Hey there. Today’s news roundup includes some answers to the city’s big questions: Where are all of Denver’s families going? Are they serious about that 81-story tower? What did Russia do here? And so on.
Yesterday’s storm brought anywhere from 3 inches of snow to northeast Denver to 6 inches in parts of Jefferson County and 9 inches to Boulder.
The city received a “concept” for an 81-floor building at 17th and California streets.
A developer’s proposal to build Denver’s tallest building took an initial step into the city’s planning process.
It checks every box in the “hot neighborhood” checklist. Now it faces a wave of new development.
On a sunny patio, two dudes’ golden beers catch the Wednesday afternoon light.
A fluffy little dog waits outside a boutique just down the block. “Wine is my valentine,” declares a mannequin’s T-shirt. There are yoga pants and strollers, a tree wearing a sweater and an acting studio called Namastage Theatre. A Lycra-clad man on rollerblades sails past a vintage Peugeot with houndstooth seats.
This is South Pearl Street in 2018 — a snow globe filled with real-estate broker’s dreams, an absurdly successful commercial district in a once-sleepy residential neighborhood.
Hello, Denvertrons. I have a ton of projects to finish, so, let’s get straight to the news roundup. We’ve got a Denver police detective’s surprising trip to Capitol Hill; the latest offerings from Denver Beer Company; and more.