3 days ago

29 Unique Things to do in Denver this Weekend

Where: Sloan Lake, Sheridan Blvd. and W 17th Ave., Denver 

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Where: Ratio Beerworks, 2920 Larimer St., Denver 

Where: River North Festival Grounds, 3715 Chestnut Pl., Denver

Where: Ace Eat Serve, 501 E 17th Ave., Denver 

Where: Great Divide Brewing Event Space, 3403 Brighton Blvd., Denver

Where: The Bluebird Theater, 3317 E Colfax Ave., Denver 

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

Where: Hi-Dive Denver, 7 S Broadway, Denver 

Where: Great Divide Brewing Co.,  2201 Arapahoe St., Denver

Where: PlatteForum, 2400 Curtis St., Denver

Where: Youth on Record, 1301 W 10th Ave., Denver 

Where: Little Man Ice Cream, 2620 16th St., Denver

Where: Founders Green, 7601 E 29th Ave., Denver 

Where: Vauxhall at The Ramble Hotel, 2450 Larimer St., Denver 

Where: Monkey Barrel, 4401 Tejon St., Denver 

Where: Avanti F&B, a collective eatery, 3200 Pecos St., Denver 

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

Where: Bar Helix, 3440 Larimer St., Denver 

Where: Howl at the Moon Denver, 1735 19th St., Denver 

Where: Denver Civic Center Park, Colfax Ave and Bannock St., Denver 

Where: Colorado Convention Center, 700 14th St., Denver 

    29 Unique Things to do in Denver this Weekend
    May's end is almost upon us and Denver has some great events to move you to the end. Kick off your weekend with some hilarious sets at Lucha Libre & Laugh and end it by getting tropical at a Tiki Party. Whatever you end up doing, make sure to take a peek at this roundup of events in Denver.
    https://303magazine.com

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4 days ago

Denver's Longest Traffic Signal and Wait Times on Major Routes

...lane closure for construction, for instance, "we know cars are going to go on Federal, Colfax and Sheridan, and we can run different timing plans. Typically what we're doing is increasing the...

    Denver's Longest Traffic Signal and Wait Times on Major Routes
    Many of the traffic signals in Denver seem so long that drivers may be tempted to time them with an hour glass. And Michael Finochio, traffic engineering manager for Denver Public Works, acknowledges that signal time lag has lengthened over the past ten to twenty years in many locations in response to an increase in volume.
    http://www.westword.com

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A bunch of roads will be closed this weekend for the Colfax Marathon

- The last runner will cross westbound Colfax Avenue at Sheridan Boulevard at approximately 10 a.m.

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- The last runner will leave Raleigh and Colfax (they will go north and south on Raleigh to Sloan’s Lake, encircling it) at approximately 8:45 a.m.

- The last marathon runners will cross eastbound East 17th Avenue at Vine Street at approximately 11:25 a.m.

    A bunch of roads will be closed this weekend for the Colfax Marathon
    Don't say we didn't warn you: the Colfax Marathon and its other races are this weekend, and that means there will be road closures and light rail service disruptions as thousands of runners take to the streets of Denver, Lakewood and Aurora.
    https://www.9news.com

May 10

May 02

WeCAN MEMBER VOTE: Proposed updates to the WeCAN Bylaws

The WeCAN Board of Directors has been volunteering their time to get the West Colfax Association of Neighbors Bylaws updated. The core change to the bylaws is to be more inclusive by enabling online voting. We believe this will allow us to get more input and participation from our members when important issues come up in West Colfax. We realize that many residents and business owners are too busy to attend general meetings, but their input is nevertheless very important to us.  In addition, several other changes have been made such as revising our purpose, removing unneeded language, and further defining voting requirements.

    WeCAN MEMBER VOTE: Proposed updates to the WeCAN Bylaws | West Colfax Association of Neighbors
    The WeCAN Board of Directors has been volunteering their time to get the West Colfax Association of Neighbors Bylaws updated. The core change to the bylaws is to be more inclusive by enabling online voting. We believe this will allow us to get more input and participation from our members when important issues come up in West Colfax.
    https://www.wecandenver.org

May 01

Got a green thumb? On Saturday, May 5, Denver...

Got a green thumb? On Saturday, May 5, Denver residents can take advantage of one day to get two great products for their gardens! Denver Public Works will hold its annual Mulch Giveaway and Compost Sale from 8:00am to 2:00pm. Denver residents can load up on free mulch and buy compost at a significantly discounted price, while supplies last at Havana Nursery (10450 Smith Road). Pre-bagged compost will be sold at a reduced price of $3.75 per 1.25 cubic foot bag (9 gallon), or in bulk, at $35 per cubic yard at the Havana Nursery location only. Limit 20 bags or three cubic yards of compost per vehicle. Dig-your-own free mulch will be available at the following locations: Havana Nursery (10450 Smith Rd., just south of I-70 on Havana St.), free loader service into trucks and trailers available at this site only Veterans Park (Iowa Ave. & Vine St.) Bear Creek Park (South of Dartmouth Ave. on Raleigh St.) Sloan’s Lake Park (Sheridan Blvd. & 17th Ave.) Fred Thomas Park (Syracuse St. & 23rd Ave.) Event Reminders Denver residents must bring their own pitchforks or shovels, as well as bags or containers for loading mulch and a tarp to cover trucks or trailers. Commercial vehicles are prohibited from taking or selling mulch or compost from this event. Event is open to Denver residents only. Compost is a nutrient-rich soil made from decomposed organic material. When added to soil, it helps plants thrive while reducing water and fertilizer needs! Mulch can be used to control weeds, retain soil moisture and protect shallow-rooted plants. The free mulch offered at this event was made from ground-up trees collected through Denver’s Treecycle program earlier this year. For more information on the annual Mulch Giveaway & Compost Sale, please visit denvergov.org/mulch

