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Blues and BBQ Fest to benefit Habitat for Humanity

The 21st annual Blues and BBQ for Better Housing benefitting Habitat for Humanity Metro Denver will be held Saturday, July 21 at Citizens Park in Edgewater. Proceeds from the event will help build housing for nine families. more

A week of wonder strikes Golden

If you were out and about in Golden last week, more likely than not you were exposed to art in-action. Foothills Art Center’s inaugural ARTSWEEK GOLDEN took place July 16-22 at various … more

'Red Rocks Live' captures spirit of venue

Since Red Rocks Amphitheatre first opened as a concert venue, more than 2,000 performances have taken place on its stage by musicians in every genre imaginable. Which meant when the City of Denver … more

Not quite Cooperstown, but in the ballpark

The one-of-a-kind bat swung by Ty Cobb, the former holder of the all-time hits record before Pete Rose. A room of historic team jerseys. Baseball’s role in the American story. You’ll find all of … more

Entertainment at elevation is Colorado sensation

One might hike or fish all day in the beautiful Rockies and still enjoy a colorful show in the evening at one of several theaters in nearby mountain towns. Last week, we drove up to a family house in … more

Monthly Arvada photo society capturing life’s little moments

Keith Graham owns 16 cameras. He first got into photography as a kid — when his dad would show him his VHS camcorder. He was hooked ever since. Though Graham does not use all of the cameras that he … more

Wildcats, water issues and a woman mayor marked Arvada in the ’60s

The 1960s were a time of water uncertainty, new schools, growth, growing pains and the coming of age for the city of Arvada. In the year 1960, the census population of Arvada was recorded at 19,167. … more

Plein Air artists featured in Plan Jeffco exhibit

Twenty-five professional artists will paint from dawn to dusk at one Jeffco Open Space location each day from Sept. 10-15 as part of In Plein Sight, a week-long live painting event. PLAN Jeffco, a … more

A parade for Jeffco's dogs

If you think there isn’t anything much cuter than seeing a dog dressed up in a creative costume, then imagine about a hundred making their way along Washington Avenue in downtown Golden. “It … more

Taste of Arvada features bites from around town

Roasted poblano and jalapeño cream soup, deviled eggs with candied bacon, German Bratwurst with beer mustard and pork belly donuts were just some of the bites enjoyed at the Taste of Arvada held … more

Telling stories on a digital stage

It will surprise no one to hear that there are many, many differences between life in New York City and Denver. But comedian and podcaster Crystal Beth has come across one that may not be immediately … more

Stations offer breakfast burritos, more for Bike to Work Day

Bike to Work Day is fast approaching on June 27. the annual event is dedicated to get more people to experience and enjoy community by bicycle to work. Register to ride, for a chance at prizes … more

Great American Beer Festival is set to brew up good times

In 1993, after geologists Charlie and Janine Sturdavant lost their jobs, they purchased a Victorian-style home in Golden’s historic district. They filled a machine shop behind the house with old … more

Area theaters plan range of offerings in new season

No matter what your taste in theatrical entertainments, performances both new and familiar are at hand, with appealing dinner spots nearby. Town Hall Arts Center, Lone Tree Arts Center and PACE have … more

Arvada Memorial Day Parade 2018

Blue skies and a gentle breeze accompanied the Arvada Memorial Day Parade marchers who made their way down Lamar Street May 28. The annual event began at the American Legion Post 161 parking lot, … more

All aboard! Thomas the Tank Engine returns to Golden

When Thomas comes back to the Colorado Railroad Museum this year, it’s likely that grandparents who read the book as a child will bring their children, who watched the show on television growing … more

Strong music marks shows in Aurora, Arvada

We spent a couple of happy evenings on a recent weekend surrounded by music, enhanced by live bands and fine voices …  “Mamma Mia,” by ABBA band members Bjorn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson, … more

National Night Out celebrates Arvada community

Block parties popped up all over Arvada Aug. 7 to celebrate National Night Out, a community effort to reduce crime and the fear of crime in our neighborhoods through relationship-building. This … more

‘Chasing Coral’ screening brings Pomona grad back to his roots

When Pomona graduate Zack Rago joined the documentary crew of “Chasing Coral” he had no idea the impact it would have. “It was an incredibly cool opportunity for me being a young graduate and … more

Arvada author receives national book award

Arvada author Helen Starbuck has won the 2018 12th annual National Indie Excellence Award for her mystery “The Mad Hatter's Son, An Annie Collins Mystery.” The book is an adult contemporary … more
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