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Inflation and supply-chain issues are squeezing Denver’s Thanksgiving giveaway traditions

By Kevin J. Beaty, Denverite Mary Gallegos nearly gave up on a proper Thanksgiving this year. She’s noticed everything from canned veggies to turkey centerpieces have been costing more, so it seemed like a holiday feast would be out of the question. Then, she saw a post on Facebook that the SouthWest Denver Coalition was […]

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There’s something new on the Thanksgiving menu: a Colorado Rapids match. Will fans eat it up?

Like many Americans, Cole Bassett grew up with the time-honored Thanksgiving tradition of sitting down to a big family meal, then moving the celebration in front of the big screen and finishing the day watching pro football on television. But this year, the 20-year-old Littleton native finds himself part of what could be the modest […]

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Food swaps, a brother who can’t taste and more stories of a coronavirus Thanksgiving in Colorado

Thanksgiving 2020, like so many other mileposts this year, is a heartbreaker.  On a holiday defined by togetherness and feasts, the deadly persistence of a pandemic has scaled down this warmest of American traditions to small, sometimes solitary observances on the advice of cold, hard science.  Colorado’s timing couldn’t have been worse. We saved our […]