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J. Patrick O’Leary

There’s just not enough water in the South Platte for homes, parks, golf courses, businesses, farms and fish. In one conservation strategy, Denver Parks and Recreation, the Zoo and others have been using “recycled” water from Denver Water, mostly... more

May 2, 2017 4:27 PM Government

In 2004, Denver Parks and Recreation began using “recycled water” to irrigate the grass and trees in some of its parks, including Washington Park. By 2015, the health of conifers on Evergreen Hill declined, and the city removed more than half. more

Apr 6, 2017 2:20 PM Government

Both the City and Denver Zoo management need to comply with terms of their operating agreement, and the zoo’s board of directors needs to follow its bylaws and adopt some best practices, according to a report released by Denver Auditor... more

Apr 6, 2017 12:59 PM Government

City records show Route 40 RE LLC purchased four parcels from SSP Colfax Marketplace LLC in July 2015 for $9.3 millio more

Mar 6, 2017 12:00 AM Neighborhoods

After months of debate by neighborhood representatives, developers and housing experts, the city will hold public hearings and vote on a proposal to tighten the zoning code’s Small Lot Parking Exemption. Currently, lots in mixed-use commercial... more

Feb 7, 2017 11:59 AM Government

The City and County of Denver last month selected three design-build teams to redesign the City Park Golf Course to include a stormwater detention basin, part of the city’s Platte to Park Hill: Stormwater Systems improvements. more

Feb 1, 2017 12:00 AM Government

Remember the Cherry Creek Greenway recommendations included in the Denver’s 2012 Cherry Creek Area Plan? A public-private partnership is moving forward with a study on building on and making them a reality... more

Jan 6, 2017 3:45 PM Government

City planners have finished the first phase of public outreach for DenveRight, having received nearly 8,000 responses from surveys, community workshops and meetings. more

Dec 7, 2016 7:46 AM Government

Future high-density, residential projects on small lots will likely have to provide some parking, not none. more

Dec 2, 2016 12:00 AM Government

City Park Golf Course Clubhouse

Photo by Jeff Hersch.

Park Hill resident, golfer and former Colorado Attorney General J. D. MacFarlane filed a lawsuit on June 13 against the City and County of Denver over its plans to redesign the City Park Golf Course more

Nov 3, 2016 1:42 PM Business

Roger Armstrong

Photo by Sara Hertwig.

Capitol Hill United Neighborhoods (CHUN) will outsource production of the event and shift its focus to improving and renting out the Tears-McFarlane House. more

Oct 3, 2016 12:00 AM Neighborhoods

Bicyclist looks on at the new bike lane running in both directions down Broadway

Photo by Sara Hertwig

Traffic’s now moving both directions on Broadway—at least bikes are. more

Aug 1, 2016 12:00 AM Business

If you haven’t pedaled around Denver since last fall, you may be in for some surprises more

Jul 5, 2011 5:03 PM , Business

While Denver Public Schools offers a good, free education to all children, nearly two dozen private schools in south Denver provide a wide range of quality educational alternatives. (Charter schools, being public, are not listed in this compilation.) more

Feb 5, 2010 5:51 AM Business