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Reflections on 2018, looking forward in 2019

For Denver to maintain and improve our high quality of life, inclusive of residents of all backgrounds and sustainable for future generations, we must ensure there is a balance between housing people … more

Micro-transit company shuts down two Denver lines

Denver residents and University of Denver students, faculty and staff will have to find new ways to make the first or last mile transit connections following the announcement that urban transport … more

Denver art project meant to calm traffic

On the lawn of Civic Center Park, Councilmember Deborah Ortega held up a colorful piece of thin metal that had been cut to look like a person during a pop-up art event. A number of the metal cutouts … more

Building the future of Denver parks

The early Denver leaders envisioned a city that was a “city in a park.” As part of the City Beautiful movement lead by Mayor Robert Speer in the early 1900s, these early leaders set the … more

Denver manages construction to help neighbors

Our economy is booming, and the new construction to bring additional housing, office space and retail businesses is clearly evident in this boom. However, the negative impacts of these projects have … more

City council debates $500,000 solution to Denver's dog park problem

For years, Taylor Nelson would load dogs Ozzie and Titan into his car, start the engine and embark on his half-hour daily commute. Except he wasn't commuting to work — he was going to the dog park. … more

Let your voice be heard this budget season

As a public servant I’m only as effective as my ability to listen to constituents and must lead with neighbors’ voices echoing in my mind as I make decisions.  That is why each year before the … more

What to expect from the upcoming Grandoozy music festival

Superfly, a New York-based festival producer, has had its eyes on Denver as the setting for its latest project for the past five years. This month, those dreams become reality when Grandoozy opens at … more

Letter to the Editor: The magnitude of a tax increase

The Denver City Council, led by Councilman Jolon Clark, has a measure on the November ballot which would generate $46 million a year for parks. This would entail raising the city sales tax from 3.65 … more

Changes must be made to the Denver City Charter

The Denver City Charter does not give city council the authority to independently contract for legal and other professional services. Two incidences in the past year have convinced me that the … more
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