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Meet Bobby LeFebre, state’s new poet laureate

For 100 years, Colorado has honored the power and connective potential of poetry, beginning when Gov. Oliver Shoup appointed Alice Polk Hill to the role of poet laureate in 1919. In that century … more

Do your part to define south metro community

As chairman of the South Metro Denver Chamber Board of Directors, I’d like to thank everyone who’s shared thoughts and ideas with me over the years. It is apparent many have a deep appreciation … more

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

Food, fun kick off Western Welcome Week

Western Welcome Week was off to a great start on Aug. 9, with crowds thronging to Sterne Park in Littleton for a barbecue, concert and fireworks. The Rotary Club of Littleton, now in its third year … 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

Growing Pains: 'We'll become another generic city'

South Broadway is no stranger to development and change. Over the past several years, whole stretches of the street have been under construction as bike lanes, housing projects and businesses have … more

Denver Animal Shelter uses yoga to boost cat adoptions

In the Community Room at the Denver Animal Shelter, a few suppressed giggles are heard in between Johanna Schumacher calling out different yoga poses. Tiny kittens are running through the legs of … more

Living healthy in Denver

When people think of public health, a few thoughts naturally come to mind: doctors, good nutrition and getting exercise. But defining a healthy community can be a difficult task, said Tristan … more

Denver recycling event collects unused, unwanted paint

Residents and business owners are invited to drop off all unwanted paint at the PaintCare recycling event from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 24 at South High School, 1700 E. Louisiana Ave. in Denver. House … more

Baker district tour quenches curiosity

The Historic Baker District once again will be opening its doors to the public this summer. The annual Baker Home Tour on Aug. 24 features six homes of various architectural styles, a former … more

University Park garden girls

Hidden behind a small stone wall at the Brookdale Senior Living facility in University Park is an expansive lawn space. Brookdale residents often take walks on the looping paths, enjoying time … more

New basketball courts at Washington Park are open

After nearly six months on the sidelines, the new and improved basketball courts at Washington Park have opened. The courts reopened on July 19, and had everything done except the paint striping. … 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
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