The City of Denver’s commitment to have art in all public spaces has landed it on a new top ten list. As passengers plod through the country’s fifth busiest airport this holiday travel season, this distinction – Best U.S. Airport for Art – might cause them to stop and pause.
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By the time these hard red winter wheat sprouts reach maturity, it's likely the market for wheat will look very different with a looming merger of some of the biggest players in flour milling.
Fall is planting time for wheat across the Great Plains. This year’s crop went into the ground while big changes were underway in the wheat market. Some of the biggest players in the flour milling industry are joining forces to make the country’s largest miller even larger.
By the numbers, the Mile High City is home to roughly 400 arts and cultural venues – everything from small art galleries and bars with live music to the four-acre Denver Performing Arts Complex. For most of 2013, Denver Arts & Venues has asked people to think just as big about arts and culture.
Recreational marijuana is legal in Colorado. But that doesn't mean residents want the air to smell like a pot rally. Denver is getting more calls to enforce an odor ordinance that can impose a buzz-killing fine on violators. To find them, the city relies on a device called the Nasal Ranger.