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DPD to focus on education with new scooter ordinance

The Denver Police Department’s traffic enforcement division is currently approaching electric scooter riders with an agenda of education and training. Since the unexpected introduction of rental … more

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 … more

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 … more

Rethinking the front lawn

Traditional lawns are everywhere, parks, golf courses, right of ways, ball fields — maybe even your front yard is a host to these seas of verdant green. We are conditioned at an early age that here … more

New basketball courts at Washington Park are open

After nearly six months on the sidelines, the new and improved basketball courts at Washington Park have opened. The courts reopened on July 19, and had everything done except the paint striping. … more

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
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