Carmel didn’t waste any time. He quickly began playing pick-up games with a friend at a park in north Aurora, which was where he eventually met a man who coached a team of players from the African Community Center in Denver. It was with that group that he began to absorb stories, both gripping and tragic, that resonated with him — and mirrored his own

AURORA | Aurora’s artistic experiment on East Colfax Avenue will be thrust under the microscope early next month in an effort to see if the city’s cultural arts district can sustain future development. Artspace, a Minneapolis-based real estate consultant and occasional developer of repurposed arts venues, will be meeting with various groups across the Aurora […]