Upper Colfax News

Denver's Economic Development Plan 2012 -- "Jumpstart Denver" by Upper Colfax Sunday, February 12th, 2012


Mayor Hancock moves to “DevelopDENVER”

DENVER – Mayor Michael B. Hancock today launched DevelopDENVER, a concrete plan to better support builders and make Denver’s Development Services the premier one-stop shop for facilitating world-class sustainable development.

“DevelopDENVER creates a reliable system for developers by setting in motion innovative approaches to streamlining projects, strengthening customer service and improving... Read More »

Economic Development Legislation in Colorado Congress by Upper Colfax Sunday, February 5th, 2012


The Economic Development Council of Colorado (EDCC)is a state-wide, non-profit organization dedicated to successful, responsible economic development.

Here's the current information on the table for review:

HB 12-1044- Start-up Colorado Technology Transfer Grant Program

HB 12-1056 - Regional Tourism Project Application Requirements

HB 12-1061 - Skills for Jobs Act - In House Education Committee

Here are the new ED bills introduced to Congress:

HB 12-1129-... Read More »

Feburary 2nd Safety Meeting in Review by Upper Colfax Sunday, February 5th, 2012


Newly appointed Denver Police Chief Robert White is rolling out a new plan to address the call for more manpower on the streets of Denver. The current statistics of where we find Denver Police manpower are telling: 52% are behind desks and 48% are on the street. Assigning more police to street duty and cutting out middle management are key future goals.

Police Chief White's plan rolls out in 2 weeks, and business owners on Upper Colfax are eager to see the results of this... Read More »

Tom's Diner by Upper Colfax Sunday, February 5th, 2012


For Tom Messina, of Tom's Diner, the building was love at first sight. Messina grew up in Long Island, where there was a cafe on every street corner. He came out to Colorado Springs in 1995, and in a 1999 trip to Denver, Messina fell in love with the diner's California Googie design. Googie architecture recalls the 1950s trend of futuristic design. The Seattle Space Needle and L.A.'s Original Bob's Big Boy Restaurant are classic examples. ... Read More »

Thank you to Denver District Police by Upper Colfax Thursday, February 2nd, 2012

Upper Colfax Safety Meeting Attendees

Thank you to our Upper Colfax businesses and Denver District representatives for your recent attendance at our February 2nd Safety Meeting. The information and discussion was invaluable for the welfare and safety of our Upper Colfax corridor.

CBID  would  like to extend a  particular thank you to Commander Lopez and Officer Jacobson of the Denver District 6 Police Dept, for their time, information and resources. We would also like... Read More »

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