Recent Posts by Mark Smiley

Passing The Torch At Step 13

Bob Coté the founder of the alcohol and drug rehabilitation center Step 13 was truly one of a kind as was the charity he founded. A former boxer from the mean streets of Detroit he knew what it was to be an alcoholic and homeless in Denver. He had been a white collar salesman who…
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Road closure Saturday through Tuesday near Cherry Creek Mall

Denver Public Works plans to close some lanes near Cherry Creek Mall at 7 p.m. on Saturday, September 20. The intersection of University Boulevard and 1st Avenue will be fully closed by 10 p.m. that night. During the closure, crews will work to complete the storm sewer and street reconstruction projects. "A full closure of…
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Dance Studio Moves From Cherry Creek North To Glendale

by Mark Smiley The award-winning Bella Diva Dance is moving from Cherry Creek North to Glendale after four years at 3rd and Clayton. “It was great working with the city of Glendale. Obtaining permits is easier in a smaller city. There was not a lot of red tape,” said Caitlin Brozna-Smith, owner and founder of…
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Urban Farming Takes Off With Chickens, Beehives In Neighborhoods

Rules Hatched By City Council Also Allow Homegrown Sales In Kitchens, Yards Until Dusk by Glen Richardson Have you heard the buzz? If not, step into your backyard and listen for the hum of bees. If you pay close attention you may also hear the sounds of chickens, ducks and goats! They’re some of the…
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