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Kerbal space and pixels combine to educate at Denver Comic Con

Kerbal space and pixels combine to educate at Denver Comic Con

Liam Kleinberg sends rockets into space. His mother, Tamara, stands behind him and watches. The little green men that crew Liam’s rocket cheered as the ship reached a safe orbit. However, not all launches have a happy ending. “So, on my first joint, I’m looking to make a one stage engine rocket go up. I’m […]

Finding diamonds in the rough at Ruby Blues

Finding diamonds in the rough at Ruby Blues

A navy blue, 1940s-style collared dress paired with a vintage leather satchel greets shoppers in the window display of Ruby Blues eclectic recycled clothing shop in Salida. Ruby Blues is not a typical consignment thrift store. It is authentic vintage to the core. Owner Michael Almeida has been buying, selling and trading for as long […]

Female entrepreneurs gather for Women on the Rise

Female entrepreneurs gather for Women on the Rise

Setting out to create a business from scratch can be daunting for anyone. Although women have made great strides over the years in business, it can still be challenging to prove themselves in a male dominated world. Women in Colorado have proven they are ready to meet that challenge. According to Forbes, Denver rates the […]

Surrogate family inspires art at Denver Art Society

Surrogate family inspires art at Denver Art Society

While most people over the weekend got ready to go out with their significant others or recover from the unusual spring weather, others worked hard on their passion. In the Art District on May 19, those that worked on their passion were at the Denver Art Society. Several artists prepared to showcase their work to […]

Cannabis enthusiasts flock to annual rally

Cannabis enthusiasts flock to annual rally

Fifty thousand people celebrated Denver’s annual 4/20 rally at Civic Center park, proving that this year’s smoke out was another hit for event organizers. “Colorado currently holds the largest open range cannabis music festival with headlining performances and entertainment,” said Santino Walter, one of the new owners of Civic Center productions, which organizes the event. […]

Tokin’ with Tolbert: Bussing around the 4/20 bazaar

Tokin’ with Tolbert: Bussing around the 4/20 bazaar

Denver is the pioneer city fueling the marijuana industry. The hoopla surrounding the 4/20 stoner holiday seems to grow every year from the annual Civic Center Rally to more unconventional events like a cannabis-friendly church and pot themed wedding expos. As marijuana becomes more mainstream, the commercial aspect will continue to be excessive, but I […]