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Quilt Sale Benefits Tennyson Center

All quilts have been donated and come from a four state region. Some quilts will be discounted by at least 10%. Sales benefit the Tennyson Center, a residential treatment center for children. 2950 Tennyson, Denver.

    Quilt Sale Benefits Tennyson Center - Mile High on the Cheap
    More than 150 quilts in all sizes and colors will be on sale Friday & Saturday, April 20 & 21 at the Tennyson Center for Children. Choose from more than 100 crib quilts. Both contemporary and antique quilts are represented in sizes from twin to king.
    https://www.milehighonthecheap.com

Apr 13

Apr 10

A very thoughtful piece about a plan that cou...

A very thoughtful piece about a plan that could effect Colorado's taxpayers now and in the future.

    Why doesn't the Winter Olympics exploratory committee comply with the Sunshine Law? - Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition
    The city says the Denver Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Exploratory Committee, formed by Mayor Michael Hancock, is not bound by the Colorado Open Meetings Law and, therefore, it can meet however it sees fit. But there is a solid legal argument that the state's open meetings law indeed does apply to the Winter Olympics exploratory committee.
    http://coloradofoic.org

Apr 10

Apr 09

Sloan's Lake Neighborhood Association shared ...

    Proposed mixed-use development garners mixed reviews from neighbors - BusinessDen
    A Denver-based developer wants to build a mixed-use project topping out at 16 stories at the southeast corner of Sloan's Lake Park, but two neighborhood groups aren't on board with the plans. Zocalo Community Development plans to construct more than 300 residential units, about half of which would be designated as affordable housing, on the parking lot along Newton Street between 16th and 17th avenues.
    https://businessden.com

Mar 14

20 Unique Things to do in Denver this Week

Where: The Crown Collection, 4433 W 29th Ave., Denver 

This article has 19 other Denver locations (Show)

Where: Renegade Brewing Company, 925 W 9th Ave., Denver 

Where: Hudson Hill, 619 E 13th Ave., Denver

Where: Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, 1485 Delgany St., Denver

Where: 105 West Brewing Company, 1043 Park St., Castle Rock

Where: LFX Filmworks, 1701 31st St., Denver 

Where: Spectra Art Space, 1836 S Broadway, Denver 

Where: ViewHouse Eatery, Bar & Rooftop, 2015 Market St., Denver 

Where: Syntax Physic Opera, 554 S Broadway, Denver

Where: ROLL, 1399 35th St., Denver 

Where: Curious Theatre Company, 1080 Acoma St., Denver 

Where: Alternation Brewing Company, 1539 S Broadway, Denver 

Where: Fado Irish Pub/Howl at the Moon, 1901 Wazee St., Denver 

Where: Mockery Brewing, 3501 Delgany St., Denver

Where: Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum, 7711 E Academy Blvd., Denver 

Where: Secular Hub, 3100 Downing St., Denver 

Where: ATC DEN, 3420 Larimer St., Denver 

Where: Seawell Ballroom, Denver Performing Arts Complex, 1400 Curtis St., Denver

Where: Cultivated Synergy, 2901 Walnut St., Denver

Where: National Western Complex, 4655 Humboldt St., Denver 

    20 Unique Things to do in Denver this Week
    It is midway through March and Denver has some great events to keep your month moving. Start your weekend off by getting some sunshine vibes at a Summer Tan Patio Party and end it by relaxing at Yoga & Brunch. Whatever you make of the weekend, make sure to take a look at this roundup of events in Denver.
    https://303magazine.com

Mar 13

Mar 12

St. Patrick’s Day Parade and 22 Things to do in Denver this Week

Where: The Crown Collection, 4433 W 29th Ave., Denver 

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Where: Denver Bicycle Cafe, 1300 E 17th Ave., Denver 

Where: Ratio Beerworks, 2920 Larimer St., Denver 

Where: The Monkey Barrel Bar, 4401 Tejon St., Denver 

Where: Grandma’s House, 1710 S Broadway, Denver

Where: Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project, 3350 Brighton Blvd., Denver 

