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Inside the Sometimes-Contentious, Surprisingly Productive, and Never-Boring World of Denver’s City Council

As it welcomes seven new members, the City Council has a long to-do list. But do you really understand how this governing body works? A look at the people who shape life in the Mile High City. Read more… (5280, December 2015)

Welcome to Globeville

Welcome to Globeville

For more than a century, Denver has mistreated, maligned, or misused the Globeville neighborhood. It’s been cut in four by major interstates. It’s been a dumping ground and a proposed Superfund site. Now, as gentrification encroaches on this historic neighborhood, Globeville residents keep waiting—and wishing—for something better. Read more… (5280, November 2014)

Dry Times

Colorado has grown rapidly over recent decades, as more and more people crowd into our borders. Our water, unfortunately, is a limited resource. And we’re almost out. Read more… (5280, April 2010)