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Holy Kaboom! We are in the Entertaining Epicenter of the West (EEW). Where else can there be such a phantasmagoria of action? Why we may soon explode, so move up close for a good view. Whoa! The city itself seems to be running away. Hark to the... more

South Denver Opinion

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

The March Inter-Neighborhood Cooperation (INC) meeting was a full-day event. The monthly gathering of delegates from the City of Denver’s Registered Neighborhood Groups (RNO) took place March 10 at the Park Hill Congregational Church. The agenda... more

Neighborhood News and Notes

The property at 390 Grant St. is buzzing with demolition activity to make way for the Modera West Wash Park “apartment community,” which will be situated directly west of the long-standing Mancinelli’s Auto Repair. Speer Boulevard runs along the... more

South Denver Business News

An apartment building on the corner of 16th Avenue and Washington Street, historically known as the Essex Apartments and more recently as the Denver International Hostel, is getting the treatment it deserves after years of neglect. more

Cap Hill Business News

WalkDenver and Denver Vision Zero Coalition are having a pretty good year, so far. Recently, the nonprofit WalkDenver named Jill Locantore, its previous Associate Director, as Executive Director. She succeeds Gosia Kung, who stepped down in... more

Local Headlines

The Profile’s Sunshine Week and Summer Camp Theme! Here’s an expose of my summer camp experience at a camp where the sun did not shine. First night drizzly, we sat ‘round the campfire they must have started rubbing two cans of gasoline together. more

South Denver Opinion

The boards will soon come down at the building that used to house El Diablo and Sketch restaurants in Baker. Zocalo Community Development will develop the boarded-up First Avenue Hotel on Broadway into much needed affordable housing units with... more

Cap Hill Business News

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

On Feb. 10, INC delegates and members met at St. Rose of Lima Church to discuss issues including transportation, zoning and planning (ZAP) and a recent announcement that Denver is considering a bid to host the Winter Olympics. more

Local Headlines

Public concern over construction defects, construction materials used, slot homes, micro units and the like has been high of late, and while some neighborhoods are perhaps behind the curve when it comes to establishing standards for... more

Local Headlines

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

Red Owl grocery stores were once a Midwestern mainstay, and the chain’s signature owl sign once stood watch as far west as our own South Logan St. in Denver’s West Washington Park neighborhood. Founded in Minnesota in the 1920s, the first Red Owl... more

South Denver Business 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

The South Broadway corridor has undergone a tremendous transformation and the former Gates Rubber Company site, just south of I-25, has been the epicenter of much of the redevelopment. Construction in the area is likely to continue for another... more

Local Headlines

Cathedral High School and the Oscar Malo, Jr. Memorial Hall exemplify how Historic Denver, Inc.’s relentless pursuit for preservation is a worthwhile cause. In response to an application for non-historic status back in 2011... more

Cap Hill Business News

Said my editor: “Write about something that rankles you.” Said my Parents long ago: “If something rankles you, try to do something about it or find a way to deal with it. Don’t just rankle on and on!” We could rankle at a half-block-long... more

South Denver Opinion

Each December, we go through a flurry of gift giving with friends, family and coworkers. We also give to the numerous charitable organizations who depend upon contributions to fulfill their mission. Just last month, more than $36 million was... more

Capitol Lifestyle

John Sie moved to the United States from his native China in 1950. He spent his teens in an orphanage on New York’s Staten Island until graduating from high school. After college, Mr. Sie built a number of successful businesses, founded the Encore... more

South Denver Business News