New downtown Whole Foods slated to open in November with 2nd Birdcall location

The store in Capitol Hill is planned to close shortly before the supermarket opens within Union Denver apartment complex.

Luxury apartment complex Union Denver anchored by Whole Foods Market. (Courtesy of Holland Partner Group)
Luxury apartment complex Union Denver anchored by Whole Foods Market. (Courtesy of Holland Partner Group)

Whole Foods is planning to carve out space in its new downtown store for the chicken and robots restaurant Birdcall, the grocer announced Monday.



Historic designation for Packard’s Hill in Highland pits neighbor vs. neighbor in a familiar Denver battle

Historic Denver wishes historic designations would stop splitting neighborhoods, said John Olson, director of preservation programs.

3737 W. 32nd Ave. Sept. 20, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) colorado; denver; denverite; kevinjbeaty; west highland; residential real estate; historic district;
3737 W. 32nd Ave. Sept. 20, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Few would argue with Highland being one of Denver’s most historic neighborhoods, but officially designating the area as such is an entirely different matter.


What’s next for Denver’s Gates Rubber site? City Council will hear a proposal next month

Denver City Council is expected to weigh in Monday on the latest plans to plans to revitalize the former Gates Rubber site south of Interstate 25.

The future "Santa Fe residential district" along South Santa Fe Drive. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) denver; colorado; denverite; kevinjbeaty; baker; south broadway; development;
The future “Santa Fe residential district” along South Santa Fe Drive. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Denver City Council is expected to weigh in Monday on the latest plans to revitalize the former Gates Rubber site south of Interstate 25.


Colorado breweries first in state to reduce, rebrew, recycle

Three Front Range breweries are entering uncharted waters this month, taking 330 gallons of previously used water and turning it into beer.

On Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017 direct potable reuse (DPR) purified water will be delivered to three breweries earmarked to become Coloradoís first to produce craft beer from recycled water. (Courtesy of CH2M)
On Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, direct potable reuse (DPR) purified water will be delivered to three breweries earmarked to become Colorado’s first to produce craft beer from recycled water. (Courtesy of CH2M)

Three Front Range breweries are entering uncharted waters this month, taking 330 gallons of previously used water and turning it into beer.