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Chasing the culinary dream

In the kitchen at West 29th Restaurant and Bar, Chris Johnson, 56, whips up intricately plated dishes and feels the heat as flames dance off the stove. He throws a meat-based pasta sauce in a pan as his mentor, chef Cory Matthews, handles another …
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How food can transform community

Nathan Mudd is a former attorney, and his wife Kimberly used to work as an accountant. But the two have always had a special dedication to the local economy and local food. “Our passion is to increase local food in the state,” Kimberly Mudd …
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      It’s a mighty big fuss for what amounts to a shadow. The moon butts its way in between the Earth and the sun Aug. 21, casting its shadow across the continental U.S. from sea to sea. A cross-continental U.S. total eclipse like this hasn’t …

    • Groups offer support for breastfeeding moms

      Breastfeeding comes naturally to some moms. Others struggle with pain, not having a large milk supply or being unsure that their baby is getting enough food. But during World Breast Feeding Week and Breastfeeding Awareness Month moms are being …

    • Area gun store burglaries 'not impulse crimes'

      Thieves recently made off with 20 semiautomatic rifles from Warhorse Firearms of the Rockies in Littleton, the latest in a series of “smash-and-grab” burglaries at area gun stores in recent months. Three or four suspects broke a large window …

    • Q&A with Xochitl Gaytan

      Xochitl Gaytan said she's not afraid to get into the boardroom and "fight for those issues" she thinks should be at the forefront of conversation in Denver Public Schools. A mother of two children …

    • Festival brings food and all kinds of fun to neighborhood

      It was summertime and the living was easy at the fourth annual Harvey Park Improvement Association Summer Festival - but attendees didn't need the Denver Municipal Band, who played the "Summertime" …