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St. Louis group for women entrepreneurs expands to 6 cities, including Denver

By: Associated Press

ST. LOUIS — A St. Louis organization that supports women-led startup companies is expanding to six new cities. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Brazen Global announced Tuesday that it’s creating branches in Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Philadelphia and Fort Worth, Texas. The organization has hired acting directors in each...

From online to mall time: Warby Parker to open first Denver store this weekend

By: Joe Rubino

After opening its first Colorado store in Boulder last year, online-born prescription-eyewear retailer Warby Parker is graduating to a second location in the state, this one in Denver. The new store opens Saturday in the Cherry Creek Shopping Center, 3000 E. First Ave. A third location is headed to Lower Downtown’s Dairy...

Crackdown on abandoned shopping carts gains approval in Lakewood

By: John Aguilar

City leaders in Lakewood gave final passage to a measure this week that cracks down on abandoned shopping carts left strewn around the city, often at bus stops or on sidewalks. The ordinance, which passed Monday night, puts the burden on grocery stores and other large retailers in Lakewood to...

Colorado State grads sue over unaccredited master’s program

By: Associated Press

FORT COLLINS — Some Colorado State University graduates are suing the school for failing to gain accreditation for its landscape architecture master’s degree program. In the lawsuit filed last month, 12 graduates allege that the university broke its contract with students, leading them to lose money through decreased earning potential...

More restaurants, shops added to LoDo’s Dairy Block

By: The Know

What used to be an unassuming alleyway in LoDo has undergone a transformation to become the city’s first pedestrian alley dotted with bars, restaurants and retail space known as Dairy Block. And six additional vendors have joined the project. Run for the Roses, an underground cocktail lounge serving rare spirits; Foraged, a...

Denver Police Chief Robert White notifies mayor of plans to retire

By: Noelle Phillips

Denver Police Chief Robert White, who came to the city with a mission to reform the department, has notified the mayor that he plans to retire, The Denver Post has learned. The date of his departure remains unknown, and the chief refused to confirm that he plans to step down....