Dear Denver: Put your money where your mouth is. After all, your big plans for Denver talk a lot about the need for open space.

This morning, I almost fell out of my chair reading The Denver Post’s editorial, headlined “Denver must protect Park Hill open space.” This piece came on the heels of an opinion column in the Post by former Denver Mayor Wellington Webb, which had the headline “Webb: Park Hill Golf Course land can and must be …

A carriage house? A granny flat? An Accessory Dwelling Unit? Your call.

It’s whatever you want to call it: a small home built on the same lot as the owner’s own home. In my neighborhood, there are carriage houses here and there, dating from the time when people in Denver needed a place to store a carriage. Fast forward many decades, and more and more Denver residents …

11 / 11 / 11.

For those of us whose parents and relatives and friends who joined the military during difficult times – and those who gave their lives for their service -- today is a time for reflection. I know that some holidays – Memorial Day, July 4, Veterans Day – have been turned into a commercial free-for-all. But …

Sometimes election news has to share the space with a golf course

After sitting through several hours of meetings yesterday, when I returned home I flipped on the laptop to learn some of the results of yesterday’s elections. What I also found was that the Park Hill Golf Course saga was continuing with a new twist. Sometimes it’s better to be an observer, rather than a player. …