Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon This Sunday

The Denver Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon and 1/2 Marathon are this Sunday, October 20, 2013. The course includes the roads in Cheesman Park. Many neighborhood roads will be temporarily closed, from as early as 6:00 am to as late as 2:30 pm (although most will open well before 2:30 pm). Click here for the complete list.

The City Park Esplanade Fresh Market will be open. For more information about getting to the Market, and other race day news, click here.

Attempted Kidnapping in the Neighborhood

An apparent attempted kidnapping happened on 7th Avenue near Gilpin Street the other night. The info from the police indicates that on October 1, 2013 at about 9 p.m., a woman was walking on East 7th Avenue near Gilpin Street and 2 men attempted to abduct her. See the crime alert from the Denver Police Department for more information, and stay safe out there!

Cheesman Park Play Area Plans

A redeveloped Cheesman Park Play Area is being planned!

The Cheesman Park Advocacy Group, Councilwoman Jeanne Robb’s office, and the Denver Department of Parks and Recreation have worked together with a stakeholder’s group and Mundus Bishop Design landscape architects to develop a concept design for the Cheesman Park Play Area.

Everyone is welcome to attend the public meeting at which the plans will be displayed and described. Details below:

When: Thursday, October 24, 2013, 7:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.

Where: Tears-McFarlane House Annex, 1290 Williams Street, Denver, Colorado 80218. (This is the small low building south of the Tears-McFarlane House, directly on the north side of Cheesman Park.)

Your input, and the input of your children, is encouraged! See the flyer from Parks and Rec for additional information.