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This Week: Neighborhood Association Hosts Forum on Homelessness

LoDoNA Forum on Homelessness July 25, 2012 – 6:00-8:00pm – THIS WEDNESDAY Oxford Hotel – Sage Room, 1600 17th Street   Have you ever wondered what you can do as a downtown neighbor to make a difference in the fight against homelessness in our city? Join your neighbors and learn from a panel of experts about different ways you can make a positive impact on this issue. Representatives from Denver’s Road Home, Colorado Coalition for the Homeless,…

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Cowboys to Culinary…LoDoNA Celebrates the Rise to a Dining Destination!

On Wednesday, February 8, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., the Lower Downtown Neighborhood Association will hold its Annual Meeting. And, this one’s special! With a backdrop of the refurbished and ready-to-go Saddlery Building, 15th and Wynkoop and the future site of the Squeaky Bean, neighbors will gather for good refreshment and good cooking. Four top LoDo chefs will help explain what has happened…and will happen…to put LoDo on the culinary destination map of the world.…

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Mid-Week Notes, High and Low

Now that we all feel safer…after all, the election is mostly over…a little catching up to do. The Lower Downtown Neighborhood Association (LoDoNA) has, indeed, reached an agreement with the Rio Grande about that patio expansion you read about here. “We think it will work out,” said Jim McCotter of the Good Neighbor Committee. And, that celebration of Bob Montgomery’s 75th at Dazzle? Fantastic. Not just 25 musicians but well over 36 of the best.…

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Rio Grande Plan for Patio Could Be Up the Creek!

Downtown has its share of destination restaurants and clubs. And, residents. Judging by the lines, especially on weekends, outside the Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant, 1525 Blake Street, it’s not surprising they would look for a way to expand. And, what better way than to quadruple the size of the outdoor patio…and their hours of operation. Back on February 16, an article at Westword.com touted both the spring-like weather and Rio Grande’s plans for the new…

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So…Who Ya’ Gonna Vote For?

There are 10, count ’em, 10 candidates for Mayor of Denver! How many can you name? You need to meet them. And, you can. Thursday, April 21, Coors Field Right Field Club at 5:30. They will be there for the Greater Downtown Mayoral Candidates Forum, moderated by Patty Calhoun, Editor of Westword. The Lower Downtown Neighborhood Association (LoDoNA) and ten other downtown neighborhoods and associations have joined to bring this important forum to you. But,…

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Big Meetin’ Comin’ Up!

In addition to the Stock Show, every year in recent memory has seen an Annual Meeting of the Lower Downtown Neighborhood Association. This year is no exception. Tuesday, January 18, Four Seasons Hotel, 5:30 p.m. and open to all! See all the details here. $20 if you buy in advance, $25 at the door, but you do get some wonderful Four Seasons food, and a drink coupon. Lots of LoDites, a promised “very short informative”…

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No Garage? No Problem. Have a Garage Sale!

People living in Downtown spaces have too much stuff, too. So, here again is that chance to move some of it over to people who really want more stuff. A Garage Sale, but unlike any other. Saturday, August 28, rain or shine, brings on another Lower Downtown No Garage Garage Sale! From 8 in the morning until 1 in the afternoon, this is a great way to spend your time on the street…between 15th Street and Cherry…

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