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Cultural fun under the summer sun

Latino culture is a vibrant and dynamic one that defies stereotypes and easy categorization, and with the Latino population in the state and country steadily growing, exploring it can be both … more

Paleo, keto dieters band together

For the past four years, Littleton resident Kimberly Spomer has attended a support group. The group of roughly 25 people consists of like-minded individuals seeking community and advice as they … more

Good intentions go bad in ‘Fairfield’

As almost anyone can readily attest, good intentions don’t necessarily lead to positive outcomes. This is certainly true in Eric Coble’s scathing and hilarious “Fairfield,” which takes the … more

The ‘strong neighborhoods’ of District 4

Editor’s Note: District 4 covers the Wellshire, University Hills, Goldsmith, Hampden, Hampden South, Kennedy and Souhmoor Park neighborhoods. When Kendra Black first ran for District 4 of city … more

Creating policy for a growing Denver

Editor’s Note: District 6 covers the Washington Park, Belcaro, Cory-Merrill, Virginia Village, Indian Creek, Rosedale, University and University Park neighborhoods. Paul Kashmann sits at a booth in … more

Denver District 5: ‘the best of both worlds’

Editor’s note: District 5 includes the Hale, Montclair, East Colfax, Hilltop, Lowry Field, Washington Virginia Vale and Windsor neighborhoods. When Amanda Sawyer found out about a new development … more

Denver nonprofit struts its stuff for feline fundraiser

The Denver Dumb Friends League will host the second annual Catwalk on July 13. This year’s event will feature 10 local breweries and is a ticketed event for people 21 and over. General admission … more

Junior League of Denver grants $50,000 to nonprofits

The Junior League of Denver granted $50,000 to eight nonprofit organizations at the league’s 100th anniversary celebration May 22 at the Tivoli on the Auraria campus, according to a news release. … more

Face It Together nonprofit awarded $500,000 grant

Face It Together has received a $500,000 grant from the Stand Together Foundation to help the nonprofit expand its reach in Denver and help more people fighting addiction. The foundation supports … more

South Denver residents get creative on paying for housing

Janet Bardwell’s home in University Park has been in the family all her life. It is her childhood home and where she grew up. When her mother became sick in 2010, Bardwell moved back into the home … more

Saying goodbye to District 5

It is bittersweet that this is both my first and last column for the Washington Park Profile as District 5 councilwoman. I’ve been asked to write because re-districting in 2015 included the … more

Wash Park looks into new kids programming

In an effort to extend summer programming for kids into the fall months, staff at the Washington Park Recreation Center are setting out to try a new event — a miniature triathlon. While the event … more

South by Southeast festival returns to Denver

Councilmember Kendra Black is once again bringing the South by Southeast festival to Denver for its third annual event. This year’s event, set for Aug. 17, is themed Beers, Bikes and Bands. The … more

University of Denver announces new chancellor

With the University of Denver’s Chancellor Rebecca Chopp stepping down this month, the school announced that Jeremy Haefner would be taking over as the 19th chancellor. Chopp has served the … more

Denver proposes new bike lanes near Wash Park

As Amy Kenreich pulls up to the intersection at South Marion Parkway and East Dakota Avenue, she slows at the stop sign and reminds her two children to do the same. “What do I always tell you?” … more

Photos: Summer at Harvard Gulch West Park

The Rosedale Harvard Gulch Neighborhood Association hosted a bluegrass concert and get-together at Harvard Gulch West Park on June 7. The Rocky Mountain Bluegrass Band played in a field on the north … more

Denver makes ‘lucky’ deal for new University Hills park

After searching for land for five years, the city is one step closer to a new park for the University Hills neighborhood. Nestled just three blocks east of Colorado Boulevard in a quieter residential … more

New Cherry Creek festival ready to launch

Smash in the Square event director Anthony Constantino believes the inaugural weekend of his new art festival in Cherry Creek is a comeback. Constantino describes the festival as an open-air art … more

Metro Denver residents participate in garden study

More than 100 people in the Denver area are participating in a research study about community gardening that’s now in its third year. They’re learning plenty about how to grow a garden — but … more

Mayor Hancock’s third term ‘an opportunity to be bold’

After winning his third term as mayor, Michael B. Hancock is taking on a new strategy: He wants to tackle equity in Denver and ensure growth in the city benefits all. “A third term also presents an … more
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