Good Insight

In my many years working in the media, I’ve received a lot of comments–both good and bad–from readers of various publications. I love to get these comments because it helps me know how the publication is being perceived and if there are areas where we can improve.

Fashion Show Raises $200,000 for Homeless Youth

The Joseph Family Foundation and Infiniti of Denver presented the third annual Urban Nights fashion show and fundraiser to benefit Urban Peak on Aug. 22. The event showcased Colorado's hottest designers and retailers, a live and silent auction, and parties at Mile High Station. PHOTOGRAPHY BY STEVE PETERSON PHOTOGRAPHY

The Parker Rec Center’s Re-Opening

The Parker Recreation Center's Grand Re-Opening on Aug. 22 featured new and renovated spaces, including the eagerly-awaited new leisure and therapy pools. PHOTOGRAPHY PARKER PARKS AND RECREATION

Town’s History

Residents celebrated Parkers’s history with a Parker Quest, a Douglas County Libraries-hosted, scavenger-hunt-style event, followed by an open house at the new Parker Heritage Center renaming the Mainstreet Center in honor of the building’s original purpose. PHOTOGRAPHY BY AFFINITY PHOTOGRAPHY

October 2015 Around Town

Four Pine Grove Elementary third-graders were the winners in a poster contest held by the Town of Parker to celebrate Colorado Cities & Towns Week.

Raising the Bar for the Colorado Wine Industry

Walking into Parker’s new winery is like stepping into the Old World. Throughout the room, beautiful hand-finished furniture gives the impression of another place or time.

Local Breweries Bring Craft Beer to Town

Parker is home to three craft breweries, started by local home-brewers who wanted to bring their love and passion for brewing craft beers to a whole new level.

Detailed Real Estate Information helps buyers and sellers make decisions

Chad Hines is armed with a unique tool when he meets with home buyers and sellers.

Local Business, Global Fare

On a recent morning, hours before Parker’s Indochine restaurant opened, its owner, Yume Tran, was online with a budding restaurateur in Zimbabwe. Aside from running this busy, contemporary Thai and Vietnamese restaurant with her husband, Jeff Nghiem, Tran makes time to help other entrepreneurs live their food-related business dreams. In Florida, a young baker is learning the business of making…

AUTOMOTIVE AMY: Lady in the Fast Lane

Anyone who has taken a road trip, whether long-planned or spur-of the-moment, knows that the right vehicle makes all the difference. If you take off in a sports coupe, comfort may be compromised but performance and handling enhanced; a well-appointed sedan or minivan may limit usable passenger or cargo space, while an SUV can throw off your budget in fuel…

How to Get the Most Out of Your Parent-Teacher Conference

Are you dreading or looking forward to your upcoming parent-teacher conference? This is about your child's educational career so the more prepared you are, the more you will get out of this process.

Legend High School’s Jason Ritter

Legend High School’s Jason Ritter and his students may have been gone for several years, but the social studies teacher and basketball coach will never be forgotten. That’s a tribute to Ritter himself and some fellow teachers and friends at Legend High School who were part of the core team involved in opening the new school in 2008.