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Denver adds ‘Junior’ to ‘Martin Luther King’

Martin Luther King Jr. Park in Denver.Photo byDavid Heitz. (Denver, Colo.) “Junior” has been added to Martin Luther King Boulevard in Denver. The City Council gave final approval to the change Monday. The “Junior” had been inadvertantly left off the roadway’s name several years ago, according to city officials. Although the “Junior” had been marked on the sign, it was omitted from official records.

The Return of ICE! at the Gaylord Rockies Resort and Convention Center

We headed back to the Gaylord Rockies Resort and Convention Center in Aurora to check out this year's new ICE! Exhibit. The Gaylord Rockies is now all decked out for the Holidays! Besides the HUGE Christmas Tree, Festive Lights and Holiday Decor, they also have lots of fun Holiday activities for the family. This year's ICE! Exhibit is the classic Charlie Brown Christmas Animated Special story told in amazing Ice Sculptures.... this is a definite must see for the Family! There's a "Cirque Dreams Holiday" show, Mistletoe Village for shopping, gingerbread house making and meeting Santa. *We had a bit of audio issues at the beginning and end of the video, but have worked to minimize it and hopefully it doesn't detract too much!

3 Great Burger Places in Colorado

Photo byPhoto by freddie marriage on UnsplashonUnsplash. If you love going out with your loved ones from time to time and you also happen to live in Colorado, here is a list of three amazing burger places in Colorado that are highly praised for their food and service, so if you have never been to any of them, definitely add them to your list and pay them a visit soon.

Aurora will take roll call for ARPA grants

(Aurora, Colo.) When Aurora grants money to local non-profits, they expect their community partners to be accountable for how their funds are used. Several council members expressed a desire at the Nov. 21 study session to hear reports from non-profits who received youth violence prevention grants from the city earlier this year. They expect a report from city staff by the end of the year.

Opinion: Some homeless Denverites are snowbirds

We think of snowbirds as wealthy seniors who jet to warmer climes in the winter. But some snowbirds can’t even afford a bus ticket. Indeed, people experiencing homelessness in Denver often migrate to places like Florida, California, Arizona, and Nevada when the weather gets cold. Some hop aboard freight trains, a few hitchhike, and still others do save up a few bucks for a bus ticket.

Traveling home with leftovers? Here’s what TSA will confiscate.

Can you get pumpkin pie through security? TSA says "yes."Photo byElement5 Digital / UnsplashonUnsplash. (Denver, CO) You know that TSA will confiscate your water bottle or a full-size shampoo container. But does the “no liquids” rule greater than 3.4 ounces apply to certain Thanksgiving staples like gravy or cranberry sauce?

Technology may assist garbage collection in Denver

(Denver, Colo.) Garbage truck drivers in the City and County of Denver soon may have high-tech assistants. The City Council will consider during the Finance and Governance Committee Dec. 1 whether to purchase SmartCity data collection software from Rubicon Global. A $1.5 million contract would provide the software for five years. The SmartCity software would assist the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure in identifying and addressing solid waste collection errors, collection route efficiencies, driver safety, and other factors, according to a memo from the city's Technology Services department to the City Council.

Aurora considers resolution supporting LGBTQ community

(Aurora, Colo.) The Aurora City Council will consider Monday adopting a resolution of support for the LGBTQ community. The resolution, sponsored by Councilmember Crystal Murillo, comes just days after a gunman opened fire at a Colorado Springs gay club, killing 5 and injuring at least 25 others. “While progress has been made towards acceptance and equality, members of the LGBTQIA+ community continue to face discrimination, intolerance, and hate-motivated attacks,” the resolution states. “We must remain vigilant in deterring oppression and discrimination against people based on sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation.”

3 Great Pizza Places in Colorado

Pepperoni pizzaPhoto byPhoto by Wesual Click on UnsplashonUnsplash. If you live in Colorado and you love pizza, this article is for your because below I have put together a list of three amazing pizza places that are highly praised for their food and service, so definitely check them out if you haven't already.

Grant may fund showers for homeless people in Aurora

(Aurora, Colo.) The Aurora City Council will consider Monday using a $238,700 American Rescue Plan Act grant to provide showers to people experiencing homelessness. Last year the city purchased a shower trailer from Clean the World. The grant will fund operation of the trailer through Nov. 1, 2023. The trailer is used to provide showers to residents of Aurora’s Safe Outdoor Spaces.