Maria-Emilia Garcia

Maria-Emilia Garcia

Maria-Emilia is a Denver transplant from Puerto Rico who loves tea time, The Beatles, and any dog that crosses her path. When she isn't writing for OCN, she can be found on her YouTube channel, CineClub, talking about movies. If she isn't trying to complete a DIY project, she is binge-watching 'Friends' for the umpteenth time or exploring the art scene in Denver.

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7 Ways to Protect Your Car During Colorado's Hail Season 8/20/21
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City Park Jazz Returns to Denver for Its 35th Season 5/18/21
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Second Bald Eagle Egg Unlikely to Hatch at Standley Lake 4/14/21
Memorial Keepsakes of King Soopers Shooting Preserved By Museum of Boulder 3/31/21
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Snow Sculpture Invitational Heading to Colorado Mountain Town This Winter 11/16/20
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Safeway Offers Flu Shot by Drive-Thru Service in Denver 9/16/20
Colorado's First Day of School Experiences Power Outages, Zoom Glitches, and Internet Connection Failure 8/24/20
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Where You Can Get Your Masks in Denver 5/8/20
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A Quick List of Face-Mask Guidelines by Colorado Cities, Counties 5/6/20
Vail Resorts Give Season Pass Holders Credits for Next Season 4/30/20
Denver Zoo Celebrates the Birth of 2 Lion Cubs 4/28/20
Denver Artist Creates Second Mural in Tribute to Health Care Workers 4/24/20
Colorado's 'Safer-at-Home' Phase: A Timeline of What's Changing 4/24/20
Colorado's Unemployment Rate Reaches 4.5% in March, Highest Since 2015 4/22/20
Denver Zoo Animals Miss Having Visitors 4/22/20
'AEG Presents' Cancels Concerts Scheduled in May, June, and July 4/20/20
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Corona Beer Production Stops in Mexico Amid Coronavirus Pandemic 4/6/20
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Denver Will Likely Extend Stay-at-Home Order Until April 30, Says Mayor Hancock 4/1/20
Mountain Lion Sightings in Boulder: Normal Behavior, or Caused by Stay-at-Home Order? 3/30/20
8 YouTube Channels To Keep you Calm and Inspired During Quarantine 3/26/20
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Denver St. Patrick's Day Parade Canceled Due to Coronavirus Fears 3/11/20
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10 Fun Things to Do in Denver This Valentine's Weekend (February 14-16) 2/12/20
Denver Moves to Legalize Pit Bulls and End the Breed Ban 2/7/20
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The Colorado Mystery Drones Never Existed 2/5/20
12 Unique Things to Do in Denver This Weekend (February 7-9) 2/5/20
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10 Things to Do in Denver This Weekend (January 24-26) 1/23/20
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11 Fun Things to Do in Denver This Weekend (January 3-5) 1/2/20
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Country Jam 2020: Kane Brown, Toby Keith Headlining 12/11/19
Colorado National Monument to Raise Entry Fees 12/11/19
10 Grizzly Bears From Argentina Find New Home in Colorado 12/6/19
13 Things to Do in Denver This Weekend, December 6-8 12/4/19
Denver's 'B-cycle' Bike-Sharing Program Ending in January 12/3/19
11 Things to Do in Denver This Thanksgiving Weekend, November 29–December 1 11/27/19
Colorado School District Closes Over 40 Schools Due to Contagious Virus Outbreak 11/22/19
10 Things You Have to Do in Denver This Weekend, November 22-24 11/20/19
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'Night Lights Denver' Highlights the City's Art Scene in Spectacular Fashion 11/11/19
