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FRONT PAGE NEWS: Integrating Art and Fun

Several Painted Metal Sculptures Stand at Mountair Park, including these neighborhood helpers. Sculptures of happy cows and a farmer and two young men pumping gas also add life and fun to the park. See “Integrating Art and Fun...” on page 6. PHOTO: TIM BERLAND

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NEIGHBORHOOD FEATURE: Berkeley Inn Turns 85 – More or Less

Believed to be one of the oldest bars in Denver, the Berkeley Inn, 3834 Tennyson St., opened in or around 1934 in the Berkeley neighborhood, a 4.2-square-mile unincorporated community in Adams County.

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Nonprofit Brothers Redevelopment is offering a free workshop to show individuals and families – including those who have recently overcome homelessness and joblessness – how to chart a course of action to become a homeowner.

Held Wednesday, June 28, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at 2250 Eaton St., Garden Level, Edgewater, it is open to the general public and includes a free pizza dinner, and raffle for two gift cards.

Workshop participants will learn how to compare credit and financial services, start a savings plan to build wealth, and develop a long-term action plan for becoming a homeowner. 

Brothers is partnering with the nonprofit Family Promise for the workshop, with help from sponsor Chase Bank.

Free, but RSVP by June 26 to instructor Patrick Noonan at patrick@brothersredevelopment.org or 303-685-4203.