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Jun 07, 2018

Denver Heats Up with Summer Opportunities for Youth to Eat Healthy, Learn, Play and Work

Summer is here, and the City and County of Denver wants to ensure families are informed about opportunities available for children and youth to remain healthy, safe, engaged in the community and continue to learn while school is out.

Jun 07, 2018

Let’s Have a Sober Conversation About Scooters on Denver’s Streets

Hot takes abounded after Lime (and later Bird) brazenly launched a fleet of for-rent electric scooters on Denver streets without the city’s blessing. Some thought the scooters, deployed at the beginning of the Memorial Day Weekend, were a fun and cheap way to traverse the city. Others liked the idea of the scooter-share service but worried — rightfully so — that they’d block the paths of pedestrians and wheelchair users.

Jun 07, 2018

Free-wheeling scooter companies Bird and Lime aren’t rushing to comply with Denver’s removal order. But they’re eager to get legal.

Two companies this week still were ignoring Denver’s order to remove their dockless electric scooters from public streets and sidewalks, four days after the city spoke up. Instead, as Lime and Bird still displayed dozens and dozens of available scooters on their mobile apps Tuesday afternoon, they said only that they looked forward to working with the city’s Department of Public Works on rules that could legalize the zippy transports.

Jun 06, 2018

Denver Animal Protection Offers Free Adult Cat Adoptions in June

“Purrassic World” adoption promotion aims to find homes for more than 19 adult cats

 

 

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