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What's The Measure Of A Good School?

Peter Cunningham | Posted 08.09.2016 | Education
Peter Cunningham

The following is a guest post from my colleague, Mike Vaughn, who came to Education Post after working for 18 years in the communications offices of t...

Back in Graduate School at Cities for Tomorrow

Joel Epstein | Posted 07.27.2016 | New York
Joel Epstein

These are curious times. In Cleveland last week there was a strange gathering celebrating a narcissistic nativist who doesn't have a nice thing to say...

19 Ways to Celebrate Denver Days with Your Neighbors

Heather Garbo | Posted 07.13.2016 | Denver
Heather Garbo

Did you know that Denver Days are coming up? From July 30 to August 7 Denverites are encouraged to get to know their neighbors better. I love this pro...

Let The Skyfall: Hello From My Quarter-Life Crisis

Brie Berman | Posted 07.13.2016 | Comedy
Brie Berman

I've been going through what my hippie friends tell me is a "Saturn return", which is something about the stars and Saturn aligning when you're 29 going on 30 and deciding your life should be shitty for a little while.

Esme Patterson Enjoys Taking a Walk on the Wild Side

Michael Bialas | Posted 07.01.2016 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Independence Day came a couple of weeks early this year for singer-songwriter Esme Patterson. The Colorado native released her daring new solo album...

Ignite Denver: Changing the World 5 Minutes at a Time

Heather Garbo | Posted 06.22.2016 | Denver
Heather Garbo

Given a microphone and a stage, you just might be able to change the world -- or your city, your community, or maybe just another person's mind. That'...

Why I Shop Local... And Why It's Easier Than You Think

Heather Garbo | Posted 06.13.2016 | Denver
Heather Garbo

I admit it -- I have an Amazon account. I may love to shop local, but nothing is ever all black or all white, is it? I recognize that sometimes I'm just not going to find what I'm looking for at the local independent shops. And sometimes it's just easier to have it delivered. And, that's okay. I still consider myself a "localist" because I believe in the value of shopping locally, and do so as often as I can.

Denver Named Fourth Best City in America for Tech Professionals

Robert Harrow | Posted 06.09.2016 | Denver
Robert Harrow

Denver may be known, in part, for its "Old West" roots, but the Colorado city is all about new tech, according to a recently published study. The per...

45 Gear & Gift Ideas for Father's Day 'Round the Campfire

Joshua Berman | Posted 06.08.2016 | Travel
Joshua Berman

Or: The Burly Dad's Ultimate Camping Gear Guide There he stands--a handcrafted hunter's axe upon one shoulder, bits of bison meat in his beard, and a...

My Olympic Journey: From the Beginning, Becoming a Bobsledder

Lauren Gibbs | Posted 06.07.2016 | Sports
Lauren Gibbs

When you start your bobsled career at 30, a time when most are settling down into their "real careers" and many are getting married, you can imagine t...

Why 50 Percent of the LBGT Communities Smokes

Amy Lukowski | Posted 05.27.2016 | Impact
Amy Lukowski

Our ultimate goal is to remove barriers that prevent people from seeking the care they need to be healthier. The more people from specific communities who seek help to quit smoking, the better we can address all tobacco-related diseases.

2016 Guide to Coast-to-Coast Gay Pride

Jim Werner | Posted 05.28.2016 | Queer Voices
Jim Werner

Chicago Gay Pride Parade photo by C. Robertson Break out the white shoes and rainbow flags. This weekend isn't just the unofficial start...

Film on the Rocks Turns Purple

Tracy Shaffer | Posted 05.25.2016 | Denver
Tracy Shaffer

The Red Rocks Amphitheater became a lavender sea as fans and their families filled the seats, squeezing close together to accommodate the record-breaking FOTR crowd; a sell-out at 9000 within 24 hours.

5 Must-Do's In Denver

Alicia Haque | Posted 05.11.2016 | Travel
Alicia Haque

When it comes to the USA, there are still countless cities I've yet to explore. With so many amazing places to visit, it's hard to know where to beg...

World's Best Airport Bars | Posted 05.05.2016 | Travel

Layovers and flight delays are good for one thing: airport drinking. And these are the bars to do it in. Bottoms up. Photo courtesy of Flughafen M...

How Denver's new airport rail link could change the way you visit the Mile-High City

David Landsel | Posted 05.05.2016 | Travel
David Landsel

The first time you land in Denver, you're excused for wondering if perhaps you missed the announcement regarding an emergency landing in Kansas. So fl...

New Radio Station in Denver Is People Powered!

Wade Norris | Posted 05.04.2016 | Denver
Wade Norris

Denver Open Media has been allowing people to produce their own video content for several years, and now is expanding that format to Radio airwaves.

Denver Broncos Fill Glaring QB Need With Paxton Lynch

Michael Lazar | Posted 04.29.2016 | Sports
Michael Lazar

Two times the charm for John Elway for successfully drafting the man he wanted after starting way down towards the bottom of the NFL draft for the sec...

Is My Kindle Reading Harming My Beloved Community Bookstore?

Heather Garbo | Posted 04.25.2016 | Denver
Heather Garbo

I took a long time to get on board with the whole Kindle thing but once I did, I was all in. Yet I love my neighborhood bookstore (they serve wine!) and I try to patronize them as much as possible.

New Album Review of Turner Jackson's 'Red Plastic Cup'

Morena Duwe | Posted 04.12.2016 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

Turner Jackson's 9-track album, Red Plastic Cup, is full of funky, danceable party songs that are bringing classic funk and gospel sensibilities to the college scene.

Exit interview: Greg Moore Leaves The Denver Post After 14 Years As Editor

Jason Salzman | Posted 04.01.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Greg Moore leaves The Denver Post today after 14 years as editor. Under his leadership, the newspaper won numerous awards, including a Pulitzer Prize for its coverage of the Aurora theater shooting.

Denver Real Estate News for March

Tracy Shaffer | Posted 03.28.2016 | Denver
Tracy Shaffer

I get a lot of feedback on my Facebook business page from readers distressed about this "crazy new real estate market", worried that prices are just t...

Denver Airport To Reopen After Blizzard Cancels 1,200 Flights

Reuters | Adam Goldberg | Posted 03.23.2016 | Travel

March 23 (Reuters) - Denver International Airport was set to reopen on Wednesday night after a blizzard triggered its first shutdown due to severe wea...

Sanders Will Decide When Time Is Right to Leave the Stage

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 03.23.2016 | Politics
Peter D. Rosenstein

I am convinced Bernie Sanders, when the time is right, will do what Hillary did for Obama and not only endorse her but work hard for her and ask his supporters to do the same. The time for that may just not be quite right yet.

Denver Cops Abused Confidential Database To Get Dates, Enable Stalking: Report

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 03.16.2016 | Politics

Denver Police officers caught using a confidential database for personal reasons should face stiffer penalties, the city's independent monitor argued ...