Keyword: John Akal
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The cheap double feature is alive and well in Golden

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away … No, wait, that’s the opening line to Star Wars. I was actually thinking a long time ago, just up the street from here. Yes, as we get older we can … more

Just a few weeks left to saddle up for Buffalo Bill Days

If I were to ask you what came to mind when I mentioned the history of Golden, Colorado what would you say? You would probably start mentioning one group of people or another or maybe an individual … more

Lots of fun to be found in Golden this summer

As we travel from place to place in our daily lives we all tend to take the path of least resistance. We get in our cars and try to find the easiest way to navigate around traffic and find our … more

Brews news you can use on this weekend’s new event

I was watching a television program the other night on one of the educational channels that was talking about the history of beer. It started back with the ancient Egyptians or something and … more

Lions Park on the Fourth of July never gets old

I like to tell my friends that every morning when I wake up I feel like I’m 20 years old …Then I get out of bed. I’m not quite sure when it happened but I have reached the point where I can’t … more

Father’s Day has surprisingly uncertain parentage

I guess you know that Summer is almost officially here when Father’s Day shows up on the calendar. The Summer Solstice hits on June 21, and Father’s Day is always on the third Sunday in June, so … more

Blame me for the dry winter, but check out these fun spring events!

It’s May. That means I can almost put my snow blower away for the season. We had a pretty mild Winter this year and last year’s was fairly easy going too. There’s a reason for that. Forget … more

A good spring cleaning never goes out of style

When you get older one of the things you never think of much is if younger people understand what you are talking about. You tend to use expressions that were popular back in the day with no thought … more

Bicycling around Golden is easier than ever

I write a lot of promotional stuff for bands and events and often times I talk about bikes and bikers. But in this area I have to really make it a point to differentiate between events for bicycles … more

Exceptional entertainment every E-Days

I warn you about this every year ... it’s coming. Saturday night at about 9:45 p.m. Batten down the hatches. Put your dogs in the house. Make sure your home owner’s insurance covers broken … more

No joke: the Easter bunny will still come this weekend

The other day I was thinking about how great it would be if adults got to have a Spring Break. Just take a week off and party or head to the coast and sit on a beach or do some spring skiing. But … more

A fun way to remember the Golden of yesteryear

I do something all the time that most residents here in Golden don’t do very often. I drive down Washington Avenue at about 2:30 a.m. when all the businesses are closed. That’s because I’m … more

Plan now for your St. Patrick’s Day festivities

March has arrived. It’s the month that Spring begins, we go to Daylight Savings Time, start the religious build up to Easter and celebrate National Puppy Day. Yes, there really is a National Puppy … more

A good resource for those feeling Olympically inspired to get outdoors

I’ve been watching the Winter Olympics like most people and as usual it inspires me to get outside and back into the action a little bit. We live in the middle of a winter sports Mecca and our … more

My funny Valentine’s Day dilemma

OK guys — Yes, I mean guys, men, fellows, dudes, whatever. You know who you are. Listen up. Valentine’s Day is this coming Wednesday, Feb. 14. Write it on your hand or something. Go shopping for … more
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