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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 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 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 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

The early days of Denver’s public transportation were in the hands of the Circle Railway Company, which operated steam trains in downtown Denver and as far south as Alameda Avenue. According to Millie Van Wyke in The Town of South Denver... more

South Denver Lifestyle

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

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 Emich family has been in the business of selling cars for over 90 years. In 1922, Fred S. Emich opened the first Emich dealership in Chicago, Illinois after WWI. While serving with the 131st Infantry, Emich experienced his share of close calls. more

South Denver Business News

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

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

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

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

Throughout 2016 and 2017 there were rumblings from the University of Denver (DU) that major campus changes were afoot. In January 2016, DU’s board of trustees signed off on a revisioning statement for the university authored by Chancellor Rebecca more

South Denver Education News

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

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

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

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

Cherry Creek is in the midst of a huge transformation. Many of the small businesses and art galleries have closed or relocated because they couldn’t afford the steep rent increases. All the construction and increased population density... more

Local Headlines

Each January, people make hopeful New Year’s resolutions—even follow through on them. Maybe we learned this from our folks: “write thank yous," “clean your room.” Maybe there’s just a nagging thought that we could/should do better? There’s plenty to more

South Denver Opinion