What was once just an I-70 underpass at the corner of 46th Avenue and Lincoln Street in Globeville is being transformed into a work of art. With the help of well-known muralist Jolt, a Westword MasterMind whose Guerilla Garden studio is in the area, kids in the PlatteForum's ArtLab are creating a ... More >>
Was Kasel Associates Industries, a pet-treat factory in the hip River North neighborhood, harmed by receiving an odor citation after five neighbors called to complain about the smell? No way, say the City of Denver and a neighbor whom factory owner Ray Kasel is now suing for harassment. Their respon ... More >>
In our recent cover story, "Bed Check," which chronicles the challenges homeless women in Denver face, we note the need for both emergency shelter and more permanent homes. In the latter category, a group called the Empowerment Program is now pushing forward with a housing project specifically for f ... More >>
The Scarlet Ranch swingers club, which moved last year from Denver to Littleton, won't be getting an infusion of city money anytime soon. Last night, the city council narrowly rejected a $42,500 settlement agreement to resolve a federal lawsuit alleging that in May 2010, Denver police "illegally ent ... More >>
Today, after the Commission on Homelessness called for an additional four weeks to consider an urban camping ordinance, Denver City Council moved its final consideration date to May 14, one week later than previously scheduled. The decision came with a final vote of four to three. If approved, the b ... More >>
Today, the Colorado Rockies will open their 2012 campaign against the Houston Astros -- and to mark the occasion, Denver City Councilwoman Judy Montero and folks from Denver Public Works painted a "Colorado Rockies Purple Stripe" (plus Rockies logos) on Blake Street between 19th and 22nd. We can ima ... More >>
Hancock.A week after his inauguration, Mayor Michael Hancock really takes the reins today. This morning, he'll hold his first Mayor-City Council meeting (five of the reps are complete newbies -- unlike Hancock, who was on council for eight years). That'll be followed by the initial gathering ... More >>
Rosenthal.This week's cover story, "The Watcher," details the role Denver's Independent Monitor Richard Rosenthal has played in the ongoing controversy involving city law enforcement and alleged police brutality. It's a scandal that's made nationwide news and is shaping the mayoral race. How ... More >>
Altitude Organic Medicine.Yesterday, Denver City Council member Carla Madison explained the rationale behind an amendment that forced Altitude Organic Medicine, a successful Highlands dispensary, out of business. AOM's Brian Cook has responded with a virtual manifesto about the situation. Re ... More >>
Altitude Organic Medicine.Altitude Organic Medicine received a rave as part of our Mile Highs and Lows dispensary reviews. But AOM may get a much more negative critique at today's city council meeting. Owner Brian Cook says two members are trying to shut down his business over what he sees as ... More >>
Carol Boigon outside the Tattered Cover -- where addicts (of coffee) have been known to congregate.At last night's Denver city council meeting, the member who seemed to have the most problems with a pot proposal that will get the public-hearing treatment next Monday was Carol Boigon. At one p ... More >>
Charlie Brown's back in the pot spotlight.Denver City Councilman Charlie Brown is back before council's safety committee this morning, presenting his proposed ordinance to regulate the city's medical marijuana dispensaries. We're live-blogging the hearing. You'll find Brown's proposal at the ... More >>
Charlie Brown is the man with the plan.This morning, Denver City Councilman Charlie Brown presented his proposed ordinance to regulate the city's medical marijuana dispensaries to the council's Safety Committee. We live blogged the hearing; you'll find Brown's proposal at the bottom of this p ... More >>
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