Denver nonprofit looks to convert former church into affordable housing

A nonprofit has set its sights on an old church near Cheesman Park as the home of a new affordable housing project. While some residents think the project will serve a need in the community, others …
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Yes or no on Prop DD: Arguments for and against

As people continue to move to Colorado in droves, one consequence of population growth is often overlooked: the water Coloradans consume. That’s why Proposition DD this November asks voters to …

Yes or no on Prop CC: Arguments for and against

The most controversial choice on voters' ballots this November may not be over a politician — it could be over Proposition CC. That's a measure that asks Colorado voters to allow the state …

Denver museum launches system to aid visually impaired visitors

Last month, the Denver Museum of Nature & Science launched a new system that uses micronavigation to aid visually impaired guests who are walking through exhibits. EdgGuide was developed by the …

Denver Water presents lead pipe removal plan to EPA

A 30-day public comment period has started after Denver Water submitted a proposal to remove all the lead pipes from its system to the Environmental Protection Agency. The utility organization will …

Denver school board elections

There are three open positions on the Denver School Board for the upcoming November ballot: an at-large position, as well as one each for Districts 1 and 5. To see a map of the Denver school …

Tiny homes to get Denver council vote this month

Giving citizens a larger role in dealing with Denver’s homelessness problem is at stake when the Denver City Council votes Oct. 7 on the tiny home ordinance. If passed, the measure could be a …

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 …

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Swallow Hill builds community through music enrichment

For the last 40 years, Swallow Hill Music has been steadily growing its footprint in the Denver area. What started as a small collective of musicians has grown to a school and concert programmer that …

DU theater program gives inmates tools for creative expression

As cast members from the Sterling Correctional Facility got ready for their final performance of “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,” play director Ashley Hamilton lead them through exercises to …

The future of Capitol Hill United Neighborhoods

Capitol Hill United Neighborhoods celebrated 50 years last month and announced several new projects that will move it into the future. The anniversary party was held at the Denver Botanic Gardens on …

Denver Friendship Powwow marks 30th year

A steady beat resonated from the hide stretched out over large drums and bells on dresses jangled, giving native dancers a song as they entered the arena Sept. 7 at the 30th annual Friendship Powwow …

A 75,000 step walk around Cheesman Park

For his 75th birthday, Seth Bradley wants people to get outside and go walking. Starting on the night of Oct. 1, Bradley will walk 75,000 steps in 24 hours around Cheesman Park for his birthday. The …

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