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Three south Denver area schools given national award

Three Denver schools were recognized with the National Blue Ribbon School Award in Washington, D.C. last month. The program sets a standard of excellence for all schools striving for the highest … more

Fairy door art project returns to Denver District 7

While walking around areas of District 7 in southwest Denver, you may just stumble upon art made by the locals. The pieces aren’t large — in fact, Councilmember Jolon Clark calls it “micro … more

Lincoln’s Roadhouse celebrated 20th anniversary in Platt Park this year

For Jim and Kelli Housley, the key to running a successful restaurant is to evolve and stay relevant. Jim and his then-business partner, Dave Stickney, first bought Lincoln’s Roadhouse 20 years … more

Washington Park trolley stop restored by nonprofit, students

A historic trolley stop near Washington Park was given new life by a small group of volunteers from the Community College of Denver’s Architecture, Engineering and Construction program. … more

Proposed Lincoln Street bus lane changes bring concern

A new proposal to switch to a designated bus lane on Lincoln Street from Interstate 25 north to Seventh Avenue has residents concerned that they will lose out on parking in front of their homes, … more

South Pearl bookstore aims to bring parents together

As a children’s bookstore, Second Star to the Right has programming for young minds down to a science, with themed storytime events and craft projects. More recently, the store branched out into … more

Washington Park Profile: December 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 … more

Small Business Saturday rallies consumers around Denver businesses

In recent years, Black Friday has become a massive, practically month-long endeavor where some of the country’s largest retailers offer all kinds of deals and promotions. But for the more than … more

Uptown nonprofit aims to eliminate barriers for parents

Through one day of work, a small group of volunteers has helped Metro Caring reopen its childcare space in its Uptown location. Now, the nonprofit is working to staff the area with volunteers to … more

Denver accepting applications for energy assistance program

Last month the city of Denver opened applications for its annual Low-Income Energy Assistance Program through the Office of Human Services. Applications will be accepted until April 30. The program … more

Denver releases draft of East Central Plan

The city of Denver is seeking comment on its newly released draft of the East Central Plan, which will help determine growth in the area. Neighbors can either comment directly on the draft or through … more

Colfax Ave BID turns 30 (Photos)

The Colfax Ave Business Improvement District celebrated its 30th anniversary last month with a party at the Fillmore Auditorium. Local restaurants donated food for the event. Organizations such as … more

Letter to the Editor: Colorado needs solution to education funding

As of this past September, Colorado currently leads the nation in four-day school weeks with over 61% of school districts having recently made this switch. Is this because we are the trendsetting, … more

Access for all

I always knew that representing the most bustling, population-rich core of the city would come with unique challenges. Capitol Hill is the densest neighborhood in the city. Eight of the 15 D10 … more

Denver church joins national art movement on impact of gunfire

In the halls of the First Baptist Church of Denver in Capitol Hill are stacks of small origami boxes. Church members and nearby residents alike came together to make more than 800 of the boxes, with … more

Denver hospital 'started off on the right foot’

Don Kortz, a board member with Health One and the Rose Medical Center, has dedicated much of his adult life to the hospital. He has served on both the hospital’s board and the board of the Rose … more

Cheesman Park to get a new gathering space

Capitol Hill United Neighborhoods and City Street Investors have struck a partnership to renovate the Tears-McFarlane House and add a cafe, hoping to make the historic building more open to the … more

Capitol Hill gym blends technology and health

In some ways, Matrix Fitness and Spa is a gym like any other — there’s exercise equipment and yoga rooms. But new owners Philippe Goix and Regina Brugh have big plans for the 14,000-square-foot … more

Denver Art Museum announces opening date after renovations

Renovations of the North Building of the Denver Art Museum are nearing completion. The museum announced last month that the newly renamed Lanny and Sharon Martin Building will begin reopening in … more

Life on Capitol Hill: December Business Matters

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