DU student ‘climbing for a cause’

A University of Denver graduate student has found a way to combine her love of the outdoors with her passion for helping others. Brittney Woodrum, 27, is an ambassador for ShelterBox USA — an …
Group Living Zoning Code Updates making its way to legislative review process
With expected increased evictions because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the city of Denver believes it is important to allow flexibility for all types of housing and households. “There is a very high …

Scooping and chatting

The Denver Cherry Creek Rotary Club is a small club, but its 30 members are dedicated to making a big impact. “Our motto is ‘Service Above Self,’” said Joel Russman, a Washington Park …

Discovering Denver’s history and unique characters

Denver’s past includes a multitude of creative self-starters. Some became self-made millionaires, and others were not quite as fortunate. “They’re all interesting characters,” said Diane …

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Animal adoptions brighten life during pandemic

The novel coronavirus has meant a lot more time at home for many people, which has some perks — including an increase in pet adoptions. “Since we knew we'd be home all summer, and since we limit …

Grasmere Lake muskrats indulge in summer of love

This summer, visitors to Washington Park may catch themselves humming a truly awful ‘70s pop hit called “Muskrat Love.” Why? Because more of these semi-aquatic rodents have been spotted in and …

‘In honor of our beloved Joy Burns’

It is with the heaviest of hearts that I bring you some very sad news. Joy Burns, known to the University of Denver as the first woman to chair our Board of Trustees and as the generous spirit behind …

Local musicians perform for unity

A musical protest/demonstration called Songs of Freedom: Unification through Music took place on July 18 at the Greek Amphitheater in Civic Center Park in Denver. A variety of musical guests …

Donors ‘dash’ to save lives

The 21st annual Donor Dash took place on July 18 as a car parade in Washington Park. The event takes place each year “to honor the lives of organ, eye and tissue donors; celebrate the lives of …

Community Voices
A new fitness series is underway in Denver’s Sculpture Park, near the Denver Performing Arts Complex. Diverse lineup of classes. Will run Tuesdays and Thursdays, beginning the first week of August. …
First Friday events are among the most popular summer happenings for galleries and arts organizations all over the metro area. Which means that even though they were going to look different, …
Like in so many cultures, music plays a vital connective and communicative role in Chicano life. That music has been honored since 2002 at Su Teatro’s Chicano Music Hall of Fame, and now there’s …
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