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Ring up the old — Environmental benefit, vintage popularity boost interest in thrift stores

Arvada resident Eddie Marin has a passion for finding vintage items, and he shops at thrift stores at least twice a week. He looks for vintage sports T-shirts, old VHS tapes, hats, sweaters and more. … more

So, you think you know Casa Bonita?

It's easy to get lost in awe by the cliff diving, waterfall, live performances and Mexican food that is all packaged inside Casa Bonita — and Don Whitcomb wants the world to know about the Lakewood … more

Reporter Stories: Lakewood's watching The Watchdog

Lakewood Community Editor Joseph Rios and West Metro Editor Glenn Wallace discuss Lakewood's efforts to quiet community newsletter The Watchdog. Is this an electioneering issue or a question about … more

Handcrafted jewelry store comes to Englewood

Back in 2000, Sarah DeAngelo was running around a steakhouse in Beverly Hills taking food orders as a server. On impulse, DeAngelo quit her job after a customer was rude to her, and the next day, she … more

Inclusivity through Lakewood’s Camp Paha

For some residents throughout the Denver metro area, Lakewood’s Camp Paha, a summer camp program for youth and young adults with disabilities, is their last option. They may have been rejected at … more

Colorado Rumble want you to watch their games

Chuck Estrada says the game of indoor soccer is similar to hockey. Teams play with six players each at a time, including goalies, on a turf field surrounded by hockey boards. The game, played in … more

Q&A with Brad Evans

Brad Evans holds the title of founder of Denver Cruisers, a group of people who ride their bikes together through Denver monthly, and the creator of the Facebook group Denver Fugly — a popular … more

Operation Christmas Child spreads spirit of giving

Receiving gifts was a concept that Yuliya Shubina wasn’t accustomed to as a child. Shubina grew up in a Third World country in Central Asia and receiving gifts was impossible, she says. But all of … more

Taking sports to the extreme - Denver museum exhibit takes visitors into world of athletic thrills

When Andrew Fraser was a boy growing up in Littleton, he knew he wanted to fly. Not only would he daydream of gliding through the sky, but at night, he would have active lucid dreams about flying. He … more

A trip to world of wonder

Englewood's Belleview Park underwent a holiday makeover over the weekend as the Englewood Farm and Train at the park became a winter wonderland. The miniature train that has been part of Englewood … more

Paralympians part of wheelchair rugby team

Littleton resident Jason Regier was driving his way back to Corvallis, Oregon in 1996 where he played soccer for Oregon State University. When he was driving his Jeep about 75 mph, he reached down to … more

A taste of Italy in Englewood

Gaspare Licata grew up in a household where cooking and baking was the family business. The Sicily, Italy native left his country and family when he was only 13 to learn more about the family trade. … more

New south metro area food hall in the works

Troy Guard knows what it’s like to run a traditional restaurant. The chef owns multiple entities including Guard and Grace, FNG, some Los Chingones and more ─ but now he has his eyes on a … more

Plenty of choices for Halloween spirit

Leaves are changing colors and falling from trees; the cool, crisp fall air can be felt in the morning; and costume shops are starting to pop up. October is here. There are plenty of ways to … more

New coffee shop coming to Englewood

When you buy coffee from Mango Tree Coffee in Englewood once it opens its doors, you'll be doing more than just getting your morning started — you'll be helping impoverished children from all … more

Urban farm, restaurant and market coming to Englewood

George Gastis sold his tech business four years ago — a year after he packed his bags and moved to Englewood from Platt Park. Contemplating what his next move would be, he knew he always had a … more

9/11 remembered at Colorado Memorial Stair Climb

When the terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center in New York happened on September 11, 2001, West Metro Fire firefighter Brad Harmon was sitting in a classroom for paramedics school. He was sent … more
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