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  • Business

    Coffee shop wants to be Denver’s first legal marijuana club

    Dan Rowland, a spokesman for the Denver department that regulates marijuana businesses, said the city received the application from a business called the Coffee Joint on Friday. The location is in a light industrial area off Interstate 25 in central Denver

  • Business

    Bitcoin futures soar amid frenzy over virtual currency

    "The next immediate things we will see with the futures is more predictable price movement and less volatility," said Emin Gun Sirer, a professor at Cornell University who studies digital currencies like bitcoin.

  • Business

    US wholesale prices up 0.4 percent in November

    Last month's increase in the producer price index, which measures inflation pressures before they reach the consumer, marked the third straight month that wholesale prices have risen by 0.4 percent, the Labor Department reported Tuesday. The 3.1 percent rise from November 2016 was the biggest 12-month gain since a matching 3.1 percent increase for the 12 months ending in January 2012.

  • Business

    AEDC proponents say critics of using water bill cash for economic development are all wet

    “Let me follow the logic here: The water fund is giving money to AEDC so they can go out and get businesses to use more water,” Richardson said. “That is ludicrous logic in my opinion. It gives the perception that the water fund is a cash cow. I will not support one water rate increase as long as Aurora Water has $200,000 to just send out the door to this organization.”

  • Business

    In the age of Amazon, Walmart is changing its legal name

    "Whether it's in our stores, on our sites, with our apps, by using their voice or whatever comes next, there is just one Walmart as far as our customers are concerned," wrote Doug McMillon, Walmart president and CEO, in a blog post Wednesday.


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  • Guide

    ‘Hattie’ hits the high notes

    The biographical one-woman show retells the life of Denver native Hattie McDaniel, whose role as Mammy in “Gone with the Wind” led to her becoming the first African-American to win an Academy Award. “Hi-Hat Hattie” lets McDaniel, played by Anna High, tell the audience her life’s story while mixing in some classic blues and jazz tunes from the turn of the 20th century. 

  • Guide

    ‘Shape of Water,’ ‘Big Little Lies’ lead Golden Globes

    The nominees for best picture drama are: the tender young romance "Call Me By Your Name," Christopher Nolan's World War II epic "Dunkirk," ''The Post," ''The Shape of Water" and "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri."

  • Guide

    Early praise for ‘The Last Jedi’ after elaborate premiere

    "She's up there flipping the bird and saying, 'Don't bring this night down with solemn tributes,'" Johnson said on stage at the Shrine Auditorium.

  • Guide

    REVIEW: ‘Chicago’ deservedly a crowd-pleaser

    “Chicago” is Broadway quality, from acting talent to production value. It would be worth a trip to New York City to catch it but luckily “Chicago” die hards won’t have to leave the Front Range to get their fix

  • Guide chooses ‘complicit’ as its word of the year

    "This year a conversation that keeps on surfacing is what exactly it means to be complicit," she said. "Complicit has sprung up in conversations about those who speak out against powerful figures in institutions, and those who stay silent."

Colorado Table

  • Colorado Table

    Summit undergoes operation Salvage

    The goal is to make Salvage more laid back than the Summit was, without losing the things that made it great to begin with.

  • Colorado Table

    COOKING ON DEADLINE: Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Garlic

    In this recipe, I tested with an organic sweet potato with a very pale cream interior (kind of the color of Yukon golds). Next time I might look for orange sweet potatoes, since I am a sucker for the color and it makes a holiday table feel like a holiday table to me.

  • Colorado Table

    COLORADO TABLE: Aurora bites into the top of the Denver food chain

    “I want to be able to look up and hear about their meal. When I started here I didn’t know how important it would be for me to have that experience,” Caroline Glover said. “Most chefs don’t want to be out front, that’s why we’re in the back of the restaurant. So I was surprised by how much I enjoy those moments with customers.”

  • Colorado Table

    GARDENING: Good corn taste is in the genes

    Those good genes reside in the variety Golden Bantam

  • Colorado Table

    Taste of Ethiopia — another treat in the rich Aurora melting pot

    Entering its fifth year, the Taste of Ethiopia has become a major cultural event drawing in thousands of people to explore the food and culture that’s been imported by immigrants from the Horn of Africa. 

Aurora Magazine

  • Aurora Magazine

    Dolor Me Beige — HOA angst in Aurora

    In a world turned tan and kept that way by a growing number of homeowner associations, some are warning others off or making sure they read what they’re getting into before the notices start coming

  • Aurora Magazine

    Day Tripper: Sure Bets Close to Home

    Central City and Black Hawk offer plenty of games and gambling, but it’s the antithesis of the Las Vegas hype

  • Aurora Magazine

    Wein Not Get The Glow?

    Made famous by the germans, this european winter standard has a variation to please everyone

  • Aurora Magazine

    Give the Gift of COLORADO

    Nothing shows how much you care about someone during the holidays like rubbing it in their face that you live in one of the most incredible places in North America. So while it’s not exactly kosher to be tossing Colorado…

  • Aurora Magazine

    DATE KNIGHT: Alley Catz

    Nothing says love like a comfortable beer buzz and a friendly game of bowling for Answers

  • Aurora Magazine

    Exit Strategy: Weird Science and a Showing a Little Class

    At the root of it all? We don’t know what in the hell we’re talking about. In study after study, Americans and students fall further and further down the world list of kids who understand math and science. The crap I hear and read on social media and in person would depress even a third-grade science teacher, whose job it is to help us first learn to think and then learn to learn

  • Aurora Magazine

    All in the Family

    A growing number of pet owners, closer to their furry family members than ever before, are learning CPR for their pets from the American Red cross

  • Aurora Magazine

    Holidays and nights

    Recipes for the best Holiday season ever

  • Aurora Magazine

    OH! Christmas tree

    Branch out into a whole new holiday experience and go hack down your own tree in the mountains

  • Aurora Magazine

    Weight, Weight, Don’t Tell Me

    This holiday tradition doesn’t have to appear like cookies and milk on Christmas eve. A little planning and discipline goes a long ways.