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Jan 09, 2018

Denver Arts & Venues Announces 2017-2018 "PS You Are Here" Grantees

Denver Arts & Venues is excited to reveal the 2017-2018 “P.S. You Are Here” (PSYAH) grantees. As part of IMAGINE 2020, Denver’s Cultural Plan, Arts & Venues’ PSYAH program is a citywide neighborhood revitalization initiative that cultivates collaborative, community-led outdoor projects in Denver’s public spaces.

Jan 08, 2018

Civic Center Conservancy Brings Temporary Art to Civic Center Park with Tree of Transformation

On Jan. 18, Civic Center Conservancy will launch a temporary, interactive art installation in Civic Center Park, Tree of Transformation by Denver-based artists Nick Geurts and Ryan Elmendorf of Yetiweurks. A free public event from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. with food and beverage trucks will celebrate the installation, which is accessible to everyone who visits the Park. The installation will remain through April 15.

Jan 05, 2018

Traffic Advisory from Denver Public Works

Denver Public Works is doing bridge maintenance on Park Avenue West inbound at Wewatta Street. Commuters should anticipate lane closures on Park Avenue West inbound as well as on Wewatta Street at the intersection while work is underway. Bridge maintenance is expected to continue through next week and possibly longer.

Jan 05, 2018

Grow a Garden Applications are Here!

Grow a Garden ensures that in-need individuals, families, seniors and groups have access to the necessary seeds, seedlings and know-how to grow a successful, productive vegetable garden.

Jan 02, 2018

Denver Solicits Nominations for Healthy Communities Awards

Do you know an outstanding community partner working to build healthy communities in Denver? We want to know about it.

Jan 02, 2018

Recycle Trees through Denver's Treecycle Program!

‘Tis almost time to give your Christmas tree a second life – recycle it through the Denver Public Works Treecycle program! In Denver, trees will be collected over two extended weekends in January. People who participate in Treecycle are helping support the City’s goal of increasing its recycling rate to 34% or greater.

Dec 14, 2017

New Tool to Map Energy Efficiency in Denver Buildings

Today, Denver’s Department of Public Health & Environment (DDPHE) launched an interactive map showing how buildings across the city rank in terms of energy efficiency.

Dec 13, 2017

Denver Selects Atkins North America to Manage 2017 General Obligation Bond

he City and County of Denver today announced the selection of Atkins North America Inc. as the program management team for the 2017 general obligation (GO) bond to repair and improve infrastructure in neighborhoods across Denver.

Dec 08, 2017

Public Invited to Neighborhood Climate and Health Forum on December 11

Denver Department of Public Health & Environment (DDPHE) is hosting Resilient Denver: Building Healthy Communities to Withstand Climate Change on Dec. 11 from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at the Posner Center for International Development (1031 33rd St). The free forum will focus on topics related to sustainability, environmentalism and public health, specifically, how to support community-driven climate adaptations, how to identify inequitable impacts of climate change, and how to access resources for communities seeking to bolster climate resilience.

Dec 08, 2017

Denver Police Warn of New Scam

A new scam is brewing in Denver bars. While out for some fun and libations, smartphones are being stolen from unsuspecting patrons. You see, criminals know how popular and easy it is for friends to transfer money to each other through apps, and see this as an opportunity. So to raise awareness and help to prevent these crimes, the Denver Police Department is sharing this scenario, which is similar to reports taken: