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Month of Photography exhibit at Michael Warren Contemporary in the Art District on Santa Fe

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The Curious Evolution of the RiNo Art District

Denver's RiNo Art District is in the midst of one of the biggest construction booms the city has ever seen. How will local leaders preserve its creative roots as quirky and industrial morphs into chic and mixed-use?

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CriTiki Party Stirs Up Critiques and Cocktails in Podcast Paradise

Welcome to the CriTiki Party, where the sun is hot, the drinks are frozen, and the conversation about writing is intoxicatingly insightful.  

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Close Enough to Smell Their Breath: How Your Taxes Are Saving Tigers

The Denver Zoo’s new exhibit – The Edge – brings visitors closer than ever to Amur tigers — and it brings the zoo closer to fulfilling a facility master plan laid out in 2015.

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The Six Things Creative Entrepreneurs Need to Know Now

Need a little inspiration? There was plenty of it at IdeaLab 2017, which brought together creative minds from across the U.S. Here are a half-dozen useful pieces of advice that came out of the day's conversations.

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As Denver grows taller, city planners scramble to create rules that make sense

Denver's booming population is nearing 700,000 and demand for housing has pushed building heights skyward. The question: What guidelines makes sense for each urban neighborhood?

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Wheelchair Wonder Woman

Kalyn Heffernan is a mentor to Denver school kids by day, and an obscenity spewing, hip-hop fireball at night. Her band, Wheelchair Sports Camp, has been representing the city — loudly and proudly — across town  and on the road.

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Changing Denver: A Quick History of Stapleton, the City's Grand Experiment in Neighborhood Building

Changing Denver is the podcast about our city's physical spaces, how we make them and how they make us. This episode tracks the history of Stapleton.

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Wonderbound Dances in a Different Direction, Creates a New Business Model for the Performing Arts

Under Artistic Director Garrett Ammon, the dance company has set the pace for creative partnerships, working with classical ensembles, pop bands, even a magician. Everybody wins.
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New & Next: Helping Farmers Work Together to Develop Stronger, Smarter Business Models

Working together, food producers can lower costs, increase profits and raise wages.
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Golden Triangle

It's impossible to walk through this neighborhood without a right brain light bulb. The district for arts and culture, this area is a geometry of eight history and art museums and numerous open studios. It's also home to the Civic Center, the Convention Center, the Colorado Ballet, the Denver Philharmonic Orchestra, the Curious Theatre Company and the Colorado State Capitol Building.

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With more than 12 performance spaces, this area offers a little bit of something for everyone. 
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Technically the city's first suburb, Wash Park West is rooted in Denver culture and much more a favorite neighborhood than a suburb. 
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This neighborhood's golden dome is hard to miss which is a good thing as it is home to the Capitol, the Botanic Gardens and other Denver attractions. 
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If it's shopping, boutiques and cafes you're looking for, head to Central Platte Valley. With your credit card. 
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Home to numerous museums and art galleries, the Golden Triangle is a must see for Denver visitors and residents. 
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Denver has -- in large part -- Five Points to thank for its strong musical culture. This neighborhood used to host acts like Duke Ellington and Miles Davis.
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Definitely one of the city's more posh neighborhoods, Uptown is a nice mix of city life and suburban living. 
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Arapahoe Square is a symbol of Denver's transformation from a visitor's city to a residential one.
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The Ballpark neighborhood was one of the catalysts for the eastern expansion of downtown development. 
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Cut off from the center of the city by I-25, the Highlands, LoHi and Sunnyside are popular among Denver's families. 
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RiNo is one of the city's most creative business zones but also a great place to live for those interested in living in the city without compromising diversity.
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One of the largest and best parks in the city, this neighborhood is a popular spot for joggers and sight seers. 
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One of the best places for parks and rec anytime of the year, Wash Park's two-mile natural area is a nice escape from the rush of downtown living. 
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LoDo is the best place to go if you can't figure out what you want to eat or drink. It's got everything from breweries, to fine dining, to farm-to-table restaurants. 
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Home to one or the largest pedestrian malls in the country, the CBD (Central Business District) is flush with places to shop and is easily accessible to other parts of the city. 
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Home to Metro State University of Denver, the University of Colorado Denver and the Community College of Denver, this neighborhood is flush with innovation and creativity. 
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With more than 60 galleries and creative businesses, the Art District on Santa Fe epitomizes Denver's innovative approach to supporting the arts. 
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This quirky neighborhood has great housing structure and access to fun cafes and bargain hunting. 
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