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Cherry Arts Festival at Stanley

Cherry Arts Festival at Stanley is a celebration of national art and local flavor at the Stanley Marketplace adjacent to the Stapleton community in Aurora. In 2015, this debut event met an unfulfilled demand for a high quality art and cultural experience, and for 2016 the event will continue to grow, feature 100 juried artist exhibitors and take place in Stanley’s exciting mixed-use indoor and outdoor event facility.

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Michelle Lee Weldon

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Restorative yoga on Sunday evenings is somewhat like my church. It is relaxing and centering as well as a time to get myself in a positive mindset for the week ahead. I highly recommend it for any and all, and if you happen to be in the Denver area, then you should most definitely check out Michelle Lee Weldon’s class at Kindness Yoga.

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Be: Confident

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Be Confident by Haneen Badri

Although adversity is intended to improve one’s life it also contains the capability to grind you down. The ultimate result of such an impact depends on whether you decide to overcome calamity or to reject reality and let it overpower your very being. Throughout the 7th grade was when I encountered what I consider the first trying period of time in my life – it was when I started wearing CONTINUE READING

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Niki Koubourlis

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Niki Koubourlis was working 80-100 hour weeks in commercial real estate in Abu Dhabi, and while she was gaining financial success she found that the rest of her life wasn’t where she would like it to be. It was the death of a college friend and her experience going through a strenuous fitness program that helped her gain back her boldness, and take the steps to become unstuck. She moved from the secure world she … CONTINUE READING

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BEgin Again

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BEgin Again by Lindsey Stone

We quit.
At the top of our game.
And it was the best change we could have made.

Clean Getaway Soap Company was our lives for seven years – sometimes it demanded more attention than others, and at the end my husband and I were each working 20-30 hours per week for the Soap Co, on top of bartending full time for me and grad-school for Mr. CleanGetaway.

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The Horseshoe Market
Part II

The Horseshoe Market seeks to cultivate a vital community of local artists, designers, handmakers, collectors and entrepreneurs. By offering vendors a supportive environment to sell their goods, the markets have become a venue where small businesses grow and the community has the opportunity to engage with the maker while also supporting our local economy. The BE Stories highlighted some of both the vendors’ and the market’s attendees’ stories – click on the link under each … CONTINUE READING

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The Horseshoe Market
Part I

The Horseshoe Market seeks to cultivate a vital community of local artists, designers, handmakers, collectors and entrepreneurs. By offering vendors a supportive environment to sell their goods, the markets have become a venue where small businesses grow and the community has the opportunity to engage with the maker while also supporting our local economy. The BE Stories highlighted some of both the vendors’ and the market’s attendees’ stories – click on the link under each … CONTINUE READING

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Be: A Weirdo

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Be a Weirdo by Anthony “Champ” Kelly

“If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you have to settle for the ordinary.” – Jim Rohn

Who the heck wants to be ordinary!?

In 2013, I accompanied John Elway, John Fox, the Denver Broncos football team and several million viewers to MetLife Stadium for the Super Bowl XLVIII. As I entered the field and looked around the stadium, I thought to myself in the tone … CONTINUE READING

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Jung Park

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Jung Park is a dynamic human being, and when you meet him you can’t help but want to sit and talk to him – about his story and life in general. He immigrated to the United States at the age of thirteen, and settled in Brooklyn, New York with his family. After high school he attended Parsons School of Design, where received his BFA in communication design. His work brought him out to Denver, CO … CONTINUE READING

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2015 Denver Startup Week
Part II

Denver Startup Week, September 28th – October 2nd, celebrated its fourth year in existence, with its goals being to:  1) enhance the sense of community amongst Denver entrepreneurs, 2) highlight Denver as an entrepreneurial center on the local, regional and national stage, and 3) provide education, inspiration and networking events for the Denver entrepreneurial community. The BE Stories highlighted some of the week participants’ stories when they stopped into Chase Basecamp – click on … CONTINUE READING

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