Two former city councilmen share their thoughts on long-term impacts of the pandemic, particularly on economic development and housing. Proposed zoning changes for group housing and allowing accessory dwelling units (ADUs) in single-family zoning have raised concerns among some homeowners, as evidenced by this yard sign.
This month: 1) Sprouts Announces Aug. 19 Opening; 2) Lots of New Apartments Coming to 80238; 3) Johnson & Wales Closing; 4) Lowry Boulevard One Update; 5) Denver Days Parades plus State Update on CO Ban on Large-Capacity Magazines.
Though Denver was on target for hospitalizations, testing and positivity rates as of June 24, officials stated strongly that masks need to be worn “for the foreseeable future.”
Denver Police Chief Paul Pazen held a virtual town hall on June 3 to listen to community concerns and respond to questions. The Front Porch transcribed questions from that session and edited for length and clarity.
This month: 1) Sprouts To Open July 22; 2) Stanley Opens with Two New Businesses; 3) Control Tower Owner Expects Building To Remain an “Eat & Play” Destination; 4) DPS To Remove Cops from Schools; 5) City Council Approves Nov. Ballot Measure Re: Key Appointed Positions; plus State Updates.
Governor Polis announces broad testing access in Colorado
“We know there is no silver bullet. Nobody has gotten it right,” says city planner Laura Aldrete, Executive Director of Denver’s Community Planning and Development (CPD) office, when asked what can be done to fix Denver’s housing crisis.
This month: 1) Census 2020 Is Here; 2) Stapleton Farmers Market Gets a Reboot; 3) Blood Banks Are Facing a Shortage; 4) RTD Service Reductions Planned for May to Start April 19; 5) Senior Housing; and 6) Denver Initial Economic Relief Package for Businesses, Employees.
Mayor Hancock announces citywide stay at home order and closure of non-essential businesses from March 24 to April 10. That follows Gov. Polis’ statewide order for all businesses to cut back their on-site staff to at least 50%. Social distancing orders remain in effect.
This month: 1) Sand Creek Regional Greenway Closed Due to Health Concerns; 2) The News is No National News at Denver Rec Centers; 3) Denver Unveils Group Living Zoning Proposal; 4) Presidential Race Comes to NE Denver/Aurora; 5) Three Upcoming Openings Announced for The Shops at Beeler Park; and 6) New Asian Restaurant Coming to Stanley by Summer.