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Littleton City Council votes to redevelop Geneva Village, forcing 12 senior residents to find new housing options

After years of uncertainty about the future of their apartment complex, the 12 female residents of Geneva Village will now be required to find new homes. In what some Littleton city …

An ax-cellent year: Parker ax-throwing business sticks its first anniversary

A night out with the neighbors put entrepreneur Jesse Thrash on the path to small business ownership.  “When I first went, I wasn’t good,” Thrash said of his inaugural …

Englewood council votes to give City Manager Shawn Lewis more authority if needed after the recall election

The Englewood City Council approved a temporary ordinance that will grant limited authority to City Manager Shawn Lewis in the event of a lack of a quorum after the Oct. 3 recall election.  …

Business profile: Honey Pig Cafe in Lone Tree is taste of real China

Honey Pig Cafe, an unassuming new restaurant with big plans, quietly debuted over the summer in Lone Tree. “We just wanted to get the doors open as soon as possible,” James Choi, …

Nearly 100 artists provide colorful art during annual Centennial Chalk Art Festival

Nearly 100 artists participated in this year’s Centennial Chalk Art Festival, bringing a breadth of color and imagination to the sidewalks of the shopping district, The Streets at SouthGlenn. …

People gather for Arapahoe Libraries Used Book Sale

Hundreds of thousands of people across Colorado and surrounding states gathered for the Arapahoe Libraries Used Book Sale at Koelbel Library.   Volunteer Coordinator Nicole Dumville, …

Englewood completes Oxford Avenue sinkhole, waterline repair

The City of Englewood announced that repairs to the sinkhole and storm pipe on Oxford Avenue at Navajo Street are finished.  After months of delays due to weather and other unforeseen …

A Boozy Brunch Joint to open in Highlands Ranch this fall

Inspired by his time traveling across the globe, Chef Troy Guard has brought a blend of flavors to his breakfast restaurant, HashTAG, the Boozy Brunch Joint. Now, Highlands Ranch residents …

The Arapahoe County Board of Health to expand to 7 members in 2024

The Arapahoe County Board of Health is going to expand next year, moving from a five-member board to seven, starting on Jan. 1. With board members Nancy Sharpe and Nancy Jackson terming out …
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Touring the haunted histories of Colorado cities

In the 1800s, a maid allegedly ran out of an open door and fell to her death from an upper floor of a building in Golden. Some say they have heard operatic singing in a historic home in …

Unique eateries in the Denver suburbs

Colorado Community Media asked former local food writer Mark Antonation what restaurants outside of Denver stand out to him. Here are some of his favorites.

Clairvoyance and compassion

On a quiet street corner, a neon sign promises psychic readings, fortunes told for a small fee. Some signs advertise crystals, tarot, reiki or clairvoyance, a never-ending list of tools to peer into the other side. 

Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office cuts ties with Able Shepherd

In an interview with Colorado Community Media, Arapahoe County Sheriff Tyler Brown said his office has cut ties with Able Shepherd and does not think future partnerships or collaborations will happen between his department and the group, “unless there are some drastic changes in their philosophy.”
Column: Pirates make annual landing at Northglenn
When you live in a landlocked state like Colorado, it’s probably a safe bet that you don’t really think of pirates all that often. I mean, why would you?
‘Naughty Bits’ back at Buntport
Buntport Theater, 717 Lipan St. in Denver, will do a repeat of its “Naughty Bits” featuring a Greek statue of Hercules, which is missing its “naughty bit.” Oct. 6 to 22. Friday, Saturday: …
Lowrider art on display
Just inside the front entrance of Denver Art Museum’s Hamilton Building is a sleek white vehicle, rebuilt by a woman who challenges the idea that lowriders are just a hobby for men. Readers who …
Column: A Seussical musical at Lakewood Culture Center
It may not be a “proper” word, but when someone describes something as Seussian, you basically know what it means. Dr. Seuss is famous the world over for the fantastical and surreal worlds he created and populated with characters like The Cat in the Hat, Horton the Elephant and The Lorax. 
Column: Making ’Beautiful’ music at the Arvada Center
For those who are unfamiliar, a jukebox musical is a show that features tunes most audiences are familiar with. And that kind of show is practically made for “Beautiful,” the story of singer, songwriter and all-around legend Carole King. 
Littleton Business Chamber whipping up first annual restaurant week
Littleton’s foodies should start priming their tastebuds for a special treat coming their way. From Sept. 8 through Sept. 17, the Littleton Business Chamber is whipping up its first annual Littleton Restaurant Week.
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Coming Attractions: Autumn ushers in the cool and creepy

