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Virginia Village, one of Denver’s largest statistical neighborhoods, is situated south of Glendale between Colorado Boulevard and Quebec Street, with Evans Avenue as its southern border. Working-class frame bungalows, suburban split-levels... more

Jan 4, 2018 7:15 PM Government News

Outrage, insensitivity, disappointment, angst, frustration and totally inappropriate are descriptors that I’ve been hearing in regard to the dumb-ass sign at ink! Coffee in the RiNo neighborhood. In case you have been visiting Mars for the last... more

Jan 4, 2018 7:15 PM Capitol Opinion

Denver was recently rated one of the top 10 cities for gains in jobs and income for its people since our economy was toppled by the 2007 recession, but I know that doesn’t necessarily translate into widely shared prosperity in our city today. more

Jan 4, 2018 7:15 PM Government News

The house my wife and I purchased in 2011 was built in 1900. That was one of the things we loved about it when we first saw it. The old brick, the original pine floors and the awesome front porch all drew us in, but with two small children... more

Dec 6, 2017 12:13 PM Government News

Colfax Avenue has always been a street defined by change. The corridor has seen many evolutions, from being the main thoroughfare during the Gold Rush, to the stomping grounds of Jack Kerouac and Neal Cassady, to the eclectic main street that... more

Dec 6, 2017 12:13 PM Neighborhood News and Notes

In 2016, there were over 60,000 overdose (OD) deaths in the United States related to opioids. This surpasses more deaths than those Americans killed in Vietnam. This is a public health emergency and we as Americans should be appalled and alarmed. more

Dec 6, 2017 12:13 PM Government News

Apparently fairies have descended on South Denver—South Pearl Street, to be exact. Walk the street and look to the business doorways, specifically down around your feet, and you might notice small, intricate “second” doors tucked close by. These more

Dec 6, 2017 12:13 PM South Denver Lifestyle

If you live in the Capitol Hill area and have traveled near the corner of East 12th Avenue and North Marion Street recently, you might have noticed a construction crew digging in the public right of way there. Residents of the building at... more

Nov 1, 2017 3:48 PM Local Headlines

Think about how you experienced this year's first cold snap. Perhaps you were chilled while waiting for a bus or shivered in your car while it was warming up. Fortunately, these were brief moments and they passed. For folks experiencing... more

Nov 1, 2017 3:48 PM South Denver Opinion

The safety of our community and each resident who calls Denver home is of paramount importance. A vital component to local public safety is community trust in our law enforcement and in our government agencies. This is true for both our immigrant... more

Oct 4, 2017 2:40 PM Government News

On Monday, Aug. 14, the General Obligation (GO) bond measures were unanimously approved by the City Council for referral to the November ballot. These seven measures encompass transportation and mobility projects... more

Sep 6, 2017 1:43 PM Government News

Mayor Michael B. Hancock has done his work, and now the long-discussed GO Bond list of projects is in the hands of City Council. Council reviewed the bond package over two sessions July 17 and 24, and final recommendations are expected mid-August. more

Aug 2, 2017 1:18 PM Government News

Before you get excited about the current GO Bond package, a package which includes new or refurbished pools, a complete replacement of one of the city’s funkiest police stations (District 6), the restoration of mountain parkland facilities and... more

Aug 2, 2017 1:18 PM South Denver Opinion 1 Comments

A certain editorial board has taken it upon themselves to tell 600,000-plus Denver taxpayers what’s good for us regarding I-70. While their editorial acknowledges “community advocates should be applauded for their diligence and good work,” they... more

Aug 2, 2017 1:18 PM Government News

Overland Park residents have been split by the looming prospect of a large, multi-day music festival, and a handful of residents living close to Overland Golf Course have decided to go their own way, forming NOON, or Neighbors of Overland North... more

Aug 2, 2017 1:18 PM Neighborhood News and Notes 1 Comments

Summer is heating up here on City Council. Unfortunately, the steamy temperatures outside are proving a good bit less intense than those inside the Council chambers. The July 24 public hearing illuminating pros and cons of a major three-day... more

Aug 2, 2017 1:18 PM Government News

Up first: join Colfax Ave BID on Saturday, Aug. 12 for their annual street party, Art-i-fax! The event will run from 10:00a.m. to 4:00p.m. at the intersection of Colfax and Park Avenues. Meet your neighbors and enjoy live music, local food and... more

Aug 2, 2017 1:18 PM Neighborhood News and Notes

Mayor Michael B. Hancock has done his work, and now the long-discussed General Obligation (GO) Bond list of projects is in the hands of City Council. Council reviewed the bond package over two sessions July 17 and 24, and final recommendations... more

Aug 2, 2017 1:18 PM Government News

Time is running out to participate in this year’s fifth annual Denver Days celebration—and Washington Park needs you! Mayor Michael B. Hancock launched Denver Days in 2012 to help create stronger communities. He encouraged neighbors to get to know... more

Aug 2, 2017 1:18 PM , Neighborhood News and Notes

One of the most divisive issues in our city and, specifically in the district I represent, is gentrification. Gentrification at its core is an economic force in low-to-moderate-income neighborhoods. Typically, these neighborhoods tend to be... more

Jul 5, 2017 10:57 AM Government News