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Denver Public Library says goodbye to overdue fines

When Denver Public Libraries lowered daily overdue fines in 2014, the goal was clear —the libraries were trying to “reduce barriers to customer access,” Jennifer Hoffman said. Hoffman, who is … more

Keensburg Sanctuary housing exotic animals is something wild

It was a sunny, pleasant fall day for a recent drive through the plains in southern Weld County and many of the inhabitants of the Wild Animal Sanctuary were basking — on the grass, on platforms, … more

Washington Park author talks about Denver’s hidden gems

Since 1976, Rich Grant has called Washington Park home. He’s traveled the world as a writer, but no matter where he goes, the park is still his favorite place. The quality of light in the area … more

Phamaly Theatre ‘changes people’s lives’

Joy Carletti was in junior high school when she discovered her love for the stage. She had won the audition for the lead role in the play. But soon after rehearsals started, she found herself … more

A toast to north Denver bars and breweries

The booze scene in Denver is growing. The city has a collection of bars, old and new. Breweries are popping up left and right, creating every style of beer under the sun, and distilleries are quickly … more

Denver restaurateurs bring the world closer to home

On a Wednesday afternoon, the staff are getting ready to open at 12@Madison in Congress Park. Music plays while Chef Jeff Osaka rolls out dough for a lemon dessert. Osaka opened his first 12 … more

Ghosts of Cheesman Park

On a cool night in Cheesman Park it can be easy to creep yourself out: Trees lining the sidewalk on the west side shroud the grassy field in the center in darkness. A growing silence weighs down the … more

Meet your neighbors: Tricia Chinn Campbell

Being a mom is a full-time job, but sometimes it's nice to get away from the house and hang out with other adults — even if it's just for a little while. When Tricia Chinn Campbell first saw the … more

Denver native’s outdoor experience takes his film career to new heights

Denver native Kent Harvey never imagined his passion for outdoor adventure would segue into a career traversing some of the world’s most challenging terrain while capturing the experience for the … more

Ballot measure would improve and gain more Denver park space

In Washington Park, Jason Schuck watches his three children play in a small creek. In the heat of the summer, the water is a nice break as the kids sift through rock and sand, hoping to unearth a … more

Colorado’s tango community calls Uptown home

As a dancer stands on the floor at the Denver Turnverein, a look and a small nod is all it takes to find a partner for the milonga —an open floor for Argentine tango dancers. At Tango Colorado, … more

Owner puts his ‘personal stamp’ on Uptown brewery

Three years ago, when it came to find the space to open his own brewery, Gardiner Hammond’s first thought was the Capitol Hill area: The night life and music scene in the area had been a draw to … more
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