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It was with much excitement and a touch of relief that Capitol Hill United Neighborhoods (CHUN) Co-presidents Travis Leiker and Mark Cossin were able to tell those assembled for the registered neighborhood organizations’ (RNO) annual membership... more

Feb 1, 2018 1:48 PM Neighborhood News and Notes 1 Comments

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

Jan 4, 2018 7:15 PM 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

Jan 4, 2018 7:15 PM 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

Jan 4, 2018 7:15 PM South Denver Opinion

If you’re like this reporter and if you crave community and giving back over commercialism, then there’s an event just for you. Tucked between the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays is an emerging Cap Hill community tradition: ... more

Dec 12, 2017 2:25 PM Neighborhood News and Notes

Colfax Avenue has always been a street defined by change. The corridor has seen many evolutions, from being the main thoroughfare during the Gold Rush, to the stomping grounds of Jack Kerouac and Neal Cassady, to the eclectic main street that... more

Dec 6, 2017 12:13 PM Neighborhood News and Notes

Back by popular demand, FANS annual Washington Park Photo Contest calendar is now on sale. Calendars showcase the winners of FANS 2017 Washington Park Photo Contest, and they make perfect holiday gifts for family and friends who are fans of the park. more

Dec 6, 2017 12:13 PM Neighborhood News and Notes

Development in Denver is nothing new. The city has been transforming since its humble beginnings along the banks of Cherry Creek and the South Platte River for over a century. The city, developers, business owners and neighborhood residents all... more

Dec 6, 2017 12:13 PM Local Headlines

On Tuesday, Nov. 7, a Denver citywide election will be held for school board members and for a series of seven proposed General Obligation (GO) bonds. Those bonds are being marketed as a way to raise money “without raising taxes.” But there will be a more

Nov 1, 2017 3:48 PM Capitol Opinion 2 Comments

It is with great sadness we report that Roger Armstrong, longtime Capitol Hill-area community activist and former Executive Director of Capitol Hill United Neighbors (CHUN), has lost his battle with cancer. Speaking to her time with Armstrong... more

Nov 1, 2017 3:48 PM Local Headlines

The 125-year mark is no small achievement for any institution. But to spend those 125 years breaking new ground? That perhaps casts a different light on a legacy. Iliff School of Theology has entered its 126th year, and like many theological... more

Nov 1, 2017 3:48 PM South Denver Education News

Colorado Gives Day will be held on Friday, Dec. 5 this year, beginning at 12:00a.m. The one-day event is a statewide movement to increase online giving and is held to allow Coloradans to more easily give to over 2,000 nonprofits of their choice... more

Nov 1, 2017 3:48 PM , Neighborhood News and Notes

The Board of Trustees of the Museo de las Americas selected Claudia Moran-Pichardo as its new Executive Director.  She assumes the position vacated by Maruca Salazar who will retire after serving Museo de las Americas and the Denver community for... more

Oct 27, 2017 9:57 AM Neighborhood News and Notes

The annual Coats for Colorado coat drive kicks off on Sunday, Oct. 1 and runs through Thursday, Nov. 30, with multiple drop off locations throughout the metro area, including all Dependable Cleaners locations. On Saturday, Nov. 12, you can also... more

Oct 4, 2017 2:56 PM Neighborhood News and Notes

The annual Coats for Colorado coat drive kicks off on Sunday, Oct. 1 and runs through Thursday, Nov. 30, with multiple drop off locations throughout the metro area, including all Dependable Cleaners locations. On Saturday, Nov. 12, you can also... more

Oct 4, 2017 2:40 PM Neighborhood News and Notes

As president of a Registered Neighborhood Organization (RNO) in the City of Denver, I get a lot of questions. Some questions are about the neighborhood like, “Who is our City Council person?” or “When are we painting the other side of the Evans... more

Sep 6, 2017 1:43 PM South Denver Opinion

One might not know it in fishing-crazy Colorado, but each year, Denver’s Platte River is the site of what is becoming annually a hotter and more spectacular fly fishing tournament, drawing the finest Colorado and regional anglers. more

Sep 6, 2017 1:43 PM South Denver Lifestyle

It has been a big year for Fresh Food Connect, Denver’s first community-garden-produce-sharing program specifically targeting locals living in food-insecure neighborhoods. “We started in 80205 last year, and by the end of the season... more

Sep 6, 2017 1:43 PM Local Headlines

Let’s be honest, we’re all guilty of wondering what the interiors of other people’s homes are like. Fortunately for the curious among us, the Historic Baker District will again open its doors to the public for the annual Baker Home Tour Saturday... more

Sep 6, 2017 1:43 PM Neighborhood News and Notes

Let’s be honest, we’re all guilty of wondering what the interiors of other people’s homes are like. Fortunately for the curious among us, the Historic Baker District will again open its doors to the public for the annual Baker Home Tour Saturday... more

Sep 6, 2017 1:43 PM Neighborhood News and Notes