    Mulch Giveaway & Compost Sale
    City of Denver
    http://www.denvergov.org

Apr 21

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Apr 11

Lakewood man gets 28 years in prison for child abuse resulting in infant death

On March 3 2016, Lakewood police responded to 5353 W. 16th Ave. where they found infant Naomi unresponsive.

    Lakewood man gets 28 years in prison for child abuse resulting in infant death
    A Lakewood man was sentenced to 28 years in prison for child abuse that resulted in the death of his 3-month-old daughter, Naomi Jones. Josiah Lamarr Jones, 22, appeared in Jefferson County District Court on Tuesday where he was handed his sentence after pleading guilty on Friday felony child abuse resulting in death, according to a news release from the Jefferson and Gilpin Counties office of the district attorney.
    https://www.denverpost.com

Apr 11

Lakewood Man Sentenced to 28 Years Prison Child Abuse Resulting in Death of Infant

On March 3, 2016 Lakewood police were called to 5353 W. 16th where they found Naomi Jones unresponsive.  She was transported to Denver Health Medical Center and then transferred to Childrens’ Hospital Colorado. She died on March 6.

    Lakewood Man Sentenced to 28 Years Prison Child Abuse Resulting in Death of Infant
    Josiah Lamarr Jones, DOB: 9-7-95, appeared in Jefferson County District Court on April 10 where he was sentenced to prison for 28 years for the death of his three-month-old daughter, Naomi Jones. Josiah Jones pled guilty to a class two felony, Child Abuse Resulting in Death on March 6, less than a week before his trial was set to begin.
    http://northdenvernews.com

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

Apr 02

Rezone Proposal – 1602 to 1680 N. Sheridan Blvd.

Bruce O'Donnell of Starboard Realty will be a guest at the April 2018 WeCAN General Membership Meeting to present a rezoning application proposed by the neighbors on 1602 - 1680 N. Sheridan Blvd.  The five property owners that own the property along the east side of Sheridan from 16th Ave to 17th Ave are proposing to rezone their property to G-MS-5.  This effort will include working with the City to dedicate an additional 16' of Right of Way for Sheridan Blvd. so that an 8' Treelawn and an 8' detached sidewalk can be achieved.

    Rezone Proposal - 1602 to 1680 N. Sheridan Blvd. | West Colfax Association of Neighbors
    Bruce O'Donnell of Starboard Realty will be a guest at the April 2018 WeCAN General Membership Meeting to present a rezoning application proposed by the neighbors on 1602 - 1680 N. Sheridan Blvd. The five property owners that own the property along the east side of Sheridan from 16th Ave to 17th Ave are proposing ...
    https://www.wecandenver.org

Apr 02

There’s no better way to celebrate Earth Day ...

There’s no better way to celebrate Earth Day than planting a tree, and The Park People makes it easy and affordable with its annual Denver Digs Trees Fruit and Yard Tree Sale, Saturday April 21, 2018. With over a dozen varieties available, there is something for every arborist, green thumb, urban farmer, and environmental champion. The Park People’s Denver Digs Trees program is the only initiative offering trees for planting both in the public right-of-way and on private property, making it is easy for homeowners to do their part to cultivate and support the city forest. The sale is open to the public, including residents who live outside of Denver. Additionally, the trees are affordable. On average, similar trees cost between $80-$150. However, because Denver Digs Trees’ sponsors subsidize much of this expense, trees purchased at the sale are offered for just $45 or $65. Important Information: What: Earth Day Fruit & Yard Tree Sale When: Saturday, April 21, Noon-2 p.m. Where: City Park Greenhouse (2500 E. 23rd Ave., near 23rd & York, close to the Denver Zoo) and Sloan’s Lake Park (5055 W. 17th Ave., near 17th & Sheridan. Cost: Just $45 for bareroot trees and $65 for container and balled & burlapped trees Available Varieties: Honeycrisp Apple, Montmorency Cherry, Stanley Plum, Green Gage Plum, Anjou Pear, Hot Wings Tatarian Maple, Cleveland Select Flowering Pear, and Eastern Redbud. A limited number of additional medium to large shade varieties also will be available. More Information: www.TheParkPeople.org 303-722-6262

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