Where: Summit Music Hall, 1902 Blake St., Denver 

Where: The Walnut Room, 3131 Walnut St., Denver 

Where: University of Colorado Denver, 1201 Larimer St., Denver 

Where: Oriental Theater, 4335 West 44th Ave., Denver

Where: Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, 1485 Delgany St., Denver

Where: Woods Boss Brewing, 2210 California St, Denver 

Where: Spectra Art Space, 1836 S Broadway, Denver 

Where: LFX Filmworks, 1701 31st St., Denver 

Where: La Rumba, 99 W 9th Ave., Denver 

Where: Denver Art Museum, 100 W 14th Ave Pkwy., Denver 

Where: Curious Theatre Company, 1080 Acoma St., Denver 

Where: Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum, 7711 E Academy Blvd., Denver 

Where: Seawell Ballroom, Denver Performing Arts Complex, 1400 Curtis St., Denver

Where: Cultivated Synergy, 2901 Walnut St., Denver

Where: National Western Complex, 4655 Humboldt St., Denver 

    St. Patrick's Day Parade and 22 Things to do in Denver this Week
    March's weather is warming up and Denver has some great events to get you out of your house. Kick off your week by raising funds for the homeless at Trivia Night and end it by watching some adorable kids walk the runway at a Children's Fashion Show.
    https://303magazine.com

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Feb 23

Resolution of the Sloan's Lake Neighborhood A...

