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Quebec Street Budget Slashed By $20 Million

City Rethinks Plan For Busy Corridor; Added Traffic Lanes Nixed, Sidewalks May Be Considered By Esteban Hernandez Denverite The City of Denver is headed back to the drawing board to figure out potential improvements to Quebec Street, which marks the eastern boundary of Park Hill. In September, Denver scrapped plans calling for two more traffic […]

All Lit Up

Denver In All Its Glitter Story and photos by Reid Neureiter For the GPHN Denver’s longstanding tradition is to keep the holiday lights up until the National Western Stock Show is packed up and gone. From Thanksgiving through late January, the city celebrates the season with a variety of light displays. The colorful exhibitions vary […]

Stock Show

The annual downtown parade kicking off the 114th National Western Stock Show begins at noon on Jan. 9. Some 30 Texas longhorns will be herded from Union Station east on 17th Street for 15 blocks, ending at Tremont. Grand Marshal this year is Jake Jabs, the well-known owner of American Furniture Warehouse. In addition to […]

Stories That Bind Us

Prediction: No Shortage Of News In The Year Ahead At their best, newspapers balance controversial subjects via news and opinions, with feature pieces, photography, and the more lighthearted news of community that our neighbors have come to rely on. Park Hill is fortunate to have a population that includes high-profile political activists, social justice advocates, […]

Birdland: Master of the Sky

Bald Eagles are symbols of majesty, strength, courage, wisdom, power and freedom. The Bald Eagle, which was adopted as the national symbol of the United States in 1782, also carries the emblems of the importance of honesty and truthful principles, and the courage to look ahead. Winter is the perfect time to spot them on […]

Hot Topics Ahead

Political Climate Ripe For Election Year Fireworks In Colorado Happy New Year. The Colorado General Assembly is getting ready to convene on Jan. 8. Let the fun and games begin. Every observer of the process believes that the political climate on the national level will infect our local legislative process. It is difficult for any […]

Opinion: Vote As If Your Life Depends On It

Because It Does By Angela Astle, Rohini Gupta, Sharon Hwang, Kerry O’Grady and Suzie Schuckman 2020 Womxn’s March Denver Leadership Team Not voting is a vote. In a time when we find our human and civil rights under siege, the safety of our communities eroding around us, and the dire effects of climate change literally […]

Supporting Local Farmers

Tomatoes Are Always Better Right Off The Vine Greater Park Hill Community, Inc. hosted its second Accelerate Neighborhood Climate Action (ANCA) workshop in late October, with about 20 community members participating. The group reviewed the previous work from the 2018 workshop and set the course for the next set of action plans. ANCA is “designed […]

Letters to the Editor

New Direction For DPS Park Hill newcomers, as well as longtime residents, benefit from reading Lynn Kalinauskas’s critical accounting in your December issue of Denver Public School’s market-driven, top-down education system launched by former Superintendent Michael Bennet in 2006. Tragically, the district’s so-called “reform” agenda has disrupted neighborhoods, churned students, segregated schools, demoralized teachers and […]

Community Announcements

Womxn’s March Jan. 18 Join fellow Coloradans to march for women, marking the four-year anniversary of the powerful grassroots Women’s March Movement. In 2017 record-breaking crowds marched in protest through downtown Denver and hundreds of other cities across the country and globe the day after President Donald Trump was sworn into office. Last year organizers […]

Bugland: Summer But A Memory

You don’t see them up-close often, but Broadwinged Katydids are one of the most often-heard Colorado insects. From trees and shrubs, their loud lisps and clicks stretch on for several weeks during late summer. For many, the music of the Katydids represents the finality of the waxing season. For the winter, the Katydids have laid […]

The Best & Brightest

232 Books For Every Young Reader In The House By Leslie Williams Pauline Robinson Branch Library January is one of the most exciting months of the library. We have our Winter of Reading for adults. For younger readers, our Best & Brightest books list is available in our branch libraries. What is Best & Brightest? […]

Strength In Numbers

Become A Member Of Greater Park Hill Community Do you know what exactly Greater Park Hill Community, Inc. does? Well, you are reading this publication, so you are probably at least aware that we publish an award-winning, free monthly newspaper. But there is so much more that our organization – active since 1956 – does […]

Resolutions for Pets

In 2020, I Will for My Pet… Whew! It’s a new year, which always feels like a clean slate. Depending on your preferences, you may or may not make New Year’s resolutions, but most of us have at least a short list of wanted changes for our new slate. How about a resolution or two […]

Results Are In

Community survey shows overwhelming support for parks, open space, affordable housing, improving traffic and preserving the residential character and architecture of Park Hill. By Cara DeGette, Editor, GPHN In September, the board of Greater Park Hill Community, Inc. contracted with the Boulder-based survey research firm National Research Center (NRC). Specifically, GPHC was interested in conducting […]

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