“This is not being done with a scalpel; it’s being done with a sledgehammer,” said Denver Councilwoman Kendra Black. She warned that prohibition never works.
Mayor: Some dining tables in Denver parking lots could be allowed to stay
“What we are going to do is a case-by-case, restaurant-by-restaurant, bar-by-bar assessment of what is possible,” Mayor Michael Hancock said Tuesday.
Denver’s short-term rentals heated up this summer after COVID-19 faded
The number of active licenses and tax revenue from May through August rose dramatically compared to last year, but they still trail pre-pandemic levels.
Denver legalized delivery services for cannabis shops but few use them
The city will only grant transportation licenses to companies with owners who were charged with cannabis-related crimes or are in poor areas for the next three years.
Denver tees off planning process for Kennedy Golf Course overhaul
The city is proposing to redesign each of the three nine-hole courses over five to 10 years and build a new clubhouse.
Homeless campsite planned for Denver Health lot in Lincoln Park
The encampment would be next to single-family homes and be managed by the same nonprofit that oversees campsites in Park Hill and on the Regis University campus.
Bonus plan for Denver employees advances, but some on council object
“Our city doesn’t have unlimited funds,” said a member about payouts for COVID vaccinations and pandemic service. “I wish it could be more,” said another.
Denver asks judge to nullify part of homeless camping ballot measure
The city argues that Initiative 303’s requirement that law enforcement respond to complaints within 72 hours or allow lawsuits intrudes on its authority to use discretion.
Beta Nightclub hearing postponed over license ownership confusion
It is accused of 10 alleged violations of municipal code and state law, including having inadequate security and allowing the distribution of cocaine.
Income-restricted condos planned for triangular block in RiNo
Developers want to put a 49-unit complex on a narrow slice of land in Five Points. City staff say construction will be the hardest part of the project.