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Denver voters approved a $572 million Bond in November to fund construction of new schools, additions to some existing buildings, installation of cooling systems at older buildings and a variety of safety and maintenance upgrades. The measure passed more

Mar 3, 2017 1:02 AM Education

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Sunshine Home Share Colorado is working to solve two difficult issues simultaneously; affordable housing and helping seniors stay in their homes as they age. The nonprofit needs community support, to continue its important work, for its... more

Jul 10, 2017 2:53 PM Seniors

For 33 years, Leo’s Automotive has been providing high-quality automotive service and repair to customers at 1563 S. Pearl St. That tradition will continue, but under the oversight of new owner Ben Burns, who purchased the business from Leo Huner... more

Jul 5, 2017 10:57 AM Business

RiNo is home to a new craft winery that is definitely worth checking out. Bigsby’s Folly owners Marla and Chad Yetka are also longtime Washington Park residents. Saying this place is cool is a complete understatement. Bigsby’s Folly is housed in... more

Jul 5, 2017 10:57 AM Business

Hand-picked South Denver and regional business news brought to you on a monthly basis. Please notify us of business-related news within your neighborhood so we can provide coverage in "Business as Usual." Have a lead? Email bau@washparkprofile.com. more

Jun 7, 2017 10:31 AM Business

The Golden Triangle, which is bounded by Speer, Colfax and Lincoln, is one of the most high-profile neighborhoods in Denver. It is home to a growing number of residents and some of the city’s most visible cultural attractions, including the... more

Jun 7, 2017 10:31 AM Neighborhoods

If you live in the Capitol Hill area still have a dumpster in your alley, it will be replaced with a black trash cart by September, at the latest. Capitol Hill, Cheesman Park and Country Club are scheduled for July or August conversion. more

Jun 7, 2017 10:31 AM Neighborhoods

Since Jan. 17, shoppers at Cherry Creek Shopping Center (CCSC) have had to pay for parking if they stay past the first hour, which is free, or aren’t shopping at one of the approximately 20 businesses that validate. The parking situation at CCSC... more

May 2, 2017 4:27 PM Business

Please notify us of business-related news within your neighborhood so we can provide coverage in “Business as Usual.” Call us at 303-778-8021 or send an email to bau@washparkprofile.com. more

May 2, 2017 4:27 PM Business

Over the course of 2017, the city will continue to remove residential trash dumpsters from alleys and replace them with trash carts. more

Feb 7, 2017 3:53 PM Government

On Jan. 10, Beth McCann took over as Denver’s new District Attorney and is the first woman in the city’s history to hold the position. She replaced Mitch Morrissey, who served for 12 years. McCann decisively defeated Chief Deputy District Attorney... more

Feb 7, 2017 11:57 AM Government

In February of each odd-numbered year, the Democratic Party of Denver undergoes a reorganization. Almost all elected positions are up for election/re-election to a two-year term. This will occur on Saturday, Feb. 11 at South High School... more

Feb 7, 2017 11:51 AM Government

Denver Police District 3 recently stopped posting on Nextdoor and Facebook and have moved all communications to Denver Police Department’s Virtual Neighborhood. District 3 is the first to participate in the Virtual Neighborhood pilot program. more

Jan 6, 2017 3:45 PM Government

The Arts Students League of Denver (ASLD) turned thirty this past fall. A series of events is planned to commemorate the 30th anniversary. The organization is modeled on the famous Art Students League of New York. more

Jan 6, 2017 3:45 PM Arts

Cherry Creek Shopping Center (CCSC) will begin charging for parking in mid-January and has invested in a state-of-the-art Smart Parking system to make the transition easier. The change is in response to increased demand for parking... more

Jan 6, 2017 3:45 PM Business

After many months of work by numerous groups, the Colfax Ave Business Improvement District (CBID) has completed its conceptual streetscape master plan. more

Jan 2, 2017 9:56 AM Government

Just in time for the holidays, here are a few family-friendly events to enjoy, no matter your spending limit. more

Dec 7, 2016 7:46 AM Arts

The Divest DU student movement is requesting the University of Denver Board of Trustees sell off all fossil-fuel (also called “carbon-tagged”) investments from the school’s endowment. Approximately $22.3 million, or 3.8 percent, of DU’s... more

Nov 7, 2016 11:59 AM Business

Just in time for the holidays, here are a few family-friendly events to enjoy, no matter your spending limit. more

Nov 7, 2016 10:56 AM , News

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The fence from the left field foul pole to the start of the Pavilion seating area was raised five feet to a total of 13 feet. Did the changes matter? more

Nov 3, 2016 11:39 AM Lifestyle

This November, city residents have an opportunity to vote on Ordinance 300—“City of Denver Cannabis Consumption Pilot Program Initiative.” If it passes, the ordinance will provide more freedom in where marijuana and marijuana products can be consumed more

Oct 3, 2016 1:00 PM Government