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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

Capitol Lifestyle

Staffed by an army of nearly 1,000 volunteers to bolster the efforts of about 50 staff members, the Colorado Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association relies heavily on volunteers who enable the organization to provide a full range of... more

Neighborhood News and Notes

Homelessness, affordable housing and drug addiction: these are crises we’ve grown accustomed to thinking about in Central Denver. Kids going hungry, though? That’s not something commonly discussed. In the U.S., nearly 13 million children live... more

Local Headlines

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts’ (DCPA) Off-Center, the newest and most unconventional line of programming at the DCPA, is seeking submissions of original, short plays and performance pieces by Colorado artists for production... more

Neighborhood News and Notes

Like working with youth? Want to impart some of your career wisdom? Goodwill Industries of Denver is seeking volunteer mentors to work at South High School. Goodwill’s Group Mentoring Program is designed to increase youth’s self-awareness, job... more

Neighborhood News and Notes

So often we are notified of a need, but rarely do we hear of that need being met. This is not to say that we necessarily live in ungenerous times, but often our rapid-fire news cycle doesn’t have time to document a story’s fallout. However... more

South Denver Education News

With the changing of the seasons comes the changing of our routines. Colder weather and shorter days are an opportunity to slow down and enjoy the things most precious to us—friends, family and the unique features of our Front Range home. more

South Denver Lifestyle

Colorado Gives Day is closer than you think—schedule your donations now. Colorado Gives Day will be held on Friday, Dec. 5 this year, beginning at 12:00a.m. The one day event is a statewide movement to increase online giving and is held to allow more

Neighborhood News and Notes

I recently had coffee with a good friend. She is well into her nineties and continues to be one of the most intelligent, curious and thoughtful people I know. My friend—let’s call her Margaret—has lived in South Denver for 60 years. more

South Denver Seniors

The first thing you hear when you retire from a full career is, “Have you thought about doing volunteer work?” The immediate image is spending hours stuffing envelopes for a charity and the usual response is “Well, maybe.” Boomers Leading Change... more

South Denver Seniors

As we go about our own lives, it's easy to believe every kid is well fed and living in a home well stocked with food and essentials. In South Denver, it could be very easy for a person to forget that, right across town, there are Denver residents... more

South Denver Education News

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

Neighborhood News and Notes

The annual Coats for Colorado coat drive kicks off on Sunday, Oct. 1 and runs through Thursday, Nov. 30, with multiple drop off locations throughout the metro area, including all Dependable Cleaners locations. On Saturday, Nov. 12, you can also... more

Neighborhood News and Notes

The annual Coats for Colorado coat drive kicks off on Sunday, Oct. 1 and runs through Thursday, Nov. 30, with multiple drop off locations throughout the metro area, including all Dependable Cleaners locations. On Saturday, Nov. 12, you can also... more

Neighborhood News and Notes

Let’s be honest, we’re all guilty of wondering what the interiors of other people’s homes are like. Fortunately for the curious among us, the Historic Baker District will again open its doors to the public for the annual Baker Home Tour Saturday... more

Neighborhood News and Notes

Let’s be honest, we’re all guilty of wondering what the interiors of other people’s homes are like. Fortunately for the curious among us, the Historic Baker District will again open its doors to the public for the annual Baker Home Tour Saturday... more

Neighborhood News and Notes

It has been a big year for Fresh Food Connect, Denver’s first community-garden-produce-sharing program specifically targeting locals living in food-insecure neighborhoods. “We started in 80205 last year, and by the end of the season... more

Local Headlines

Intergenerational (older adults paired with younger people for the benefit of both) programming has been popular since the late 60s/early 70s, according to Dre Dufford, a Care Coordinator with Kavod Senior Life. Older people who may struggle... more

South Denver Seniors

On the first of May, I retired after 30 years at a non-profit human service agency serving Denver’s low-income, disenfranchised and oft-ignored community members. I was blessed to be a part of the equation for so long and there is plenty... more

Capitol Opinion

In times where things seem more divided than ever, our local communities can make for important common ground. Sometimes, opportunities to be involved in the community are direct and consistent, like sitting on the board of a nonprofit. more

South Denver Seniors