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Romanoff marks 48th birthday

Romanoff marks 48th birthday

Andrew Romanoff, the Democratic candidate in the 6th Congressional District, marked his 48th birthday on Aug. 23 with a party and campaign event in Centennial Center Park.

¡Hola! to ‘Project Ñ’

¡Hola! to ‘Project Ñ’

Venture profiles children of Hispanic immigrants By Peter Jones Denise Soler had her “aha!” moment in the late 1990s in Miami. She was in her mid-20s at the time and living in a city where more than half of the population was born outside the United States. But she was still grappling with her place […]

Perry’s Steakhouse to open at Park Meadows next week

Perry’s Steakhouse to open at Park Meadows next week

Another five-star restaurant has “steaked” its claim. Perry’s Steakhouse & Grill will not open until Monday, Sept. 22, but the Texas-based eatery has already wowed south metro with sneak previews of its elegantly prepared meats and fine wines. On Sept. 12, members of the Perry family were on hand at Park Meadows to officially cut […]

University of Colorado receives record property donation

University of Colorado receives record property donation

Liniger family gift of The Wildlife Experience valued at $40 million Submitted by CU  The University of Colorado has received the largest real estate donation in the institution’s 138-year history. The $40 million gift of The Wildlife Experience facility in Douglas County from Dave and Gail Liniger and their family will allow CU to expand […]

Mayor Tisdale announces run for re-election

Mayor Tisdale announces run for re-election

Submitted by Doug Tisdale Cherry Hills Mayor Doug Tisdale has formally announced his campaign for re-election as mayor of the No. 1 Best Suburb of America to Live In. Tisdale was elected mayor by a large margin against two opponents in the April 2012 election, having previously served as councilmember from 2000 through 2008, including […]

Arapahoe Library District: ‘Libraries Rock!’

Arapahoe Library District: ‘Libraries Rock!’

Events to focus on changing 21st century institution   In recent years, libraries have changed into dynamic centers for engagement to accommodate the growing needs of their local communities. Of course, there are still books, but now there’s so much more – including 3D printers, recording studios and video-streaming services. There are woodworking classes and […]

A zucchini takes flight

A zucchini takes flight

Local woman’s entry squashes the competition  By Peter Jones When readers of The Villager make good, the newspaper strives to bring credit where credit is due – even when a zucchini is involved. Last month, Deanna Urs of Parker and her friend Pat Freytag took first place in the annual Sonoma Zucchini Races in northern […]

Putting the brakes on the Littleton Criterium?

Putting the brakes on the Littleton Criterium?

Downtown merchants say bike race hurts business  By Peter Jones  Despite attracting approximately 3,000 spectators and generating about $10,000 in charity beer sales, the Littleton Twilight Criterium may need some air in the tires. The Sept. 3 meeting of Historic Downtown Littleton Merchants, Becky Motchan, the city’s marketing and events manager, described the second annual […]

They ain’t fakin’ – a whole lotta bacon goin’ on

They ain’t fakin’ – a whole lotta bacon goin’ on

The Rotary Club of Littleton turned a downtown Littleton parking lot into a fete worthy of cured pork on Sept. 6 with the second Alferd Packer Bacon Party outside the Reinke Bros. costume store. Subtitled “Bacon, Bands and Beer,” the fundraiser also featured a starring role for libations and such musical acts as the Nacho […]

Cherry Hills Village sets ballot draw for November elections

Cherry Hills Village sets ballot draw for November elections

By Jan Wondra At the Sept. 2 City Council meeting, Cherry Hills Village set the ballot draw for the Nov. 4 city elections. Up for election are the council positions for Council Districts 2, 4 and 6, as well as the position of mayor of Cherry Hills Village. The draw, which took place in the […]

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