They've ended up being a "tool of privilege," said Renee Martinez-Stone, but it doesn't have to be that way. "This is a tool that could keep people in place."
"The demand for affordable housing in Denver is off the charts."
We took a look at Denver public art produced by Hispanic, Latino and Chicano artists and asked what it means to be represented in the city's artistic life.
Mile High Early Learning, which operates seven centers around Denver, launched the training program to help solve one of the field’s most intractable problems.
A new quarter-mile bike route runs around Westwood's Garfield Lake Park, designed for children to be able to get exercise and for their parents to be able to keep a close eye on their kids.
Denver is kicking in $100,000 as part of its latest effort to address food insecurity in Globeville, Elyria-Swansea, Montbello, Westwood and other areas where access to groceries is limited.
Kahlo’s offers a different type of Mexican food in Denver’s Westwood neighborhood — think Michoacán with vegan options
Noe Bermudez, who also owns Denver mainstay Tarasco's, opened Kahlo’s on Morrison Road earlier this year.
To Councilman Paul Lopez, who represents west Denver, this is formalizing something that already existed along the corridor.
Redevelopment pressures are threatening some of the last affordable housing in the Denver metro area that doesn't require a government subsidy.
Denver set $3 million aside to get grocery stores in Globeville-Eyria-Swansea, Westwood and Montbello, but so far no supermarkets have announced plans to enter the food deserts.