With no way to quantify how names affect people’s lives, the Front Porch turned to readers for guidance. They were eager to share their stories and insights.
It may have a funny-sounding name, but it’s the fastest growing sport across the nation and in Denver. Pickleball, which is a cross between tennis and ping pong, is delighting players of all ages even as it’s causing challenges for municipal recreation departments.
The Denver Public Schools board wants to yank much of the power to innovate from the district’s innovation schools. The board is seeking input at two community meetings this month, but it is expected to approve the move later in March.
By the end of the year, Denver residents will likely lose a time-honored tradition – free trash pick-up.
We can hardly believe we printed the first issue 22 years ago—though looking around at all that has changed makes it believable. It was a great run, but it’s time for the paper’s smart and energetic staff to carry Front Porch into the future.
Being home (whether or not in time for the holidays) will soon have a profound new meaning for over a hundred Denver residents—the Quality Inn on Quebec is being transformed into 139 affordable microhousing units.
As schools shut down across the country in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, students have had to adapt to a new reality—and seniors in college and high school are trying to creatively reevaluate what they had thought were firm plans for graduation and their futures.
Local bird watcher and photographer George Ho, MD captured this photo of the Groove-billed Ani in Sand Creek.
If you have a gas-powered vehicle, you have three to seven grams of precious metals in your catalytic converter.
Mohammed flew out of the Kabul Airport on August 24th. Forty-two hours later, a suicide bomber killed 60+ Afghans and 13 U.S. Service members. He remembers when the Taliban used to perform public amputations and stone people to death at soccer games. “They’re wearing a mask now,” says Mohammed. “But this is the same Taliban.”