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New Americans clear citizenship hurdle in Denver

For Beate Wake, 52, becoming a U.S. citizen means having a stronger voice. “I don’t feel left out anymore, I feel like part of the group now,” said Wake, who is from Germany and has lived in … more

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

Wash Park church hosts Bluegrass benefit show

Denver residents are invited to try their chops at singing bluegrass, all while raising funds for the Historic Cameron Church in Washington Park. The fundraising event will be held on Sept. 22 at the … 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

Holiday weekend rich in ways to bid summer farewell

No matter what any of us do, summer never seems to last any longer, does it? Children are back in school, you can feel faint traces of autumn’s coolness once the sun sets, and Labor Day Weekend is … more

Denver recycling event collects unused, unwanted paint

Residents and business owners are invited to drop off all unwanted paint at the PaintCare recycling event from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 24 at South High School, 1700 E. Louisiana Ave. in Denver. House … more

University Park garden girls

Hidden behind a small stone wall at the Brookdale Senior Living facility in University Park is an expansive lawn space. Brookdale residents often take walks on the looping paths, enjoying time … 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 students draw like Monet (Photos)

Denver-area schools and day cares came to the Denver Art Museum to celebrate an upcoming exhibit which will feature around 120 paintings by Claude Monet. Following a speech by Christoph Heinrich, … more

Letter to the editor

Keep Park Hill green The Park Hill Golf Course provides 155 acres of green, open space in our Denver community. That’s 155 acres of clean air and water, greater sustainability, potential … more

Reporter Stories: A road on the table

Community Editor Christy Steadman sits down to discuss the long-awaited and often delayed Jefferson Parkway, which would link the northern Metro Denver area to the rest of the 470 beltway -- if it … more

Preparing for a fall and winter on the stage

Summer winding down means a lot of things, including the starting of schools for children and faint glints of autumn starting to spring up. And for stages all over the metro area, it means it’s … 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

Good intentions go bad in ‘Fairfield’

As almost anyone can readily attest, good intentions don’t necessarily lead to positive outcomes. This is certainly true in Eric Coble’s scathing and hilarious “Fairfield,” which takes the … 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

Wash Park looks into new kids programming

In an effort to extend summer programming for kids into the fall months, staff at the Washington Park Recreation Center are setting out to try a new event — a miniature triathlon. While the event … more

Denver proposes new bike lanes near Wash Park

As Amy Kenreich pulls up to the intersection at South Marion Parkway and East Dakota Avenue, she slows at the stop sign and reminds her two children to do the same. “What do I always tell you?” … more
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