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Denver residents torn on geese roundups

Tension between animal-rights defenders and the City of Denver rose to a crescendo following pre-dawn roundups of Canada geese at City Park and Washington Park in early July. The Canada geese … more

The ‘strong neighborhoods’ of District 4

Editor’s Note: District 4 covers the Wellshire, University Hills, Goldsmith, Hampden, Hampden South, Kennedy and Souhmoor Park neighborhoods. When Kendra Black first ran for District 4 of city … more

District 7 representative continues to work for a greener Denver

Editor’s Note: District 7 covers the Valverde, Baker, Speer, Athmar Park, Washington Park West, Ruby Hill, Overland, College View-South Platte and Platt Park neighborhoods. Denver parks have long … more

Denver makes ‘lucky’ deal for new University Hills park

After searching for land for five years, the city is one step closer to a new park for the University Hills neighborhood. Nestled just three blocks east of Colorado Boulevard in a quieter residential … more

Denver plan for park access moves forward

Last November, Denver voters approved ballot measure 2A, ushering in a new era for the city’s Parks and Recreation Department. The measure, passed by a margin of about 60 to 40 percent of … more

Get away by staying nearby this summer in the Denver metro area

For adventurers, Colorado offers fourteeners, national forests and famous sand dunes, but if you live in the Denver metro area and aren’t fond of hours-long drives, the state is still home to many … more

Spring has sprung in south Denver

Spring has finally sprung in southeast Denver and residents are energized and excited to get outside to enjoy nature. District 4 is home to some truly wonderful outdoor amenities. One of our … more

Denver geese leave calling cards in parks

On a sunny day in Denver, parks overflow with residents enjoying the outdoors. But more and more people also are finding themselves co-existing with the large amounts of geese who call the parks home … more

Pushing for a much-needed park in University Hills

Readers may be surprised to learn that in 1945 Denver was experiencing a housing crisis. With the end of World War II, millions of soldiers were looking to settle down and start their lives. With … more

Grandoozy pumps the brakes

Grandoozy, the new music festival that organizers had hoped would become a Denver institution, is taking a break in 2019 after one year. The festival ran over three days last September, drawing in an … more

'She was one in a million'

Diana Helper, a well-known community leader and passionate advocate for city parks who wrote for The Washington Park Profile for many years, died March 1 after a battle with liver cancer. She is … more
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