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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

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

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

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

“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

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

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

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

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

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

Bohemian? Hand-crafted? Artistic? Whimsical? Although Charlotte Elich’s stores’ unique sensibilites defy accurate description, if you live in Platt Park or surrounding neighborhoods, you probably know her by the distinctive flavor of the... more

May 2, 2017 4:27 PM People of South Denver

It will be dark when Al Herzel leaves his Littleton home on May 21 and heads for City Park in Denver. He will join a hoard of runners gathering there in the early morning light as they ready for the 26.2-mile marathon challenge. more

May 2, 2017 4:27 PM Capitol Lifestyle

Harry Tuft

Photo by Sara Hertwig.

Former Denver Folklore Center owner and beloved performer Harry Tuft’s story echoes the restlessness of the changing times in which he came of age. He played piano and clarinet while growing up in Philadelphia. But it was the... more

Apr 6, 2017 2:14 PM People of South Denver

When these veterans were my age, going to school, planning their futures, enjoying their teenage years, a war was raging all around the world. It dropped in their laps at the same time they should have been getting ready for midterms in school... more

Apr 6, 2017 2:14 PM South Denver Lifestyle

Alisa Bahl invariably hears the preschoolers’ questions at about 5:00p.m. when they see her while leaving Family Star Montessori School-Northeast. They pose, what to anyone involved in early childhood education, is a music-to-my-ears query. more

Apr 6, 2017 12:59 PM Cap Hill Education News

Denver Metro Media is pleased to introduce Alecia Stark, our sales and operations assistant. Alecia has extensive customer service experience, which shows in every interaction she has with clients and readers whether on the phone or in-person... more

Mar 3, 2017 10:10 AM South Denver Business News