Lucy Graca

Washington Park’s drivers, bikers, walkers, runners, roller-bladers and dogs will soon see some changes to their routes when Denver Parks and Recreation begins improvements to the Loop Road and removes some parking inside the park. more

Mar 3, 2017 10:10 AM Government

After many years and several owners, the weed farm that comprises six city lots at Asbury Avenue between South Downing and South Marion Streets is finally showing signs of construction. Residents might remember that, for many years, a trailer... more

Jul 5, 2017 10:57 AM Business

One hundred square feet doesn’t sound like much for a home, but compared to a bed in a shelter or a park bench, it’s a castle. Or at least that’s what the tiny house movement is betting on in several cities around the country, including Denver. more

Jul 5, 2017 10:57 AM Neighborhoods

South Denver is about to get a huge gift: a U.S. Tennis Association-blessed, indoor-outdoor tennis facility. The 13-court facility is nearly ready for construction on the triangle of land on South Franklin Street between... more

Jun 7, 2017 10:31 AM Government

Starting on or around May 1, folks traveling along Cherry Creek South Drive between University and Colorado Boulevards will encounter some major construction activity. Previous improvements to the sections from Colorado Boulevard west and... more

May 2, 2017 4:27 PM Neighborhoods

Who wants a cell phone? Everyone, it seems. Who wants a cell antenna pole in their front yard? Therein lies the dilemma. more

Apr 6, 2017 2:19 PM Neighborhoods

Hardly anyone reads the Denver Zoning Code for pleasure. But, recently, what looked to be another ho-hum amendment to Small Lot Parking Zone Exemptions has become a vigorous discussion. more

Mar 3, 2017 12:00 AM Government

Tom Noel, prolific local historian and renowned, bearded, bow-tied raconteur of a thousand interviews and walking tours, has just published his 50th book in 40 years on the history of the Rocky Mountain West, A Short History of Denver. more

Jan 6, 2017 3:45 PM Arts

Patrick Finney of FINN real estate did not anticipate the storm of invective that greeted’s July 17 publication of a rendering of his new office building at 1549-1551 South Pearl St. more

Oct 3, 2016 1:16 PM Government

When Leigh Porzel was in the Peace Corps in Tanzania she had a sudden yearning for an omelet. Her neighbors kept chickens, but they were for eating, not for laying. So Leigh acquired two laying hens and began eating their eggs. more

Jul 2, 2016 11:02 AM News

Sally Kurtzman has been an avid recycler since the mid-80s. “I just can’t stand to see perfectly good stuff getting thrown away,” she says with an apologetic tone. more

Jun 2, 2016 12:36 PM News

According to Denver Parks and Recreation’s Deputy Executive Director Scott Gilmore, his organization began using recycled water provided by Denver Water in Washington Park in 2004 as an environmental and cost-reduction measure. more

Jun 2, 2016 12:06 PM News

Though Denver Public Schools (DPS) provides school buses for elementary and middle school students, high school students must get to school on their own or by using DPS-provided Regional Transportation District (RTD) passes. more

May 5, 2016 12:46 PM Education 1 Comments

Tucked between Galapago Street and the Platte River just south of Evans Avenue and South Huron Street, Grant Frontier Park has served its neighborhood well as a quiet place for a picnic and for bicyclists to spin through more

May 5, 2016 11:57 AM News

On February 1, thirty business leaders and educators from Japan visited Grant Beacon Middle School in Platt Park to find out what was going right there. The answer was, a great deal. more

Mar 31, 2016 4:04 PM News

The University of Denver’s English Language Center (DUELC) is one of a number of programs in Denver teaching English as a Second Language (ESL). more

Mar 3, 2016 4:43 PM Education

When Kelly and John Scarborough’s younger son was 13, he made it clear he desperately wanted to learn computer coding and programming in greater depth than he could at school. more

Feb 4, 2016 1:56 PM News

Watch out, Lincoln Center: Denver’s Performing Arts Complex (DPAC), the second largest in the nation after New York’s Lincoln Center, is poised for a remodel. more

Jan 1, 2016 1:44 PM Business

What happens when a city wants to redevelop a valuable piece of land while a family wants to protect its investment of money, time and hard work? That’s the dilemma in which the Glendale 180 project and the Kholghy family’s business are mired. more

Dec 4, 2015 8:26 AM News

As the 2016 sunset for funding the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD) draws near, some arts groups are challenging the way the District’s funds are allocated. more

Nov 6, 2015 8:29 AM News

According to the Denver Police Department’s crime database, Virginia Vale has seen a 49% increase in four of the five property crimes (burglary, larceny, auto theft, thefts from motor vehicles) in the last year, up to 44 per square mile this year. more

Sep 3, 2015 1:20 PM News