Salida, here we come!

For a couple of days, just mountains and trees and looking at a river. ChandlerinSalida, here we go! I need to get a closer look at Smeltertown. New to me. Happy trails to everyone…..

One thumb’s up, one thumb’s down: An emotional afternoon

The Park Hill farmhouse’s fate and the same situation for the iconic Tom’s Diner on East Colfax created a sobering situation for everyone. There were sorrow and concern from those seeking a reprieve from the probable demolition of the Park Hill farmhouse, but the case was lost. There were tears and sorrow and concern during …

A celebration for poetry, literacy and literature: We like that

Colorado selected its first poet laureate in 1919. And today, 100 years later, another poet laureate was announced by Gov. Jared Polis: Bobby LeFebre, who is a talented poet, performance artist, writer (of many genres, including the play Northside), member of the Denver Commission on Cultural Affairs, and on and on. I attended the announcement, …

Late, but: What happened when smart discussion got amped up about a ramp

Flash back for a bit to May 21. Almost two months ago, the city proposed demolishing the South Ramp at Red Rocks, with concerns for its structural integrity, among other concerns. Also on that agenda before the Denver Landmark Preservation Commission, the staff and commissioners also presented a new concept for a stage cover. The …