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My husband and I are empty nesters. We moved to Denver seven years ago. My husband was born and raised here and it is his dream to spend the rest of his life here in the city that he loves. Empty nesters are the seconded largest group moving to more

Nov 1, 2017 3:48 PM South Denver Opinion

The City Park Golf Course redesign is a step closer to breaking ground and it continues to create quite a stir among Denver residents. Two community open house meetings held Oct. 12 and 14 to unveil the final plans for the project drew supporters... more

Nov 1, 2017 3:48 PM Government News

Have you ever wondered how to recycle some of the big, bulky items from your home? Denver’s single-stream program (a.k.a. the purple cart program) is very well-equipped to recycle the majority of regular household material. However... more

Oct 27, 2017 11:13 AM Neighborhood News and Notes

Many Capitol Hill residents think of Cheesman Park as the neighborhood’s backyard and now is the perfect time to discover the park’s backstory, which begins in Denver’s early days. In 1859, Denver founder General William Larimer claimed 320 acres... more

Oct 4, 2017 2:40 PM Capitol Lifestyle

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

As a more than 25-year resident of the Washington Park area, I must strenuously disagree with the Letter to the Editor that appeared in the July issue of The Profile. I live within walking distance of Washington Park and spend a great deal of time... more

Sep 6, 2017 1:43 PM South Denver Opinion

Up first: join Colfax Ave BID on Saturday, Aug. 12 for their annual street party, Art-i-fax! The event will run from 10:00a.m. to 4:00p.m. at the intersection of Colfax and Park Avenues. Meet your neighbors and enjoy live music, local food and... more

Aug 2, 2017 1:18 PM Neighborhood News and Notes

Mayor Michael B. Hancock has done his work, and now the long-discussed GO Bond list of projects is in the hands of City Council. Council reviewed the bond package over two sessions July 17 and 24, and final recommendations are expected mid-August. more

Aug 2, 2017 1:18 PM Government News

The city is moving closer to a contract with concert promoter Superfly for a multi-day music festival at Overland Golf Course and, at least in the Overland neighborhood, tensions remain high with a vocal faction still openly opposed to the festival. more

Aug 2, 2017 1:18 PM Government News

“Water, sun and God,” are the three ingredients that Timothy Payne says make his garden grow. Sporting a wide-brimmed sun hat, Payne is out three times every day making sure his vegetables are getting enough water. He eats his vegetables or shares... more

Aug 2, 2017 1:18 PM Neighborhood News and Notes

Before you get excited about the current GO Bond package, a package which includes new or refurbished pools, a complete replacement of one of the city’s funkiest police stations (District 6), the restoration of mountain parkland facilities and... more

Aug 2, 2017 1:18 PM South Denver Opinion 1 Comments

Mayor Michael B. Hancock has done his work, and now the long-discussed General Obligation (GO) Bond list of projects is in the hands of City Council. Council reviewed the bond package over two sessions July 17 and 24, and final recommendations... more

Aug 2, 2017 1:18 PM Government News

A celebration of the 150th anniversary of the City Ditch is set for Saturday, Aug. 12 at 10:00a.m. in Washington Park. City Ditch, within Wash Park, was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1976 and designated as a Denver Landmark... more

Jul 5, 2017 10:57 AM Neighborhood News and Notes

[I] read with great interest the articles in your June issue related to our parks and its "stewardship" as a high priority by city councilpersons. It was also interesting to read about expensive improvements to the parks as envisioned as part of... more

Jul 5, 2017 10:57 AM South Denver Opinion

If you’re bored in Denver this summer, it’s not for a lack of things to do. Ditto if you’re lamenting that you don’t have any money. There are so many free events out there that they can’t be contained here. more

Jul 5, 2017 10:57 AM South Denver Arts & Entertainment

[I] read with great interest the articles in your June issue related to our parks and its "stewardship" as a high priority by city councilpersons. It was also interesting to read about expensive improvements to the parks as envisioned as part of... more

Jul 5, 2017 10:57 AM Capitol Opinion

The evolution of what could soon be Denver’s biggest music festival, set to take place at Overland Golf Course, has surely been one long, strange trip. This month, on July 10, the community will learn what the contract between Superfly... more

Jul 5, 2017 12:01 AM Government News

Denver’s parks are the heart of our city. Family picnics, pick-up soccer games, evening strolls, 10K runs and so much more happens in our beautiful parks. From our highest mountain park at Summit Lake (at nearly 13,000 feet) to... more

Jun 7, 2017 10:31 AM Government News

There is no doubt Denver’s on the map with over 1,000 new residents arriving per month in 2016 (for a total of 13,028). Why are they coming? There are many theories: mountains, jobs, marijuana (perhaps not in that order). more

Jun 7, 2017 10:31 AM Government News

14 years ago, the Denver City Council enacted a strategic plan for the city’s parks and recreational centers. We called it Game Plan 2003. It was tied to the larger, 20-year comprehensive plan developed for the city in 2000. more

Jun 7, 2017 10:31 AM Government News