District 7 residents pick projects for Grandoozy funds

Residents voted on safety improvements and a new pollinator garden as the community projects to be funded from last year’s Grandoozy festival. The community fund received $130,000, said Maggie …
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Colorado confirms six cases of vaping-related illness

Colorado health officials have confirmed six cases of vaping-related illness since the state announced its first case last month. The state Department of Health previously announced four known …

Pending Kaiser Permanente strike: 5 things to know

A few thousand Kaiser Permanente workers in Colorado may join tens of thousands nationwide in an October strike that a union says is a push for fair negotiation and wage increases that keep up with …

Doors Open Denver celebrates city architecture
The 15th annual Doors Open Denver event will feature 59 properties this year. Twelve of the properties on tour this year are new to the event, according to a news release. Tours are led by …

Growing Pains: Managing ‘responsible growth’ in Denver

Looking out over the horizon in Denver, cranes have become a common sight. They pop up as quickly as the buildings do, working to permanently alter the city skyline. Just how many cranes go up is big …

Safety advocates seek to stop bicycle fatality trend

On the north side of the street where South Marion Parkway curves into East Bayaud Avenue in Denver, stands a bicycle painted completely white. The bike is under a tree, with stacks of bouquets piled …

Denver residents push for open space after golf course sale

Politics, business and citizen activism entangle the 155-acre Park Hill Golf Course property in the aftermath of its recent $24 million sale from Clayton Early Education to Denver developer Westside …

D’art Gallery will focus on local contemporary artists

After a quick turnaround, one gallery space has turned into another as 17 local artists banded together to create D’art Gallery. When the CORE gallery closed earlier this year to move to the new 40 …

Baker resident makes poetry in a glass

While sitting on the front patio at the Bardo Coffee House, drinking his coffee and enjoying a morning cigarette, it’s not unusual for several passerby to stop and say hi to Ron Tarver. After …

Swallow Hill builds community through music enrichment

For the last 40 years, Swallow Hill Music has been steadily growing its footprint in the Denver area. What started as a small collective of musicians has grown to a school and concert programmer that …

A guide to Denver’s Mountain Parks

Summer is not quite over, and the mountains continue to draw many people away from the busy city. Did you know that Denver manages some of those mountain parks we know and love? Denver Parks and …

Denver Public Schools offers recycling, compost options in 170 locations

You can add recycling to reading, ’riting and ’rithmetic to the Denver Public Schools curriculum after students returned to classrooms following the summer break. The trash, recycling and …

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