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Denver seeks applicants for project funding

The Denver Economic Development and Opportunity office announced last month it is accepting applications for funding for neighborhood services projects. Projects that are awarded funds must be ready … more

Growing Pains: ‘We’ll become another generic city’

As Tom Messina sat in front of a microphone in the Wellington E. Webb Municipal Building during a July Landmark Preservation Commission hearing, he tearfully explained why he opposed the historic … more

Protecting Denver’s vibrant business scene

We all have businesses we like to support because they have special meaning to us. For me, it’s a store filled with piles of books and board games. Ever since I was little, Black and Read bookstore … more

Congress Park school sensory garden helps teach students about world around them

A small preschool class runs along the gravel paths in the sensory garden at Sewall Child Development Center. One boy shouts that he saw a grasshopper, another chases after a flying bee. Moving on to … more

Life on Capitol Hill: August 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

Denver residents can’t ‘afford to live where they work’

Deanie Labriola is a woman who counts her blessings. A month ago she moved into her new apartment in Arvada. Her living room has a few chairs, as well as a dining table. Her dog and cat keep her … more

Mayor Hancock’s third term ‘an opportunity to be bold’

After winning his third term as mayor, Michael B. Hancock is taking on a new strategy: He wants to tackle equity in Denver and ensure growth in the city benefits all. “A third term also presents an … more

The privilege of telling your stories

And just like that, a year has gone by. My first issue of Life on Capitol Hill came out in July. In the last year I have covered the food banks, transit on Colfax, laundry for the homeless and more. … more

Life on Capitol Hill: July 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

Ongoing series tackles how development affects our lives

Denver has changed a lot from when I was a kid growing up here. Even just within the past five years since I finished college, the city has grown by leaps and bounds. This growth is not new to … more

Growing Pains: ‘Zoning is the catalyst for the plan’

Denver city councilmember Jolon Clark says the city is experiencing a multitude of use-by-right development. That means if a project fits within a property’s existing zoning code, developers can … more

Public Works procedures aim to lessen construction impact

In response to my efforts to alleviate construction project management issues throughout the city, Denver Public Works (DPW) has released updated procedures that aim to lessen construction impacts to … more

Larimer Square’s history looms large

Sandwiched between two retail shops, 1411 Larimer St. is a skinny building, hardly 10 feet wide, a single room. Within this tight space, real estate developers have crammed the entire history of … more
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