University of Denver cookbook archive helps students discover new passions

For students at the University of Denver with an interest in cooking, Carol Helstosky’s course Think, Eat, Write: Food History is an eye-catcher in a long list of class offerings. But while classes …
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Swift water is safety focus as Colorado snowpack melts

Rachel Kohler loves rivers. “Playing in rivers can be a ton of fun,” she said, “as long as you’re doing it with full knowledge of the risks — and you have a safety plan in place.” For her …

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 …

Denver launches food waste pilot program
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 …

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 …

South High staff member works to strengthen community ties

Karen Duell stands quietly in the main entrance of South High School as a swarm of middle school students enter the building. The students are about to tour the school to see if South is the right …

Washington Park Profile: June Business Matters

Business Matters is a monthly column on the changing landscape of business and development in south Denver. If there are any inquiries on new developments in your area, or if you are a local business …

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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 …

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 …

Washington Park teen awarded national writing scholarship

In short, poetic paragraphs, Caleb Pan captures the moments of his life from the everyday details to the raw personal moments. Writing, he said, keeps him grounded.  That writing recently garnered …

Arts roundup: Wash Park art market returns for 27th year

Summer Art Market returns to Wash Park The Art Students League of Denver's annual art sales event, the Summer Art Market, is returning to Washington Park this month. The event on June 8-9 features …

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