13 Things to Do in Denver This Weekend, November 8-10 11/6/19
New VA Clinic Coming to Northern Colorado in 2022 11/4/19
Cirque du Soleil to Return to Denver in 2020 With 'VOLTA' 11/1/19
12 Things to Do in Denver This Día de los Muertos Weekend, November 1-3 10/30/19
Denver in Top 10 Cities to Visit in 2020, According to Lonely Planet 10/29/19
'Gilmore Girls' Fans Can Visit Stars Hollow and Lorelai's Home This Winter 10/25/19
Blake Shelton Announces Stop in Denver With 'Friends and Heroes 2020' Tour 10/23/19
11 Fun Things to Do in Denver This Weekend, October 25-27 10/23/19
Barbie's Malibu Dreamhouse Is on Airbnb for a Once-in-a-Lifetime Stay 10/23/19
List of Colorado Shops Affected by Recent Marijuana Products Recall 10/18/19
12 Spooky (and Not-So-Spooky) Things to Do in Denver This Weekend, October 18-20 10/16/19
Everything You Need to Know About the Denver Film Festival 10/15/19
Classic Halloween Movies to Watch in Theaters in Denver 10/15/19
Meteor Showers Expected in Colorado Tonight and Tomorrow Morning, Oct. 9-10 10/9/19
13 Things to Do in Denver This Weekend, October 11-13 10/9/19
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8 Family-Friendly Fall Events in Denver This October 10/3/19
13 Things to Do in Denver This Weekend, October 4-6 10/2/19
12 Fun Things to Do in Denver This Weekend, September 27-29 9/26/19
11 Awesome Things to Do in Denver This Weekend, September 20-22 9/18/19
New to Colorado: A Day Trip to Mount Evans Through the Eyes of a New Resident 9/17/19
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12 Fun Things to Do in Denver This Weekend, September 13-15 9/11/19
12 Things to Do in Denver This Weekend, September 6-8 9/4/19
5 Best Costume Shops in Denver for Halloween 8/30/19
Freeform's '31 Nights of Halloween' Full Schedule Is Here! 8/30/19
Colorado Steps Up DUI Enforcements for Labor Day Weekend 8/29/19
12 Things to Do in Denver This Labor Day Weekend, August 30–September 1 8/28/19
6 Best Steakhouses in Colorado Springs 8/27/19
Find the Home (and Pet) of Your Dreams in the 2019 Denver Parade of Homes 8/23/19
Bear Attack in Aspen Marks Third Incident in 3 Months 8/22/19
12 Things to Do in Denver This Weekend, August 23-25 8/21/19
Colorado Classic Is More Than Just a Cycling Race, Events for Family and Friends Added 8/20/19
3 Best Places to Play Bingo in Denver 8/19/19
6 Corn Mazes in Colorado to Get Lost in This Fall 8/15/19
12 Things to Do in Denver This Weekend, August 16-18 8/14/19
A Spice Girls-Themed Brunch Is Heading to Denver 8/9/19
Top 5 Bowling Alleys in Denver 8/9/19
6 Best Places for Steak in Fort Collins 8/1/19
12 Things to Do in Denver This Weekend (Aug. 2-4) 7/31/19
5 Magical Hot Air Balloon Festivals You Need to Experience This Summer 7/31/19
There's Still Time to See 'The Muppets Movie' in Theaters for Its 40th Anniversary! 7/29/19
State Flag That Traveled to the Moon Is on Display in Colorado 7/23/19
6 Fun Things to Do With Your Dog in Denver 7/15/19
RAW Artists Prepare Unique Art Event at The Church Nightclub 7/12/19
It's a Girl: Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Welcomes Baby Giraffe! 7/9/19
ICYMI: A 10-Year-Old From Colorado Becomes Youngest Person to Climb El Capitan Peak 7/1/19
Isak Heartstone Is Back in New Breckenridge Location 7/1/19
Craft Alley Creates a One-of-a-Kind Beer Garden in Denver 6/27/19
Best 6 Denver Public Gardens in City Parks 6/24/19
Where to Watch Fireworks for the 4th of July in Colorado 6/24/19
Pat Bowlen, Owner of the Denver Broncos, Dies at 75 6/14/19
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9 Unique Things to Do in Colorado This June 6/11/19
6 Best Places in Denver for Iced Coffee to Beat the Summer Heat 6/10/19
5 Hiking Trails Under 3 Miles for Beginners 6/6/19