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A Highway Divides It: I-70 Reconstruction Delay Offers Pause for Reflection

The plan for a wider I-70 in northeast Denver isn't yet a done deal. A delay in federal approval for the project offers a chance to ruminate on the vision -- and the alternatives.

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The Arts Mean Business: CBCA Study Shows Big Economic Impact

The Colorado Business Committee on the Arts 2016 report showed a sizable creative economy on the upswing in Denver. The numbers are impressive, but they don't tell the whole story.

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Birds, Books & Pies: Rocky Mountain Land Library Expands to Denver

The Rocky Mountain Land Library aims to connect people with natural history from headwaters to plains. A third location at the onetime Puritan Pie Company in Curtis Park offers an urban bookend to its Buffalo Peaks Ranch in South Park.


Rhapsody in Blucifer

Both loved and reviled, Mustang (a.k.a. "Blucifer") was a source of controversy, even before the statue's installation outside at Denver International Airport. Confluence Denver takes a closer look at Luis Jiménez's final work of art -- which led directly to his death.
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New & Next: On the Record with Mariah Kari of Youth On Record

A recent graduate from high school in Denver, Mariah Kari makes the case for listening to -- and learning from -- the city's youth.
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Theatre District

Culture, anyone? The Denver Theatre District is home to 12 phenomenal performance spaces including the Boettcher Concert Hall, the Stage Theatre, the Temple Buell Theatre and the Bovine Metropolis Theater. A major economic stimulus, these spaces complement the many bars and restaurants along 14th and 16th streets, making this a favorite spot for a night out.

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Cut off from the center of the city by I-25, the Highlands, LoHi and Sunnyside are popular among Denver's families. 
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RiNo is one of the city's most creative business zones but also a great place to live for those interested in living in the city without compromising diversity.
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Technically the city's first suburb, Wash Park West is rooted in Denver culture and much more a favorite neighborhood than a suburb. 
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Arapahoe Square is a symbol of Denver's transformation from a visitor's city to a residential one.
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Denver has -- in large part -- Five Points to thank for its strong musical culture. This neighborhood used to host acts like Duke Ellington and Miles Davis.
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One of the largest and best parks in the city, this neighborhood is a popular spot for joggers and sight seers. 
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Definitely one of the city's more posh neighborhoods, Uptown is a nice mix of city life and suburban living. 
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Home to numerous museums and art galleries, the Golden Triangle is a must see for Denver visitors and residents. 
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LoDo is the best place to go if you can't figure out what you want to eat or drink. It's got everything from breweries, to fine dining, to farm-to-table restaurants. 
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Home to one or the largest pedestrian malls in the country, the CBD (Central Business District) is flush with places to shop and is easily accessible to other parts of the city. 
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Home to Metro State University of Denver, the University of Colorado Denver and the Community College of Denver, this neighborhood is flush with innovation and creativity. 
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One of the best places for parks and rec anytime of the year, Wash Park's two-mile natural area is a nice escape from the rush of downtown living. 
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With more than 12 performance spaces, this area offers a little bit of something for everyone. 
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With more than 60 galleries and creative businesses, the Art District on Santa Fe epitomizes Denver's innovative approach to supporting the arts. 
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The Ballpark neighborhood was one of the catalysts for the eastern expansion of downtown development. 
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This quirky neighborhood has great housing structure and access to fun cafes and bargain hunting. 
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If it's shopping, boutiques and cafes you're looking for, head to Central Platte Valley. With your credit card. 
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This neighborhood's golden dome is hard to miss which is a good thing as it is home to the Capitol, the Botanic Gardens and other Denver attractions. 
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