Stuart Steers

 

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  • 13 years ago | News

    In Denver, a pack of Camels runs about three bucks; in New York City, smokers pay at least $7.50. The discrepancy is because Colorado still charges just twenty cents in tax on a pack, while New York raised its rates from that to $1.50 in July 2002...

  • 13 years ago | News

    Denver's Civic Center was born at the turn of the last century, when legendary mayor Robert W. Speer, creator of the "City Beautiful" concept, began pushing the idea of building a grand city hall and park facing the brand-new State Capitol. Speer'...

  • 14 years ago | Longform

    It had been a long time since Dick Lamm last visited the Colorado Senate. Dressed in a dapper suit and tie, he glowed as he prepared to speak at a Senate event honoring the late Dr. Abe Kauvar, who created Denver's public-clinic system. As Lamm en...

  • 14 years ago | News

    It's highly appropriate that the former home of one of Denver's most notorious playboys is now one of the city's best party spots. Cable magnate Bill Daniels built the mansion, which he dubbed Cableland, on Shangri-La Drive in the Hilltop neighbor...

  • 14 years ago | Longform

    The opening of the Daniels Fund's new office building in Cherry Creek last November was a festive occasion. A who's who of Denver's prominent and powerful were in attendance to help christen the foundation's swank new headquarters. Bill Daniels, t...

  • 14 years ago | Longform

    Amid the nourishing chaos of city life, we urban dwellers find ourselves brain-deep in startling juxtapositions. Mid-morning one Tuesday, a formation of squawking geese sweeps its shadow across a used-bookstore window, dimming the dog-eared covers...

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