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VetStock, a free, two-day music festival, will be held 12:30-10 p.m. May 27 and May 28 at the Modern Brew in Centennial.

Free music festival this weekend in Centennial to support veterans

A free, two-day music festival aimed at raising money to support veterans will be held from 12:30-10 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Modern Brew in Centennial.
Lighting work continues as Casa Bonita puts the finishing touches on things prior to their highly anticipated grand re-opening in Denver.

Here's what's new, and what to expect when Casa Bonita Denver reopens

While the exact date for Casa Bonita’s much-anticipated grand re-opening is still under wraps, a sneak peek of the facility in Lakewood reveals that, much like its high divers, you’re in for a deep plunge into nostalgia.

Douglas County officials talk property tax relief amid steep tax bill hikes

Families may still be reeling from the new property values they received weeks ago from their county assessor’s offices, but what they pay in property taxes may end up looking different in the end, depending on a number of moving puzzle pieces that include actions at the local and state levels.
Ponderosa High School’s featured wish kid, Titus, riding on Lightening McQueen with his family behind him.

Douglas County schools raise $650,000 for wishes

Three-year-old Titus, who has lymphoma, has a wish. He wants to meet Lightning McQueen, the smiling red stock car from the animated film, “Cars.” So, students and staff at Ponderosa …

Election will fill 14 vacant delegate seats in Highlands Ranch

Highlands Ranch Community Association residents who are not represented by a delegate will receive election notices in late May and early June for the Highlands Ranch Community Association Second …
A sign is lit up at Alvarado's Mexican Fast Food, one of several Mexican restaurants open 24/7 in the Denver metro area.

Mexican restaurants a cornerstone of Denver metro area’s late-night food scene

Type in “restaurant” on Google Maps and set the filter to “open 24 hours.” You’ll be hard pressed to find any local restaurants serving up food to the night owls, late workers and early risers.
Stacy Garmon started as president of the Castle Rock Chamber in December.

New Castle Rock Chamber president excited to support business community

As a former small business owner, chamber member and chamber staffer of eight years, Castle Rock Chamber’s new president Stacy Garmon knows the business inside and out. “I’ve …
Akihabara owner Brandon Osha plays a fighting game at the barcade on Feb. 23. Located in Westminster, Akihabara offers Japanese inspired games and drinks, with a unique selection of arcade cabinets.

Metro-area arcade bars build local gaming communities

After more than 20 years of collecting pinball machines, Dan Nikolich’s basement had run out of space to store them all. So Nikolich opened the Colorado Pinball Pub in Littleton to share his collection.
Officials from the Castle Rock Chamber and WellSpring, as well as community members, celebrate WellSpring being named Business of the Month by the Chamber on March 2. WellSpring, which started in 2008 and opened its first facility in 2013, is in the process of remodeling the former La Quinta Inn in Castle Rock into an affordable apartment building.

WellSpring readies to remodel old hotel into apartments

Coming up on the 10 year anniversary of WellSpring opening its Castle Rock facility to support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, the nonprofit organization is working to expand …

A sign reads "home for sale" in the Denver metro area.

Colorado home prices see biggest sustained dip in more than a decade

It’s a statistic that, not long ago, homebuyers could have only dreamed of: The median price of a single-family home in the Denver area dropped by more than $90,000.
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