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  • Veterans Honored at 1940s WWII Era Ball
    June 19 at 8:59 a.m. by Brandon Marshall

    The 1940s WWII Era Ball landed at the Boulder Airport on June 16, 2018. The tenth anniversary of the event put the spotlight on some special guests: World War II veterans.

     
  • Denver PrideFest 2018, Loud and Proud on Day Two
    June 18 at 5:39 a.m. by Miles Chrisinger

    "Say It Loud, Say It Proud." That was the theme of the 2018 Denver PrideFest, and day two of the annual event lived up to that mission with a parade followed by more fun and fellowship at Denver Civic Center on Father's Day, June 17.

     
  • Denver PrideFest Returns to Civic Center Park
    June 17 at 5:50 a.m. by Miles Chrisinger

    Denver PrideFest returned to Civic Center Park on June 16, 2018, with a rainbow of related action stretching all over town. The annual PrideFest parade steps off from Cheesman Park at 9 a.m. and will wind up at Civic Center for another day of…

     

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  • Building a Field of Dreams During Hemp History Week in Greeley
    June 11 at 7:02 a.m. by Danielle Lirette

    Hemp History Week, a national week of education and celebration of the plant, was in full swing when guests descended on New Ag Farms on June 8 for a weekend campout. Hemp lovers and industry members united to learn about hemp farming and worked…

     
  • Protesters Show LGBTQ Community Love After Supreme Court's Masterpiece Decision
    June 5 at 8:59 a.m. by Heather Fairchild

    After the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of Jack Phillips in the Masterpiece Cakeshop case on Monday, June 4, community groups, faith leaders, elected officials and more gathered at the State Capitol to show their support of LGBTQ…

     
  • We Brake for Cannabis on the Wake & Bake Brunch Bus
    May 27 at 6:04 a.m. by Jacqueline Collins

    The Wake & Bake Brunch Bus got off to an eye-opening start with a stop at Corvus Coffee Roasters on Memorial Day weekend. Then it was on to Torchy's Tacos for breakfast burritos, then Euflora 3D Cannabis Center Dispensary, where the brunch bunch…

     
  • Self-Love and Sensimilla at Phil Lewis Art Gallery
    May 21 at 2:20 p.m. by Jacqueline Collins

    The You Canna Be Well organization has made Sundays something to look forward to at Boulder's Phil Lewis Art Studio & Gallery, bringing together a cannabis sponsor and indulgent activity once a month for infused education. May's edition featured…

     
  • Inside NORAD, the U.S. Defense Against Missile Attacks
    May 15 at 6:45 a.m. by Ana Campbell

    On Thursday, May 10, the North American Aerospace Defense Command, or NORAD, opened its doors to journalists to celebrate its sixtieth birthday. NORAD monitors missiles coming for North America and all air traffic over the U.S. Learn more at…

     
  • Faded, Brah: Denver Pot Scene's Biggest Tokers
    May 12 at 8:34 a.m. by Westword Staff

    There's no shortage of joint-tokin', bone-roastin', blunt-blowin' creatures in the Mile High City, but they're hard to find in the wild. Luckily for those sick of keeping their fat clouds confined to their homes, local event organizers and venue…

     
  • Teacher Walkouts Draw Thousands to State Capitol
    April 28 at 9:30 a.m. by Heather Fairchild

    About 10,000 teachers participated in demonstrations on Friday, April 27, at the State Capitol, calling on more pay and funding for schools. They wore red in solidarity with teachers who were protesting around the U.S.

     
  • Mason Jar Welcomes Spring With Cannabis and Cuisine
    April 26 at 4:35 p.m. by Jacqueline Collins

    Mason Jar Events Group welcomed the spring season in the Art District on Santa Fe with a beautiful cannabis-infused dinner on Wednesday, April 25, at Space Gallery. With a multi-course dinner prepared by chef Daniel Asher and cannabis goodies from…

     
  • Snow or Shine, It's Rugby Time!
    April 23 at 7:32 a.m. by Jake Cox

    The first major-league rugby season of the Glendale Raptors got under way on a cold, snowy Saturday at Infinity Park in Glendale. For some fans, it was their first time seeing a live rugby match; others have been faithful visitors to Rugby Town…

     
  • The Mile High 420 Festival Lights Up Civic Center Park
    April 21 at 8:45 a.m. by Multiple Authors

    As they have for years, people flocked to Denver's Civic Center Park on April 20, 2018. This year's celebration, the Mile High 420 Festival, had new organizers, a new approach and a lineup that included Lil Wayne, Lil' Jon and more. But cannabis…

     
  • Jared Polis Takes a 4/20 Field Trip to bgood
    April 21 at 7:13 a.m. by Kenzie Bruce

    U.S. Representative and Colorado gubernatorial candidate Jared Polis toured bgood dispensary in Northglenn on April 20, 2018. Polis, who has proposed an act that would regulate marijuana like alcohol on a federal level, is an outspoken proponent of…

     
  • Portraits of Ten Cannabis Consumers
    April 19 at 5:25 p.m. by Westword Staff

    In honor of 4/20, Maria Levitov set out to capture ten of Colorado's very diverse cannabis consumers in photographs. “The world can feel isolating and discouraging, so now more than ever, it’s important to show the things that connect us, not…

     
  • Unique Cannabis Health Fair Remedies the RiNo District
    April 16 at 10:34 a.m. by Scott Lentz

    Denver locals gathered at Cultivated Synergy in the RiNo District on Sunday, April 15, to learn about the therapeutic properties of cannabis and see it firsthand. Hosted by RiNo Supply Co., Canna Health and Sensi, the fair offered health…

     
  • Home on Former Samsonite Estate for Sale for $1.2 Million
    April 12 at 3:11 p.m. by Brandon Marshall

    Want to own a piece of history? The 8,000-square-foot custom home at 6012 West Jewell Avenue owned by Gordon Shwayder Rosenblum, the oldest grandchild of Samsonite founder Jesse Shwayder, is now on the market for $1.2 million. It sits on 1.3 acres…

     
  • Keystone Celebrates Closing Day With Annual Slush Cup
    April 9 at 10:21 a.m. by Jake Cox

    Keystone Resort marked its last day of the season — April 8 this year — as it does every year: with the Slush Cup. Participants donned their craziest costumes and climbed up the hill to try to launch over the man-made "pond" for a prize of $250.

     
  • NoCo Hemp Expo Celebrates a Growing Field
    April 8 at 8:26 p.m. by Jacqueline Collins

    The NoCo Hemp Expo returned to the Ranch Events Complex in Loveland for the fifth year on April 6 and April 7, 2018, and the event dedicated to all things hemp was bigger and better than ever, with nearly 60 speakers, 150 exhibits and the expo's…

     
  • Rockies Opening (Snow) Day
    April 6 at 4:57 p.m. by Brandon Marshall

    The 25th season of the Rockies was met with a snow delay and the coldest Opening Day temperatures on record, but that didn't stop scores of fans from enjoying the great American pastime.

     

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