John Desmond

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2012

    Readers: Keep corporate cookie-cutter carts off the 16th Street Mall

    The Downtown Denver Partnership has been working hard to increase the mix of menu options on the 16th Street Mall, expanding hours as well as offerings. "One of the things we've been striving for for the last couple of years is to increase the quality, predictability and overall appearance and image ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2012

    Old vendors protest new rules on the 16th Street Mall

    The Downtown Denver Partnership has revved up its vendor program on the 16th Street Mall, with more mobile food carts and expanded hours. But the new rules are threatening to drive some of the old carts away. "The working hours are supposed to be from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and u ... More >>

  • News

    September 13, 2007

    The Future Foretold

    The Downtown Area Plan takes Denver twenty years into the future.

  • News

    September 13, 2007

    Evan Almighty

    It took a master plan — and a mastermind — to end the stalemate on downtown's worst block.

  • News

    November 25, 2004

    Cornering the Market

    Which panhandler really deserves a helping hand?

  • News

    March 4, 2004

    The Message

    Rack and Ruin

  • News

    February 27, 2003

    Walk This Way

    Doing time on the 16th Street Mall.

  • News

    September 12, 2002

    Getting Racked

    A local magazine says the city's news-box rules kick publications where it hurts.

  • News

    May 2, 2002

    Cart Blanched

    Food and retail carts on the 16th Street Mall could be in for a change.

  • News

    April 11, 2002

    April Fools

    A Denver Post reporter mistakes an offhand joke for an actual story.