Let your mom know how much you love her by one-upping your typical last-minute card this Mother’s Day, and splurging on one of these awesome gift boxes. All of these boxes are packed with items from Colorado-based companies, with most offering local products and yearlong subscription services,...
May 6 2015, 1:33 PM
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1. Listen: Five Points Jazz Festival
Why you should go: We consider this festival—with more than 25 bands and eight stages—the official kickoff for the summer music season.
Details: May 16, various locations, Denver
2. Get Dirty: Denver Botanic Gardens’ Spring Plant Sale
May 6 2015, 11:00 AM
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There are plenty of card-playing analogies to describe when you need a fresh start (cue: Kenny Rogers singing in your head for the rest of the day). Many of which would be apt to describe a new effort by the Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to solicit information in cold cases by distributing...
April 27 2015, 12:45 PM
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Keystone has several things going for it during summer months: Without traffic, the town is just over an hour’s drive from Denver; it’s reachable by Loveland Pass (which affords spectacular views from the Continental Divide); and it’s far more low-key than many of Colorado’s star-studded—and...
April 24 2015, 11:19 AM
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Autism Spectrum Disorder is a reality for the families of one of every 68 children in the United States. As April's Autism Awareness Month draws to a close, we're looking to the people living with autism on a daily basis. It's easy for parents to dedicate much of their time to making their kid...
April 21 2015, 1:35 PM
When you think of prison work programs, you might conjure up scenes from Orange is the New Black’s first season when Piper Chapman checks out a screwdriver from the tool crib. (Spoiler alert: she misplaces it; plot lines develop, and the screwdriver is recovered by the end of the season.)...
April 13 2015, 11:15 AM
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If you've ever noticed a child in a grocery store, at a park, or on the street and wondered if he or she was in need of help, now all you need to do is make one call.
On Tuesday, the Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS) is fully rolling out its child abuse and neglect hotline (844-CO-4-...
April 7 2015, 8:00 AM
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In most bars, a face on the floor does not usually make the best impression. But in Central City, there is a barroom where one such face is not only tolerated—it’s celebrated. It's a portrait of a beautiful, chestnut-haired woman painted on the floorboards of the town’s historic Teller House...
March 31 2015, 12:30 PM