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When Amanda Horvath moved from Boston to the Denver area for school, she was looking for a place where she could find a sense of community. “I immediately felt at home when I started attending South Fellowship’s Summit group for young … more
The hotels and motels along West Colfax Avenue have never been just a place to stop during the night for travelers. They also — for years — have served as temporary roofs for homeless people who can afford staying a night or two. Wheat Ridge … more
To mark the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry to the first World War, Red Rocks Community College hosted a campus-wide experiential learning day on April 6. The event featured staff and … more
When you need an answer to the perennial “what’s a great Colorado short-stay getaway” question, Wheat Ridge resident Ed Sealover has one. In fact, he has 30 of them that he details in his most recent book, “Colorado Excursions with History, … more
Some students take a gap year between high school and college, but not many spend it like Max Spiegel has — diving into a tropical lagoon every 15 minutes or so at Lakewood’s Casa Bonita. “I was a diver all four years at Cherry Creek High … more
Steve Austin has been measuring the precipitation levels in his backyard every morning since 2005 at his home in Northglenn. Outside of a few weekend trips, he hasn’t missed a day. “I’ve been doing it so long, it’s just part of what I … more
If there’s a better part of summer than music under the stars, I don’t know what it is. Colorado has no shortage of picturesque locations for summer concerts, and while everyone is well aware of places like Red Rocks, many more intimidate venues exist that provide a lovely setting for some classic acts. more
When artist Naomi Scheck was a student at Arvada High School, from 1998 to 2002, one of the teachers who made the biggest impact on her was art teacher Linda Scholes. For her part, Scholes remembers Scheck as a star whose work continually … more
A lot of ingredients are required to distill good, quality spirits. But one requirement is at the root of them all — passion. “I went to Kentucky and Tennessee to learn from the distillers there,” said Mitch Abate, distiller at Downslope … more
For Vietnam veteran Abe Alonzo, the March 24 ceremony honoring him and 53 others for their service in an unpopular and devastating war was long overdue. “We weren’t accepted or received after our tour in Vietnam,” said the 68-year-old … more
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