Caroline Schomp

A private promoter wants to take over the Overland Park Golf Course (OPGC) in September 2018 for an admission-based music festival that could host between 60,000 and 200,000 people over three days. more

Mar 3, 2017 1:54 PM Arts

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Dog ownership is surging. A survey by research firm Mintel reported that 50 percent of the U.S. population own dogs. Among Millennials, it rises to 71 percent among men, and 62 percent among women. With growing housing density attracting younger... more

Apr 6, 2017 2:14 PM Government

Houston-based Hanover Company is moving dirt at Broadway and Arizona Avenues to construct a six-story, 303-unit apartment complex. The project—Hanover Broadway Station—comprises two buildings: a smaller one on the Broadway side, north of Arizona... more

Apr 6, 2017 2:14 PM Business

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Central Denver has a sticky problem: dog waste. A casual walk through Greater Capitol Hill provides ample evidence. On sidewalks, tree lawns (the strip between curbs and sidewalks), parks and even in private yards, brown piles of dog poop can... more

Apr 6, 2017 12:59 PM Neighborhoods

A private promoter wants to take over the Overland Park Golf Course (OPGC) in September 2018 for an admission-based music festival that could host between 60,000 and 200,000 people over three days. more

Mar 3, 2017 1:54 PM Arts

Denver’s marijuana industry is beginning a push to extend hours past the currently mandated 7p.m. There’s no formal proposal yet, but the Denver City Council Special Issues Marijuana Committee heard from the cannabis industry on Jan. 9 that... more

Feb 7, 2017 12:00 PM Government

Old South Pearl continues to get a face lift. One new, 16-unit apartment development at 1411 S. Pearl St. is already under construction. Two older buildings at 1545-1551 S. Pearl St. will be scraped in late spring or early summer for a new office more

Feb 7, 2017 11:51 AM Neighborhoods

Converting the Highline Canal from a water utility to a recreational and environmental amenity is a big job. To pull it off, Denver Water, the canal’s owner, has teamed with the Highline Canal Conservancy... more

Jan 6, 2017 3:45 PM Government

Centura Health’s Porter Adventist Hospital has earned its eighth consecutive “A” patient safety rating from The Leapfrog Group. more

Jan 6, 2017 3:45 PM Business 1 Comments

Students from South Denver’s DSST: Byers drove their robot to a third-place finish recently, competing against 35 other teams from Colorado, Arkansas, Kansas, Oklahoma and Tennessee. more

Jan 6, 2017 3:45 PM Education

Apartments to go in behind Capitol Hill's Trader Joe's

Photo courtesy The Dinerstein Companies.

Those mysterious chain link fences around the brick bungalows at 7th Avenue and Grant Street, behind Trader Joe’s, will be going away soon. more

Jan 2, 2017 9:36 AM Business


Sara Hertwig

“The police department depends on you to be its eyes and ears,” Denver Police District Six Commander, Ron Saunier, has been telling citizens worried about increased numbers of homeless people in their neighborhoods. more

Dec 7, 2016 9:00 AM News

The Denver School of Science and Technology (DSST-Byers) “Skybots” compare in intensity with any school sports team. But they compete with brains rather than brawn. more

Dec 7, 2016 7:46 AM Education

Harvard Gulch exists to funnel runoff and provide recreation. The recreation side will be the focus of improvements. more

Dec 7, 2016 7:46 AM Government


Sara Hertwig

A point-in-time survey of homelessness in the seven-county metro area, conducted last January, counted 5,467 homeless people; 66 percent are found in the City and County of Denver. more

Nov 8, 2016 7:13 PM News

Ekar Farm is one of the largest urban farms in the country, according to Executive Director Aaron Ney. In its seventh season it provided more than 16,000 lbs. of organic produce to local nonprofit organizations... more

Nov 7, 2016 11:20 AM Education

Smiley's Laundromat

Photo by Sara Hertwig

The future of the old Smiley’s Laundromat building at Colfax Avenue and Downing Street remains up in the air. more

Nov 3, 2016 12:00 AM Business

Denver City Council is hitting pause on two types of multi-unit developments, unanimously approving moratoriums on garden court developments and small lot developments with parking exemptions at its Aug. 22 meeting. more

Sep 2, 2016 4:01 PM Government

The list of famous and accomplished people who graduated from Denver East High School includes actors, musicians and singers, educators, an astronaut, human rights advocates, aviation/aerospace luminaries and civic leaders. more

Sep 2, 2016 1:36 PM Education

Moratorium, Hancock

Photo by Sara Hertwig

Denver has added many more luxury apartments in the last few years than developments for working-class families. Meanwhile, average wage increases have lagged considerably behind both home prices and rents. more

Aug 4, 2016 1:39 PM Government

Ash Street Apartments, a 112-unit affordable housing project, broke ground June 30, 2016, at the redevelopment site of the former University of Colorado Health Sciences Center (UCHSC). more

Jul 31, 2016 9:53 PM News