Denver will close more streets, opening them to walking, wheeling, biking and running
Cole, Curtis Park and Congress Park are getting a new look in the COVID-19 era.
Three new stretches of road will close to cars for the most part and open to people looking to stretch out without having to get too close to others.
The Department of Transportation and Infrastructure announced Friday that it will close these segments early next week:
- 30th Street from Welton Street to Larimer Street in Curtis Park
- 11th Avenue from Race Street to Colorado Boulevard (with Josephine and York Streets remaining open to thru-traffic across 11th Avenue) in Congress Park
- Franklin Street from 28th Avenue to 37th Avenue in Cole
The new stretches of people-friendly streets add about 2.5 miles to the city’s stock of similarly open streets around the city.
DU gymnastics’ scores are up and the program is breaking records just in time to host NCAA regionals this weekend
It's the first step on the road to a national championship.
Park Hill Golf Course’s future reimagined — by sixth graders
The kids were much better behaved than some adults as they discussed what they believe could be done with the 155-acre plot of land.
West Denver neighborhoods will be shaped for the next 20 years by the area plan City Council approved this week
The plan encompasses Barnum, Barnum West, Sun Valley, Valverde, Villa Park and West Colfax.
What Denver mayoral candidates on the ballot say about safety in Denver Public Schools and youth violence
Parents and students called for more gun safety laws and security measures liked armed officers in schools in the aftermath of the East High School shooting.
What happens if candidates in the mayoral and city council races fail to get more than 50% of the vote?
In a crowded field with no frontrunner, getting above 50% would be an impressive feat.
Denver’s municipal election turnout has long been pretty bad. Maybe things will be better this year?
Do you have a good strategy to get your friends interested in democracy?
Candidates in the at-large city council race have received racist, homophobic harassment
One filed a police report after receiving over a dozen hateful letters in the mail.
Another round of the very popular e-bike rebates will be available Tuesday
Denverite's claimed almost 900 rebates last time in less than half an hour.
A very Denverite mayoral questionnaire: Kelly Brough
We asked candidates about the Park Hill Golf Course conservation land easement, Denver's future, sweeps and more.
Gut check: Has Denver’s Fair Elections Fund done what it’s supposed to?
About a dozen committees have spent more than $3 million on all of Denver’s municipal races, mostly in support of candidates.
What is a whale baleen and why is its skeleton at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science?
It likely dates back to the 1800s.
Here’s your chance to have your say on Denver’s sidewalks
The city is taking applications for a task force on Denver Deserves Sidewalks.
East High School shooter’s interest in ghost guns derailed a once-promising academic outlook
The 17-year-old student was bright with an interest in engineering, but his attitude toward guns led to repeated tense encounters with law enforcement and school officials.
Thousands rallied for gun legislation for the third time this month
DPS is supporting five bills this session to address the issue.
Pozole Fest returns to Westwood this weekend
“Food is an expression of culture."
Curious about cumbia? Join Ciudad Reina for a cumbia history and dance lesson
“It’s so much more than just music."
Pinkerton, the security firm involved in the 2020 killing of a protester, can resume operating in Denver
The city recently renewed the firm's license, after a judge overturned Denver’s decision to revoke it over the killing of a right-wing protestor in October 2020.
Kids home today? Here’s Denverite’s Instant Art Contest For Kids
We asked kids if they'd make some artwork of Denver places today. They did!
Things to do in Denver this weekend, March 24-26
Black Restaurant Week, a bee-themed menu at Tamayo and more!
After East High shooting, armed police are temporarily headed back to DPS high schools. The debate to keep them there is underway
DPS board approved the return of officers until the end of the school year a day after a shooting at East High school.