Financial Fitness

Philanthropy is often defined by the financial generosity of figures such as Oprah Winfrey and Warren Buffet, yet very few people will ever have the means to give the ways in which they do. 

November 2019 Around Town

Denver Union Station Grand Illumination Friday, Nov. 29th from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. The annual Denver Union Station Grand Illumination holiday celebration will feature a performance of classic holiday hits, a visit from Santa & Mrs. Claus, Christmas carolers and more. The highlight of the evening is the lighting of the landmark train station’s outdoor Christmas tree, a 40-foot tall … Continued

Tamber Bey and CDK Pop Dinner Society

This was a unique collaboration with CDK Dinner Society and Tamber Bey Winery out of Calistoga, California. We hosted a two night 5-course dinner with wine pairings at the amazing 1261 art gallery. Food, wine, and art. What more can you ask for?  Photography: Ted Heron 

Factor Design Build’s Grand Opening Party

Factor Design Build celebrated the opening of their new office location in the Denver metro area with family, friends, trade partners, and community. Photography: Erin Miles 

Cozy Up Your Home

Take a cue from the Scandinavian concept of hygge and welcome the transition of summer to autumn with a relaxing refresh Pumpkin spice, apple cinnamon and a hot cup of cocoa. Fall is all about getting warm and comfy as a chill hits the air—preparing yourself for winter, and cherishing those final moments of summer.  … Continued

Lifestyle Letter

What are the foods and beverages that bring you life? I’ll go first: My grandmother’s homemade tortillas and a perfectly pulled espresso. Growing up, every occasion was ripe for Mexican food: Birthdays, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Tuesday nights, breakfast, Easter, when I was sick, when I was happy, when I was sad, and every other meal in between. … Continued

Best Kept Secret

As Colorado’s population continues to explode, the “hidden gems” of our great state seem to be few and far between. For those who are adventurous enough to look past the now well-developed mountain towns, there is still some magic to be found. One such treasure is the ghost town of Crystal. 

Steady Goes It

In his own words, Jon Schlegel is a big people-pleaser. It is in his nature to greet, acknowledge, and interact with others when an opportunity presents itself. If he can go the extra mile to positively impact someone’s day, it is safe to assume that he will.

Candid in the Kitchen

The art of holiday meal planning often lies in how many risks the cook is willing to take.


Tasheena Polanco was living in a halfway house when she heard the intercom announcement that would change her life. Work Options for Women (WOW) was holding an informational meeting in the house’s cafeteria.