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 >>