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Look outdoors for boredom cure

Haven’t left the house in several days? Looking to get out, hopefully, sans crowds? As communities throughout the nation ban gatherings of 10 or more and urge people to practice social distancing … more

Denver metro area food banks struggle with increased demand

Grocery stores aren't the only entities that are feeling the impact of COVID-19 — food banks are too. Erin Pulling, president and CEO for Food Bank of the Rockies, said the organization that … more

Denver's theater scene speaks amid COVD-19 closures

I've written this column every week for more than two years, and I would be surprised if I went more than two entries during this tenure without mentioning some kind of theatrical production. There's … more

Community is key to battling COVID-19

Parents scrambling for child care options on the heels of temporary school closures. Store shelves without essential goods, including bread, eggs and toilet paper. Events and ball games canceled. … more

At the Junction of food and delicious

When going out to grab a meal with a group of friends, finding a place that has something for everyone can sometimes be a tricky proposition. As such, diners in search of a new food oasis will want … more

How to buy some bison

35 bison calves found new homes on March 17 during one of the Golden area's most unusual fundraising events: the City and County of Denver bison sale. Now in its 35th year, the annual bison sale is … more

Avourneen trio’s ‘Sparrow’ album takes wing

When talking about the Irish music he’s been playing as part of Denver band Avourneen for the last six years, guitarist and vocalist Adam Goldstein warmly quotes English writer and philosopher G.K. … more

Local Methodists grapple with national changes

When the Jardine family joined St. Andrew United Methodist Church in Highlands Ranch in 2018, they were grateful to have a place where their oldest son would be accepted. Not long before, the then … more

Changing neighborhoods inspire local author’s debut novel

A common concern among many in the Denver area is the loss of historic buildings and homes — structures that serve as a tangible testament to the Mile-High City’s long and varied history. … more

What midsummer dreams may come at the Arvada Center

The plays of William Shakespeare have been performed so many times in the more than 400 years since he did his writing that one mustn’t just consider the story, but how to tell that story. Emily … more

Sensory- and memory-friendly events give opportunities for expression in the Denver area

The Barros family has difficulty finding programs they all can attend. “We try to take them to events as much as I can, but the kids at this age don't pay attention for an hour,” Fernando Barros … more

Annual Dragon Film Festival roars in return

Asia’s dynamic and varied cultures have histories and stories that go back thousands of years, and as “Parasite” thrillingly displayed at this year’s Oscars, there are many, many stories … more

Let museum take you to the river

One of the best things about the Denver Museum of Nature & Science is how it brings a world of discovery into one place. No matter what your interest is, there’s an exhibit for you. But this … more

Museums turn toward tech, innovation

Denver and the surrounding suburbs have spent the better part of this century becoming some of the most desirable places to live in the country. The influx of new residents has brought with it all … more

DJFF highlights personal, universal storytelling

Over more than 2,000 years, Jewish storytelling has come to tell the stories of people from all over the world, and in all walks of life. And this diversity of voices is vibrantly reflected in the … more

Funny business in the burbs: Comedy shows adjust to outlying audiences

When local comedian Michael Jeffries stepped up to the mic at Max Taps Brewery in Highlands Ranch, the room was filled with a variety of suburbanites. Folks just getting off work, couples young and … more

King of Rock Flamenco makes Denver home

The traveling, rootless life of gypsies doesn’t appeal to everybody, but for guitarist Javier Gutierrez, better known as El Javi, embracing life on the road led not only to self-discovery but … more

The Arvada Center invites audiences aboard the Orient Express

There’s a particular challenge to telling a story that is very well-known by the audience. But when it’s one of the most well-known murder mysteries in popular fiction, well, that’s a whole … more

Denver Water ‘evaluating options’ after Gross project ruling

A court ruling from the end of 2019 determined Denver Water officials must obtain an additional permit for the Gross Reservoir Expansion Project — a project that Arvada is depending on so it can … more

Welcome the Year of the Rat in the metro area

According to the calendar of the Lunar New Year, 2020 is the Year of the Rat - the first sign of the zodiac. And there are plenty of options hosted by Denver’s thriving Asian-American community to … more
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