Living the Creative Life in Castle Rock

 Nick Lucey –  Prompting that visceral reaction in others is major impetus to those who create. The same holds true for Nick Lucey, the celebrated fine art photographer and graphic artist responsible for many of the iconic photos that represent Castle Rock in its authentic, true-grit reality. An origin he could really sink his teeth into after moving from…

Life is Art

February is our month to celebrate art, those who make it and those who appreciate it. Whether that be through food, painting or stone-cutting, a person’s craft of choice give us a glimpse into their heart. The beauty of art is subjective–we’re all drawn to it in different ways for various reasons, but in the … Continued

February 2020 Around Town

Castle Rock Police Chief Jack Cauley Honored On Dec. 17, Castle Rock Police Chief Jack Cauley was presented with the 2018 Igniter of the Year award by New York Times bestselling author Simon Sinek during a town council meeting. Every year, Sinek, a motivational speaker and author with five leadership and team-building titles under his … Continued

Business over Beverages Kicks off 2020 at Theatre of Dreams

Business over Beverages (BOB) kicked off the first mixer of the year in grand style at the Theatre of Dreams on January 7. This absolutely packed networking event was a great success, with donations benefiting the Douglas County Veterans Monument Association. As a special treat, theatre owners Carol Massie and Joe Givan performed a magic … Continued

How Sweet It Is

“Hey Debbie Downer, don’t even ask. These beauties are the BEST DESSERTS in Colorado! Our sweets taste SO GOOD because they contain COLOSSAL amounts of butter, sugar and other REAL ingredients. That means they’re not low-fat, low-calorie or low-anything and that’s why COLORADO LOVES US. You want nutrition… eat lettuce.”

January 2020 Around Town

Local Author Emily Bybee Celebrates Newest Book Fans of up-and-coming local author Emily Bybee celebrated the release of Fatal Magic during her book-signing party at Lost Coffee on Dec. 15. Her second book in a six-book series characterized as magic rooted in science, she continues to build her presence in the literary world from here … Continued

Hide in Plain Sight 2019 Charity Benefit

Raising money for a great cause is always fun! An amazing evening of food, music, fundraising and love was had on Nov. 2 at the Infinity Park Center in Glendale during this year's Hide in Plain Sight Charity Benefit. This annual cocktail dress event included a live auction, and a lot dancing and celebrate the … Continued

Purses with a Purpose

The house was full on Nov. 12 as Crush Wine Bar and Astonishing Cakes teamed together to raise funds and fill gently used purses and backpacks with items for homeless women through Facing Homelessness Denver. The night was marked by a silent auction fundraiser, amazing raffle prizes, and delectable cupcakes and wine. 

Happy Healthy 2020

Love it or hate it, we’ve left last year behind and here we are, piercing 2020. Out with the old, in with the new, right? That’s not always a breeze where our health is concerned because trading chocolate for carrot sticks may not make you happier—right away, anyway. Our quests to reach health nirvana may … Continued

Into the Fire

 Two days on, four days off.  Don’t let the average number of ten working days per month fool you—our Castle Rock firefighters are responsible for being mentally and physically available for all 240 hours of those days. The station houses them in comfort, complete with their own bedrooms while there, but the emergency situations that are prone to happen at…