The Denver Rescue Mission will soon resume construction on its 11,000-square-foot community center after the Denver Board of Adjustment for Zoning confirmed the city's approval of the project this morning. Construction of the new facility had been stalled after the Ballpark Neighborhood Associatio ... More >>
Tomorrow, the Denver Board of Adjustment for Zoning will announce whether or not construction on the Denver Rescue Mission's new community center can move forward as planned. The Ballpark Neighborhood Association had appealed the city's okay for the construction of a 11,800 square-foot facility behi ... More >>
Michael George spent nearly a third of his life living on Denver's streets. He was born in Colorado, but his dad was a cook in the Air Force, and when George was four years old, the family moved from Lowry to Maxwell Air Force Base in Alabama. George lived there until he finished high school -- ins ... More >>
The best intentions went very awry at the triangular slice of land between Broadway, Park Avenue West and Lawrence Street. The city transformed the space into what was supposed to be an urban oasis and officially named it Edward J. "Eddie" Maestas Park in November 2006, in honor of the man who'd bee ... More >>
Butcher's Bistro opens at 5 p.m. today in the former location of Twelve, which Jeff Osaka closed in August to concentrate on his new venture, Osaka Ramen. Owner Scott Bauer and executive chef Tyson Holzheimer hope to lure customers with a butcher counter and a menu centered on whole-animal butchery, ... More >>
Patricia Calhoun's recent post about the Ballpark Neighborhood Association opposing a homeless-day-center proposal prompted a huge debate among Westword readers, with residents decrying a homelessness situation that's allegedly getting out of control pitted against folks who feel people down on thei ... More >>
The comments continue to pour in regarding Patricia Calhoun's post about the Ballpark Neighborhood Association's opposition to a new day center for the homeless. This reader sees those who object to the project as a problem rather than the solution.
Patricia Calhoun's post about the Ballpark Neighborhood Association's opposition to a day center for the homeless triggered literally hundreds of comments, with readers on every conceivable side of the issue sharing their views with passion. Here's an example.
It was two years ago that Denver City Council passed a ban on urban camping, promising to offer new services for the homeless population that would be pushed off the 16th Street Mall and out into nearby neighborhoods. For two years, residents of the Ballpark neighborhood watched as more and more hom ... More >>
UPDATE: We have a winner of our Ballpark Plates contest, in which we asked Cafe Society readers to answer this question: How many "bites" of gazpacho did Trillium sell during last year's Ballpark Plates? Congrats to Sinnney85, who guessed 284; the actual number is 299. Skinney85, we'll send you an e ... More >>
While protesters gathered in front of City Hall Monday to protest the upcoming ban on urban camping, another group was gathering by the tiny triangular space at 23rd and Lawrence streets, a spot officially known as Eddie Maestas Park, but most often called the Bumuda Triangle.
Focus Property Group is striking out with some neighbors in the Ballpark neighborhood. The company wants to put a 7-Eleven at 2425 Broadway, between Silver State Lofts and the PBA Architectural firm, and across the street from the Granada Fish Company. Tonight at 6 p.m., representatives of Foc ... More >>
Eddie Maestas gave his heart to the Larimer neighborhood. Now his name is at the heart of it.
For Al Kraizer, the LoDo Music Festival is a labor of love — in more ways than one.
If Art Greer has his way, Diamond Lil's will be a porno palace Denver can be proud of.