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Pope visits Harkness Heights – enterprising locals see opportunity

—by Rich Moore This photo was taken outside of the Mt. St. Vincent home at 41st & Lowell, on the day the Pope came to visit in August of ’93. The girls were selling Kool-Aid, and a Secret Service agent … Continue reading

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Harkness Heights O! My Harkness Heights

—by Mollie O’brien I am a proud resident of the Harkness Heights neighborhood. The grandeur of its name belies its size. It’s a small neighborhood by Denver standards (its boundaries are 44th to 41st and Lowell to Federal) and lots … Continue reading

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Taki’s Golden Bowl

—by Matt Holman B50 Note: Hisashi “Taki” Takimoto died on February 9th, 2009, after almost 20 years of serving delicious and healthy food on east Colfax in Denver. Kyle Wagner wrote an excellent appreciation of Taki for the Denver Post. … Continue reading

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The Western Slavonic Lodge

— by Mary Lou Egan For over a hundred years the corner at 45th and Washington Street in the Globeville neighborhood has been the place to inexpensive meal and visit with friends. Today the site is home to McDonalds restaurant; … Continue reading

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Denver’s Great Telescopes (19th and 21st Century)

— by Robert Stencel Small telescopes have been part of Denver history since our origins. Witness the fine brass refractor on display in the parlor of the Byers-Evans house downtown. With the rejuvenation of the University of Denver in 1880, … Continue reading

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