Resolution of the Sloan's Lake Neighborhood Association on the Zocolo 17th and Newton Rezoning Term Sheet The Sloan's Lake Neighborhood Association has been meeting and working for the past one and one half years with Zocolo Community Development to create a plan responsive to the community needs and desires, the residential character of the Sloan's Lake neighborhood and the marketplace and to maximize the benefits to one of the City's greatest assets, Sloan's Lake Park. It is the position of the membership of SLNA RNO that: Whereas, the proposed development site includes the Sloan's Lake Medical Center which is a long time, neighborhood compatible, health care facility that currently houses a long-term care facility, an acute care center and a rehabilitation center; and Whereas, the current PUD Zoning of this site was developed and approved by City Council in 1978 and anticipated the expansion of medical and health care uses; and Whereas, although there have been many changes in the neighborhood surrounding the site and the use of the site has changed from hospital to other health and wellness uses, with the exit of St. Anthony Central Hospital, the need for health and wellness, related uses has actually increased rather than become outdated, and Whereas, the existing PUD incorporates two blocks plus one half block to the south; covering three parcels: The first block, which now has 145,400 square feet of development (the existing medical building), allows for an additional 86,600 square feet of development for a total of 232,000 square feet; A second (undeveloped) block (the parking lot) allows for 283,600 square feet of development net of parking; A third one half block parcel to the south that allows for 160,000 square feet for a parking structure; and Whereas, from the first block, in the planned new PUD, Zocolo transfers the 86,600 square feet of development to the second undeveloped block, thus adding it to the allowable 283,600 square feet of development and resulting in 370,000 square feet of development on the second block plus an undisclosed amount of parking; and Whereas, the proposed new PUD excludes the third one half block to the south currently included in the existing PUD, but nonetheless relocates the 160,000 square feet of parking onto the first block upon which there is now 145,400 square feet of development which will result in total development of 305,400 square feet of structures on that one block; and Whereas, the total amount of development allowed for under the existing PUD is 515,000 square feet net of parking; and Whereas, the total amount of development on both blocks under the planned new PUD will result in 675,000 square feet of development, more than 160,000 square feet in excess of what is allowed under the current PUD, and Whereas, the amount of traffic generated by the 180 unit condominium, 170 unit affordable housing development and the existing health care facility uses from one exit onto and entrance off of Meade Street onto 17th Avenue will be far in excess of what the intersection and 17th Avenue can accommodate will cause more congestion than it is capable of handling; and Whereas, the siting, size and scale of the proposed affordable housing, the discernible lack of on-site and on-street parking and the location and access to its parking structure to the east to be shared with the existing health care facility is certain to cause significant parking issues in the adjacent residential neighborhoods; and Whereas, the planned new PUD calls for massive density and height, it is not part of a Transit Oriented Development, is more than a half mile from the closest light rail station and is, therefore, inconsistent with Denver's stated goal of promoting such density as part of transit oriented development; and Whereas,, the planned PUD would allow for buildings up to 16 stories which is six stories taller than what is allowed under the current PUD, is in the middle of a single family residential neighborhood and is significantly out of context with the character of the surrounding neighborhoods; and Whereas, Zocolo has failed to take advantage of the proximity to Sloan's Lake Park by providing adequate open space at the edges of its development to make a visual and functional connection; and Whereas, the planned PUD fails to incorporate any significant open space, either publicly or privately accessible for the hundreds of residents, visitors and patients in the health care facility; and Whereas, the planned PUD would change equally marketable and needed health care related uses to exclusively residential uses, fails to address the needs of the community yet meets the needs of Zocolo by providing its own company office space; and Whereas, Zocolo has stated that the Sloan's Lake Park will provide adequate open space for the residents and visitors to their massive development without any offer of replacement of per capita public open space being taken from existing residents; and Whereas, the West Colfax and South Sloan's Lake areas have experienced rapid gentrification and displacement resulting from people moving into the neighborhood with higher income than those of lower-income, long-term residents, and Whereas, because the proposed affordable rental housing is “separate and unequal” to the luxury market rate condominiums and segregates residents by access, parking, income and class, the plan is contrary to currently accepted best practices to integrate such housing and is discriminatory in nature, and Whereas, the proposed PUD will stimulate even more higher priced exclusive housing further gentrifying the area and displacing more and more lower income residents; and Whereas, although under the planned new PUD, the developer is being allowed a more than 30% increase in development rights than what is allowed on the site under the current PUD, is being allowed to build 10 stories taller than the existing buildings, is asking the City of Denver for direct and large tax increment subsidies in order to include affordable rental units segregated from its high rise condominium; and Whereas, tax increment financed development was legislatively intended for renewal of blighted urban areas where property tax funded city services, such as transportation, fire, police and schools would not be adversely impacted; and Whereas, the use of Tax Increment Financing, will forfeit property taxes from this Zocolo development for such city services for a period of 25 years placing additional tax burdens for these city services on all other Denver residents; and Whereas, Zocolo is providing no affordable housing units for purchase, and has made no study to determine the effect of such a massive luxury condominium project on gentrification, displacement and overall housing affordability in the existing neighborhood; and has made no effort to determine if the affordable housing being provided will offset the effects of displacement of long-time residents; Now therefore, does the Sloan's Lake Neighborhood Association oppose Zocolo Community Development's current terms for a new PUD under its January 2018 17th and Newton Rezoning Term Sheet but also does state its intention to work with Zocolo in good faith to develop a PUD responsive to neighborhood concerns, needs and desires. Approved by Acclamation: February 22, 2018


Feb 23

9 Best Places to Get Hot Chocolate in Denver

Where: 4433 West 29th Ave. #101, Denver

This article has 6 other Denver locations (Show)

Where: 275 South Logan St., Denver

Where: 2504 E. Colfax Ave., Denver

Where: 494 E. 19th Ave., Denver

Where: 820 15th St., Denver

Where: 3040 Blake St., 151, Denver

Where: 1445 Larimer St., Denver

    9 Best Places to Get Hot Chocolate in Denver
    Winter might finally have arrived in Denver, so make sure you spend that chilly day keeping warm by the fire. Coffee is awesome, but don't forget about hot chocolate. Skip the Swiss Miss and score the real deal at one of these awesome restaurants, dessert shops or cafés that serve gourmet hot chocolate or boozy chocolate drinks that will satisfy your sweet tooth and melt your wintered heart.
    https://303magazine.com

Feb 23

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