Danielle DeGroot

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Danielle DeGroot

Danielle is a writer who has lived her entire life in the shadows of the Rocky Mountains. She finds happiness in the small things: a warm hug, a belly laugh, and a good book. When she isn't writing for OCN you can find her kayaking on a lake or river, and exploring the many tall peaks of Colorado.

RECENT ARTICLES
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THC-Infused Water Will Let You Get Your 'PHYX'7/19/19
Where to Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Lunar Landing in Colorado7/18/19
Moon Landing Conspiracy Theories Explained7/18/19
Temperatures Continue to Rise as Colorado Springs Is Hit With Heat Wave7/17/19
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Only in Colorado: 15-Foot Snake Found Trying to Escape From Car as Driver Lays Passed Out7/16/19
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Denver's Under-the-Radar Breweries7/12/19
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'Game of Thrones' at the Denver Botanic Gardens7/9/19
Cheers! Drink Your Way Through Colorado's 'Margarita Mile'7/9/19
6 Free Events in Colorado This July7/8/19
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The Truth About Old Wives' Tales: First Aid Remedies7/3/19
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6 Best Themed Restaurants in the Denver Area6/27/19
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The Colorado Symphony Celebrates the Life and Legacy of Selena6/21/19
You Can Sleep in a Giant Wine Barrel at This Portuguese Vineyard6/20/19
2019 Cherry Blossom Festival Celebrates Japanese Heritage, Culture, and Community6/20/19
Time to Tee Off! DIA Brings Back Free Mini Golf on the Plaza!6/19/19
And the Survey Says ... Most Popular Beers By State6/19/19
Roundup of ‘Stranger Things’ Goodies and Promotions to Look for This June6/18/19
Tough Mudder’s Brand New Denver Bootcamp Is One of Four in the Country6/14/19
Denver Broncos Training Camp 2019 Schedule Is Officially Out!6/14/19
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8.5-Million-Pound 'Memorial Rock' to Stay Where It Fell6/11/19
4 Colorado Bars Up for Top Honors at 13th Annual Spirited Awards6/11/19
Luxury Maldives Resort Holding Contest Seeking Intern to Spend 2 Weeks Swimming With Sea Turtles6/11/19
Late Spring Moisture Means a Stellar Whitewater Rafting Season for Colorado!6/10/19
5 Episodes of 'I Love Lucy' Coming to Movie Theaters This August6/10/19
Medano Creek's Rare Natural Phenomenon Sends Waves Through Great Sand Dunes National Park6/6/19
What Exactly Is a 'Mushroom Suit'? Eco-Friendly Burial Options Explained.6/6/19
Bargain Books Up for Grabs at Denver Public Library's Used Book Sale!6/5/19
Colorado Saw High Tornado Activity in May 20196/4/19
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Cheers! A Tequila Tasting Festival Is Coming to Denver This Summer!6/3/19
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Dip Into Summer With Hidden Valley Ranch's New Summer Line!5/30/19
Does the Colorado Accent Exist, or Is It All Just Vocabulary?5/30/19
9 Denver Area Spray Grounds to Kick Your Summer Off With a Splash!5/29/19
After 20 Years, Colorado Is Officially Drought-Free!5/29/19
This Program Will Offer You $1K to Adopt a Wild Mustang5/28/19
2019 Unicorn Festival Brings Imagination to Life in Littleton5/24/19
2019 Colorado Summer Festival Guide5/23/19
Rosé All Day Announces Dream Job – Instagram Influencer Wanted, Must Love Wine!5/23/19
New Wine Bar Coming to LoDo From Team Behind 'Frasca Food & Wine'5/22/19
Your Essential Guide to the 2019 Colorado Renaissance Festival5/22/19
It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s the Colorado State Patrol!5/22/19
FDA Just Issued a Recall on Tattoo Ink Due to Presence of Microorganisms5/21/19
Dinosaur Fossil Discovery in Highlands Ranch5/21/19
Southwest Announces $100M Investment in Its DIA Operations5/17/19
Help Raise Awareness for Coloradans Living With Epilepsy5/17/19
Get Ready to Climb! 'Adventure Forest' at Children's Museum of Denver Is Opening Soon!5/16/19
Comedy Great Chevy Chase Brings 'Caddyshack' to Denver This Summer!5/15/19
Pete Contos, Owner of Pete’s Kitchen on East Colfax, Has Passed Away at 855/14/19
The 2019 Underground Music Showcase Is Nearly Here!5/13/19
5 Summer Programs in the Denver Area You May Have Never Heard of5/10/19
Amazon’s Founder Reveals Plan to Visit the Moon by 2024 With Newly Developed Craft5/10/19
The Sistine at The Stanley: Immersive Art Exhibition Coming to Denver5/9/19
This High School Was Just Named the Best in Colorado, Report Says5/7/19
2019 Aurora Craft Brews Tour Returns 5/7/19
Ready, Set ... Run to the Shrine! Your Guide to the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo's Annual Event5/7/19
It's Time for the Tony's! Here Are This Year's Nominations5/3/19