Whether it's the Olympics or NFL Draft, officials follow a similar pattern of talking about tourism gains and economic boosts while also keeping their cards about details and costs close to the chest.
Muralist Belove uses purple for his monumental paintings in Denver's gentrifying neighborhoods so that black faces can be truly seen.
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.
Denver leaders are considering creating Colorado's first "tourism improvement district," which would allow the city to charge extra taxes and fees to hotels.
For today's chart of the week, we look at how many people are actually attracted to Denver's finest attractions.
Visit Denver constructed a massive replica of Red Rocks in the streets of Chicago.