Mark Shaker claims he’s not a developer—he’s a social worker. A quick glance at his much-anticipated, $25 million project, Aurora’s Stanley Marketplace, might make that statement seem a bit dubious. The 100,000-square-foot space, formerly the Stanley Aviation building, will house some 50...
September 22 2016, 11:10 AM
"The Case Of: JonBenet Ramsey" will air on CBS in the Denver area Sunday at 6:30 p.m. and Monday at 7 p.m. Photos courtesy of CBS
It's not hard to find mentions of Colorado on national TV this week. Twenty years ago this December, 6-year-old JonBenet Ramsey was found dead in her Boulder home. The mysterious murder has been the subject of much media speculation over the years, but this anniversary has shined new interest on...
September 14 2016, 3:20 PM
Giselle Gutierrez-Ruiz stands by one of the murals he painted at Limon Correctional Facility. Photo by Morgan Rachel Levy
In a move District Attorney Dave Young described as “rare,” the top prosecutor for Adams County has offered a new plea deal to Giselle Gutierrez-Ruiz, who was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole nearly two decades ago as a teenager. Gutierrez-Ruiz, now 36, signed the...
September 12 2016, 3:00 PM
Although it’s been a sociopolitical talking point for some time, the U.S. Census Bureau made it official this summer: The demographics of America are changing, starting with our youngest citizens. In late June, newly released data revealed that just over half (50.2 percent) of babies born...
August 31 2016, 1:47 PM
One of the three sections of LoDo's Skyline Park, on Arapahoe between 15th and 18th streets.
—Photo courtesy of Glenn Ross
Starting Friday, August 19, cracking open a beer in public will be 100 percent legal. Just make sure you’re at the right park at the right time.
Set to grace LoDo’s Skyline Park through September 15, the Skyline Beer Garden pop-up will offer 12 (obviously local) craft beers, as well as wine and...
August 17 2016, 11:05 AM
—Courtesy of Jeff Turner / Flickr via Creative Commons
The 10th annual CNBC America’s Top States for Business report revealed Colorado as third in the nation, scoring 1,555 out of a possible 2,000 points in various categories including education, cost of living, infrastructure, and quality of life.
The survey results show...
July 14 2016, 3:30 PM
Stephen Butler / Flickr via Creative Commons
After releasing the second and final round of results from its inaugural Sexual Misconduct Survey, the University of Colorado Boulder announced plans on Tuesday to update its prevention efforts by focusing on additional training for students.
The survey, which was completed by more than 13,000...
July 12 2016, 3:45 PM
—Photos by Jerilyn Forsythe
The most powerful moments in today’s anti-police brutality protest in downtown Denver were utterly silent.
A mostly youthful and racially diverse group of demonstrators marched from Civic Center Plaza down the 16th Street Mall to Arapahoe Street and back to the steps of the City and County...
July 11 2016, 4:40 PM