From Painting to Singing 
(and Everything in Between)…

Whether you are a novice, professional or an observer of art, it's clear to see that our art community is thriving. From our Concerts in the Park every Sunday this month to Parker Artists Guild's ART in the PARK the weekend of the 27th and 28th, you are certain to find something that reminds you how alive our arts community…

Parker Wine Walks

Parker Area Chamber Wine Walks are a popular and fun way for residents to meet, mingle and make new friends. Downtown businesses open their doors to share a glass of wine for this monthly event. Come out for Wine Walks on the fourth Friday of each month through October.

Cops and Bobbers

About 150 kids and their parents joined more than a dozen Parker police officers at the pond in the Meridian business complex for this June 18 event. Children were first taught how to cast a line before they headed over to the pond stocked with rainbow and golden trout.

Let Freedom Sing!

More than 8,000 people celebrated Independence Day with fun activities, live music, delicious food and an exciting fireworks display at the Town of Parker’s annual event, Let Freedom Sing! Photography Town of Parker

Move Over BBQers – It’s Beer Time!

The Cherry Creek Valley Rotary Club of Parker is switching from barbecue to brew in its annual effort to raise money for local, national and international organizations. The 10-year-old club and its 44 members decided it was time to adjust its fundraising efforts, says outgoing Club President Kevin Hausmann.

Tour de Cure Colorado Celebrates its 25th Anniversary in Parker

The Town of Parker and the American Diabetes Association are collaborating to make the 2016 Tour de Cure Colorado a true community event that will highlight Parker’s unique community businesses and partners, while still offering the inspirational daylong celebration that Tour participants have come to know and love.

Around Town

Coloradans have a passion for everything outdoors – skiing, cycling, kayaking, hiking, camping and more. It’s what makes this state so unique and everyone deserves the opportunity to experience the exciting outdoor adventures that Colorado has to offer. This is the mission of the non-profit Steamboat Adaptive Recreational Sports, or STARS, located in Steamboat: to empower and enrich the lives…

Lorenzo Chavez

Chavez’s career has led him to participate in prestigious national invitational and international group exhibitions. His work has been selected to represent the Pastel Society of America in the Butler Art Museum in Ohio, at Maynard Dion Country, the 100 Gold Medal Exhibition at The Pasadena Art Museum, the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum, The Brinton Museum, the Coors Show in Denver,…

Contemporary Fauvists: a Four-Person Art Show

“Contemporary Fauvists,” a four-person art show featuring Peggi Kroll-Roberts, Madeleine O’Connell, Jeannie Paty, and Scott Switzer is on display at the Parker Arts, Cultural & Events (PACE) Center Gallery through Sept. 5 with an opening artist reception Friday, Aug. 5 from 6-8 p.m.

Something Special

Parker Lifestyle presents the 2016 Parker Fine Arts & Music Festival “Something Special." Enjoy a sparkling collection of distinctive artists’ juried fine arts and crafts, including jewelry, ceramics, photography, mixed media, metal arts, wearable art and photography that will be on display and for sale September 24 and 25 in O'Brien Park in downtown Parker. The live Music Stage features…

She Who Can, Also Teaches

When George Bernard Shaw wrote, “He who can, does. He who cannot, teaches,” he wasn’t referring to teachers like Pam Hostetler. Hostetler is a successful working artist who shows and sells her watercolors and is represented by galleries. But she also makes time to be a dedicated and inspiring teacher.

Not Just an Ordinary Piece

For your framing needs look across from O'Brien Park, where skilled framer Kelly Benson, of Beautiful Art Picture Framing & Art Gallery, has a workshop and storefront, where she builds customized frames and shows a rotating selection of work from local artists. Benson can help showcase treasured portraits with frames designed especially for your taste and the style of your…

A Healthy Summertime Recipe

Summer is a great time to gather fresh garden ingredients and create a masterpiece in the kitchen. This light and delicious watermelon soup is great tasting and a perfect chilled dish at home that is sure to please. Sit and enjoy with your family and friends over a nice glass of wine. I might suggest a local Colorado wine such…

No Ordinary Walk in the Park

As you step out of your car to go for your walk in the park, you are greeted by the scent of pine wafting through the air. Blue, red, yellow and white wildflowers abound. The bright blue sky has a few puffy clouds floating overhead. Vultures and hawks soar over a deep chasm just off the concrete walkway. Mountain and…

Digital Solutions for Your Business

DoBizLo is an integrated co-op system designed for the digital age. Headquartered in Greenwood Village, the company aims to leverage data, community and technology to help promote smaller, local businesses to customers. DoBizLo offers a calculated solution as an answer to all those questions business owners ask themselves.

Just A Perfect Day

y passion for photography comes from my father, who gave me my first camera in England, when I was 9 years old. I've enjoyed shooting all over the world since then. Our family traveled every year - around Great Britain or overseas, to mainland Europe, Mediterranean islands or South Africa. I went on school trips to Austria, Germany, Israel, and…