Fredric Arnold poses with son Marc Arnold by "Teenager," the first of twelve bronze sculptures of WWII Fighter Pilot personas that will be a part of Fredric's "Lest We Forget: The Mission." "Teenager" represents the hordes of young, unexperienced men who enlisted after Pearl Harbor. These men essentially learned "on the job" how to fly a plane and the tactics involved in fighting a war from a cockpit.
What started as a vow between two World War II fighter pilots will soon become a monument honoring the more than 88,000 U.S. aviators who lost their lives in the war. Longmont resident and retired Army Major Fredric Arnold, 93, served as a fighter pilot in the U.S. Army Air Corps as part of the P-...
November 12 2015, 9:30 AM
One of Weiner's works hangs in a living room setting in Cherry Creek Shopping Center's recently opened Restoration Hardware.
—Photo courtesy of Mary Davis
Emerging artist Paul Weiner, 22, chose a tough subject for his most recent body of work: the 2012 Aurora theater shooting. As someone who grew up in Aurora, Weiner wanted to learn more about what had happened that night. But public information was scarce. The documents he did find were heavily...
October 29 2015, 10:36 AM
—Photo by Lucy Beaugard
Three damp construction workers peered into the gapping pit on Wazee Street between 18th and 19th streets on a cold, rainy Wednesday. When asked how they felt about working in the rain, the answer was unanimous, "wet." The space—formerly called "The Z Block"—is in the process of becoming the "Dairy...
October 22 2015, 10:40 AM
Johnson & Wales students, faculty, sponsors and community members celebrated the reopening of the campus' dormant centerpiece on Tuesday evening. Champagne and artfully prepared food were both as abundant as you'd expect from an institution where more than half the students pursue...
October 8 2015, 3:30 PM
—Morgan Wolfers Photography
Most kids can't resist Colorado's beautiful wildflowers, especially our state-honored Columbine. But instead of reaching out and grabbing this bloom he found along the Silver Dollar Lake Trail, 9-year-old Morgan Wolfers grabbed his camera and snapped this beautiful snapshot instead. You're on your...
August 6 2015, 10:25 AM
The old nursurey rhyme got it backwards—perhaps it's the spring flowers that bring summer showers. At least that's the case for this storm rolling over the fields and blooms outside of Salida, captured by photographer Lucy Beaugard. Hopefully the clouds clear out for whatever the rain brings (...
July 23 2015, 12:15 PM
—Cos Lindstrom Photography
Even Denver’s historic Civic Center has its quiet moments. Photographer Cos Lindstrom captured this idyllic scene in the Golden Triangle, framing the downtown Denver skyline between the neighborhood’s iconic neoclassical halls.
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July 16 2015, 9:30 AM
—Cos Lindstrom Photography
We're firm believers in filling your summer with adventures. But sometimes you need to put away that summer bucket list, sit back and take some time to appreciate the season. This spot at Littleton's Sterne Park looks shady and quiet—perfect for a lazy afternoon.
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July 9 2015, 2:00 PM