The Rocky Flats site circa 1995
—Photo via Wikimedia Commons
Last week, a group of university researchers announced a plan to study whether people who lived downwind from the former Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant suffered health effects related to the facility. In its first week, the survey has already attracted about 2,000 respondents. “I think it’s...
May 26 2016, 3:15 PM
Michel Martin hosting a past event in Dallas discussing one of the most watched—and most controversial—sports in America, football.
—Photo courtesy of NPR
The future of water—who gets it and who has access to it—is just the start of an upcoming panel discussion presented by National Public Radio and host of “All Things Considered” Michel Martin. “Water is so central to the development of the west,” Martin says. “We’re working together to talk about...
May 18 2016, 9:15 AM
Luckily for Lottie, dogs will still be allowed at breweries' designated outdoor areas.
—Courtesy of Kate Dean
In dog-friendly Denver, it's not uncommon to take Fido wherever you go. The rule of thumb has always been fairly straightforward: Where food is served, dogs aren't allowed. Now, according to the Denver Department of Environmental Health, our furry friends aren't welcome at Coloradans' sudsy...
May 17 2016, 1:45 PM
Grab users can pick up their food from express lines to save time
—Photo courtesy Laura Fidelman
Dining at Denver International Airport just got easier. In April, the major travel hub joined six other U.S. airports in a partnership with Grab, a mobile app for the hungry traveler. Users can now place express pickup orders from several full-service and fast-casual restaurants within the...
May 10 2016, 9:35 AM
—Photo by Sarah Boyum
It’s no surprise to longtime Denver residents that the city’s Globeville neighborhood—which sits in “the Mousetrap” where I-70 and I-25 intersect—has suffered from poor city planning in the past that has negatively impacted the area’s environment and health of its residents over generations. While...
May 5 2016, 4:00 PM
—Photography by author
The long-awaited, 23-mile installment of the Regional Transportation District's FasTracks program is officially up and running. The rail line, which runs from Denver’s Union Station to Denver International Airport in just 37 minutes (and, notably, with zero traffic), serves communities in...
April 22 2016, 10:00 AM
—Courtesy of Thrive Workplace Solutions
As a nationally recognized "best place to live" and a mecca for millennials entering the workforce, Colorado’s startup scene has received recognition over the past decade and continues to grow, one entrepreneurial venture at a time. Despite the arrival of almost 101,000 ...
April 15 2016, 11:00 AM
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It doesn't take much to feel at home in Denver—the people are friendly, the weather is pleasant, and there's no shortage of things to do. But moving to a new city is never easy; there are so many things you need to learn (the best route to the mountains) and do (update your license plates). With...
April 14 2016, 4:30 PM