Still thinking of 9/11, adding it to the list of the many sad moments this year.

It’s hard to believe that 9/11 happened 19 years ago. The shock and sorrow still resonates.  And in this year, with a divisive political situation and a virus that has been claiming so many lives, I felt this morning I needed to think about 9/11.  Five years ago on a chilly January day, I visited …

Remember this? It is a reminder of March 2020, and now it is July 2020.

There is still quite a bit of uncertainty, but we now have new concerns. The administration under President Trump has decided to not send statistics about COVID-19 to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Instead, this information is to be sent to the Department of Health and Services, a totally different entity. The CDC …

11 / 11 / 11.

For those of us whose parents and relatives and friends who joined the military during difficult times – and those who gave their lives for their service -- today is a time for reflection. I know that some holidays – Memorial Day, July 4, Veterans Day – have been turned into a commercial free-for-all. But …

Denver can give others good advice, even if it’s bad news.

And it’s all about Ferrovial. Yesterday, I went on STLToday.com to read about the baseball Cardinals’ smashingly superb one inning and what happens next. But what diverted me was a story about the fact that company Ferrovial wants to manage work for St. Louis’ airport, Lambert Field. Ferrovial is known here as one of DIA’s …

And now what?

What happens to Tom’s Diner? Who knows? After meeting upon meeting, the applicants working to designate Tom’s Diner as a Denver landmark have withdrawn the application. The owner has a deal to sell the diner to a development company, with the building to be replaced by an 8-story apartment building at East Colfax Avenue and …

May is National Preservation Month, but change is in the wind

Every May, preservation and civic organizations mark the importance of preserving buildings and spaces that tell the story of a city, town or state. Denver’s extraordinary growth has challenged how to protect places that give the city character, that remember the history of how the city grew and changed, and that honor important and well-designed …