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2013-07-02 23:27:00

Through an innovative and creative partnership, Mile High Connects and RedLine art gallery are hosting a reception at Denver’s Sustainability Park (Spark) to celebrate the Biennial of the Americas Festival. Denver, CO (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 Through an innovative and creative partnership, Mile High Connects and RedLine art gallery are hosting a reception at Denver’s Sustainability Park (Spark) to celebrate the Biennial of the Americas Festival. The event is paired with the opening of...

2011-06-20 06:45:00

DENVER, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Urban Land Conservancy (ULC) today announced the purchase of land along Denver's FasTracks Southwest light rail corridor that will be developed into an affordable, mixed-use transit-oriented development. This is the fourth property ULC has acquired using Denver's Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Fund, and will provide much-needed workforce housing and retail opportunity directly across from the Evans Light Rail Station. ULC purchased the .96-acre...

2011-05-17 08:00:00

DENVER, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A collaborative of 13 leading nonprofits announced today that it has received a $500,000 grant from the Ford Foundation to ensure that the creation of the FasTracks transit system improves the lives of all Denver residents by increasing access to affordable housing, good paying jobs, and essential services. The grant is a part of the Ford Foundation's Metropolitan Opportunity work, which seeks to transform the way cities, suburbs and surrounding...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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