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Platt Park martial arts school teaches women to defend themselves

Imagine you’re driving a car. You go to make a turn and suddenly another car is there. Quickly, you slam on the brakes preventing a collision. For Vanessa Spindle, a teacher at Wash Park Martial …
Get to know the state ballot measures
Colorado voters will decide on 13 state-level measures, addressing big issues like education and road funding, oil and gas setbacks, and congressional redistricting. The measures are of three types: …

Denver looks to change bus transit on Colfax Avenue

Colfax Avenue has a reputation: It’s a hub for local music venues and home to longtime Denver restaurants. It’s the longest commercial street in the U.S. The urban myth that Playboy magazine once …

Attorney general race draws sharp line between candidates' approaches

One prosecuted the Aurora theater shooter. The other worked as an assistant to Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg. One's the elected district attorney in a south metro district of more than 1 …

Social cannabis space set to open this fall on South Broadway

After two years of looking at about 50 locations for their business and talking to 17 neighborhood organizations, mother-and-son duo Megan Lumpkins and Taylor Rosean are opening Denver’s second …

Rising rents on South Broadway causing turnover in businesses

The White Palace building at South Broadway and East Bayaud Avenue sits vacant. Graffiti lines the windows of one space, while the windows of the other space are covered as renovations for a new, …

News

Quirky combinations are unique attractions for area businesses

The Denver metro area has it all — diverse entertainment in spectacular venues; vast shopping options from big box retail to small, family-owned businesses; and a variety of dining establishments. …

Life

‘Uncanny Valley’ poses questions for audience

The best science fiction isn’t just concerned with cool technology and chilling or thrilling plot twists. It makes the audience consider the effects that science, technology and other futuristic …

Sports

Rockies look to next season after rare lapse in hitting

For once, the Colorado Rockies head into the offseason searching for more pop at the plate to go with excellent pitching, not the other way around. The Rockies lacked patience at the plate in getting …

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Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

As Bruegel would say, DIA is boorish and depressing

This lively essay needs an image to go along with it. Please look up Pieter Bruegel the Elder’s painting “The Fall of the Rebel Angels,” and have it handy when you read the following paragraph …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

Be extraordinary today — in an extra ordinary way

Looking at the title of today’s column may have some of you a little overwhelmed. I mean some of you may be saying to yourselves, “Extraordinary? I am happy to just get through the day.” Wow, …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

`I Can Only Imagine’ what happens when we tell our own story

One of my very favorite songs is by MercyMe, and the name of the song is, “I Can Only Imagine.” You may have heard it before. You may have seen the movie that was made about the song and its …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Autumn has list full of ways to be wistful

Autumn. A six-letter word that summons hundreds, and all of them are apples and the color orange. My friend Thoreau said, “I would rather sit on a pumpkin, and have it all to myself than be crowded …
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