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Women wear invisible cloak of homelessness

August 1, 2014

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DENVER — Denver’s Civic Center Park is bustling with well-dressed people weaving between gourmet food trucks jammed into its center.  Some drift toward the Greek pavilion to make selfies in front of the fountain and turn to nod at the woman sitting on a park bench. Yoko Yokota’s day started at 4:30 a.m., a bit […]

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Produce stands to sprout soon in Denver

July 26, 2014

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DENVER — Pop-up produce stands may be coming soon to a yard near you.  On Monday, the Denver City Council voted 9-1 to allow home retail sales of fresh produce and cottage foods grown by the seller on residential property.  The Colorado Cottage Foods Act of 2012 made this possible, without the food licensing required […]

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Denver park draws more than foodies

July 11, 2014

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DENVER — Well-dressed people weave between gourmet food trucks jammed into the center of Denver’s Civic Center Park. Some drift over to the fountain near the Greek pavilion and nod toward the woman sitting on a park bench. Yoko Yokota’s day started at 4:30 a.m., a bit earlier than usual. Another woman woke her by […]

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Bowling for Buddhism: The Kadampa Meditation Center Raises Funds, Consciousness

May 19, 2014

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Bowling for Buddhism: The Kadampa Meditation Center Raises Funds, Consciousness

From Beggars’ Bowls to Bowling Balls Denver- The Kadampa Meditation Center held their annual Bowl-a-Rama fundraising event at Elitch Lanes on Saturday, May 3. The event raised around $500, all of which will be used to fund the day-to-day operation of the center, located at 1081 Marion St. The center relies on community fundraising efforts, donations […]

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RTD Puts Denver Back On the Map

May 13, 2014

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Denver– On, May 9, 2014, RTD opened Union Station to the public for the first time. Thousands of people attended and the public was able to see the bus concourse before Sunday May 11, opening. The community was able to enjoy a street fair with food trucks and other fun activities. “The festivities were very nice […]

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“No One Solution:” A Problem With Trespassing On Campus

May 1, 2014

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DENVER, Auraria Campus —  When most people think about trespassing, they usually think of a weather-beaten sign, draped in barbed wire, on an old hermit’s fence post. Many people don’t realize that trespassing is an issue that frequently affects the Auraria Campus. Auraria Campus police officers have issued about 60 citations for trespassing since April […]

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So good you can’t even tell it’s vegan

April 1, 2014

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DENVER — The idea of a vegan bakery and café probably evokes the imagery of an chic urban restaurant filled with fashionable hipsters, nursing cups of wheatgrass, eating overpriced, unappetizing and unidentifiable foods. After all, vegan means no animal products like eggs nor even butter can go into the food. Thankfully, upon entering Denver’s Beet […]

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The Path to Peace Goes Through Capitol Hill

March 4, 2014

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[Photo by Tom Skelley]

DENVER — The man sits in a folding chair, facing a semi-circle of 9 other people in a sunlit room. As the people in the room become quiet and still, the man’s voice emerges, gently inviting everyone to begin focusing their attention on the rise and fall of their chests as they breathe. Within moments, […]

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Knotty Is Nice

February 23, 2014

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DENVER — You don’t expect to see nude models having their bodies painted at a party for a necktie company. But Knotty Tie isn’t your average necktie company, and their first anniversary party wasn’t your typical “First Friday.” Located at 841 Santa Fe, Knotty Tie Co. celebrated their first year of business on Feb. 7, […]

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The Denver Film Society, a hidden Denver gem

February 20, 2014

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DENVER— A night at Sie FilmCenter is an experience to be talked about. Nestled between the Tattered Cover Book Store and Udi’s Pizza Cafe Bar, the Sie FilmCenter, 2510 East Colfax Ave., is tucked a few feet back from the sidewalk. Upon walking in, Sie FilmCenter bears little resemblance to the average movie theater. Instead, […]

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