Programming includes live music, local artists and a chile eating contest that's "kind of gross to watch."
Colorado will try to figure out if government programs are actually working with a big grant and a new research lab
Gov. John Hickenlooper said the Colorado Evaluation and Action Lab will provide "blunt assessments based on facts, not politics."
To Councilman Paul Lopez, who represents west Denver, this is formalizing something that already existed along the corridor.