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Cover Story – Isle and Lady Luck Black Hawk host Fan Club launch

Cover Story – Isle and Lady Luck Black Hawk host Fan Club launch

Isle and Lady Luck Black Hawk have the newest rewards club in town.   Celebrate the start of something BIG during the Fan Club Launch Parties. Saturday, Sept. 6, 3 – 6 p.m., enjoy cake, giveaways and live music at the Isle. And join your friends at Lady Luck on Sunday, Sept. 7. There will […]

Cover Story – Peak to Creek Duck Race, July 26

Cover Story – Peak to Creek Duck Race, July 26

  By Linda Jones The 11th annual Peak to Creek Duck Race will float by on North Clear Creek at 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 26. The race is produced by the Peak to Peak Rotary club, and they will staff the Duck Race Headquarters on the corner of Main and Richman streets, alongside the […]

Cover Story – Saratoga Casino Black Hawk – Cool Place, Warm Welcome

Cover Story – Saratoga Casino Black Hawk – Cool Place, Warm Welcome

Here’s what folks are saying, as Saratoga Casino Black Hawk celebrates its 1st Anniversary! Andrea and Eloy What do you like best about Saratoga Casino? It’s a fun place with great staff. The team goes out of their way and you can tell that they enjoy working here, which makes playing here fun. My wife and […]

Cover Story – Summer of the Century

Cover Story – Summer of the Century

Come for the Action, Stay for the Fun  Summer is heating up as is the fun and action at Century Casino in Central City. “It’s going to be a fun and exciting summer season at Century and in Central City,” said Mickey Rosenbaum, Century’s general manager. “There is no better time to check out Century […]

Cover Story – Black Hawk’s Gregory Street seeing huge changes

Cover Story – Black Hawk’s Gregory Street seeing huge changes

Plans to preserve city’s history, establish destination resort community By Linda Jones The City of Black Hawk is taking its next step to becoming a full-destination resort. The city’s leaders have planned for years to widen the city’s appeal beyond gambling, and those plans are now visible along the east side of Gregory Street, where […]

Z Casino: the new HOT SPOT in Black Hawk

Z Casino: the new HOT SPOT in Black Hawk

By Vi Cooper There’s a new kid on the block in Black Hawk, Z Casino. At the site of former Bullwhackers casino, visitors to Black Hawk can expect big changes on their next visit. After an extensive multi-million dollar renovation and a six-month remodel, the four-story, 36,000 square-foot casino will launch the new brand in […]

Unusual Easter customs around the world

Unusual Easter customs around the world

By Rosemary Fetter In the United States and many other countries, people observe Easter with customs stemming from both pagan and Christian traditions that celebrate spring and resurrection.  Other locales, however, observe the holiday with various activities that have nothing to do with bunnies, colored eggs, blooming flowers or even Christianity. Argentina:  Northern Argentinians hold […]

Cover Story – How the Party Began!

Cover Story – How the Party Began!

A brief  history of  Mardi Gras By Rosemary Fetter Mardi Gras, which is French for “Fat Tuesday,” dates back to the early Roman festival of Lupercalia, a springtime coming of age ritual for young males. As part of the raucous celebration, elders would place the names of eligible girls in a box and the boys […]

Cover Story – Valentines Day

Cover Story – Valentines Day

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Cover Story – National Western Stock Show: The city’s favorite winter event

Cover Story – National Western Stock Show: The city’s favorite winter event

Annual Stock Show comes to town Jan. 11 – 26 By Rosemary Fetter Despite recent efforts to move The National Western Stock Show to Aurora, other parts of Commerce City or near Denver International Airport, the show will go through Jan. 26.  The National Western became a local institution in the early 1900s, but the cow […]

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