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U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2012

    Solar panels installed on low-income homes for free as GRID Alternatives comes to Colorado

    GRID Alternatives, a California-based nonprofit group that works on renewable energy, is launching a national expansion plan to bring solar panels to homes across the country -- and its first stop is in the Denver metro area, which has a long and complicated history with alternative energy research.

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2012

    Photos: Groundbreaking for Mariposa housing project unites Michael Hancock, Flobots

    The Denver Housing Authority did not stand on authority. Yesterday, the latest phase of Denver's newest city housing community broke ground with passed-out pinwheels, high school drummers and speakers ranging from Mayor Michael Hancock, Representative Diana DeGette and councilwoman Judy Montero to t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2011

    Virginia Village: I'll be out reppin' my transitional neighborhood like a mascot

    I bet your neighborhood doesn't have one of these bad boys.​I live in a transitional neighborhood. At least I think that's what it's called when white people move into a lower-class section of town and start sprucing it up with Ikea-looking exterior siding and park their way-too-expensive cars ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2011

    Denver City Council District 1: Which hopefuls survived the post-Paula Sandoval scramble?

    ​The race for the District 1 City Council seat in Northwest Denver has gone from snoozer to scramble. Paula Sandoval's March 2 announcement that she wouldn't seek reelection gave hopefuls just eight days to gather the 100 signatures needed to get on the ballot.

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2011

    Happy Birthday, Paul Newman! Five films you would have made better

    Improves everything.​Today is the birthday of Newman's Own best selling product, the late Paul Newman, everyone's favorite cool-eyed and irreverent actor/philanthropist. He can't so much celebrate his birthday, being deceased, but everyone else can -- and surely they will, running some retrosp ... More >>

  • News

    December 16, 2010
  • Blogs

    May 3, 2010

    Larry Ambrose: City Council District 1 showdown, part 9

    Larry Ambrose​Over the past several years, northwest Denver has been the site of heated clashes over new development, struggling schools and other hot-button issues -- and the political pot got stirred into a frenzy when Denver City Council District representative Rick Garcia split for a gig w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2010

    Georgia Sigala: City Council District 1 showdown, part 8

    Georgia Sigala​Over the past several years, northwest Denver has been the site of heated clashes over new development, struggling schools and other hot-button issues -- and the political pot got stirred into a frenzy when Denver City Council District representative Rick Garcia split for a gig ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2010

    Ken Padilla: City Council District 1 showdown, part 7

    Ken Padilla​Over the past several years, northwest Denver has been the site of heated clashes over new development, struggling schools and other hot-button issues -- and the political pot got stirred into a frenzy when Denver City Council District representative Rick Garcia split for a gig wit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2010

    Jerry Frangas: City Council District 1 showdown, part 6

    Jerry Frangas​Over the past several years, northwest Denver has been the site of heated clashes over new development, struggling schools and other hot-button issues -- and the political pot got stirred into a frenzy when Denver City Council District representative Rick Garcia split for a gig w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2010

    Jon Lehmann: City Council District 1 showdown, part 5

    John Lehmann​Over the past several years, northwest Denver has been the site of heated clashes over new development, struggling schools and other hot-button issues -- and the political pot got stirred into a frenzy when Denver City Council District representative Rick Garcia split for a gig wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2010

    John Haney: City Council District 1 showdown, part 4

    John Haney​Over the past several years, northwest Denver has been the site of heated clashes over new development, struggling schools and other hot-button issues -- and the political pot got stirred into a frenzy when Denver City Council District representative Rick Garcia split for a gig with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2010

    Susan Shepherd: City Council District 1 showdown, part 3

    Susan Shepherd​Over the past several years, northwest Denver has been the site of heated clashes over new development, struggling schools and other hot-button issues -- and the political pot got stirred into a frenzy when Denver City Council District representative Rick Garcia split for a gig ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2010

    Randle Swan: City Council District 1 showdown, part 2

    Randle Swan​Over the past several years, northwest Denver has been the site of heated clashes over new development, struggling schools and other hot-button issues -- and the political pot got stirred into a frenzy when Denver City Council District representative Rick Garcia split for a gig wit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2010

    Chris Jeffrey: City Council District 1 showdown, part 1

    Chris Jeffrey​Over the past several years, northwest Denver has been the site of heated clashes over new development, struggling schools and other hot-button issues -- and the political pot got stirred into a frenzy when Denver City Council District representative Rick Garcia split for a gig w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2010

