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‘In honor of our beloved Joy Burns’

It is with the heaviest of hearts that I bring you some very sad news. Joy Burns, known to the University of Denver as the first woman to chair our Board of Trustees and as the generous spirit behind … more

Grasmere Lake muskrats indulge in summer of love

This summer, visitors to Washington Park may catch themselves humming a truly awful ‘70s pop hit called “Muskrat Love.” Why? Because more of these semi-aquatic rodents have been spotted in and … more

One of Many

The world has changed drastically in such an unexpected way, who could prophesy life would be like this today. COVID-19 has spread rampantly, one after another, the pandemic directed ubiquitous human … more

B-Side Fridays spin again in virtual format

Ask anyone what they’re missing most this summer, and the responses will be as varied as the residents of the city. But there’s one answer that’s bound to pop up over and over — live music. … more

Discovering Denver’s history and unique characters

Denver’s past includes a multitude of creative self-starters. Some became self-made millionaires, and others were not quite as fortunate. “They’re all interesting characters,” said Diane … more

The Climate Action Task Force

The year 2020 is only half over, and already it has been a year like no other. The first six months were dominated by a health crisis due to COVID-19, an economic crisis as a result of the pandemic … more

Homelessness and constituents: Are they compatible?

In the past two years, I have talked a lot about three simple principles: housing, transportation and representation. I have heard from so many of you that these three principles are critical to your … more

COLORCON features all-female lineup

The second annual COLORCON will take place this year on Aug. 28 in the alleyway behind 1112 Broadway. This year will feature a lineup of 13 Colorado female artists. COLORCON debuted in 2019 and is an … more

Business Matters

Editor’s note: Business Matters is a monthly column featuring business news in the Life on Capitol Hill and Washington Park Profile coverage areas, which is roughly central-north and south Denver. … more

Chicano Music Hall of Fame announces 2020 class

Like in so many cultures, music plays a vital connective and communicative role in Chicano life. That music has been honored since 2002 at Su Teatro’s Chicano Music Hall of Fame, and now there’s … more

Get off the beaten path in Denver suburbs to discover unique parks

In a summer where large gatherings of family, neighbors and friends are still barred, metro Denver residents have reconnected with taking an with taking an old-fashioned walk outdoors. more

Miners Alley makes plans, asks for help

Innovation is the name of the game for most theaters during the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly since an artf orm that gathers people together in a small space will be among the last to reopen. So, … more

So, what CAN you do this summer?

It’s a summer like no other. With concerts, festivals, sports games and lots more off the table during the COVID-19 pandemic, kids and families might be going a bit stir-crazy. Here’s a look at … more

The Art of the Brick welcomes guests back to DMNS

A space with about 10 million Lego bricks in it probably sounds like a dream come true for many children (and quite a few adults as well), but for artist Nathan Sawaya, that's just his workspace. … more

University of Denver celebrates 2020 grads virtually

The University of Denver celebrated its Class of 2020 on June 12 with a virtual commencement ceremony being called the Day of Recognition. The event honored more than 3,300 graduates who studied at … more

Keeping systemic racism at the forefront of conversation

Art has a way of influencing change. “Artists have always been at the forefront of being thoughtful and creative on how we bring about change,” said JC Futrell, director of education at RedLine … more

Going for the Gold Award

A couple of East High School class of 2020 graduates have spent the past couple of years dedicated to making a difference in their community. Fiona Goe, 17, of Denver’s Park Hill neighborhood and … more

‘Five feet is not six'

According to a couple of the small business owners on 13th Avenue, the stretch of sidewalk between Pearl and Washington streets is like a danger zone. One, there is a lot of speeding on 13th Avenue, … more

Future still uncertain for Denver's Rosedale school

When she was in elementary school in the early 1960s, Jo Peters learned to fold a flag properly. She was one of eight in the color guard at Rosedale Elementary School, and remembers raising the flag … more

South High one of 25 mini grant recipients

Doing historic preservation work always requires assistance to ensure that buildings, stories and resources remain available and vital. But doing that work in the midst of a global pandemic is a … more
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