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My former Denver Post colleague Mike McPhee has immortalized Dana Crawford, one of Denver's true visionaries, in his just-released book "Dana Crawford - 50 Years Saving the Soul of a City." Crawford … more
All summer long, parks around Thornton were crowded with loud giggles, lines formed as practiced hands moving across the monkey bars and thousands patiently waited for turns to slip down the slide. Recently, screams of delight were fewer and … more
I’ve been a vendor here for eight years, I couldn’t ask for a better view. I found this park after running concession stands in Broomfield for five years; the more I sold at the concession stands the more money the owners wanted from me, so … more
Country music blared through speakers as a small boat glided over the water to the middle of Standley Lake — the sun was strong, the water was a comfortable temperature, and Army veteran and double above-knee amputee Travis Strong of Golden was … more
It’s all about the experience — the spontaneity, the transfer of energy, the cohesive feeling. “Music is, and always will be, a viable art form,” said Alexei Hammerle, a concert promoter and booker with local company Swinging Noose … more
Many years ago, Denver business owners invented the Festival of Mountain and Plain, with a focus on local history, to lure folks to the downtown area. It has been revived for today's outdoor-loving, food- and entertainment-loving Coloradans as the … more
In 1965, Helen Burns called friends together and founded what is now known as the Denver Lyric Opera Guild. (There was at that time a Denver Lyric Opera.) The objective from the start was “to support aspiring young opera singers and to further the … more
The idea of the high-tech, emotionless super-soldier is so popular in movies, it's practically a convention. The “Terminator” and “Bourne” franchises, and even last year's animated “Big Hero 6,” imagine characters programmed to kill and … more
There were no signs of disappointment as the capacity crowd filed out of Fiddler's Green Amphitheater following a two-night stand by the Foo Fighters. Nearly 36,000 fans packed into the venue for each of a pair of high-energy shows Aug. 16 and … more
Parker Garage is launching one of the largest farm-to-table operations in Colorado. In a partnership with Lone Star Ranch, located in nearby Elizabeth, Parker Garage is bringing fresh, local … more
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