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For the last 20 years of his life, Spanish painter Joan Miro (1893-1983) found a home on the island of Mallorca, where he could unpack and relate to his earlier paintings that had been packed away during World War II and after. He lived through … more
As she grew up hearing family stories, Colorado writer Hannah Nordhaus became aware of a dramatic history surrounding her great-great-grandmother, Julia Staab. Many readers will be familiar with the classy La Posada hotel (“place of rest”) in … more
Many plants are unique to the geography of Colorado. In Teller County, for example, there are plants adapted to the high altitude, unique growing conditions and precipitation of elevations from 8,500 … more
The much anticipated tours of the estate, current home of the Holy Cross Novitiate, are a cooperative effort of the Order of the Holy Cross and Ute Pass Historic Society. Marigreen Pines was the … more
Richard Frettard has a different take on what happened when he discovered a large topaz on “The Prospector Show” filmed on site at his Agnus Dei mine near Pikes Peak. Whatever the case, … more
Casa Bonita, the 41-year-old Lakewood institution known more for its “eatertainment” than its food, has been awarded landmark status by the Lakewood Historical Society. But neither Casa Bonita’s food nor its pop culture icon status earned … more
Some of the white marble markers still tell the story, though not as audibly and obviously, as they first did in 1911. U.P.T. routed out in relief on the flat slabs. Originally, there were 15 of them … more
The Upper Monument Creek (UMC) landscape, which has experienced increasingly severe and costly impacts from wildfire, including the record-setting 2012 Waldo Canyon Fire that burned across the … more
The annual school prom can be a turbulent time. In Woodland Park, however, the worry over how to afford a dress is removed, due to the generosity and time given by Deb Idleman. “The reason I … more
Denver Botanic Gardens has earned the distinction of being the most visited public garden in North America, with 1,411,116 visitors in 2014. The major increase in attendance is attributed in large part to the hugely successful Chihuly exhibition … more
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