Councilman Jolon Clark and community leaders in Athmar Park have a plan that could bring tens of millions of dollars to Denver's southwestern neighborhoods.
A Georgia-based startup took a look this month at how many of its users are moving to places like Colorado or Oregon for legal weed.
"There need to be more guidelines put in place before dumping that undue burden" on neighborhood groups, said one advisory committee member.
In short, these organizations can be big and powerful, with full-time staff and the money to take on some serious projects.
The Brennan Center for Justice at New York University took a preliminary look at crime this year in the country's 30 largest cities, of which Denver is one.
The question everyone is asking doesn't have a great answer.