The Berkeley Gardens Fire Department has led the parade since 2014. The tradition continues in 2021 … Continue Reading about Celebrating Community with a 4th of July Bang
Is someone’s choice in home design a personal decision or is there an obligation to the community? Should a homeowner be able to build a home with features that are different from older styles or should newer builds resemble older ones? Is a turn-of-the-century 1900s brick bungalow more attractive … Continue Reading about A Question of Character: As Overlays Become More Common, Who Should Decide How a Community Should Look?
DeGette Faces 3rd Primary Challenger in 4 Elections Neal Walia interned for former Congressman Mark Udall and worked for (then) Governor Hickenlooper on addressing homelessness and in a community outreach position to the Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) community before working for the … Continue Reading about Westsider Neal Walia Announces Campaign For Congress
In May we told you about Shawn and Ben Johnson’s unsuccessful effort to obtain a zoning variance for 95 square feet of additional building footprint for an Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) they want to build for Shawn’s mom, Catherine Johnson, who is disabled. The Johnsons spoke at Denver City … Continue Reading about Will the Johnsons Get a Zoning Variance?
Longtime Phillips Automotive Mechanic Worked at Location 45 Years Daniel Santangelo started working at the Phillips Automotive off 43rd Avenue and Zuni right after high school and never looked in the rearview mirror. The longtime mechanic and owner of the quaint automotive repair shop, which … Continue Reading about End of the Road: Daniel Santangelo to Retire
While many folks were getting pandemic puppies last year, Emma Porter was getting a pandemic pig. Last August she drove out to the eastern plains of Colorado to the Hog Haven Farm, a pig rescue in Deer Trail. The nonprofit, founded in 2014, just 45 minutes east of town, has rescued over 300 pigs and … Continue Reading about A Swinetastic New Addition to North Denver
If you’ve lived in North Denver more than a few weeks you probably know about businesses like Linger, Feral, Parisi, and other North Denver icons. We wanted to highlight a few North Denver Businesses you might not have heard of yet though. Some are new; some predate all of their neighbors, but all … Continue Reading about 5 North Denver Businesses You May Not Know (But Do Now!)
At 11 and Younger, North Denver Bambinos Prep for Future Rain delayed practice for the North Denver Bambinos on July 1, one day before the team of 11-year-olds had a game. It was yet another setback for them, and coach Nathan Aguilar said the bad weather has been “kind of the storyline this … Continue Reading about Youth Baseball Team Looks to Be High School Feeder
Not every story needs 1000 words (and we couldn't fit them all in the print edition even if we wrote them). Here's a roundup of some of the other stories we felt were important this month. City Officials, Community Celebrate Official Opening of La Raza Park While the park has been officially … Continue Reading about July 2021 News Shorts
Weddings that were postponed due to COVID19 have blasted back onto the scene this summer, and local venues and businesses are working overtime to keep up with the pace. Not only are last year’s postponed weddings back on the schedule, but venues and other wedding-related businesses are getting … Continue Reading about After a Year of Postponements and Virtual Micro Weddings, Nuptial Celebrations are ON
Chaffee Park, Sunnyside, Highland, Jefferson Park Are Part of Newest Plans If there are things about your neighborhood you love, or things you want to see improve, now is the time to tell the city what you want to see preserved or changed. The city conducts planning at the large citywide level, … Continue Reading about City Planners Invite Residents to Shape Neighborhoods’ Future
Property Sold in June for $32.1 Million According to Denver city plans, the area where the Mexican restaurant La Loma once operated will be the site of a new 15-story housing complex. Construction is anticipated to begin as early as this fall. The anticipated project at 2601 N. Alcott St. was … Continue Reading about Construction on 15-Story Jefferson Park Housing Complex Could Begin This Fall
DPD ShotSpotter Alerts Rose More Than 470% in 2020 Compared to 2017 To the untrained ear, hearing the difference between the sounds of a car backfiring, fireworks going off, and gunshots can be … [Read More...] about It’s Not Your Ears. Gunshots in North Denver Have Increased