Five Points Urban Hiking Denver

Filled with Pride “Five Points isn’t a neighborhood,” said our guide, “it’s a location manufactured by Denver’s Tramway and made up of several neighborhoods who didn’t want to be called Five Points.” Okay, got it. Thus, when you’re looking at Denver’s list of 78 neighborhoods, the City does call the area Five Points. It doesn’t… Continue Reading Five Points Urban Hiking Denver

Cherry Creek Urban Hiking Denver

A Cherry Creek in the Middle of Business Who knew “Cherry Creek” is more than just a mall? I had no idea that an entire neighborhood sits north of the mall, and it’s filled with some fabulous history of famous and not-so-famous tidbits. Here’s my narrative of our urban hiking adventure through Cherry Creek. Not… Continue Reading Cherry Creek 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