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Green RiNo: New project at 28th and Blake to include 20,000-square-foot garden

Green RiNo: New project at 28th and Blake to include 20,000-square-foot garden

Industrial buildings, hip bars and restaurants and street art are some of the first things that come to mind when thinking about Denver’s River North Art District. Come next summer, the trendy urban neighborhood will get a dose of greenery courtesy of a developer involved in some of the area’s marquee projects.

Independent toy stores kick off holiday shopping season with their own special day

Independent toy stores kick off holiday shopping season with their own special day

In a year when perhaps the biggest news in toys was the industry’s largest remaining brick-and-mortar retailer filing for bankruptcy, independent stores are looking to generate buzz and spark a strong holiday sales season with a familiar method: hosting a special event to boost their profile.

Topgolf abandons proposed Thornton site after more legal pressure from nearby resident

Topgolf abandons proposed Thornton site after more legal pressure from nearby resident

Golf-focused entertainment outfit Topgolf has abandoned a plan to open its second Colorado location at the southeast corner of Interstate 25 and 136th Avenue in Thornton, after a neighbor who lives near the proposed site filed a second lawsuit against the city over the project.

Tiny houses looking more like permanent homes in El Paso County codes

Tiny houses looking more like permanent homes in El Paso County codes

Tiny houses could become permanent homes in some El Paso County neighborhoods, RV parks and agricultural zones.

When Whole Foods at Union Station opens next week, groceries will only be half the story

When Whole Foods at Union Station opens next week, groceries will only be half the story

The final beads of quinoa are tumbling through the hourglass counting down the days until Whole Foods Market opens its long awaited location near Denver’s Union Station. When it opens, customers will be in store for a prepared foods section unlike any other.

Sally Quinn found a buyer for Grey Gardens

Sally Quinn found a buyer for Grey Gardens

After more than eight months on the market, Grey Gardens — the Hamptons estate made famous in a 1975 documentary about its eccentric inhabitants, known as Big Edie and Little Edie — has a buyer.

Most like the idea of green roofs — including critics of a Denver initiative — but should the city force builders to include them?

Most like the idea of green roofs — including critics of a Denver initiative — but should the city force builders to include them?

But by proposing a mandate that in some ways would stand as the nation’s most stringent “green roof” requirement, observers say, the Denver Green Roof Initiative could be taking a gamble on Denver voters.

Even opponents of a Denver initiative say green roofs are laudable, but is a mandate the right approach?

Even opponents of a Denver initiative say green roofs are laudable, but is a mandate the right approach?

But by proposing a mandate that in some ways would stand as the nation’s most stringent “green roof” requirement, observers say, the Denver Green Roof Initiative could be taking a gamble on Denver voters.

New York City Mediterranean chain plans to open five locations in Denver area

New York City Mediterranean chain plans to open five locations in Denver area

A local business man recently purchased a five-location franchise deal that will bring New York City’s The Hummus and Pita Co. to the Denver metro market, The healthy Mediterranean food chain got started in Chelsea in 2011.

Historic Baldpate Inn south of Estes Park put up for auction

Historic Baldpate Inn south of Estes Park put up for auction

By the end of the month, a new owner will be carrying the key to the historic Baldpate Inn and its famous collection of 20,000 keys. The property south of Estes Park will be auctioned Oct. 30