9News: Why the city of Denver wants to buy a closed strip club (Video)

By Anusha Roy, KUSA-9News The city of Denver wants to take a notorious section of East Colfax Avenue and turn it around. How exactly to do that is still up for debate. But the city hopes that buying the PT's II property, a former strip club at 8315 E. Colfax Ave., will be a good first step. "It doesn’t contribute to the value of the neighborhood, [and] brings some bad elements into the neighborhood," said Tom Fesing, a board member at-large for the East Colfax Neighborhood Association. The…


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Target joins Barnes & Noble to battle Amazon for college students

Barnes & Noble College operates six college bookstores in Colorado.


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Good Works: Elitch Gardens supports South Platte River Preservation

A daily roundup of businesses philanthropic contributions to the community.


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Not enough pilots? United Airlines' top pilot has a lot to say about it

United Airlines Capt. Todd Insler, head of the airline's powerful pilots union, is upset about what he would undoubtedly classify as "fake news" about the nation's airline industry — namely, all the talk in recent months about an alleged shortage of commercial airline pilots in the United States. The perceived shortage would seem to be most directly affecting the regional airlines that work with carriers such as United Airlines and other big major domestic carriers. United -- the biggest airline…


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Country Club Towers, controversial West Wash Park apartments, now open

When plans were revealed for the Country Club Towers apartment complex in West Washington Park in 2014, neighbors were aghast at the project's size (32 stories) and scope. But there was nothing they could do about the project at 1101 E. Bayaud Ave., and today, the developer said Country Club Towers II and III are now open for business. The million-square-foot development by Broe Group today begins welcoming the first of 281 tenants of the eventual 552 units. "With Denver area housing inventory…


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Denver's mobile networks speeds are still slow, but they're improving

Denver's mobile network speeds are still some of the slowest in the country, but at least they're not the worst in the U.S. anymore. Last year, Denver finished 125th in the RootMetrics speed rankings report, out of 125 cities that were ranked. This year, Denver's moved up slightly, ranking No. 108 in network speed. Overall, when network reliability, speed, data, call and text speeds are calculated, Denver ranks No. 97 in the country out of 125 ranked cities. Lansing, Michigan ranks No. 1 in overall…


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Do you live in one of Denver's million-dollar neighborhoods?

Since 2014, the number of million-dollar neighborhoods in Denver has nearly doubled. According to Zillow, a million-dollar neighborhood is a ZIP Code area where at least 10 percent of the homes are worth at least $1 million, and Denver now has 13, up from seven in 2014. In the past year, two new neighborhoods in Denver have been tabbed million-dollar neighborhoods, according to Zillow. Denver's million-dollar neighborhoods include: 80439, 80108, 80111, 80121, 80113, 80210, 80209, 80246, 80230,…


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Denver restaurants overhaul menus to keep up with competition (Photos)

Freshness and approachability are both cited as major reasons for the changes.


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Denise Dihle: A leader who’s a listener, communicator

Dihle is the Denver Business Journal 2017 Outstanding Women in Business winner for energy.


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Jan Kulmann: Balancing life, work demands

Kulmann is a Denver Business Journal 2017 Outstanding Women in Business finalist in energy.


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