Most of Denver has a straightforward street grid oriented to the four cardinal directions. Blocks are usually identified in hundreds from the median streets, identified as "00", which are Broadway (the east–west median, running north–south) and Ellsworth Avenue (the north–south median, running east–west). Colfax Avenue, a major east–west artery through Denver, is 15 blocks (1500) north of the median. Avenues north of Ellsworth are numbered (with the exception of Colfax Avenue and several others, such as Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd and Montview Blvd.), while avenues south of Ellsworth are named.
Apollo Hall opened soon after the city's founding in 1859 and staged many plays for eager settlers. In the 1880s Horace Tabor built Denver's first opera house. After the start of the 20th century, city leaders embarked on a city beautification program that created many of the city's parks, parkways, museums, and the Municipal Auditorium, which was home to the 1908 Democratic National Convention and is now known as the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. Denver and the metropolitan areas around it continued to support culture. In 1988, voters in the Denver Metropolitan Area approved the Scientific and Cultural Facilities Tax (commonly known as SCFD), a 0.1% (1 cent per $10) sales tax that contributes money to various cultural and scientific facilities and organizations throughout the Metro area. The tax was renewed by voters in 1994 and 2004 and allows the SCFD to operate until 2018.
As of January 2013, the City and County of Denver has defined 78 official neighborhoods that the city and community groups use for planning and administration. Although the city's delineation of the neighborhood boundaries is somewhat arbitrary, it corresponds roughly to the definitions used by residents. These "neighborhoods" should not be confused with cities or suburbs, which may be separate entities within the metro area.
Denver is a consolidated city-county with a mayor elected on a nonpartisan ballot, a 13-member city council and an auditor. The Denver City Council is elected from 11 districts with two at-large council-members and is responsible for passing and changing all laws, resolutions, and ordinances, usually after a public hearing, and can also call for misconduct investigations of Denver's departmental officials. All elected officials have four-year terms, with a maximum of three terms. The current mayor is Michael Hancock.
A 2011 study by Walk Score ranked Denver sixteenth most walkable of fifty largest U.S. cities, though massive gaps in the city's sidewalks remain an oft-discussed issue. Many walkability advocates believe the city's need for pedestrian infrastructure is only growing as Denver and the Colorado Department of Transportation place the needs of cars over the needs of people by widening roads or the purposeful plowing of snow onto sidewalks during winter storms.
Junto con León, Monterrey y Pachuca, las Chivas también tienen un “0” en la columna de derrotas; sin embargo, también lo tienen en la de victorias, tres empates (ahora 2-2 con Tigres) que siguen sumando en la tabla del descenso; y la verdad, por más que las promuevan como candidatos al título, sus límites se ven todavía cortos; pero no es el único cuadro con cero triunfos; lo acompañan Veracruz y Morelia, además de los mencionados cementeros y sinaloenses; los escualos salieron vivos de la selva chiapaneca al empatar a un gol, mismo marcador que rescataron los purépechas en patio propio ante el Toluca, pero como que no hay mucho de dónde agarrarse. Haga clic aquí
Reviewing 2014 Mouton Cadet Bordeaux AC, France Score: 85/100 As I highlighted recently in an article on Vivino about the Most Popular French Wines, wines coming under the Mouton Cadet label indeed count among the very most widely drank bottles of French wine in the world. It is in fact the most scanned French … Continue reading How Good is Mouton Cadet Bordeaux wine?
MEXICO, D.F..- Si bien la irregularidad es el pan de cada día en la Liga MX, al menos se están viendo goles en casi todos los frentes. Hasta arriba están León y Monterrey al llevar “tres de tres”; los Rayados necesitaron de un gol para dejar con un palmo de narices al Atlas que, tras anotar una tercia en la primera jornada, ahora lleva dos semanas sin encontrar las redes rivales, mientras que La Fiera le endilgó al Cruz Azul su primer derrota del torneo (3-2) y los dirigidos por Tomás Boy todavía tienen un “0” en su casilla de victorias, comenzando los “runrun” de que, una vez más, el torneo le dará pocas notas positivas al técnico.
Los gamers o jugadores de videojuegos profesionales requieren de un equipo último modelo para poder competir entre los más talentosos del mundo. En Puerto Rico es difícil conseguir las piezas para ensamblar tu equipo, aunque existen algunas compañías locales que trabajan en preparar computadoras especializadas para videojuegos, sin embargo, no todos pueden costear sus precios.
Although by the close of the 1860s, Denver residents could look with pride at their success establishing a vibrant supply and service center, the decision to route the nation's first transcontinental railroad through Cheyenne, rather than Denver, threatened the prosperity of the young town. A daunting 100 miles away, citizens mobilized to build a railroad to connect Denver to the transcontinental railroad. Spearheaded by visionary leaders including Territorial Governor John Evans, David Moffat, and Walter Cheesman, fundraising began. Within three days, $300,000 had been raised, and citizens were optimistic. Fundraising stalled before enough was raised, forcing these visionary leaders to take control of the debt-ridden railroad. Despite challenges, on June 24, 1870, citizens cheered as the Denver Pacific completed the link to the transcontinental railroad, ushering in a new age of prosperity for Denver.
Denver is in the center of the Front Range Urban Corridor, between the Rocky Mountains to the west and the High Plains to the east. Denver's topography consists of plains in the city center with hilly areas to the north, west and south. According to the United States Census Bureau the city has a total area of 155 square miles (401 km2), of which 153 square miles (396 km2) is land and 1.6 square miles (4.1 km2) (1.1%) is water. The City and County of Denver is surrounded by only three other counties: Adams County to the north and east, Arapahoe County to the south and east, and Jefferson County to the west.