Three changes make Denver’s 2017 Tour de Fat sound less fun
Last week, we reported about the details of this year’s Tour de Fat, but it’s time to reflect on what this year’s changes mean.
And an informal survey of internet opinions suggest that most of the changes are bad.
1. You have to pay $25 to get in.
Reason that’s not good: In the past, it’s been free.
2. There’s no bike parade
Reason that’s not good: It’s a tradition that people enjoyed.
Would you like to do this? You won’t be able to.
3. It’s being held in the National Western Stock Show Complex
Reason that’s not good: City Park, the traditional Denver location, is a place that people are comfortable biking to.
Westwood nonprofit D3 Arts needs $18,000 to pay for building upgrades after getting cease-and-desist letter from Fire Department
The Westwood staple needs a new commercially licensed fire alarm system to continue operating as an event space for the community.
Maki Teshima’s first public art installation promotes connectedness in the Washington Park neighborhood
The installation is an ode to the art and culture of knotting across Asian communities.
The severity of Denver’s housing crisis shows in May’s record-breaking eviction filings
Last month, the courts saw 1,216 eviction filings. Those numbers are not likely to get better without big policy changes and significant investments, according to advocates.
Millions of out-of-state dollars are pouring into the Denver mayor’s race. One candidate is calling foul
The super PAC supporting Mike Johnston has reported more than $4.2 million in contributions. The PAC for Kelly Brough has reported $1.5 million.
The mysterious case of the missing fedora
Joshua Abeyta, of Los Mocochetes, wants whomever stole his hat to return it.
Six cool things to do in Denver this week
An East Colfax community mural painting, a family friendly outdoor fair, flash tattoos and a putt putt pub crawl to help save Sloan's Lake.
Denver’s Vision Zero pledge is failing. The city’s reset calls for slower speeds to stop deaths
Eighty-four people died on Denver’s streets last year.
More than 350 units of affordable housing may be built a block from Park Hill Golf Course
The 6.7 acre site would include senior housing, income-restricted housing, open space and a possible Denver Public Schools vocational school.
Nuggets 101: A quick guide for new fans
Don’t worry, you’ll know what a “bubble season” is in no time.
Don’t forget the sunscreen: Pool season is almost here!
All of Denver's 15 public indoor pools and most of the 16 outdoor ones are opening next week.
Where to watch the 2023 NBA Finals in Denver
Six places to watch games with other Nuggets faithful throughout the series if you can't break the bank for the home games.
Here’s what Denver City Council wants the new mayor to prioritize in next year’s budget
Council's priorities have not changed much from last year, with one major exception: planning for more spending on more potential migrant arrivals.
The old Milo’s Sports Tavern spot in Virginia Village is slated to become a QuikTrip gas station
The Virginia Village bar closed months after pandemic shutdowns swept the state.
You can now reserve a security line spot at DIA without TSA PreCheck or paying for CLEAR
Lines are long already, with a busy summer travel season ahead.
Denver honors philanthropist DJ Squizzy Taylor with his own day
Mayor Michael Hancock honored the entertainer and businessman earlier this month for his work in the city through his Celebrate Life Foundation.
This Congress Park man is uprooting political campaign signs from the public right of way
He knows city's rules and wants to save you from a nasty fall.
New Denver schools safety plan asks board to decide on police on campus
The board is scheduled to discuss police in schools next week.
Sun Valley and La Alma Lincoln Park residents still want the defunct Zuni plant to become a public market
They're just waiting on Xcel Energy and the city.
Here’s what’s next for Lake Steam Baths, still owned by Boom Car Wash, LLC
Don't worry. It won't be a car wash.