Denver Public Schools has announced the findings from its latest School Performance Framework, which gathers data to determine the effectiveness of schools at every level of the DPS system. The latest findings show 25 schools reached the "distinguished" ranking. We count down all of them below, comp ... More >>
It's not so much that I don't know who owns what in the dispensary world. It's that I try my hardest not to pay attention to it when selecting a dispensary. So it came as a surprise even to me that I was in for a re-review this week when I took a seat at Frosted Leaf and noticed the Alpine Herbal We ... More >>
Yesterday, U.S. Attorney's Office spokesman Jeff Dorschner implied that the 23 dispensaries issued shut-down letters had stopped doing business at their previous locations, within 1,000 feet from schools. While some centers have relocated, others have shut their doors permanently.
Vine Street Pub, along with a group of fifth-graders from Bromwell Elementary School, will host a fundraiser on Sunday night for the Raymond Wentz Foundation, which helps raise money for parents whose children have cancer and are dealing with the medical costs associated with chemotherapy. To get p ... More >>
Letters from the U.S. Attorneys Office telling medical marijuana centers they have 45 days to shut down or face prosecution went out yesterday. Some shops are already receiving their ultimatums in the mail.
Mary Pishney.Mary Pishney, the first-grade teacher whose arguably accurate negative performance evaluation was the subject of a recent Westword feature, will not return to the classroom when school starts again tomorrow. Pishney hasn't been back to Bromwell Elementary School in Cherry Creek ... More >>
Mark MangerPishney. Two months ago, Chuck Crowley stood in front of the Denver Public Schools Board of Education and told its members that something fishy was going on at Bromwell Elementary School. A group of difficult parents was trying to get his daughter's former first-grade teacher fired ... More >>
An illustration from Bromwell Elementary's website.When the Denver City Council passed regulations for the medical marijuana industry earlier this year, it established that no dispensary could be within 1,000 feet of a school or daycare center, with the exception of those that had a sales-tax ... More >>
The reappearance of the streamlined Super Chef sign on Colfax -- uncovered as the Walnut Cafe was making way for the new Emilio's restaurant -- reminds me of how I came of age eating two-egg breakfasts — with bacon, hash browns, wheat toast and jelly — in Super Chef's hallowed maroon-up ... More >>
The Metro State Center for the Visual Arts champions a century's worth of women artists.
The status of the neighborhood bond project bodes well for this year's crop of just-passed bond initiatives.