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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

Reading, making, exploring with Denver Public Library

Youths enjoy talking with library staff and their peers about the books they’re reading or what they’re making and creating for the Summer of Adventure program. This year, because of COVID-19 and … more

COVID-19 and the Denver real estate market

It has certainly been a wild ride for all of us these past months and the Denver real estate market has been no exception. The year got off to a fast start with property values poised to jump yet … 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

'They are cheering for us to succeed'

Yasu Kizaki believes the survival of independent restaurants is critical. “Restaurants create a unique character of a city,” Kizaki said, who co-owns Sushi Den, Izakaya Den and Ototo Den with his … 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

We need an equitable recovery

There is no question our economy will have to be rebuilt following the disruption caused by COVID-19. The question is, how? Do we try to replicate the way it was before, or do we seek to reshape and … 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
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