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In an effort to speed up service by consolidating the number of stops buses have to make, the Regional Transportation District (RTD) has announced it will remove 20 percent of its stops in May. On Capitol Hill, that means closing 18 stops along more

Local Headlines

Here is one of the greatest challenges when talking about our affordable housing crisis: We feel the housing burden from the perspective of the family, but we address the housing burden from the perspective of the unit. It’s important to remember more

Capitol Opinion

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Photographer: Kristopher Lewis

The gritty heart of the city will feel pretty this summer with the Colfax Works pilot project boosting street cleanup, graffiti removal and even landscaping. While Colfax, from Grant to Josephine streets, gets its small facelift, the project also more

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The April Inter-Neighborhood Cooperation (INC) delegate meeting delved into some hot-button issues, including a proposed revision of liquor laws in Denver city parks and concerns over neighborhood air quality and health disparities. The Parks and more

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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

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

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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

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

Senior Day at the Capitol is on Wednesday, March 21. First, you don’t have to be a senior to attend, you just need to have an interest in issues impacting seniors. This is a very special event organized by Colorado Senior Lobby. If you have not... more

Neighborhood News and Notes

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

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

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

Senior Day at the Capitol is on Wednesday, March 21. First, you don’t have to be a senior to attend, you just need to have an interest in issues impacting seniors. This is a very special event organized by Colorado Senior Lobby. If you have not... more

South Denver Seniors

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

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

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

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

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

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