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.
“We just buried Luis”: East High parents, students fume after another shooting and call for stricter security
On their way to school today, students walked past a memorial to Luis Garcia, who was shot outside East earlier this year.
East High shooting: One victim remains in hospital. Police say they’ve found suspected shooter’s car in Park County
The two victims were identified as Eric Sinclair and Jerald Mason. The alleged shooter is still at large.
Sun Valley is rapidly changing, but a History Colorado project wants to keep the neighborhood’s memory alive
“This is an opportunity to make sure that the history of this neighborhood is told by those of us who lived it."
PlatteForum’s latest show features the work of a rising star in the Denver street photography scene — and his mentees
Anthony Maes mentored high schoolers for six weeks teaching them about street photography. Their work is now on display together.
Kelly Brough’s partner has long influenced city politics on behalf of businesses like Frontier Airlines, Kroenke and large developers
David Kenney would have to step back from business with the city if Brough is elected mayor.
So you voted for a candidate who dropped out of the election. What happens to your vote?
We asked the Clerk and Recorder's office about what happens to votes for candidates who withdraw from the race.
More than $1 million in taxpayer money went out to mayoral campaigns in final payment
The Fair Elections Fund spent more than $7 million total but didn’t run out of money, as many feared.
Tamayo and Toro are premiering a bee-themed menu to raise awareness about the climate crisis facing our honey-making friends
The special menu and philanthropic campaign will be available through April 23.
Denver is paying out $110,000 for two liability claims involving police
The two cases date back to 2014 and 2020, and involve a SWAT raid and unlawful search and seizure.
Denver metro area had more than 13,000 permits filed for new apartments last year
More than a million units are under construction nationwide.
An unlikely union between a hospital and a writers’ workshop is helping medical workers with trauma
"If this was a drug, you’d be going to FDA to try to get it approved."
Outside spending for mayoral hopeful Johnston gives him the edge in money race
A LinkedIn co-founder has contributed $779,804 to an independent expenditure committee supporting Mike Johnston.
Alfonzo Porter, Denver Urban Spectrum editor-in-chief, has died
"He was a compassionate brother and he wanted to see what's best for our community.”
Park Hill Golf Course developers tried to silence nonprofit Sisters of Color this week
The nonprofit is suing the developer over how it handled a lease.
Hear tribal storytelling, eat frybread and get COVID boosted at the 47th annual Denver Powwow this weekend
Come for the culture and get a vaccine shot.
Things to do in Denver this weekend, March 17-19
St. Patrick's Day festivities continue, the National Alpaca Show and more!
What happened to Bison No. 4 at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science?
Nos. 1, 2, 3 and 5 are all safely housed in the archives. So what about their four-lorn friend?
Socialists and Republicans agree on something: both oppose developing the Park Hill Golf Course
Habitat for Humanity, the Denver Streets Partnership and the Denver Classroom Teachers Association say vote yes.
Staffing and transparency are top worries from Denver’s law enforcement watchdogs
The Citizen Oversight Board and Office of the Independent Monitor released their 2022 annual reports this week.
Here’s the lineup for the 2023 Women+Film Festival and what else to expect
Tickets and full festival passes are available now for the fest that kicks off April 13.