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The economic boom Denver is experiencing has improved the lives of many residents, but that benefit has been uneven. Unemployment is at historic lows in most of the metro area, but there are certain neighborhoods that have been left out of this... more

South Denver Opinion

Sometimes small changes can effect big responses. In the weeks ahead of the 2017 holiday season, 14 tiny “fairy doors” were installed along South Pearl Street at about knee height. Some are easy to spot, some not so much. To find them all you have... more

South Denver Lifestyle 1 Comments

Buffalo Exchange Colorado, the Baker Broadway Merchant Association and the Office of Councilman Jolon Clark are working together to have rainbow crosswalks installed at Broadway and West Irvington Place. This project is a visual demonstration of... more

Neighborhood News and Notes

All cities, including Denver, are dynamic and always changing. When the pace of growth outstrips the pace of infrastructure, change is experienced as a challenge to overall resident quality of life and must be a priority for government throughout... more

Government News

The 2018 City Budget was approved by City Council in November. The 2018 general fund, which funds city operations, increased 5.4 percent over the 2017 estimated expense for a budget total of $1.4 billion. In addition, four enterprise agencies... more

South Denver Opinion

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

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

Government News

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

Government News

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

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

South Denver Lifestyle

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

Neighborhood News and Notes

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

Government News

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

South Denver Opinion

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

Local Headlines

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

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

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

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

South Denver Opinion 1 Comments

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

Neighborhood News and Notes 1 Comments

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

Government News