Denver Comes Of Age

Colorado's capital comes of age as a metropolitan hub.
October 17, 2003, 5am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"Ethnic minorities in Denver now constitute a majority of the city's residents... The city, about midway between Chicago and Los Angeles, regularly appears on 'Best Places to Live' lists. It wasn't always this way. Not so long ago, outsiders -- and more than a few locals -- labeled it a 'cow town.' The moniker wasn't meant as a compliment; but it wasn't exactly off-base, either. Indeed, the city was then better known for its "brown cloud" than its culture."

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Published on Friday, October 17, 2003 in The Christian Science Monitor
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