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It’s Good to be Kingman

By Erin Vanderberg, Editor Two years ago, Park Hill’s Doug & Karen Kingman, who live at 23rd and Fairfax, bought 10 acres on the western slope with a vision of grapevines dancing in their head. That vision evolved, over trial and time, into Kingman Winery, an urban winery located in Globeville. “When you come in […]

Park Hill’s First Little Free Library Goes Up at 28th and Cherry

By Erin Vanderberg, Editor This spring, educator Bethany Robinson decided to share her love of reading with the neighborhood by installing Park Hill’s first Little Free Library with her family in front of their home at the corner of 28th and Cherry. The Little Free Library organization is a nonprofit working to promote literacy by […]

My Park Hill: Atlanta transplant drawn to Park Hill’s new urbanism

By, Jason Malec New Urbanism is a relatively new city planning and architectural movement making its way across the country. According to, it is defined by the “revival of our lost art of place-making, [which] promotes the creation and restoration of diverse, walkable, compact, vibrant, mixed-used communities.” In some cases, new urbanism reclaims abandoned […]

Park Hill Community Garage Sale

By, Nina Kuhl Organizer A community-wide garage sale will be held in the Park Hill neighborhood on Saturday, April 27 from 8 a.m. to noon. This event is sponsored by local real estate agents from Cherry Creek Properties LLC and the GPHC. This will be a great way for homeowners to go green by selling […]

The Unsung Sculptor

Park Hill artist Reven Swanson offers levity through heavy metal By Erin Vanderberg/Editor A few years back, a colorful sculpture cropped up on the corner of 23rd and Kearney, planted in the same spot where a garage signpost once stood. The artist, Reven Swanson, wanted only for Dancing Moon Spinning to be enjoyed by the […]

Stay Connected through Park Hill-based Websites

We know that news, even neighborhood news, happens on a daily basis. That is why the Greater Park Hill News hosts a website at, a Facebook page at, and a Twitter account at Last month, the Greater Park Hill Community, Inc., GPHN’s parent organization, also launched a Facebook page at to […]

New Manager Takes Reins at Park Hill Community Bookstore

By Jack Farrar The nonprofit Park Hill Community Bookstore recently faced a daunting two-pronged task: finding people to fill the shoes of Manager Mike Stickney and Inventory Manager Sue Weinstein, both of whom retired from their duties, and addressing a severe financial crunch. A special search committee, after interviewing 10 outstanding candidates, decided to hire […]

Comic Timing: My Teenage Angst readers revisit their innermost thoughts from their ‘tweens, teens and twenties

By Erin Vanderberg, Editor Krista takes a seat on the stage and begins to read, “I don’t want him to slip out of my life like yesterday’s trash, so I gave him my beloved Speedo shirt. When we start to lose touch, he will look at the shirt and call me.” The audience laughs as […]

Gearing Up for Community Healthy

Bike Depot, Park Hill Family Health Center and Johnson & Wales University pooled resources to create a community health curriculum By Nathalie Matamoros, Culinary Nutrition Senior, Johnson & Wales University According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than one third of U.S. adults are obese. With rising costs in healthcare, gym memberships […]

Parental Units: The Park Hill Parent Group offers a network for kids and parents alike

By Erin Vanderberg Rob Cuthbertson and Jill McClure moved to Park Hill from Austin and found out that they were expecting their first shortly thereafter. It occurred to them that between having very few friends with children and families that lived in long-distance area codes, it might be a good idea to start networking with […]

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