Your favorite equinox guy is back, checking in right before we officially begin the best season of year — autumn. Now that we’re about to jump into the time of chilly evenings, falling …

Mountain Vista bounces back in second game

Heritage lost a hard back and forth battle to Mountain Vista with a final score of 35-34. The match was tirelessly fought in the middle of the field with many turnover-on-downs from both teams.

Defense overshadows electric local quarterbacks in Week 0

Sure, it’s still 90+ degrees out and it’s the middle of August but it’s officially Week Zero and time to kick off the high school football season.

Cherry Creek High School athletics set to induct more Hall of Famers

It was hardly four months ago when Cherry Creek High School debuted its inaugural athletic Hall of Fame class at the Curtis Ballroom in Greenwood Village. Another round of inductions will be honored in October.

CHSAA tweaks playoff seeding index

The state’s high-school playoff pairing system is going to look a little different going forward.

Valor Christian alum Anna Hall is heptathlon standout at USA Track & Field

Anna Hall likes to have fun when she competes, and the former Valor Christian standout has become one of the world’s leading female heptathlon athletes.

Meet the Colorado man behind Pepper Pong

“What really my vision for this game was, going back 20 to 25 years, was something that you could play on any surface, and that anybody, regardless of age or ability could jump in and compete and have fun."

College realignment means different things to ex-prep athletes

The college athletic landscape is going to change in a year’s time.

Column: Tips to protect child’s mental health from social media use

Social media can be a great tool to help build connections, stay informed and engage with others. However, it can become all-consuming and potentially damaging to adolescent brain development, which …

Column: People deserve an explanation as to how their tax dollars are being spent

The premier ballot initiative on this fall’s ballot is Proposition HH, which deals with residential property taxes. The proposition begins with the phrase, “Shall property taxes be …

Avenue Flashes: Oktoberfest season with a Golden twist

Once September rolls around, it’s time to start thinking about a little Gemütlichkeit. That’s a German word that means a state or feeling of warmth, friendliness, and good cheer. …

Letter - Uneasy about Polis

Uneasy about Polis As whispered concerns grow louder over Joe Biden’s obvious decline, alternative Dem candidates are being conjectured. One such person is our own dear governor Jared Polis, whose …

Column: What’s up, world? Part 2

If you didn’t catch last week’s column, What’s Up World, you may want to check that one out before reading this one. As I wrote that column, I knew that it would stir some emotions from our …
From the Editor: The weight of health care
Over the years, the women in our family have often joked about being cursed as soon as we reach adulthood. We joke about that curse because it seems like when we reach the age of 18, we gain a ton of …
From the Editor: The real ‘greater good’
In Littleton, 12 women face an uncertain future. The city has decided it no longer wants to be in the housing business over a property, Geneva Village, that houses a group of low-income women ranging …
Parker Town Talk: New, Expanded Parker Fall Fest Set for September
The Town of Parker is proud to offer a variety of community events at low or no cost to contribute to the hometown feel that our residents love. Among the Town’s more popular events are our …
Column: What’s up, world?
On a recent flight from Houston, Texas to Newark, New Jersey, I had a seatmate that had a very interesting outlook on life. There was some chaos and disruption in the boarding area that slowed the …
Column: What’s up, world?
On a recent flight from Houston, Texas to Newark, New Jersey, I had a seatmate that had a very interesting outlook on life. There was some chaos and disruption in the boarding area that slowed the …
From the Editor: The real ‘greater good’
In Littleton, 12 women face an uncertain future. The city has decided it no longer wants to be in the housing business over a property, Geneva Village, that houses a group of low-income women ranging …
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