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 …

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. …

Remember the 2019 municipal elections in Denver?

Who could forget it? It was long, occasionally nasty, and didn’t end the way many people wanted. But during that election campaign, Denver Mayor Michael Hancock said his administration would create an agency devoted to housing issues. This was six months ago. One could have considered it something like the cliché of rearranging the deck …