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Becca Dierschow

Reading real estate headlines as a renter today paints a bleak picture. Rents are increasing, median house prices are at a record high and climbing, all with no end in sight. But Denver is—and always has been—a boom and bust town. A century ago, more

Mar 3, 2017 10:10 AM South Denver Lifestyle

Today, the Platte River is often seen as an underutilized resource—ripe for redevelopment in the midst of the current economic boom. In the 1970s, it was considered an ecological disaster, full of hazardous run off. In 1965, it was the site of a... more

Sep 6, 2017 1:43 PM Capitol Lifestyle

The month of June kicks off a summer of annual festivals in Denver. The People’s Fair, the Chalk Art Festival, and Denver PrideFest all encourage Coloradans to get outside and enjoy the warm days and cool nights. While many of these festivals have... more

Jun 7, 2017 10:31 AM South Denver Lifestyle

Reading real estate headlines as a renter today paints a bleak picture. Rents are increasing, median house prices are at a record high and climbing, all with no end in sight. But Denver is—and always has been—a boom and bust town. A century ago, more

Mar 3, 2017 10:10 AM South Denver Lifestyle

In 1961, Soviet poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko stunned the world with a haunting poem, Babi Yar. His unflinching narrative reflects on Yevtushenko’s visit to Babi Yar, the site of a massacre of over 37,000 Ukrainian Jews outside of Kiev in 1941. more

Nov 7, 2016 11:18 AM South Denver Lifestyle

Denver, often considered a cow town on the western frontier, has long strived to make a name for itself. The city’s historic nickname, “The Queen City on the Plains,” simultaneously reveals Denver’s ambitions and shortcomings. more

Sep 6, 2016 5:01 PM South Denver Lifestyle

The Chamberlin Observatory, located a quarter mile from the University of Denver’s main campus, is the oldest surviving building associated with the university. more

Jun 2, 2016 12:51 PM South Denver Lifestyle