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Open your door to the built environment

Even a casual drive around the Denver metro area will unveil a bevy of architectural gems, with even more design secrets hiding behind doors you might not expect. But since getting an invite to house … more

Climber reaches for dream: Local teen finished seventh in Tokyo Olympics

When Colin Duffy first laid eyes on an indoor climbing wall, he was only 3 years old.  The colorful holds drew his attention and he begged his parents to let him give the sport a try. By 7, he was … more

¡Es una fiesta, Colorado!

For Morrison's Jeanette Trujillo-Lucero, Georgetown's Library Park transformed into a Mexican zocalo, or plaza, Saturday afternoon. It was a place of joining together, sharing and celebrating. The … more

Kirkland Museum is Denver treasure

On the northwest corner of Bannock Street and 12th Avenue in Denver, bright yellow ceramic tiles beckon to anyone who can see them. They mark the entrance to the Kirkland Museum of Fine and … more

Italian classics stop in Marshdale

An army of Alfa Romeos stopped at Marshdale Burger Co. on Sept. 4, a lunch gathering place for the drivers attending the Italian luxury car’s national convention in Colorado Springs. About 20 of … more

Vail Film Festival ready for a bigger, bolder 2021

Doing something for the first time is always a fraught process, but you often come away with all kinds of beneficial lessons that can make it smoother next time. Such is the case for the Vail Film … more

Now In Technicolor - Rec district hosts inaugural Easter Seals Color Dash

Clear Creek Metropolitan Recreation District hosted an inaugural fun run at Easterseals Rocky Mountain Village on Sept. 4, and those who participated passed with flying colors — quite literally. … more

New mural brings dose of color to Dinosaur Ridge

Morrison’s Dinosaur Ridge has long provided a unique chance to see the footprints left by dinosaurs. But starting now, visitors will also get a fresh perspective of what it might have been like to … more

Community and firefighters celebrate return of Big Chili, reflect on 9/11 anniversary

There was no better way for local firefighters to mark the 20th anniversary of 9/11 than by spending time with their colleagues and communities at the Big Chili Cook-Off. At least, that was how … more

Say ‘I Do’ to the return of musical theater

Throughout the bulk of the pandemic, many of us have really buried ourselves in nostalgia to find some escape. And for a lot of us, there are few things more comforting than a good love story. Add in … more

Gymnastic Olympians to visit Denver on Gold Over America Tour

The Athleta Presents Gold Over America Tour will be making a stop in Denver on Oct. 3 at the Ball Arena, 1000 Chopper Circle. A news release describes the show as “a high-energy, … more

Processing the pandemic through art

Colorado artist Ana María Hernando hopes that her piece in the “Americas COVID-19 Memorial” helps people feel that they are not alone. “The pandemic has been an enormous event for all of … more

Not the same old story

Five women gathered in the Evergreen Library community room recently to discuss why, in this case, they didn’t like the book of the month. No one had much to say that was favorable about the book, … more

It’s a fine art

Art lovers were treated to works by more than 90 artists during the Evergreen Fine Arts Festival last weekend. Thousands of people perused the booths at the Buchanan ballfield, enjoying paintings, … more

Clear Creek Libraries for September

SEPTEMBER STAFF BOOK PICK  Title: A Court Of Thorns and Roses Team Member: Courtney Genre: young adult fantasy Courtney says:This book will transport you into a world of magic and fantasy like … more

A family story ‘Before You Go’

Families are not always easy, even under the best of circumstances. So, when a family of three adult siblings gathers at the home of their dying mother, it’s a safe bet it will be a fraught … more

Fashion and the arts combine at Factory Five Five

One of the many things people learned during the heart of the COVID-19 pandemic is the importance of the arts. So many turned to them, regardless of the medium or mode, for a sense of relief or a … more

Kiwanis commences cornhole competition

Four bean bags, a board with a hole in it and some folks willing to give it a toss — that’s all that’s needed for a game of cornhole. And on Aug. 14, more than 120 folks gathered on Buchanan … more

Clear Skies, Full Stomachs, Can’t Lose!

There’s not much better than a day of live music, food, artwork and racing surrounded by mountains and a bluebird sky. St. Mary’s annual GlacierFest returned Saturday, as hundreds of Clear Creek … more
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