While Ruby Hill Park is a popular sledding spot during the winter months, starting June 2016 the park (near South Platte River Drive and West Florida Avenue) will be home to fifty free concerts a year. Work will begin on the 7,500-person Levitt Pavilion next spring.
Denver is a beautiful city, especially on days devoid of any brown cloud, and there are dozens of places where you can get a memorable shot. Here are five spots that offer a great view of the city or the mountains -- and, in some rare cases, both. See also: Best Bathroom with a View of Denver -- Am ... More >>
The American Road & Transportation Builders Association has issued a report about the nation's bridges, and there are plenty to be concerned about in Colorado. As noted by Fox31, 536 of them, representing 6 percent of the total in the state, are considered structurally compromised, with 902, or 10 p ... More >>
The little things often prevent a murderer from getting away with his crime, as Alfred Flores understands all too well. As we noted in a November 2012 post, one of the key bits of evidence implicating him in the slaying of 27-year-old Manuel Martinez was a piece of chewing gum. Now, Flores has plea ... More >>
Contrary to the impression left by many local and national news broadcasts, not every park on the Front Range was badly damaged by recent flooding. Indeed, some of our favorites either sustained little or limited damage or are already coming back strong. With that in mind, we've dipped into our huge ... More >>
In our post about the 47 homicides in Denver last year, we were unable to include a Google map showing where Manuel Martinez, 27, died last November, because the report from the Denver coroner's office didn't list a location. But now, we know much more about his head-shot slaying and the man thought ... More >>
It's not the same recipe, but it's close -- and that's all that mattered to an old beer drinker who tried out a new version of one of Denver's most historic brews: Tivoli. "His face was ear-to-ear smiles. He kept saying, 'This is it, this is it,'" says Corey Marshall, who will pour Tivoli beer today ... More >>
Walt Pourier is the visionary behind the "ONE Gathering -- Skate for Life" event, which will ramp up Saturday at the Denver Skatepark. Drawing hundreds of young Native Americans from across Colorado and beyond, the Gathering will expose them to positive, community-building activities that celebrate ... More >>
After reports of increased crime in Commons Park, the Denver City Council and Denver Department of Parks and Recreation are funneling money into this popular neighborhood northwest of starting with $150,000 for lighting improvements to "address critical safety needs in Commons Park."
Dan Emmans, owner of Grass Roots Health and Wellness Center, says that Denver City Council's proposed changes to the zoning rules medical marijuana growhouses have little to do with pot and a lot to do with politics. On Tuesday night, councilmembers will decide whether to grandfather in growh ... More >>
Neighborhood Icon #5 of 76: Baker. Wedged between commercial and industrial development south of West Sixth Avenue, the Baker neighborhood contains the city's largest assortment of middle-class Queen Anne houses and the widest variety of eclectic oddballs...
When Breckenridge Brewery's newest restaurant opens on March 1, 2011 in what is now Amato of Denver, at the corner of 16th and Central streets, it will feature forty Colorado craft beers on tap, along with small plates, seasonal menus, beer dinners, a private events room, a rooftop patio over ... More >>
Meet us on Alameda, where cultures collide. In a good way.
Matt Feeney and Harrison Nealey have a new way for artists to stick it to the city.
Ah, 1995: a time when entire Best Of categories were devoted to the O.J. Simpson trial, Bernie Bickerstaff and Dikembe Mutombo were still dominating the sports pages, and Mel's Bar and Grill was still new. Check out the winners from our 1995 Best Of issue after the jump.
Jefferson Park is being touted as the next Highland, and developers are taking notice -- but not all of the attention is appreciated.
Jack Kerouac's back, and Denver's literary scene is on a scroll.
North Denver neighbors get a crash course in I-70's future.
Thirteen weeks of quirky, offbeat, gloriously Colorado entertainment.
Bodie was a stray; now he's a star. But how stellar are his accommodations?
The doggie daycare business is growing -- and growling over one competitor.
Denver's streetcar named survival stars on Elimidate.
Bankruptcy court snatched Ocean Journey from the jaws of extinction. Now the aquarium's on the line for big legal fees.
Can't You Hear the Whistle Blowing?
Up the creek
The state's top paintball player may be a fashion-conscious grandmother.
When a boardmember refused to go with the flow, Metro's plan to handle Lowry wastewater got down and dirty.
The city thought it had settled any questions about the Lowry Landfill. The truth is a toxic shocker.
Union Station's past will have a major impact on its future.
Denver needs to make room for 100,000 more people. So where will they go?
A judge may force Colorado to take care of its homeless mentally ill population.
The city branches out.
As spring melts into summer, water users along the St. Vrain could find themselves up the creek.
City Hall's plan for dealing with the homeless is very short term.
Squeezed by big-bucks developments, the eccentric Forney Museum is ready to hit the highway.
Ed Phillips runs the last little ore house in town.
Prop up your coffee tables: Two big Denver books are coming.
Exit here for forty years of 1-25 history.
The thirsty suburb's plan to pump water from a big aquifer rouses Park Countians to action.
Anschutz's touch stays golden in the Pepsi Center shakeout.
TWO SMALL TOWNS. TWO COSTLY HOSPITALS. ONE NASTY FEUD.LITTLE HASSLE ON THE PRAIRIE SANE HEALTH CARE IS THE LATEST LOSS IN THE AGE-OLD RIFT BETWEEN BRUSH AND FORT MORGAN.