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For Brian Eichenberger, directing and conducting the Columbine Chorale is a labor of love and family legacy. After co-directing for years, he inherited the position from his father Richard, who taught music at South High School for decades. more

Dec 6, 2017 12:13 PM People of South Denver

You don’t make it in the restaurant business by chasing every hot—or haute—trend. You might get in on something new, but, if you’re going to make it, you dig into what you do and live the concept to the end. If you’re lucky (or hardworking, or... more

Dec 6, 2017 12:13 PM Cap Hill Business News

“Call me Caroline. It rhymes with sin, gin or jasmine. Take your pick,” is how Colorado historian Caroline Bancroft greeted friends and foes alike—and she had a bevy of both. In history circles her name still spurs debate: some Colorado historians... more

Dec 6, 2017 12:13 PM LIFE ON CAPITOL HILL

Forced by his parents to play American football while growing up in Mexico City, musician El Javi (who goes by the single name) bailed on the sport when his family relocated elsewhere in the city and he could no longer play on the team. more

Nov 1, 2017 3:48 PM People of South Denver

It is with great sadness we report that Roger Armstrong, longtime Capitol Hill-area community activist and former Executive Director of Capitol Hill United Neighbors (CHUN), has lost his battle with cancer. Speaking to her time with Armstrong... more

Nov 1, 2017 3:48 PM Local Headlines

The Board of Trustees of the Museo de las Americas selected Claudia Moran-Pichardo as its new Executive Director.  She assumes the position vacated by Maruca Salazar who will retire after serving Museo de las Americas and the Denver community for... more

Oct 27, 2017 9:57 AM Neighborhood News and Notes

When Pete Contos immigrated from Greece to Denver in 1955, he had no idea he would launch a small dynasty of beloved restaurants, including Denver’s ultimate 24-hour diner, Pete’s Kitchen, and perennial neighborhood favorite, Pete’s University Café. more

Oct 4, 2017 2:40 PM Capitol Lifestyle

When Marty Seldin accompanied his dad on a gambling junket to Las Vegas in the late 1960s, he had no idea he would one day make a living as an independent casino rep, arranging such trips at a variety of venues for loyal clients... more

Oct 4, 2017 2:40 PM People of South Denver

Until she turned seven this year, birthdays came with a cost for Audra. She would eat cake and drink juice and savor that center-of-attention joy. Within a matter of hours, invariably, she would throw up. Gabby Ettinger, Audra's mother, was... more

Oct 4, 2017 2:40 PM Capitol Lifestyle

You might say chocolatier and founder of Deiter’s Chocolates, Adrienne Johnson-Conway’s relationship with the Old-World Bavarian chocolate she learned to love and create started in the cradle. “My Mom grew up on East Colfax near Erich Dietrich’s... more

Sep 6, 2017 1:43 PM People of South Denver

Denver's Art District on Santa Fe (ADSF), a non-profit membership organization and one of the first Certified Creative Districts in the state, is proud to announce that veteran arts leader David Carroll has been named the organization’s first... more

Aug 9, 2017 2:33 PM Neighborhood News and Notes 1 Comments

“Water, sun and God,” are the three ingredients that Timothy Payne says make his garden grow. Sporting a wide-brimmed sun hat, Payne is out three times every day making sure his vegetables are getting enough water. He eats his vegetables or shares... more

Aug 2, 2017 1:18 PM Neighborhood News and Notes

Mayor Michael B. Hancock has done his work, and now the long-discussed GO Bond list of projects is in the hands of City Council. Council reviewed the bond package over two sessions July 17 and 24, and final recommendations are expected mid-August. more

Aug 2, 2017 1:18 PM Government News

DU Chancellor Rebecca Chopp credits her Midwestern roots with instilling the deep sense of responsibility toward community and ethical leadership that would later steer her toward shaping the direction of higher education. As an undergraduate math... more

Aug 2, 2017 1:18 PM People of South Denver

Until last October, Julie Bañuelos was a Denver Public School (DPS) teacher. As teachers and students start a new school year, Bañuelos is running for DPS Board of Education, at-large. Bañuelos grew up in Curtis Park with three sisters. Her sister... more

Aug 2, 2017 1:18 PM Capitol Opinion

For 33 years, Leo’s Automotive has been providing high-quality automotive service and repair to customers at 1563 S. Pearl St. That tradition will continue, but under the oversight of new owner Ben Burns, who purchased the business from Leo Huner... more

Jul 5, 2017 10:57 AM South Denver Business News

When Stuart Milligan played the youngest son in a Washington Park United Church of Christ production of Bye Bye Birdie at 10 years old, he had no idea he was debuting for what would later prove to be his future career. The Boston-born, Denver... more

Jul 5, 2017 10:57 AM People of South Denver

Amid the urban bustle of Uptown, Jalan Facial Spa is an oasis of serenity. Jalan (pronounced Je-LON) means “journey” in Malay, an appropriate name considering how far C.K. Low and Kim Liu have traveled from their Asian roots to establish... more

Jul 5, 2017 10:57 AM Cap Hill Business News

Spring’s pretty much sprung, and with its flowers and fairer temps comes farmers markets. Denver’s lucky to have some great markets featuring crafts and fresh produce from all over the region, state and beyond, and whether one goes for a burrito... more

Jun 7, 2017 10:31 AM South Denver Lifestyle

When Pete Contos immigrated from Greece to Denver in 1955, he had no idea he would launch a small dynasty of beloved restaurants, including Denver’s ultimate 24-hour diner, Pete’s Kitchen, and perennial neighborhood favorite, Pete’s University Café. more

Jun 7, 2017 10:31 AM People of South Denver