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Denver history index and The Lumber Baron Inn

Denver history index and The Lumber Baron Inn
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Since 1988, when Phil Goodstein’s first urban history, Denver’s Capitol Hill, was published, the historian has put out some 17 books on various facets of the city’s geographical, ethnic, religious, political and social history.

Taken together, this body of work is a massive and impressive reference — more, one suspects, than any other Denver historian has ever managed to amass. Set side by side, the books take up the greater part of an ordinary bookcase shelf.

Last Updated ( Friday, 22 November 2013 05:34 )

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Happy Chanukah! IJN Doris Sky Chanukah Coloring Contest Winners 2013

Happy Chanukah! IJN Doris Sky Chanukah Coloring Contest Winners 2013This year’s crop of entries was particularly interesting, with young artists using crayons, markers, water colors, tempera paints, fabrics, metallic materials, beads, and many more inventive media to create their expression of Chanukah. Entries came from many cities in Colorado: Denver, Aspen, Aurora, Bow Mar, Castle Rock, Centennial, Englewood, Evergreen, Golden, Greenwood Village, Cherry Hills Village, Highlands Ranch, Lakewood, Littleton, Lone Tree, Morrison, Parker, Steamboat Springs, Tho...

Last Updated ( Monday, 02 December 2013 12:02 )

Brad Ausmus moves from Israeli baseball to MLB

Brad Ausmus moves from Israeli baseball to MLBFrom the Holy Land to the Detroit Tigers BALTIMORE — Almost from the moment they met him, several officials and players with Israel’s national baseball team said they saw manager Brad Ausmus headed for the major leagues. They cited his communication skills, command of the game and preparation — not to mention his 18-year playing career as a catcher that included winning three Gold Gloves and reaching the 2005 World Series with the Houston Astros. “We knew that even though he’d never...

Last Updated ( Friday, 15 November 2013 05:38 )

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Sox have high hopes for Breslow

Sox have high hopes for BreslowBOSTON — When Craig Breslow entered Saturday night’s playoff game against the Detroit Tigers, FOX broadcaster Tim McCarver hailed the Boston Red Sox reliever — a Yale University graduate with a double major in molecular biophysics and biochemistry — as the smartest player in Major League Baseball. But with Breslow’s stellar performance this postseason, Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington is looking like the genius for acquiring the lefty in a trade last year. In Boston’s first t...
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Israeli non-sports fan designs the gift for Manny Rivera

Israeli non-sports fan designs the gift for Manny Rivera BALTIMORE — Needing a gift for retiring New York Yankees reliever Mariano Rivera, the Baltimore Orioles pitched their idea for a sculpture to the Israel-born artist Omri Amrany. No surprise there, even though Amrany knows nothing about baseball. The 59-year-old Amrany, now living in the Chicago area, has become the go-to guy for sculptures of athletic giants. A week after the Orioles put in their request, they had their gift for Rivera, who retired last week after a record-breaking career ...
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