Baby animal alert: Denver Zoo welcomes Umi the endangered Malayan tapir
Would you like to see an animal that looks like a pig, but has a stubby version of an elephant trunk? How about the baby version of that?
Malayan tapir mom Rinny gave birth to Umi early in the morning of Saturday, May 6, the Denver Zoo says. You can’t see her just yet though: Umi will be out of sight until she is able to swim and mom and baby are comfortable going outside.
Umi is the third baby of her species born in the Denver Zoo. There are currently fewer than 2,000 Malayan tapirs in the wild due to habitat loss and hunting, according to the zoo.
The Colfax Avenue and Broadway intersection will be closed for a lot of Saturday as Denver Water kicks off old pipe replacement project
While some of the work could continue into Sunday, Denver Water says it shouldn't disrupt ¡Viva! Streets Denver celebrations.
Her daughter was killed on her bike in Denver. She’s still riding and pushing leaders to make streets safer
Ainslie O’Neil was killed in December 2022 when she was struck by a driver while crossing Federal Boulevard on West 35th Avenue.
Denver board divided on competing school policing proposals
The Denver Public Schools board will hear public comment next Monday and could set a special meeting then to vote.
Initially a pandemic response to homelessness, safe outdoor sites could become a long-term program
City Council will vote Monday on zoning changes that would codify the program and provide opportunities for expansion.
Broadway and Welton Street will be car-free again this Sunday for Viva Streets Denver — and you can come meet the Denverite team!
We'll be tabling at the second ¡Viva! Streets Denver.
Things to do in Denver this weekend, June 2-4
First Friday art walks, Nuggets watch parties and more!
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.