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4 places to grab lunch under $12 in Denver

Photo: courtesy of Maria Empanada

POV: You're trying to find a place to eat a nice, cheap lunch.

We've got you covered with four tasty lunch options for $12 or less.

Alayna Alvarez
23 hours ago - News

How to celebrate Giving Tuesday in Denver

Illustration of Benjamin Franklin on a hundred dollar bill making the heart sign with his hands

Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

It's Giving Tuesday — a global campaign to promote "radical generosity."

Why it matters: The annual event, which falls on the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving, inspires individuals to give to charities that serve the causes and people most in need.

John Frank
Nov 28, 2022 - Things to Do

How AI-drawn illustrations are teaching kids to read

A page from a Two Tails book featuring Maple, the dog. Courtesy of Two Tails

A page from a Two Tails book featuring Maple, the dog. Courtesy of Two Tails

A child's attachment to their dog can help them learn to read and count.

  • That's the breakthrough idea from Daniel Cohen, the Denver-based entrepreneur behind the startup Two Tails Story Co.
John Frank
Nov 28, 2022 - Business

Weld County looks to oil and gas as it struggles to recover

Crews work at an oil and gas rig in Weld County on Nov. 2. Photo: RJ Sangosti/Denver Post via Getty Images

Crews work at an oil and gas rig in Weld County on Nov. 2. Photo: RJ Sangosti/Denver Post via Getty Images

Weld County is the only Denver metro area still struggling to recover from the pandemic downturn, a new analysis shows, in large part because of the slow rebound of Colorado's oil and gas industry.

State of play: Colorado's employment figures exceeded pre-pandemic levels at 117% as of September. But Weld County and its hub Greeley — the state's oil and gas capital — restored just 57% of its jobs, the Denver Post reports.

John Frank
Nov 23, 2022 - News

Amigas in Action, other nonprofits help families in need this holiday

A child who participated in the Amigas in Action gift-giving program. Courtesy of Andrew Kelly

A child who participated in the Amigas in Action's gift-giving program. Photo: Courtesy of Andrew Kelly

A Denver nonprofit is connecting families in need with donors who can help put presents under the tree this holiday season.

What's happening: Amigas in Action is looking to help as many as 200 families this year to meet demand that continues to grow with rising inflation and cost of living, co-founder Kate Silverman tells us.

John Frank
Nov 22, 2022 - Business

Black Friday beer releases and tappings in Denver

Bourbon County Brand Stout series. Courtesy of Goose Island

Bourbon County Brand Stout series. Photo courtesy of Goose Island

Black Friday is beer Friday — an unofficial industry holiday that features special stout releases at local breweries and beer shops.

What to know: Copper Kettle Brewing in Denver is releasing its Snowed In series all at once — five imperial oatmeal stouts aged in bourbon barrels with different flavors, including cherry, vanilla, coconut, mocha and maple.

John Frank
Nov 21, 2022 - Business

Left Hand Brewing opens first restaurant in Denver

Chris Lennert of Left Hand Brewing at the new location in the River North neighborhood. Photo: John Frank/Axios

Chris Lennert of Left Hand Brewing at the new location in the River North neighborhood. Photo: John Frank/Axios

One of Colorado's oldest breweries is making a big, new splash.

What to know: Left Hand Brewing opened its first restaurant last week in the North Wynkoop development, across the courtyard from Mission Ballroom.

John Frank
Nov 19, 2022 - Business

Top winter gear picks for skiing, hiking and more

Skis and boots are displayed at a ski shop. Photo: Charles Krupa/AP

Skis and boots are displayed at a retail shop. Photo: Charles Krupa/AP

Regardless of how you explore this winter, you'll want to make sure you bring the right gear.

What to know: As our resident gear junkie who works on the side in the outdoor retail industry — her are top winter picks for newcomers and experienced explorers.

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