restaurant, which … more
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