Denver in 5 minutes: What you need to know today, Oct. 23

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Today’s news roundup includes hundreds of pounds of drugs and former public housing turning into condos. Pretty salacious for a Sunday if you ask me.

Sunset over City Park Golf Course. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) City Park Golf Course; cowx; weather; denver; colorado; kevinjbeaty; denverite;
Sunset over City Park Golf Course. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Not too late to sneak in some stuff.

Ashley Dean has the weekend calendar that actually makes me want to do stuff. (Denverite)

Uniqlo comes West, goes big.

The Japanese clothing retailer’s Denver outpost is bigger than normal and they’re using the space to market their activewear. (DP)

Former public housing becoming $300,000 condos.

Ninety-one condos and eight townhomes are coming to a location once held public housing, though it was demolished in the 2000s. The S*Park development says housing begins under $300,000, but current availability ranges from $291,000 to about $950,000. (Denver Infill)

Hide your Honda Civics.

Here are the 10 most stolen vehicles in Colorado, according to Colorado Auto Theft Intelligence Coordination Center. Honda Civics and Accords topped the list. (7)

State representative from Evergreen may be jailed

Rep. Tim Leonard of Evergreen has been interfering with his ex-wife’s educational decisions, a violation of their divorce terms. Now a magistrate may give him a jail sentence of up to six months for it.(Colorado Independent)

Hundreds of pounds of pills.

Officers at Denver Police District 3 collected over 500 pounds of prescription medication brought in by citizens. And it’s at least 100 pounds more than last year. (CBS4)