To Patricia Olson, the offer just made sense. If the Stapleton Development Corporation was having trouble paying for the continued services of Dennis Piper, a key consultant involved in planning the emerging neighborhood's parks and open space, then Olson would pay Piper's salary out of her own pock ... More >>
They started out questioning the ability of Denver city officials to trade a formerly designated natural area for an office building. But opponents of the Hentzell Park land swap now have another bone to pick with Denver Clerk and Recorder Debra Johnson, claiming that her rejection of their efforts ... More >>
Judge Herbert Stern will decide on Friday whether the city's swap of eleven acres by Hentzell Park to Denver Public Schools in exchange for a DPS facility at 1330 Fox Street can go through -- or will instead go to a vote of Denver residents on the November ballot. Meanwhile, though, other moves ar ... More >>
What could a fresh coat of paint, live music and a comfortable place to enjoy a meal outdoors do for a block in your neighborhood? Residents of Five Points could find out this Saturday, May 11, when Denver's second Better Block project focuses on the 2400 block of Welton Street -- home of Sonny Law ... More >>
While the truncated 4/20 festivities have turned Civic Center Park into ground zero for a discussion of which events are a First Amendment exercise and which are commercial, the Civic Center Conservancy will soon take a pot-free breather. On May 8, the Civic Center Conservancy, Historic Denver Inc. ... More >>
Around a beautiful garden, playground equipment and a turf soccer field -- and under the shade provided by a large cottonwood tree -- members of the diverse East Colfax community joined together in a grand opening celebration for a new city park on East 13th Avenue and Xenia Street this past weekend ... More >>
Timothy TiptonCourtesy of Tim TiptonFor two days, the additional presence of police officers and Parks and Recreation maintenance workers has occasionally dwarfed the numbers of actual occupiers at Civic Center Park. Since Saturday's riot, officers have increased their numbers at the o ... More >>
A Wall Street investment fund manager has an ambitious plan to double Denver's parkland -- along with the parkland in other cities such as Atlanta and Cleveland. Called Red Fields to Green Fields, the project would use loans from the nation's banking system to buy distressed properties such ... More >>
After just six months, Leo Goto has closed his Riverfront restaurant and event facility. Goto had taken over the 12,000-square-foot, former Riverfront Events Center at 2852 West Bowles Avenue in Littleton this spring. "It's a great location, and there's potential to do a lot of business here ... More >>
Red Rocks offers recycling — but only if you trash your seat.
Will defacing the Civic Center be the mayor's legacy?
A former concessionaire lodges a legal complaint with the city.
Along Arapahoe Street
A catastrophe of history has quashed an apostrophe; now Roger Oram wants to put it back.
A fear of development is growing in community gardens around Denver.
P.T. Barnum was a great showman, but Denver's Bart Barnum may be just as good.
The Southwest Denver Little League should have made money with its bingo fundraisers. So why is $250,000 missing?
Environmentalists are angling to stop a new Winter Park road.
PLANS TO PUT A "LEARNING CENTER" ON MT. EVANS LEAVE SOME FUMING.