    Denver City Council candidate has a "campaign chef"

    Dave MonneratOoh la la. City Council candidate Jon Lehmann's got himself a campaign chef!​One Denver City Council candidate hopes to win 'em over with food. Jon Lehmann, one of ten candidates vying for the council seat recently vacated by Rick Garcia (who went to work for the U.S. Department o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2008

    Wake-Up Call: Buy local, think local December 1-7

    Buy local week continues through December 5. And while, with Barack Obama's appointments announcement today, it doesn't look like many Coloradans will be heading to D.C., there's plenty to do here at home. Nothing gets the home fires burning like neighborhood fights, and Denver's Neighborhood ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2008
  • News

    December 7, 2006

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of 12/07/2006

  • News

    April 20, 2006

    Watch This

    NIMBY neighbors go low in Park Hill.

  • News

    September 29, 2005

    We're Not Worthy

    Charity began at home. This home.

  • News

    April 15, 2004

    Pitching Tents

    A camp for the homeless works in Portland. Can it work here, too?

  • Sports & Recreation

    March 25, 2004

    Best Skate Park

    Denver Skatepark

  • News

    December 11, 2003

    It Takes a Village

    Denver's East Village is finally experiencing a boom -- of demolition.

  • Dining

    October 2, 2003

    Bite Me

    Gone Fishin'

  • News

    April 25, 2002

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of April 25, 2002

  • News

    April 11, 2002

    Appointed Hours

    An apartment-complex curfew keeps kids out of sight, but not out of mind.

  • News

    August 30, 2001

    The Village People

    Nearly a year after the Denver Housing Authority purchased East Village, the future of the project -- and its residents -- remains unsettled.

  • News

    August 31, 2000

    This Old Housing Project

    To save East Village, is it necessary to destroy it?

  • News

    June 8, 2000

    How to Build a Ghetto

    Everyone said they wanted homeless people to be invisible at Lowry. So why aren't they?

  • News

    December 9, 1999

    Scenes From a Mall

    A timeline of the Pearl Street Mall

  • News

    November 11, 1999

    Welcome to the Real World

    The further these students get from the classroom, the more they learn.

  • News

    September 9, 1999

    Hell, No, They Won't Grow

    Boulder property owners worry that the county's slow-growth policies have become no-growth policies.

  • Calendar

    July 22, 1999
  • News

    May 6, 1999

    Off the Deep End

    Colorado's Ocean Journey is banking on expensive special effects to drive home its conservationist message.

  • News

    March 18, 1999

    Uncharitable Contributions

    Homeless people say fees for background checks are a get-rich-quick scheme for social service agencies.

  • News

    October 22, 1998
  • News

    December 12, 1996

    Neighborhood Botch

    Squabbles over money plague one of Denver's Oldest neighborhoods.

  • News

    July 11, 1996

    Making It Big

    The big boys from Denver buy a little bank in booming Parker.

  • News

    September 20, 1995
  • News

    February 1, 1995

    A LOAN AGAIN, NATURALLY

    A CASH-FLUSH CITY AGENCY MEASURES SUCCESS--AND CONTROVERSY--ONE INVESTMENT AT A TIME.

  • News

    January 4, 1995

    THIS IS ONLY A TEST

    THE GOVERNMENT HAS A LESSON FOR GRADE-SCHOOL SCIENCE TEACHERS AND THEIR STUDENTS: THERE'S NOTHING TO FEAR FROM ROCKY FLATS.

  • News

    July 27, 1994

    THE $1 MILLION MAN

    MAYOR WEBB'S SAFE CITY SUMMIT WAS SUPPOSED TO MAKE THE SUMMER SAFER. BUT IT HASN'T BOUGHT POLITICAL PEACE.

  • News

    May 25, 1994

    DIALING FOR DOLORS

    WHILE TELEMARKETERS RAISE MONEY FOR A NEW FOOD BANK--AND THEMSELVES--ONE POLITICALLY POWERFUL NEIGHBOR WANTS THE PROJECT SHELVED.

  • News

    April 6, 1994
  • News

    February 2, 1994
  • News

    January 19, 1994

    REDEEMING VALUE

    A GROUP TRIES TO CONVERT A PIECE OF A CONVICTED PREACHER'S EMPIRE TO GOOD USE.

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