Recent Posts by Mark Smiley

Urban Farming Takes Off With Chickens, Beehives In Neighborhoods

Rules Hatched By City Council Also Allow Homegrown Sales In Kitchens, Yards Until Dusk by Glen Richardson Have you heard the buzz? If not, step into your backyard and listen for the hum of bees. If you pay close attention you may also hear the sounds of chickens, ducks and goats! They’re some of the…
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Two Massive 30-Story Apartment Houses To Dominate Country Club Area

Construction Of Towers Into Historic Six-Acre Site Seen By Activists As Giving Area And Denver Another Black Eye by Glen Richardson Country Club Gardens — the historic 1940s five-building three-story apartment complex located in a six-acre landscaped garden environment adjacent to the Downing Street Parkway — is about to get hit with a pair of…
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Business Community Awaits Destruction Of Old Shotgun Willie’s Building

Complaints Flood City The low slung masonry building at the corner of East Virginia Avenue and South Colorado Boulevard has been a Glendale landmark for over a half century, originally housing Club Monaco, and later such iconic businesses as Andy’s Smorgasbord, the Bavarian Inn, and, since 1982, Shotgun Willie’s adult nightclub. Today, however, the abandoned…
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