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Rene’s Moves to South Broadway

Rene’s Moves to South Broadway

Rene of Rene’s Maison Des Fleurs has been looking for a store location on South Broadway for a long time. He finally found the space that he wanted and it became available. Rene moved in and opened his florist/antique business on August 5, 2016. Watch for his grand opening in mid September. The shop is located at 1462 S. Broadway […]

by · September 7, 2016 · 0 comments · Feature Article
What Is It? September 2016

What Is It? September 2016

William Gibson of Littleton, Colorado thought the “what is it” might be a clothes pin and Terry Cook of Fort Morgan, Colorado thought this item might be used to hold a cloak together. Maybe it could be used in those ways. Technically, the item is a tent hook.  It was used in the American Revolution. It was used between 1778 and […]

by · September 7, 2016 · 0 comments · What Is It?
Of Film Memorabilia, Posters Are the Most Charming

Of Film Memorabilia, Posters Are the Most Charming

By Roy Nuhn   The movie poster found in the lobby, or in special display cases outside the theater, announced the current or forthcoming attraction.  They were the most visible of the many types of advertising ephemera and were the first to be collected. Collectors began discovering their charm and desirability well over a half-century ago.   History of the Movie […]

by · August 10, 2016 · 0 comments · Feature Article
The Schoolroom, the Beginning of Memories

The Schoolroom, the Beginning of Memories

Editor’s Note: Years ago, school started right after Labor Day. Now, August is the month that most students return to school. The experience is still much the same but in some ways very different from years gone by.   By Starrlette L. Howard   It was an unassuming place where progress was made and a child marked time with 4 […]

by · August 4, 2016 · 0 comments · Feature Article
2016 Van Briggle Festival — Saturday September 10

2016 Van Briggle Festival — Saturday September 10

Visitors are in for a rare treat as the Van Briggle Pottery on the Colorado College campus opens for a one-day-only tour and Festival on Saturday, September 10.  Located off Uintah Street at 1125 Glen Avenue, the historic building offers a wealth of architectural details with tile and stone accents amid the bittersweet story of famed artist Artus Van Briggle and […]

by · August 4, 2016 · 0 comments · Feature Article