The Emily Griffith Opportunity School could soon be history -- literally, since the circa 1926 school building at 1250 Welton Street has been recommended for landmark status. But the name of this pioneering educator will live on. This morning, Denver Public Schools will announce the name of its ambi ... More >>
Carrie Shores Table 6 609 Corona Street 303-831-8800 table6denver.com This is part one of my interview with Carrie Shores, chef of Table 6; part two of our conversation will run tomorrow. Despite her wispy, petite frame, Carrie Shores, the executive chef of Table 6, is a woman of massive strength. ... More >>
Emily Griffith Technical College -- formerly Emily Griffith Opportunity School -- might have dropped the rose-colored nomenclature, but not the tradition behind it. The legendary working-man's academy, in business since 1916, still teaches everything from upholstering and barbering to auto mechanics ... More >>
It was a clothes call, but the results are in: Last month Meghan Throckmorton, owner of Rakun, issued an open call for local design students to submit original, custom-crafted women's looks. She's now selected the top three garments, and is encouraging people to stop by Rakun, her shop at 1147 Santa ... More >>
Denver has no shortage of coffee shops, but Emily's Coffee is something special. A project of the Emily Griffith Technical College (formerly known as the Emily Griffith Opportunity School) that's located at the adult-education facility at 1261 Glenarm Street, the new spot is now serving coff ... More >>
Emily Griffith at work.Word has just come down that Emily Griffith Opportunity School has undergone a name change. The century-old institution, created by educator Emily Griffith to offer quality (and, at the time, free) vocational instruction to Denver's huddled masses, will heretofore be kn ... More >>
The study of neighbors through their lawn ornaments... Figure 28. Northeast Park Hill: Announcing ye olde armorous intentions There is nothing quite as American as the admiration of England during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I. It is a celebration based less on historical accuracy and ... More >>
Vintage Renewal gives new life to old materials.
Kirkland Museum of Fine and Decorative Art
Life in the U.S. proves less than ideal for a Ukrainian bride.
Driving a cab is the most dangerous job in America -- but it also lets immigrants move ahead. Is this a great country or what?
Rack and Ruin
Brother, can you spare a dime?
Essie Garrett pulls ahead for Emily's sake
The Zephyr has weathered life on Colfax for 56 years. But can it withstand the march of progress?
Emily Griffith Opportunity School
A young manís art inspires a mural project for the Peopleís Fair.
Emily Griffith Opportunity School
These refugees lost their homes and families in southern Sudan. But in Denver, they're finding a future.
A pair of forgotten Jewish artists are rediscovered in Denver.
Sculptures by Carley Warren command the room at Artyard.
This little bake shop gives patrons Full Measures.
Gordon Ulrickson wants to open a computer museum, but he doesn't have the storage.
May 21 - 27, 1998
A southeast Denver neighborhood howls about a public-TV station's profit-making development proposal.
Always on the Run
Powerful new AIDS-fighting drugs seem to be working. And so are the people who take them.
THE STORY OF PAULINE ROBINSON'S LIFE IS A REAL PAGE-TURNER.
WHAT'S THE DRILL? AFTER A SEVEN-YEAR LEGAL BATTLE, THAT'S WHAT THESE FORMER STUDENTS WOULD LIKE TO KNOW.
DPS BUDGET CUTS PULL THE PLUGS ON MACHINE-SHOP AND OTHER TRADES AT THE UNIQUE EMILY GRIFFITH SCHOOL.
AT BETO AGUIRRE'S NEWSPAPER, ALL THINGS ARE RELATIVE.PRESS FOR SUCCESS THE AGUIRRE FAMILY RUNS A NEWSPAPER AND A RESTAURANT. BUT THERE'S MORE TO THE STORY.