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Developers plan more apartments for Southglenn shopping area

Developers plan more apartments for Southglenn shopping area

When Southglenn Mall, in Centennial, opened 46 years ago, it brought large retailers like Sears and Macy’s to the locale, along with smaller shops for an indoor shopping experience.  In 2009, the area was re-envisioned with an open-air concept and residential buildings. Now Sears has left the shopping area, some expect...

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Denver chefs continue to meet the coronavirus challenge

Denver chefs continue to meet the coronavirus challenge

For Denver area restaurants, the Covid-19 pandemic has meant conquering one challenge after another. Meanwhile, if anyone is expecting recognition for this hard work, well, that’s in short supply in this particular pantry. In fact, the most coveted annual recognition for restaurants, the James Beard Awards, have been...

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Office space devoted to tech jobs rises in Colorado

Office space devoted to tech jobs rises in Colorado

As more Coloradans are employed in tech jobs, the office space to accommodate them has jumped in the last two years. Colorado ranked number 2 for job growth in the tech field, according to a CompTIA study reported by the Denver Business Journal. Another study from the commercial real estate services and investment firm...

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Citizens fight to keep “shared streets” open permanently

Citizens fight to keep “shared streets” open permanently

Early in the pandemic, outdoor space in the city became as coveted as a crate of hand sanitizer. To create more fresh-air promenades for cooped up residents, city officials temporarily designated eight segments of certain streets as “shared streets.” This meant that cars were discouraged unless drivers were going to a...

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Coronavirus spurs thoughts of moving to suburbs and small towns

Coronavirus spurs thoughts of moving to suburbs and small towns

While the pandemic has spurred many to seek safety inside their homes, others are taking the illness as a cue to leave home altogether– and move to new locales. Between April and May of this year, a record 27% of U.S. homebuyers considered moving to “another U.S. metro area,” according to the real estate website Redfin....

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Denver home buyers faced “toughest market” on record in September

Denver home buyers faced “toughest market” on record in September

The Denver housing market put the squeeze on buyers in September, as it logged record lows in inventory and prompted at least one expert to speak in eye-catching terms. "This translates into the toughest market to buy a house in Denver metro's history," Andrew Abrams, chair of the Denver Metro Association of Realtors...

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Soothe your soul at Colorado’s scenic hot springs

Soothe your soul at Colorado’s scenic hot springs

 As the temperatures drop, there’s no better outside activity than a trip to a hot springs resort. A soak in natural mineral water is good for body and soul – and the splendid mountain scenery comes as a bonus. Here are 4 choices just a few hours’ drive from Denver, as suggested by 5280 magazine: Mt. Princeton Hot Springs...

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4 new projects enhance Central Park area

4 new projects enhance Central Park area

Central Park – formerly known as Stapleton—has gone through many changes since ground broke in 2001. From a population of 2,500, when residents moved into the neighborhood’s first apartments in 2004, to a current count of 25,000, the area has seen the founding of the Denver School of Science and Technology, The Shops at...

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Developers plan more apartments for Southglenn shopping area

Developers plan more apartments for Southglenn shopping area

When Southglenn Mall, in Centennial, opened 46 years ago, it brought large retailers like Sears and Macy’s to the locale, along with smaller shops for an indoor shopping experience.  In 2009, the area was re-envisioned with an open-air concept and residential...

read more
Denver chefs continue to meet the coronavirus challenge

Denver chefs continue to meet the coronavirus challenge

For Denver area restaurants, the Covid-19 pandemic has meant conquering one challenge after another. Meanwhile, if anyone is expecting recognition for this hard work, well, that’s in short supply in this particular pantry. In fact, the most coveted annual recognition...

read more
Office space devoted to tech jobs rises in Colorado

Office space devoted to tech jobs rises in Colorado

As more Coloradans are employed in tech jobs, the office space to accommodate them has jumped in the last two years. Colorado ranked number 2 for job growth in the tech field, according to a CompTIA study reported by the Denver Business Journal. Another study from the...

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Citizens fight to keep “shared streets” open permanently

Citizens fight to keep “shared streets” open permanently

Early in the pandemic, outdoor space in the city became as coveted as a crate of hand sanitizer. To create more fresh-air promenades for cooped up residents, city officials temporarily designated eight segments of certain streets as “shared streets.” This meant that...

read more
Soothe your soul at Colorado’s scenic hot springs

Soothe your soul at Colorado’s scenic hot springs

 As the temperatures drop, there’s no better outside activity than a trip to a hot springs resort. A soak in natural mineral water is good for body and soul – and the splendid mountain scenery comes as a bonus. Here are 4 choices just a few hours’ drive from Denver,...

read more
4 new projects enhance Central Park area

4 new projects enhance Central Park area

Central Park – formerly known as Stapleton—has gone through many changes since ground broke in 2001. From a population of 2,500, when residents moved into the neighborhood’s first apartments in 2004, to a current count of 25,000, the area has seen the founding of the...

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