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2019 Garden Walk

Danielle Young gardening with her kids, as well as a niece and nephew, playing in the pool in the background. Young’s garden is one of seven featured in this year’s Park Hill Garden Walk, on Sunday, June 23. Check out pages 14 and 15 for all the information you need to see some of the […]

Brown v. Board Of Education: Landmark Court Case At 65 Years

Studies Show Students Benefit From Tolerance and Cross-Cultural Understanding, Yet Denver Schools More Segregated Than Ever  By Laura Lefkowits, For the GPHN Brown v. Board of Education, the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision declaring the doctrine of “separate but equal” unconstitutional, turns 65 this year. Denver’s own desegregation case, Keyes v. School District No. 1, […]

Time To Party! Time To Parade!

This year marks some important milestones in Park Hill, and the neighborhood is gearing up to do it up right this summer. Park Hill Parade Turns 10 The 10th Annual Park Hill 4th of July Parade kicks off at 1:30 p.m. on Independence Day. As it does every year, the parade route stretches along 23rd […]

Denver Election 2019: Just Vote, Again

Hancock and Giellis Face Off For Mayor On June 4, Other Critical Races Include Clerk & Recorder By Cara DeGette, Editor, GPHN Rinse and repeat. Last month’s citywide election was decisive in several ways. Incumbent City Councilman Chris Herndon, who represents District 8, fended off five challengers to win a third, and final term in […]

Talk of the Neighborhood

Compiled by Cara DeGette, Editor, GPHN The following is a synopsis of what was discussed during the May 2 Greater Park Hill Community, Inc. monthly meeting. The next community meeting is Thursday, June 6, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at 2823 Fairfax St. It is free and open to the public. Everyone is welcome. Note: there […]

Is It Spring, Yet?

In Colorado, spotting a Robin is springtime signified, accompanied by bursts of color and blue skies and sun and rain and that delicious feeling that summer – and all its promises – lie just beyond. This spring in Colorado has been a challenge, to be sure, with snow and cold punching right through May. Just […]

Letters to the Editor

Help Save The Hut In a time when much of Denver’s political discussion focuses around how development is changing the character of our neighborhoods, a group of community members is hoping to save one of the oldest homes in Park Hill from the wrecking ball.  1980 Albion St., the first home to be constructed along […]

Living And Breathing The Document

East High’s Constitutional Law Team Wins National Championship By Reid Neureiter, For the GPHN When one thinks of dynasties, a few come to mind: John Wooden’s UCLA Bruin Basketball team. The Pittsburg Steelers of the 1970s. The Ming.  To that pantheon should be added the Denver East High School Constitutional Law program, which has won […]

The Brown Cloud Is Back

Gov. Polis and Rep. DeGette Are Working To Close Loopholes, Improve Air Quality Springtime is in full swing and getting outdoors is a priority. Denverites are blessed with an incredible view of our city skyline and stunning snowcapped mountains, and yet again, that view is tainted by the brown cloud.  As a child I had […]

The New Uncertainty

Trump Policies Put Colorado Businesses At Risk The Colorado way of life is defined by our independent nature, and our economy is built upon the entrepreneurial spirit and hard work of people all across this great state. It is a large part of the reason why the chaos coming out of The White House doesn’t […]

Community Announcements

Our Virtual World  Social Spheres explores the rapidly changing social environments today’s kids experience – from community spaces to virtual worlds. Guest artist Becky Wareing Steele will exhibit fascinating miniature environments alongside youth artists with Downtown Aurora Visual Arts (DAVA). The exhibition opens to the public with a free reception on Thursday, June 20, from […]

Stedman’s Principal Returns In Style

Michael Atkins Reflects On Life In DPS, And Park Hill On June 1, after having spent the year as Stedman Elementary School’s Principal Resident, Michael Atkins will officially begin his tenure as the school’s permanent new principal. Having spent summers in his youth playing basketball in the school’s yard, he says he chose Stedman because […]

Park Hill Garden Walk 2019: Reflecting Lifetimes Of Experience

Gardeners Pour Passions Into Their Soil By Jean Ercolani Garden Walk Organizer A multitude of gardeners will open up their spaces for public viewing at this year’s Garden Walk, and I recently had the privilege of talking with three of them. I was expecting to tour their yards and talk a little about their gardens […]

Sweeping The Field

East High Spring Sports Roundup Story and photos by Reid Neureiter Girls Lacrosse The East girls finished their regular season with a 10-5 record and a No. 7 state ranking, earning the Lady Angels a No. 7 playoff seed and a first-round playoff bye. In the round of 16, East took down No. 10-ranked Chatfield […]

Summer of Adventure Ripe With Possibilities

The Wonders Of Trying, Seeing, Doing New Things by Dawn Mendel, Park Hill Library After years of hosting the Summer of Reading program at the Denver Public Library, you may have noticed a name change of the program a few years ago. Now it is called Summer of Adventure. Why the change?  While we still […]

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