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Dec 06, 2017

A Master Plan for 80 Acres of Open Space in North Denver

Following a one year public process, a master plan for the 80 acres of open space combining Heron Pond, Heller Open Space, and Carpio-Sanguinette Park (formerly Northside Park) will be shared at a public meeting on December 13th, 5:30pm at Laradon Hall in Globeville (5100 Lincoln St).

Dec 05, 2017

Arts & Venues Announces Safe Creative Space Fund

As an extension of Denver’s Safe Occupancy Program, Denver Arts & Venues is pleased to announce the Safe Creative Spaces Fund, providing $300,000 in need-based funding for creative space tenant safety and building improvements.

Dec 01, 2017

Rabid Racoon Recently Confirmed in Denver

Denver Animal Protection reminds residents to ensure their pets are vaccinated as a rabid racoon has been found in Denver at the 4600 block of Sherman St. Following an altercation with two dogs at a residence in the area, the raccoon died. After testing, the animal was found to be positive for rabies. The dogs involved were reported to have been scratched and bitten. It is still unknown if the dogs were adequately vaccinated for rabies, as they have not been located since the altercation.

Nov 28, 2017

Resident Input Sought for Regional Housing Study

The City and County of Denver is among five metro municipalities working jointly on an analysis called the Assessment of Fair Housing. A public survey is being administered now through December 30, 2017, to better understand residents’ housing decisions and experiences living, working, and going to school in the region.

Nov 27, 2017

Recycle Old Holiday Lights Through Denver's New Drop Off Program!

With Thanksgiving behind us, are you now pulling out those holiday lights only to discover they’re broken, burned out or impossibly tangled like a scene out of National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation?

Nov 22, 2017

Arts & Venues Now Accepting Application for Performances for the 2018 Five Points Jazz Festival

Applications are now being accepted for jazz musicians for the 2018 Five Points Jazz Festival taking place in the historic Five Points Neighborhood on Saturday, May 19.

Nov 22, 2017

Denver City Government Closed Thursday, November 23

Most City and County of Denver offices will be closed Thursday, Nov. 23 in observance of the Thanksgiving Day holiday.

Nov 20, 2017

Free Film Screening and Climate Conversation Event on November 20th

Denver Environmental Health and the Sierra Club Colorado Chapter are hosting Denver on Climate: Film, Food & Conversation on Nov. 20 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the McNichols Building, 3rd floor (144 W Colfax Ave). The free event will include a screening of the documentary “From the Ashes,” followed by an expert panel that will discuss the local impacts of climate change and actions being taken in Denver.

Nov 17, 2017

City Partners with Hunger Free Colorado to Expand Food Access and Affordability

In Denver, nearly one out of every six households experience food insecurity, and roughly one in five children suffers from hunger. Whether due to lack of income, lack of access to healthy food, or lack of knowledge of resources and help available, Denver residents are going hungry when they shouldn’t. To address this gap, the City and County of Denver is working with community partners to identify barriers and to explore effective ways to connect people with the food necessary to live better, healthier lives.

Nov 17, 2017

Denver Seeks Public Input on Center-Running Bus Rapid Transit Recommendation on Colfax

Do you take transit, ride a bike, walk, or drive along East Colfax Avenue? Do you live near the corridor or frequent the businesses there? If so, Denver Public Works, in partnership with RTD, would like your input on Denver’s preliminary recommendation for a center-running bus rapid transit (BRT) on East Colfax Avenue to improve travel along the corridor from I-25 to I-225.