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So, what CAN you do this summer?

It’s a summer like no other. With concerts, festivals, sports games and lots more off the table during the COVID-19 pandemic, kids and families might be going a bit stir-crazy. Here’s a look at … more

The Art of the Brick welcomes guests back to DMNS

A space with about 10 million Lego bricks in it probably sounds like a dream come true for many children (and quite a few adults as well), but for artist Nathan Sawaya, that's just his workspace. … more

University of Denver celebrates 2020 grads virtually

The University of Denver celebrated its Class of 2020 on June 12 with a virtual commencement ceremony being called the Day of Recognition. The event honored more than 3,300 graduates who studied at … more

Keeping systemic racism at the forefront of conversation

Art has a way of influencing change. “Artists have always been at the forefront of being thoughtful and creative on how we bring about change,” said JC Futrell, director of education at RedLine … more

Going for the Gold Award

A couple of East High School class of 2020 graduates have spent the past couple of years dedicated to making a difference in their community. Fiona Goe, 17, of Denver’s Park Hill neighborhood and … more

‘Five feet is not six'

According to a couple of the small business owners on 13th Avenue, the stretch of sidewalk between Pearl and Washington streets is like a danger zone. One, there is a lot of speeding on 13th Avenue, … more

Future still uncertain for Denver's Rosedale school

When she was in elementary school in the early 1960s, Jo Peters learned to fold a flag properly. She was one of eight in the color guard at Rosedale Elementary School, and remembers raising the flag … more

South High one of 25 mini grant recipients

Doing historic preservation work always requires assistance to ensure that buildings, stories and resources remain available and vital. But doing that work in the midst of a global pandemic is a … more

‘Silent Rose’ is anything but

One of the worst things a storyteller can do when telling the story of, or to, young people is condescend to them. Many don’t take the thoughts and opinions of young people seriously, and that’s … more

A rare but deadly disease

Ovarian cancer survivors urge any woman who feels that something is not quite right to “pursue, pursue, pursue” and request that the doctor does enough tests to rule out the possibility of … more

Jerry Sturm, Broncos player and Englewood restaurant owner, dies at 83

Jerry Sturm, a former Denver Broncos player and owner of The South Restaurant in Englewood for half a century, died at age 83 on June 17. Sturm, an Indiana native, was named by the Broncos last year … more

Jamgrass gives upcoming musicians their due

Every city’s music scene is made up of extremely talented musicians that don’t make it big for a variety of reasons. But that certainly doesn’t mean their art isn’t worth celebrating and … more

Metro Denver communities gather in protest

When Hana Berhanu stepped up to the mic in front of hundreds at a June 7 Castle Rock protest, she first spoke about the anxiety she felt in deciding what to share that afternoon. She didn’t know if … more

Eclectic Golden Triangle undergoing a rezone

The Denver Art Museum, Colorado State Capitol and Civic Center Park. These iconic landmarks along with the unique restaurants, cafés and retail shops; schools; residential buildings; and interesting … more

Business Matters

Editor’s Note: Business Matters is a monthly column featuring business news in the Life on Capitol Hill and Washington Park Profile coverage areas, which is roughly north-central and south Denver. … more

Growing turf

Playing golf at Denver’s City Park Golf Course will be a modernized blast from the past. There will be some nostalgia, said Scott Rethlake, director of Denver Golf, adding that playing the new … more

Colorado janitors rally to raise awareness

Janitors from across the metro area participated in a car rally in downtown Denver on May 19 to raise awareness of their struggles and to demand justice for the essential workers who are keeping … more

Using creativity to display art in a new environment

A benefit for having an art student exhibition online is that all world has access to the work. The downside, however, is that a thesis exhibition is often one of the first experiences an art … more

Grasmere Lake: murky no more

This spring, visitors to Washington Park can glimpse a startling sight: striped bass cruising through the clear waters of Grasmere Lake. The bass are not new to Grasmere, but water clarity is. Once … more

Now is the time to fund a green stimulus for job creation and economic growth

Watching a virus ravage our society and expose our systemic inequity has been difficult. Black, indigenous and people of color are making up larger portions of those infected and dying. We are seeing … more
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