There won’t be any little piggies or cute bunnies or a stick-horse rodeo this year. In fact, there won’t be a National Western Stock Show (NWSS) and Rodeo. For only the second time in the event’s 115-year history it has been cancelled, this time due to the corona virus pandemic.
By many accounts, DPS Superintendent, Susana Cordova, was a star, a real Cinderella story—daughter of DPS secretary becomes first bilingual Latina to lead the district.
This month: 1) Kappa Senior Apartments; 2) The Great Conjunction; 3) Rankings for Best Neighborhoods in Denver; 4) DPS Announces First HBCU High School; and 5) Children’s Recognized for Nursing Excellence.
This month: 1) DPS Superintendent Cordova Resigns; 2) East Area Plan Approved Amidst Controversy; 3) Land at Northfield and Central Park Blvds. Sold for Apartments; and 4) McAuliffe International School and Inspire Ele. Teacher Rachel Lamb Recognized for Excellence.
This month: 1) Target and Five Other Tenants Announced for the Exchange at Boulevard One in Lowry; 2) Stanley Virtual Reality Installation; 3) The Future of Park Hill Golf Course; and 4) Covid: New Technology, Masks & “Shrink Your Bubble”
Denver’s historic City Park Golf Course reopened September 1 after years of major work and considerable controversy that spanned petitions, protests and even a lawsuit over the now-completed changes.
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.