Evans Avenue to see new day

For nearly seven years, a large property off of East Evans Avenue and South Monaco Parkway has sat empty. The former Kmart building has been an eyesore for residents and city officials alike. But now …
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Colorado auto group takes high polluters off road: 5 things to know

In 2007, Colorado's then-Gov. Bill Ritter made a push to tackle climate change. Among the efforts: suggesting that Colorado adopt a policy similar to California's stringent auto-emission regulations. …

U.S. scores above average in reading, science, lags in math

American students may not be reading any better, but they’re moving up in rankings of educational achievement worldwide because many of their peers in other countries are performing worse. And …

Denver mayor’s budget for 2020 highlights transportation
Denver’s proposed 2020 budget highlights multimodal transportation with increased funding, as well as initiatives for the homeless population, while also preparing for slower economic growth. …

Come out into the sunlight — with Claude Monet

A life-sized photo of a pleasant-looking man surrounded by flowers welcomes the visitor at the entrance to Denver Art Museum’s “Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature,” the major exhibit of more …

Denver leaves go from yard waste to compost

Going green (or greener)? Then consider participating in the annual Denver LeafDrop program that’s happening now, and you may help keep tons of stuff out of landfills and boost your garden’s …

South Pearl chef stays on expansion track

So let’s say you are a James Beard award-winning chef with two successful restaurants in Denver (Fruition and Mercantile), a cheesemaking operation (Fruition Farms Creamery), and a joint pastry …

The 'Mother Teresa' of Five Points

For Dr. Justina Ford, simply doing her job was an uphill battle. Although she was one of the first women to practice medicine in Colorado, she was not allowed to do so in a hospital because she was …

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Denver park lake safety: 5 things to know

Denver parks are home to several lakes throughout the city. Washington Park has several water sources, including two lakes — Grasmere and Smith. The lakes are filled with recycled water. The ditch …

Denver tree canopy in danger

Denver’s tree population is suffering from drought, climate change and insects. Denver residents have likely witnessed extremely dry, crackling and withered looking trees throughout Denver city …

RTD maps future amid declining ridership

The Regional Transportation District has launched an outreach program to put a long-term plan in place for changes in transportation demands in the Denver area. Reimagine RTD is a project aimed …

Denver mayor, council approve tobacco sales ban (Photo)

On Oct. 1, Mayor Michael B. Hancock signed a new bill in the City and County building that would prohibit tobacco sales to anyone under the age of 21. The Denver City Council had voted unanimously to …

Washington Park Profile: November Business Matters

Business Matters is a monthly column on the changing landscape of business and development in south Denver. If there are any inquiries on new developments in your area, or if you are a local business …

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