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The ‘Queen Of Denver’ Was A Modernist For Her Time, Intent On Making The City Relevant

Thornton author Shelby Carr’s new book is “The Queen of Denver: Louise Sneed Hill and the Emergence of Modern High Society.” Carr says Hill helped put Denver on the social and cultural map at the turn of the last century. … Continue reading

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Denver Turns 160 This Week. So, How’d The Mile High City Get Its Name?

Before you ask: No, John Denver is not the city’s namesake. Denver does owe its name from another man with the initials J.D., though. James William Denver was a Civil War general, a territorial governor and the eponym for the Mile High City. … Continue reading

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Gobble Tov! Recipes for a combined Thanksgiving and Hanukkah

Some are calling it “Thankhanukkah.” We’ve also been hearing “Thanksgivingkuh.” This year, Jews will light Hanukkah candles on Thanksgiving — a rare occurrence. To celebrate this overlap, cooks are dreaming up culinary mash-ups. Not surprisingly, the latke — a fried … Continue reading

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Denver’s Parks That Aren’t In The City

Winter Park and Red Rocks do not make you think “city park.” Yet that’s just what they are. They belong to the City of Denver along with some of Colorado’s other most beloved recreation spots. And you know that buffalo … Continue reading

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