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.
Harold Fields says of reparations: “We have pipes that are deep underneath these buildings and underneath our streets. The pipes are decaying, they’re old. They’re leaking, and they are only distributing resources to certain places. You’ve got to be able to dig up those pipes and re-do the system. It’s not a matter of changing the washers on faucets or putting in a new shower head, but changing the system.”
Seeing the massive change in community awareness of racism after George Floyd’s death, representatives of neighborhood groups and the city quickly started on the path toward a new name for the Stapleton neighborhood. At the same time, individuals in the community, through rallies and yard signs, are showing their support for the protests and for Black lives.
Natural foods grocer Lucky’s Market will break ground in 2018 in Lowry, with anticipated completion in early 2019.
Once a school that almost didn’t survive, Ashley Elementary is on the upswing because of its new principal.
Tucked behind the Lowry Town Center, the Eisenhower Chapel at 293 Roslyn Street is reminiscent of a Norman Rockwell painting.
Count me among those who wouldn’t consider sending my child to a “red” school, a school that under Denver’s School Performance Framework, or SPF, is “accredited on probation.”
The Green Book is the plan for the re-development of the abandoned Stapleton International Airport. What was the Green Book vision and has Stapleton met it?
With Gov. Polis’ signing of the Law Enforcement Accountability and Integrity Act on June 19, Colorado became the first state in the nation to implement comprehensive police reform since the brutal killing of George Floyd ignited nationwide protests.
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.”