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In this photograph taken Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, Colin Sommers, left, director of engineering for eTuk USA, Walid Mourtada, center, chief executive officer, and Michael Fox show off one of their company's electric Tuk-Tuk models being prepared for delivery at the trio's manufacturing plant in northeast Denver. It's too soon to know if Americans will embrace tuk-tuks, but  Fox, director of sales and marketing for eTuk USA, says the company has been selling the vehicles across the country to individuals, marketing companies and food vendors for between $16,950 and $25,000, depending on how they are customized. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

DENVER | They’re ubiquitous in Asia, swarming the bustling streets of Bangkok, New Delhi and Beijing. Now, a company that manufactures tuk-tuks — the three-wheeled motorized rickshaws that have moved the masses for more than a century and go by many other names in Asia, Africa and Latin America — aims to make inroads in the […]

This photo released by Disney shows, from left, George Clooney, as Frank Walker, Britt Robertson as Casey, and Raffey Cassidy as Athena, in a scene from Disney's "Tomorrowland."  The movie releases in U.S. theaters on May 22, 2015.  (Film Frame/Disney via AP)

There’s a lot to like about Disney’s “Tomorrowland.” It’s got George Clooney and Hugh Laurie, robots and explosions, a positive message, and it puts the fate of the future in the hands of two smart young girls. Still, it’s hard to say exactly who the audience is for this packed-to-the-brim, sci-fi/action-adventure/family romp. The story is […]

This photo provided by Twentieth Century Fox shows, Kennedi Clements as Madison Bowen, reaching out to apparitions that have invaded her family’s home in a scene from the film, "Poltergeist." (Twentieth Century Fox  via AP)

It’s infrequent and particularly satisfying when the remake of an especially memorable film equals or exceeds the experience of the original. In 1982, “Poltergeist” saw the brilliant pairing of “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre’s” low-budget horror director Tobe Hooper with far more mainstream screenwriter and producer Steven Spielberg for an effects-laden event movie that earned its […]

Brandon Palmer and Drew Hirschboeck in the Spotlight Theatre production of “Rope,” playing at the John Hand Theater in Lowry. (Photo by Solar Radiant Photography)

The favorite flap-lipped fear monger of cine-philes worldwide is famously credited with saying, “Drama is life with the dull bits cut out.” Who knows if that’s some elaborate, cadaverous pun, but it certainly rings true for each and every one of Alfred Hitchcock’s masterful, almost tortuous, onscreen lessons in anxiety. To Hitchcock, it wasn’t a […]

A ballroom luminoso — decorated with calavera and gears — created by Tucson-based Creative Machines, Inc., is due to be installed at an Aurora light rail station. (Photo by Lucas Conrad, provided by Joe O’Connell and Blessing Hancock)

For Joe O’Connell, story comes first. “A lot of my art has benefited from being located in communities where people have a lot of stories,” the Arizona-based artist said. “What makes communities [unique] is how their stories are different.” And O’Connell has a leg up on most modern raconteurs: he is also the owner and […]

While loaded with toppings, this pie from Hungry Howie's in Aurora — and many others like it — is sold with the promise of one of the chain's eight flavored crusts.

Rivaling Pizza Hut’s recent brand overhaul and addition of eight unique crust profiles, Howie’s offers eight crust varieties of its own: cajun, sesame, butter, butter cheese (we’re very curious as to the similarity to cheese whiz, here), garlic herb, ranch, onion and asiago cheese.

This April 27, 2015 photo shows mixed berry infused lemonade in Concord, N.H. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)

Straight up fresh lemonade is, of course, delicious. It’s the classic summer refreshment. And we’re going to walk you through making a truly wonderful basic lemonade, as well as some terrific infused lemonades that doctor up that basic batch with some fantastic complementary flavors.

In this Wednesday, May 13, 2015 photo, 11-year-old Alyssa Howes and her service dog, Flint, pose for a photo at her home in Lakewood, Calif. Alyssa was diagnosed with leukemia at 3, went blind at 4 and started having seizures. Three years ago, 4 Paws for Ability trained Flint for Alyssa, whose leukemia is in remission. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

“It gives her a companion to enjoy the moments when she is doing things she likes to do,” said her mother, Juliette Palomaki. “And if she is having a bad day, she will call him and they will just be together.”