Nasrin and Vidal. This morning, Denver Mayor Bill Vidal stood next to soon-to-be seventh-grader Nasrin Mahamud in a dusty patch of vacant lot next to Nasrin's apartment building in East Colfax. Before a crowd of well-wishers in suit pants and name tags, the two drove ceremonial shovels into t ... More >>
denverchannel.comSteve SaundersNote: This story has been updated with comments from Steve Saunders. Former 7News correspondent Steve Saunders announced on Facebook on Saturday that he plans to run for the Denver City Council seat being vacated by Marcia Johnson. Saunders, whose father is lo ... More >>
Full-sized art below.Out in the real world, "there ain't so such thing as a free lunch," but don't tell that to Denver City Council. Mayor Hickenlooper has asked every department in city government to reduce their budgets by ten percent. City Council has only been able to find a 4 percent sav ... 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 >>
Cableland's Republican-friendly, too.A few weeks back, Mayor John Hickenlooper announced that the city would sell Cableland, a swanky bachelor pad turned official mayoral residence, which had been donated to Denver by the late cable baron Bill Daniels. Proceeds would go to a scholarship found ... 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 >>
"What can we save if we sell this red carpet on eBay?"Mayor John Hickenlooper may be starring in his own documentary series, but if this morning's Denver Post is any indication, he's soon going to be starring in his own political thriller, in which he somehow tries to trim $120 million from the city ... More >>
Urbavore's Dilemma is an ongoing web series detailing city dwellers' commitment to urban homesteading. From May through September, Westword writer Joel Warner will get his hands dirty, covering everything from backyard chickens to front-lawn gardens, from greenhouses to co-ops and food-sharing. Chec ... More >>
Although all eyes are on the action in D.C. this week, there's plenty going on in Denver. It starts with the MLK Marade today, when this city hosts the country's largest annual gathering (a combo march/parade) in honor of Martin Luther King Jr., which gets under way at 10:45 a.m. at City Park and wi ... More >>
The Denver Rescue Mission and more than fifty volunteers are serving up their traditional holiday dinner to homeless men, women and children today from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Lawrence Street Shelter, 1130 Park Avenue West. New this year: every guest - and the organization expects about 500 peopl ... More >>
Talk about a gun nut! This write-in candidate should be written off.
From the darkness, a ray of light that was Sonja DeVries.
From the week of January 13, 2005
Colorado's lax drunk-driving laws sentenced Sonja DeVries to death.
Brother, can you spare a dime?
Hey, that's not funny