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Mayor Hancock cooking tomorrow ahead of Denver Restaurant Week

WHAT:      Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock will join up to 337 of Denver’s top chefs during a press conference to officially announce Denver Restaurant Week, the largest culinary celebration in Denver’s history, and the largest restaurant week in the nation for the second year in a row. Mayor Hancock will toast to the chefs, and flip a Denver omelet with Jorge de la Torre, Dean of Culinary Education at Johnson & Wales University, in honor of the event.   

Denver announces the winners of the “I Heart My Purple Recycling Cart” photo contest

On this Valentine’s Day, Mayor Michael B. Hancock and Denver Public Works’ Denver Recycles announce the winners of the “I Heart My Purple Recycling Cart” photo contest and thank all who entered the challenge. Denver residents were encouraged to submit creative photos showing their support for, and love of, recycling.

Live Birds and Reptiles from the Denver Zoo visit the CU Museum of Natural History

Join professional educators from the Denver Zoo at 6 and 7:15 p.m., on Monday, February 27 at the University of Colorado Museum of Natural History to explore the reptilian science of live snakes, lizards, turtles and crocodilians, and get up close with live birds that may include raptors, a macaw, and/or a laughing kookaburra while learning about flight, communications and adaptions. To allow audiences to get close to the animals reservations are recommended for this popular event. Please RSVP to the museum at 303-492-6892.

Denver ranks high on most affluent U.S. cities list

Nearly 8 percent of the Boulder area's households earned $200,000 or more in 2010, the 12th highest rate among 942 urban areas nationwide, according to an analysis of U.S. Census Bureau U.S. Census Bureau

Latest from The Business JournalsBridgeport-Stamford, Conn., is nation's most affluent citySacramento’s self-employment rate: 7.9%Dayton near bottom in self-employment rateFollow this company data.

RTD presented with the Transportation Security Administration’s “Gold Standard” Award

RTD presented with the Transportation Security Administration’s “Gold Standard” Award

The Regional Transportation District (RTD) was presented the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) "Gold Standard" award for being in the top 10% of all transit agencies for the assessment called "BASE" Baseline Assessment Security Enhancements.  The award was presented by TSA personnel at the RTD Board Committee meeting on February 14.

Earth, Wind and Fire to perform for Denver Health Foundation

Philip Bailey, lead singer of Earth, Wind & Fire will be getting back to his roots when the band performs at NightShine, Denver Health Foundation’s annual fundraising gala, on April 28, 2012 at the National Western Events Center.

Denver kidney donor to be first to run Leadville 100

Being a living kidney donor will not stop Denver chiropractor Jeff Stripling from running 100 miles.  In fact, it is what drives him forward.