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The commitment of the federal government to protect public lands, historically, has been tenuous, and recent actions have brought us back to a conversation of commerce versus conservation. For Denver, the mountains just beyond the city provide... more

Capitol Lifestyle

Why do Coloradans know so much about nature? Because we have been conducting citizen science projects for years, decades even. In fact, not just those of us living in Colorado, but people from all over the country have been... more

South Denver Lifestyle

Washington Park is one of Denver’s gems. However, if you spend even a few minutes there, it’s hard to miss the Canadian geese and their droppings. The geese population is at its peak right now due to the seasonal migration. more

Local Headlines

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

Neighborhood News and Notes

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

Government News

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

South Denver Opinion

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

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

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

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

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

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

Government News

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

South Denver Opinion 1 Comments

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

Government News

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

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

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

South Denver Opinion

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

Neighborhood News and Notes

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

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

Capitol Opinion