Last week, the mayor's office confirmed that Fuqua Development and its capital partner, the Lionstone Group, were negotiating with King Soopers regarding the anchor retail spot in a revised development plan for the former CU Health Sciences Center property at East Ninth Avenue and Colorado Boulevard ... More >>
Back when Fuqua Development was still touting Walmart as the major tenant in the project planned for the old University of Colorado Health Sciences Center at Ninth Avenue and Colorado Boulevard, Jeff Fuqua promised that there would be a "chef-driven" restaurant on the site -- inspiring some critics ... More >>
Denver City Council President Mary Beth Susman, who represents District 5 covering eastern Denver, will hold a town hall meeting tonight. But one of the big agenda issues has been dropped: Because developer Jeff Fuqua has not submitted a new plan for the Colorado Boulevard Healthcare District, with ... More >>
The celebration started late yesterday afternoon in the neighborhoods around Ninth Avenue and Colorado Boulevard, as news spread that Walmart had pulled out of the project that Jeff Fuqua plans to put in the old University of Colorado Health Sciences Center.
If the timing had been a little differen ... More >>
The presidential debate won't be at University of Denver until tomorrow night, but the great debate is already raging in Denver: Does a Walmart belong in the development going in the former University of Colorado property at Ninth and Colorado? And if it does, should it benefit from tax-increment fi ... More >>
For a while, it looked like Walmart had Denver in the bag. But now, developers are going back to the drawing board...or at least the calender. After Denver City Council reps Mary Beth Susman and Jeanne Robb announced they opposed tax-increment financing for the project, the Colorado Boulevard Health ... More >>
While the area around the new University of Colorado Health Sciences Center is booming, the buildings CU left behind a decade ago stand abandoned, and the property is now on its third developer. The city is ready for something, anything, to go there. Well, maybe not anything, say the Walmartyrs.
At a city council meeting yesterday afternoon, Police Chief Robert White outlined what he called a "passive" plan for the Denver Police Department to enforce the urban camping ban if it is passed. As drafted, the strategy calls for law enforcement to partner with outreach workers, and White promises ... More >>
36th & Quebec.Red light photo tickets are a hot topic in Denver, with councilwomen Jeanne Faatz and Mary Beth Susman both questioning the program, especially as it applies to citations for crossing the white stop line -- an infraction whose fine was halved this week, but not eliminated.
Now, ... More >>
Last week, City Councilwoman Jeanne Faatz questioned Denver's photo ticket program when it comes to fines for crossing the stop line; they're the same as if the driver ran a red light. Nonetheless, the full council approved extending the approach through 2012 during a first reading last night. But M ... More >>
Big pic below.This morning's No On 300 rally rally in Skyline Park brought out approximately seventy representatives and supporters of the hospitality industry, everyone from five crop-topped Hooters employees to three much more conservatively dressed Denver City Council members.
But everyo ... More >>
Wikimedia CommonsThe list of names opposing the Denver Paid Sick Leave Ordinance is growing, and quickly. Yesterday, six members of the thirteen-person City Council added theirs to a list that already includes Mayor Michael Hancock and Governor John Hickenlooper. To cement their opposition to ... More >>
Albus Brooks.Carla Madison's death threw the District 8 race into turmoil. Eventually, 38 candidates sought her seat, with predictions that 2,500 votes would win the day. Turns out, though, that far fewer were needed.
According to "unofficial final" results, Wil Alston and Albus Brooks will ... More >>