Denver approves city's first legal marijuana c

Denver approves city’s first legal marijuana club

DENVER (AP) — Officials in Colorado’s largest city on Monday approved Denver’s first legal marijuana club and joined a small number of business across the country allowing people to consume in states where adult use has been broadly legalized. Denver voters in 2016 approved a ballot measure allowing so-called “social consumption” locations. It took nine months for the city began accepting applications, and industry advocates complained that state restrictions preventing marijuana use at any business with a liquor license and the city’s own rules made it difficult to find an acceptable location. For instance, clubs can’t be located within 1000 feet of a school, day cares or addiction treatment facilities.… Read More

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100 Colorado Creatives 4.0: Julie Rada

Julie Rada in a murder one less, at the Boulder Fringe Festival and BINDERY | space, 2009. #53: Julie Rada A political thinker wrapped up in a creative skin, Julie Rada infiltrated Denver’s experimental-theater scene years ago. She worked with the long-gone Lida Project, collaborated with Lida artistic director Brian Freeland as Countdown to Zero, and created countless original and innovative works with her own companies. On the side, Rada facilitates performances in prisons, offering the incarcerated a chance at redemptive creativity. The versatile actor and director left for a while and returned in 2016, picking up where she left off by regrouping with Denver colleagues Miriam Suzanne and Kenny… Read More

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Denver commercial real estate firm buys Broadway building for $17M – Denver Business Journal

A Denver commercial real estate firm has bought the Offices at the Art building on Broadway for $17.1 million. Northstar Commercial Partners said it bought the 52,000-square-foot, three-story building at 1221 Broadway at the Denver Art Museum complex. The building is fully leased by communications software company Four Winds Interactive. The Denver Business Journal profiled the company in May 2016. “This will be one of the top acquisitions in the Denver market for newer office space and we’re thrilled to be involved, especially with Denver as our hometown,” said Brian Watson, chairman and CEO of Northstar, in a statement. Watson is also running for state treasurer of Colorado; a race… Read More

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