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May 26, 2024

Loveland foundry rebuilds Jackie Robinson statue after theft in Kansas

As he coats a mold of Jackie Robinson with wax, metalsmith Alex Haines reflected on the extra importance of a project that will soon give the city of Wichita, Kansas, a replacement bronze statue of the baseball icon after thieves brazenly destroyed the original. “Many sculptures come through here,” said Haines at the[...]

May 23, 2024

New Study Suggests Denver’s Transit System, RTD, is Plagued by Crime and Costs

A study of metro Denver’s transit system by the Common Sense Institute examines the history of RTD and the budget, ridership and crime impacting the system today. From 2020 through 2022, 66% of RTD’s revenue came from sales and use taxes in participating counties, amounting to $275 per Denver metro area resident, according t[...]

MLG expands to Denver Tech Center
May 22, 2024

MLG Capital Announces Expansion to Denver With New Office Building

MLG Capital today announced that it has expanded its nationwide footprint with the addition of a new Denver office located in the Denver Tech Center (8490 E Crescent Pkwy, Greenwood Village, CO, Suite 120), one of the metro area’s primary employment hubs. This addition adds to MLG Capital’s offices in Brookfield, WI; Dallas,[...]

Paradigm River North boasts 188,000 square feet of Class AA office space and 12,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space.
May 22, 2024

Jordon Perlmutter & Co. and Rockefeller Group Complete 200,000-Sq Ft Denver Office Building Paradigm River North District (RiNo)

Jordon Perlmutter & Co. and Rockefeller Group announced today the completion of construction on Paradigm River North, the latest addition to new office construction in Denver’s rapidly growing River North Art District (RiNo). Paradigm River North, also known as 3400 Walnut Street, boasts 188,000 square feet of Class AA [...]

May 22, 2024

More Companies Offer On-Site Child Care. Parents love the Convenience, but is it a Long-Term Fix?

They operate in places like an airport, a resort and a distribution center, tucked away from the public eye but close enough for easy access. They often emit laughter — and the sound of tumbling blocks, bouncing balls, and meandering tricycles.

Denver, Colorado, United States - 4.7.2023: RiNo neighborhood at sunset. People sitting at a brewery patio
May 21, 2024

RiNo Art District Announces Q1 Recipients of Creative Grants 

RiNo Art District, a 501(c)(6) nonprofit arts organization dedicated to fostering a welcoming, creative community where a diversity of artists, residents and businesses thrive, today announced the first round of individuals and organizations receiving funding through the Creative Grants program. In Q1 2024, RiNo awarded $41,500 [...]

May 21, 2024

Starting Beef: 19 Denver Restaurants Vye for Denver’s Best Burger Battle on August 1st

Denver’s most anticipated all-you-can-eat and drink festivals — Denver Burger Battle — returns on Thursday, August 1, pitting more than 19 area restaurants against each other to crown the best burger in Denver. Seven new restaurants will compete this year (compared to five new restaurants in 2023), including Blue Spruce Br[...]

People queue up to attend an orientation session for recent immigrants, Monday, May 20, in Denver.
May 21, 2024

Ambitious Migrant Program Underway in Denver

In a hotel conference room in Denver, Dallenis Martinez attended orientation with hundreds of other migrants Monday for the city’s new, ambitious migrant support program, which includes six-month apartment stays and intensive job preparation for those who can’t yet legally work. It’s an about-face from strategi[...]

Former NASA astronaut Ed Dwight poses for a portrait to promote the National Geographic documentary film “The Space Race” during the Winter Television Critics Association Press Tour, Thursday, Feb. 8, 2024, at The Langham Huntington Hotel in Pasadena, Calif.
May 20, 2024

Colorado U.S. Senators Introduce Bill to Honor Edward J. Dwight, Jr. as a Pioneer in Space and Civil Rights

Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper, and U.S. Representative Joe Neguse introduced the Edward J. Dwight, Jr. Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2023 to honor the life and legacy of Ed Dwight Jr. days before he made history at 90-years-old as the oldest person on Earth to travel to space upon Blue Origin’s[...]

Colorado State Capitol Building, USA
May 17, 2024

Legislative Session Outcomes Addressed by Gov. Jared Polis at Denver Metro Chamber and Colorado Competitive Council’s State of the State

Colorado’s business community heard from Gov. Jared Polis and business leaders from the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce and Colorado Competitive Council (C3) about the outcomes of the 2024 legislative session at the Chamber and C3’s annual State of the State event, presented by Xcel Energy. With more than 600 community memb[...]

May 17, 2024

McDonald’s Plans $5 Meal Deal to Counter Customer Frustration over high prices

McDonald’s plans to introduce a $5 meal deal in the U.S. next month to counter slowing sales and customers’ frustration with high prices. The deal would let customers get a four-piece McNugget, small fries, a small drink and either a McDouble burger or a McChicken sandwich for $5 in most areas, according to a person [...]

May 17, 2024

Bike Shops Boomed Early in the Pandemic, But it’s Been a Bumpy Ride Since

In Boulder, Douglas Emerson’s bike shop, University Bicycles, is faring better than most stores, boosted by its location in one of the most popular places to ride bikes in the country. He’s had the shop for 39 years and employs 30 staffers. Like other bike stores, the pandemic spurred a frenzy of bike buying at [&hel[...]