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Denver Recycles program turns Christmas trees into mulch

The life of a Christmas tree is short: It spends a month or so in warm comfort, decorated with glowing lights, before it’s thrown out at the end of the year. For the past 25 years, Denver Recycles, … more

The history of Denver's holiday lights

In this day and age when factories and machinery produce many of the things we need in our daily lives, it’s difficult to imagine the task of stringing individual light bulbs together to create the … more

Eat the wheat, test the taste — it’s scientific

There's a stereotype that scientific research belongs in cold, sterile laboratories to people with Ph.D.s and white lab coats. But at the Genetics Taste Lab at the Denver Museum of Nature & … more

Tackling the tough questions with ‘What You Will’

When we really love someone, it can be difficult to be completely honest with him or her. We’re concerned about their opinion of us and don’t want to change anything in the relationship. But … more

When Santa shops in Denver

The holidays in Denver bring out a collection of unique markets, some of which have traditions dating back for more than a decade. Here are a few places to scout out gifts for your holiday list. … more

Holiday decor tells story of Colorado history

Colorado designers will decorate rooms of the Governor’s Residence at Boettcher Mansion for the holidays, with a focus on re-creating period holiday decorating and the fantasy of an era. With the … more

Youth orchestra aims to develop next generation

At some point, all musicians are going to have to deal with the stresses of auditioning. And while this is an important skill to master, there’s also something to be said for letting young … more

Enjoy a Thanksgiving weekend feast of music

Thanksgiving weekend is one of the busiest times of year in the metro area. Families and friends are in town and everyone is looking for something fun to officially kick off the holiday season. There … more

Becoming Santa: a special gift

Bryan Austin didn’t have to wait for his beard to turn white to become Santa. The 60-year-old Austin has been performing as Santa for 11 seasons and wore the red suit while his hair was still, … more
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