Congress Park Pool to get a new look

After several summers of quick fixes, city officials have started the community process to redesign the Congress Park Pool. City officials held a public meeting on Aug. 12 to get community input from …
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New Americans clear citizenship hurdle

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 …

Temple Grandin urges workforce inclusion, trade skills

Local community leaders recently heard from renowned autism advocate Temple Grandin on employing people with disabilities and workplace inclusion. Developmental Pathways serves individuals with …

History Colorado names new state historian
William Wei, Ph.D., has taken over for Dr. Tom Noel as the state historian. History Colorado made the announcement in mid-July, and Wei assumed the position on Aug. 1, Colorado Day, according to a …

Tom’s Diner heads for redevelopment

Tom Messina of Tom’s Diner has been granted non-historic status for his East Colfax Avenue property, allowing him to move forward with potential development plans. Eleven days before Denver City …

Growing Pains: Managing ‘responsible growth’ in Denver

Looking out over the horizon in Denver, cranes have become a common sight. They pop up as quickly as the buildings do, working to permanently alter the city skyline. Just how many cranes go up is big …

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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 …

New Denver organization hopes to fill in gaps

After leaving Capitol Hill United Neighborhoods in April, a small group has formed their own neighborhood organization: Neighbors for Greater Capitol Hill. Caroline Schomp, the vice president for …

Denver Art Museum curator connects art and the visitor experience

When Angelica Daneo came to work her first job in the United States after leaving Italy, she found the deeper connection to museums that she had been looking for. During her internship with the …

Denver Public Schools offers recycling, compost options in 170 locations

You can add recycling to reading, ’riting and ’rithmetic to the Denver Public Schools curriculum after students returned to classrooms following the summer break. The trash, recycling and …

DAM announces new assistant curator of Native arts

On July 25, the Denver Art Museum announced Dakota Hoska as the new assistant curator of Native arts in a news release. Hoska previously worked as the curatorial research assistant for the Arts of …

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