"We're the cherry on top of everything that goes on for the convention center," the Diamond Cabaret's owner said.
The Tourism Improvement District is the first of its kind in the state. It will be funded with a 1 percent tax on hotel rooms.
If a majority of affected hotel owners agree, a new Tourism Improvement District will raise money for increasing costs at the Colorado Convention Center.
Today's news roundup includes a look into how changing Medicaid could affect the independence of some people with disabilities, possible name changes coming to the Colorado Convention Center and Denver Performing Arts Complex, what happens when humans interfere with nature, and more.
Many of your costumes were impressively handmade. Every one was filled with gusto.
Denver City Council signed off on a plan to increase taxes on hotel rooms by 1 percent in order to pay for an expansion of the Colorado Convention Center.
Denver leaders are considering creating Colorado's first "tourism improvement district," which would allow the city to charge extra taxes and fees to hotels.
The creator of the 40-foot-tall sculpture, Lawrence Argent, who teaches at the University of Denver, is pretty prolific in the world of giant public art.