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The Central Platte Valley neighborhood is like a chic suburb within a city if such a thing ever existed. Cut off from the craziness of the 16th Street Mall, Central Platte Valley boutiques and outdoor gear shops are a budget breaker for any Denverite with a hobby or sense of style. Commons Park and Confluence Park make it easy to hop onto the South Platter River Trail, which spans approximately 30 miles. The Denver Skate Park, the new Museum of Contemporary Art and new (but pricey) lofts attract people who want a natural buffer between their morning coffee and a day at the office.

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EcoDistricts Summit to Explore Sustainability on a Neighborhood Scale

The EcoDistricts Summit comes to Denver Sept. 13-15. The event has a natural local tie-in with Sun Valley, where EcoDistricts' urban regeneration concept has moved off of the drawing board.

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Connecting Denver's Transit Deserts

With the $5.3 billion FasTracks buildout hitting a crescendo, the regional rail network is a model for municipalities near and far. But what about the intra-city transit system to support its world-class status?

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The Secret Lives of Denver Foodies

Here's an inside look at the outside-of-the-kitchen passions that drive five of Denver's esteemed culinary creatives, and how some surprising pastimes inform their job-related decisions.      

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Changing Denver: The Battle for Stoner Hill

Changing Denver is the podcast about our city's physical spaces, how we make them and how they make us. This episode covers the conflict over Stoner Hill in Commons Park.

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Planning Downtown: A Look Back on the 2007 Downtown Area Plan

Confluence Denver offers readers a series of stories on the progress toward the vision put forth by the 2007 Downtown Denver Area Plan, developed by the Downtown Denver Partnership and the City and County of Denver.
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New & Next: Five Things Denverites Should Be Talking About

All In Denver co-founder Jami Duffy lays out the five conversations the city's residents should be starting, right now,  about our city's future.
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