# Downtown denver
A Denver New Years Eve 2022 Party: White Rose Gala 1920's Themed
This is a Roaring 20s Great Gatsby NYE Party at The Denver Performing Arts Complex in Denver, Colorado. So put on your flappers and get your tickets on EvenBrite.com.
Flammable freight trains pass downtown Denver venues, housing
Freight trains carrying hazardous materials snake past major Denver attractions.City and County of Denver via Zoom. (Denver, Colo.) Rail cars carrying flammable materials pass through Denver every day. Some of those rail lines pass by Ball Arena, Elitch Gardens and Mile-High Stadium. Many snake along tall residential buildings.
Denver may spend $2.4 million to spur downtown foot traffic
The Denver City Council will consider awarding $2.4 million in American Rescue Plan Act money to Downtown Denver Partnership Monday to encourage foot traffic downtown. “Even as the city regains near pre-pandemic levels of tourist travel and nighttime dining and entertainment, it is projected that daytime worker traffic may never return beyond 80 percent of pre-pandemic levels (a loss of 20,000 customers a day), necessitating a new way of thinking about the downtown market, its workforce and how to sustain visitor traffic and regain sales tax generation,” city staff wrote in a memo to City Council. “Pedestrian traffic for the month of May 2022 remained down 31 percent from May 2019 levels which indicates that further interventions are needed to ensure the survival of downtown’s remaining businesses and furthermore, to improve the resilience of downtown Denver’s long-term economic vitality.”
Neighbors complain about homeless living at Denver hotel
(Denver, Colo.) Neighbors of the Aloft hotel in downtown Denver say they're frustrated by litter on the street and people smoking meth outside the hotel. The city uses the hotel to house people experiencing homelessness at risk of catching COVID.
Downtown Denver workers, visitors invited to free concert series this summer
(Downtown Denver Partnership) (DENVER, Colo.) Commercial real-estate agency Brookfield Properties will host Summer Sounds, a series of public concerts this summer during lunchtime hours for anyone in the Downtown Denver area.
Guns, mental health challenges drive crime, Denver police say
The numbers tell Denver's crime story. During 2021:. 32 people allegedly killed by suspects on pretrial release. The violence isn't unique to Denver. Murders statewide skyrocketed 75 percent last year, Denver Police Chief Paul Pazen said.
New 30-story office tower in the works for downtown Denver
(Denver, Colo.) Chicago developers are dominating the gateway to Denver’s Arapahoe Square neighborhood. Riverside Investment & Development and partner Convexity Properties paid parking lot tsar Buzz Geller $27 million for a 1.26-acre parking lot at 1901 Arapahoe St., where it’s planning to develop a 30-story office tower, dubbed 1900 Lawrence, across from the former Greyhound bus station.