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Denver Startup Week 2015: Postgame Wrap-Up and Five Lessons Learned

Denver Startup Week was bigger and better than ever in 2015. The country's largest free entrepreneurial event offers a lot of free advice, and here are five of our top lessons learned this time around.

Stapleton: Denver's Front Porch Neighborhood Pushes its Boundaries

A hybrid urban-suburban, lawn-free mecca for strollers and minivans, Stapleton can hardly be contained as developers push south -- and north, too. And maybe that's a good thing, as the airport-turned-neighborhood has set the bar high in its first 15 years.

Photo Essay: Scenes from Larimer Street

Confluence Denver Managing Photographer Kara Pearson Gwinn captures images of Larimer Street, a microcosm of the ever-shifting city.

Through the Lookingglass: Wonderland in Denver

As Lookingglass Alice reminds, Alice in Wonderland conjures the creative, kooky kid in all of us. The city can always use a little more of that.

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Party planners do their best to create memorable moments, but few have had the success of Denver's Imbibe Events. The company has quickly emerged as the go-to event organizer for the city's craft breweries.

Top 10 Entrepreneurs in Denver History

For the 2015 edition of Denver Startup Week, Confluence Denver highlights 10 of the city's greatest entrepreneurs of all time, from rubber barons to tech gurus.
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Celebrating 90 years, The Denver Foundation asks the city: How will you make Denver better for the next 90?
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City Park

The park part of the City Park neighborhood (and City Park West) has the best view of the Denver skyline. The view is a nice backdrop for joggers, people wandering through the Museum of Nature and Science and parents giving their children incorrect information about Denver Zoo animals. If you're going to get sick or pass out during your run, this is a good place to do it as City Park has three major, nationally acclaimed hospitals. 

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The Highlands

Cut off from the center of the city by I-25, the Highlands, LoHi and Sunnyside are popular among Denver's families. 
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Capitol Hill

This neighborhood's golden dome is hard to miss which is a good thing as it is home to the Capitol, the Botanic Gardens and other Denver attractions. 
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Five Points

Denver has -- in large part -- Five Points to thank for its strong musical culture. This neighborhood used to host acts like Duke Ellington and Miles Davis.
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Washington Park West

Technically the city's first suburb, Wash Park West is rooted in Denver culture and much more a favorite neighborhood than a suburb. 
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Arapahoe Square

Arapahoe Square is a symbol of Denver's transformation from a visitor's city to a residential one.
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City Park

One of the largest and best parks in the city, this neighborhood is a popular spot for joggers and sight seers. 
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Definitely one of the city's more posh neighborhoods, Uptown is a nice mix of city life and suburban living. 
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Golden Triangle

Home to numerous museums and art galleries, the Golden Triangle is a must see for Denver visitors and residents. 
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Home to one or the largest pedestrian malls in the country, the CBD (Central Business District) is flush with places to shop and is easily accessible to other parts of the city. 
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Home to Metro State University of Denver, the University of Colorado Denver and the Community College of Denver, this neighborhood is flush with innovation and creativity. 
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Theatre District

With more than 12 performance spaces, this area offers a little bit of something for everyone. 
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LoDo is the best place to go if you can't figure out what you want to eat or drink. It's got everything from breweries, to fine dining, to farm-to-table restaurants. 
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Art District on Santa Fe

With more than 60 galleries and creative businesses, the Art District on Santa Fe epitomizes Denver's innovative approach to supporting the arts. 
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The Ballpark neighborhood was one of the catalysts for the eastern expansion of downtown development. 
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Washington Park

One of the best places for parks and rec anytime of the year, Wash Park's two-mile natural area is a nice escape from the rush of downtown living. 
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This quirky neighborhood has great housing structure and access to fun cafes and bargain hunting. 
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Central Platte Valley

If it's shopping, boutiques and cafes you're looking for, head to Central Platte Valley. With your credit card. 
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RiNo is one of the city's most creative business zones but also a great place to live for those interested in living in the city without compromising diversity.
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