Denver

Annual Seed Swap event culitvates community connections

Annual Seed Swap event culitvates community connections

Over the hills and through the woods, under the I-70 overpass we go. While the Elyria-Swansea neighborhood sits only 15 minutes from downtown Denver, the landscape and demographic changes drastically over the short trek. This neighborhood, which has always been a hub for dirty industry, is the most polluted neighborhood in Colorado. The GrowHaus, a […]

Belles and Chimes – Women’s pinball league

Belles and Chimes –  Women’s pinball league

Women of all ages looking for social interaction and a new way to challenge their skill sets have found an underground community with a different kind of playing field. Like flappers of the 1920s, Belles and Chimes, a pinball club for women in Denver is resisting out-of-date stereotypes. For these ladies, the focus of their […]

Prodigy Coffeehouse of Globeville, Elyria and Swansea neighborhoods

Nestled in the southeast corner of the Globeville, Elyria and Swansea neighborhoods in northeastDenver, there is an innovative form of social change being made via local apprentices and a nonprofit craft coffeehouse called Prodigy. This particular intersection, across from the Northeast Park Hill and Clayton neighborhoods, has had an outcry for economic opportunity to be […]

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