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Fourth of July Events Still Happening in Denver

With COVID-19 wreaking havoc on nearly every summer tradition so far, Fourth of July fireworks are proving to be no exception. But there is hope! For Independence Day 2020, many cities and suburbs in the Denver metro area already have canceled their annual fireworks displays, encouraging residents to celebrate from home, and some are trying […]

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Kinship

Have you ever read something that just speaks to you? Gregory Boyle, the Jesuit priest who wrote Tatoos on the Heart,  shared this in one of his “daily meditations,” and it was so beautiful and poignant right now. Mother Teresa diagnosed the world’s ills in this way: we’ve just “forgotten that we belong to each […]

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Proposed rules would let Colorado pools, playgrounds reopen, recreational sports restart

As Colorado’s coronavirus numbers continue to improve, Gov. Jared Polis released draft orders Monday on the reopening of swimming pools and playgrounds and the resumption of youth and adult recreational sports leagues. The rules would allow outdoor swimming pools to open at half capacity or for up to 50 people, whichever is fewer. Up to 10 people at […]

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Let's Walk! A Place to Honor and a Place to Play

The Big Dry Creek Trail has taken us from Standley Lake’s scenic shores to eye-popping underpass art. We walked buzzy Butterfly Pavilion-skirting trails and feasted on more cool murals, all in the name of exploratory walking. The next sliver of the trail features an opportunity to honor. With Memorial Day in the rearview mirror and […]

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