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Enjoying airborne adventures

Coloradans are known for their love of outdoor adventures. Traditionally, these activities take place on solid ground. However, the Denver metro area also offers plenty of high-adrenaline experiences …
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Cultural fun under the summer sun

Latino culture is a vibrant and dynamic one that defies stereotypes and easy categorization, and with the Latino population in the state and country steadily growing, exploring it can be both …

Music festival benefits Habitat for Humanity

The upcoming Blues and BBQ for Better Housing music festival will help provide critical repairs on homes in Denver’s Westwood, Globeville and Elyria-Swansea neighborhoods. The longest-running …
Young participants and their parents pedal the short course during Northglenn’s Pedals and Paws event, part of the city’s annual 4th of July celebration, at E. B. Rains, Jr. Memorial Park.

Pedals, paws and pancakes

Northglenn’s day-long July 4 celebration brought kids and families to E.B. Rains Jr. park, starting with the annual bike ride and pet parade around the park’s perimeter followed by the Boy …
Luchadores will don their masks and take to the ring July 20 at Westminster Station, 6995 Grove St. as a part of the city’s fourth annual Latino Festival. The wrestlers will demo some of their moves and be around afterwards to talk to fans.

Luchadores, low riders and art at Latino Festival

Westminster’s Latino Festival returns to Westminster Station July 20, with plenty of food, live music and dance. This is the fourth year for the event and the second located at the Westminster …

NHS 1969 alumns sought for reunion

With their golden celebration two months away, alumni of the Northglenn High School class of 1969 are still trying to locate about 10 percent of their classmates. “Right now, there are about 40 …
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Obstacle challenge open to ages 5-16

Kids and teens who want to push themselves are invited to participate in the Kids Obstacle Challenge, a race series for ages 5-16. The 1.5- to 2-mile challenge, which includes 13-15 obstacles, takes …
Northglenn Police escort runners at the start of the Firecrackers and Flapjacks Four Mile Run on July 4th at E. B. Rains, Jr. Park in Northglenn. The annual run was part of multiple activities conducted by the city on Independence Day.

Independence Day celebrations get under way

Stars and Stripes in Adams County Adams County’s annual Stars and Stripes event kicks off at 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 3 at the Riverdale Regional Park, 9755 Henderson Road, Brighton. This year’s …
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Going beyond form and function

When many people think of art, they might picture something that just hangs on a wall or sits in a display case. But as Collin Parson, the Arvada Center’s exhibition manager and curator, sees it - …
Bees also enjoy sweet lavender at Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield Farms, which hosts a Lavender Festival on July 20.

Lavender Festival to be fragrant fiesta

More than 2,000 lavender plants will perfume the air at Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms on July 20, when they are especially celebrated with what is planned to be an annual event — the …

Theater guild names Henry Award nominees

Professionals, educators and theater lovers pore over the many quality theater productions in Colorado to come up with the nominees for the annual Henry Awards. Established in 2006, the Henry Awards …
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Good intentions go bad in ‘Fairfield’

As almost anyone can readily attest, good intentions don’t necessarily lead to positive outcomes. This is certainly true in Eric Coble’s scathing and hilarious “Fairfield,” which takes the …
You can grill carrots in your backyard just like you would hot dogs.

Green grilling: Alternatives to meaty barbecue

It is grilling season, you can smell it in the air if you walk around your neighborhood in the early evening. Like many Americans, you might own a gas or charcoal grill and enjoy the taste of grilled …
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Take a look at how the stars shine for you

There’s a name for the enormous leap in quality that television programs have seen since the turn of the century — Peak TV. Thanks to streaming options like Netflix and Hulu, the emergence of …

Yolks on us: The confusing nature of eggs

Time Magazine recently published an article titled “Are Eggs Healthy?” You may end up more confused about eggs after reading that article, so I thought I would share what I know about eggs. In …

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Scope out the heavens at area observatories

One of the best parts of summer are the warm evenings, which allow for all kinds of fun activities without the sweltering summer sun. And some great activities are only available during the evening …
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