Comment of the Day

Reader: Denver's Not Family Friendly Anymore and Here's Why

Our post about one site's picks for Colorado's most family friendly cities notes that Denver didn't make the top ten.

Indeed, the Mile High City finished in thirteenth place on the list.

Some of our commenters reject this conclusion — but this reader wholeheartedly agrees with it.

Check out her take below.

Janet Kipina writes:
Denver sucks anymore. Everytime I go downtown, I am constantly harassed on the 16th St. Mall by a bunch of obnoxious, rude as fuck panhandling teenagers looking for a handout to buy weed. I'm so sick of being forced to look at their asses cuz they're too fucking lazy to pull their damn pants up. I went downtown about a month ago. UGH. It was the first time I've been downtown in quite awhile . Needless to say, I won't be going back anytime soon.
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