The project to widen I-70 from I-25 to Chambers Road, the Central 70 Project, reached a milestone in November when CDOT reached agreement with Kiewit Meridiam Partners (KMP) on a complex public-private partnership (P3) for building, operating and maintaining the 10-mile stretch of highway.
As Denver metro housing prices continue to rise, so also does the community focus on affordable housing. The Front Porch offers this overview of recent activities affecting affordable housing in northeast Denver.
Lorena Cantarovici is introducing a taste of Latin America to the metro area one empanada at a time. Her third Maria Empanada store, located at the Stanley Marketplace, opened this past August.
With outdoor seating featuring a firepit, a rotating selection of 24 American craft beers, and hormone- and antibiotic-free hot dogs, sausages and burgers, the new Dog Haus restaurant brings a German biergarten-inspired eating/gathering place to The Shops at Northfield.
Denver School of the Arts. Montview and Quebec. Tickets/complete listings: www.dsapresents.org, www.dsa.dpsk12.org/performances
What’s Next?” is the question we’ve heard since the Dec. 11 community-wide listening sessions about keeping or changing the Stapleton name. Five organizations that contribute to the community in different ways sponsored the two sessions, one afternoon and one evening, to get a sense of community views on the subject. All five organizations have Stapleton associated with their names.
The Front Porch sat down with newly elected District 4 school board member, Jennifer Bacon, to discuss her recent election win and her priorities. Bacon was supported by the teachers’ union, which opposes many recent board reforms implemented around school choice, accountability and school closure. The following interview has been edited and condensed.
The Department of Public Health and Environment at the City and County of Denver welcomed the Stapleton Community into the Sustainable Neighborhood Network on Dec. 20, 2017.
The Denver Botanic Gardens has always been an oasis in the city, but during the holiday season, it’s also a winter wonderland.