Congress Park residents teach about water-wise gardening

On a dreary Saturday in May, five women stand in the front yard of Anne Miller’s house in Congress Park. The group is consulting a small diagram Miller has drawn, a plan for the so-called …
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Affidavit: STEM security guard wounded student; suspects used cocaine before attack

Court documents in the case against one STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting suspect released June 20 show a private security guard at the school fired gunshots at other responding officers and …

State high court clears path for TABOR ballot issue

Proponents of a Colorado ballot initiative to eliminate a constitutional amendment that strictly limits government's ability to tax and spend can proceed with their campaign to put the question on …

New Denver food waste pilot program asks restaurants to help
On May 1, the city started a new pilot food waste program that included nine Denver restaurants as well as composting businesses. Run by the Denver Department of Health and Environment’s …

Investing in Denver green space

After several months of raising money, the Turnverein has begun planting trees on the north side of its property to replace a long strip of cracked and crumbling asphalt along East 16th Avenue. …

Denver workers with disabilities show their skills

When Andy Ngovanduc describes his job at Pizzability, he makes his workday sound ideal. “We just chill and hang out, and we eat the whole day long,” he said. “It’s kind of fun.” The …

Life on Capitol Hill: June 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 …

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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 …

Z Cycle Shop in Capitol Hill focuses on customer care

Stepping into Z Cycle Shop at 1405 N. Ogden St. is like being transported back in time to when people knew their neighbors, stopped in to say hello and catch up. Here, customers can receive some good …

Denver Pride art installation ‘A gem of delight’

The Colfax community came together last month to bring the stories of Stonewall and Denver Pride streetside as artwork on the district’s 14 utility boxes for traffic lights. Frank Locantore, …

The low-maintenance wonder of succulents

Succulents are more popular than ever right now — and with good reason. Beyond their bizarre and beautiful shapes, textures and forms is the succulent’s utilitarian value. Succulents are some of …

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