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As a 5th grade student at Denver Language School I am in the Spanish immersion program and I love it because not only are the teachers great, but they’re from all over the world. I’ve had teachers from Puerto Rico, Colombia, Spain and Mexico. more

Mar 1, 2018 2:03 PM South Denver Education News

Grant Beacon Middle School (GBMS) Principal Alex Magaña experienced the transforming power of education at an early age. “I came from a family that was always looking for work,” he says. “We moved around all over, from California to Kansas to... more

Mar 1, 2018 2:03 PM People of South Denver

Tony Giordano, affectionately known by many as Tony G., has been a fixture in commercial real estate around our fair city since 1976. Meet him one time and you are no longer a stranger and you most certainly will not forget him. more

Mar 1, 2018 1:21 PM Capitol Lifestyle

Restaurateur? Chef? Author? Philosopher? Arts patron? Dan Landes defies easy classification. When asked to define himself, the multi-faceted force behind the recently renovated, re-imagined Campus Lounge thoughtfully pauses before responding. more

Feb 1, 2018 1:48 PM People of South Denver

Denver was recently rated one of the top 10 cities for gains in jobs and income for its people since our economy was toppled by the 2007 recession, but I know that doesn’t necessarily translate into widely shared prosperity in our city today. more

Jan 4, 2018 7:15 PM Government News

Art has helped Kaitlyn Sterlace overcome personal difficulties. It has become a guiding force, a source of comfort and healing, changing how she views the world. Having reaped benefits from her own aesthetic creations, Sterlace, 24, is passionate more

Jan 4, 2018 7:15 PM Capitol Lifestyle

MummersTanz (“Mummers’ Dance”) is a collection of animated and wildly colored fabric collages by Ken Phillips of Denver. They explore some aspects of the wide world of mummery as historical marker, personal symbol and abiding archetype. more

Jan 4, 2018 7:15 PM Neighborhood News and Notes

When Karen Duell majored in business in college, she dreamed of someday starting her own company like her father had, never guessing she’d find her real calling years later, building mutually beneficial partnerships between public schools and the... more

Jan 4, 2018 7:15 PM People of South Denver

It can be easy to feel overwhelmed when following the news on our changing climate. Big storms and long droughts seem to happen at increasing frequency and for longer duration, and the effects are the result of global forces. more

Jan 4, 2018 7:15 PM Capitol Lifestyle

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

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

“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

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

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

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 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

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

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