Cory-Merrill Urban Hiking Denver

Two Schools, Two Seminaries, and One Log Cabin In a neighborhood named after schools and containing several other religious schools and two seminaries, it’s no surprise that at one time it was dry–as in no alcohol allowed. Here’s the story of our walk on our Cory-Merrill urban hiking adventure. A “Town” of Boom But Not… Continue Reading Cory-Merrill Urban Hiking Denver

Elyria Swansea Urban Hiking Denver

We Were Here First With such gratitude, one of Elyria-Swansea’s community leaders joined us on our weekly neighborhood walk. Rather than a tour of the neighborhood, Candi Cdebaca told us her neighborhood’s point of view about the I70 expansion (known as Ditch the Ditch) as we walked her childhood streets. Here’s the summary of her… Continue Reading Elyria Swansea Urban Hiking Denver

Congress Park Urban Hiking Denver

BungalowVille Perhaps Congress Park should be renamed BungalowVille. Sitting in the shadow of the ghastly tales of its northern neighbor, Cheesman Park, there’s not much that sticks out about Congress Park. But if you love bungalows and an occasional spark of difference in a stable and walkable neighborhood, Congress Park is for you. Here are… Continue Reading Congress Park Urban Hiking Denver

Bolder Boulder Betty

A Bolder Boulder 86th Birthday Bash When you’re 86, you can ask for anything. Betty Payte asks that 86 friends sign up to walk the Bolder Boulder on her 86th birthday. If you’re from Denver and you served ice cream to Denver’s kids through 4 Dairy Queens over 4 decades, asking 86 friends to show… Continue Reading Bolder Boulder Betty