JPUN September 2017 Newsletter

Who Let the Dogs Out – JPUN teamed up with Urban Vet Care on Aug. 8 for the third annual Dog Days of Summer community POOCH-luck at the Jefferson Park playground. Thanks to Diggin’ Doggies, Republic of Paws, Denver Animal Shelter, Mile High Pup Stop and Biscotti Hound Dog Biscuit Bakery for providing the PAWesome shWAG for all the fur babies. There was an abundance of treats, food samples, sports jerseys, shampoos, portable food/water bowls, poo bag dispensers, leash refectors, pupcake, cupcakes, Frisbees, coupons and more. This event would not be PAWSible without the support of Denver Police Department – District 1 officers and the generosity of local businesses that provided food/beverage for all the PAWrents. Thanks to our PUParazzi, Caleb Hill, who captured some great shots of our neighborhood pets. To view all of Caleb’s photos from the event, visit the dropbox link below and don’t forget to tag yourself on JPUN’s Facebook page. https://www.dropbox.com/sh/qmwdgxneypn9sos/AABK1SZO_Hnp70w-GBbDrYxua?dl=0

2017 Komen Colorado Race for the Cure – The following streets will be closed on Sunday, September 24 from 4:00am to approximately 11:00am:
•  Federal Boulevard from W 14th Avenue to W 23rd Avenue
•  Auraria Parkway from I-25 to Speer Boulevard
•  7th St. from Walnut St. to Pepsi Center
•  Colfax Avenue from Federal Boulevard to I-25
•  Mile High Stadium Circle West from Decatur St. to W 20th Avenue
•  North bound I-25 ramp to West bound Colfax Avenue
•  South bound I-25 complete ramp closure at Colfax Avenue

Developer Plans 12-Story Apartment Tower –  Apartment developer Argyle Residential bought a 0.8-acre site at West Byron Place and Alcott Street early August for $5.7 million. Preliminary site plans call for 248 apartments. About a quarter of the units would be two-bedroom apartments and the remainder would be one-bedrooms.  For more find the story by Amy Dipierro at www.businessden.com

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BRONCOS 7K & BRONCOS FIT EXPO TO TAKE PLACE ON SUNDAY AT SPORTS AUTHORITY FIELD AT MILE HIGH

STREET CLOSURE ALERT
DENVER — The Denver Broncos, along with partners Children’s Hospital Colorado, UCHealth, 24 Hour Fitness, King Soopers, 9NEWS and Chick-fil-A, will host the fifth annual Broncos 7K at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on Sunday beginning at 8:30 a.m.
All participants and spectators at the Broncos 7K are also invited to attend the third annual Broncos Fit Expo beginning in the stadium’s concourse level at 8:30 a.m.
“The city of Denver boasts a passionate Broncos fan base that extends well beyond gameday,” Broncos Director of Marketing Ted Santiago said. “Our goal with the Broncos Fit Expo, the Broncos 7K and all of our Broncos Fit programs is to strive to have the healthiest fans in the NFL.”
Media are invited to cover both events and can park on the south side of the stadium (Lots A, B and C).

BRONCOS 7K
As a part of the Broncos Fit initiative, proceeds from the Broncos 7K will benefit the National Sports Center for the Disabled (NSCD). The Broncos 7K allows fans to experience the beautiful Sloan’s Lake neighborhood, run through the Broncos horsehead inflatable tunnel and finish the race on the 50-yard line inside the stadium.
All participants will receive an extra-large finisher’s medal and a Broncos retro jersey-style T-shirt. They will also have the opportunity to participate in additional race festivities, including a Kids’ Fun Run, raffle prizes and post-race food and drinks.
On race day, registration and packet pickup will begin at 6:30 a.m., with the race starting at 8:30 a.m. (waves of participants will be released every 5-10 minutes). The Kids’ Fun Run, presented by Children’s Colorado, begins at 11:30 a.m.
Registration is still open and fans can learn more about the Broncos 7K by visiting www.Broncos7k.com.

BRONCOS FIT EXPO
The Broncos Fit Expo runs on the concourse level of Sports Authority Field at Mile High from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. The family-friendly and free expo will feature products, services and activities promoting safe and healthy lifestyles.
The expo will include:
• Autograph sessions along with meet-and-greets with Broncos players, alumni and cheerleaders
• Health tests and screenings
• Family-friendly sports activities
• Contests and giveaways

PARKING ADVISORY FROM DENVER PUBLIC WORKS Parking Restrictions around Sports Authority Field at Mile High for CU/CSU Game Friday, Sept 1

DENVER, CO — This Friday, the CU/CSU football game will be played at Sports Authority Field at Mile High which has Denver Public Works reminding drivers to have a game plan when it comes to parking. Be mindful and keep an eye on posted parking restrictions around the stadium. If you or guests are attending, please follow posted neighborhood parking restrictions.

On Street Parking
Denver Public Works Right of Way Enforcement Agents will enforce posted parking regulations in the area including surrounding neighborhoods during stadium events.

Posted signs in the stadium area restrict parking to vehicles with the correct residential parking permit posted in the window from 12:00PM to 9:00PM on Friday. Those vehicles that park without appropriate permits will be cited and towed to a temporary impound lot in Denver at 2000 W. 3rdAvenue.

If you are eligible for a Residential Parking Permit (RPP), please make sure your permits are current. To find out more, call 3-1-1 or click here.

Sports Authority Field at Mile High Parking
New this season, there will be handicap placard enforcement for all handicap parking lots on-site at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Anyone who would like to park in these lots will be asked to show proof of their handicap placard registration before they will be allowed to enter.

Off-Street Parking (parking lots)
Sports Authority Field at Mile High event attendees who choose to drive should also be cautious when utilizing a parking lot in the area.

Choose only those parking lot locations that 1) display a special event parking sign issued by the City & County of Denver, or 2) are existing approved parking lots clearly managed by reputable companies.
The signs display the seal of the City & County of Denver and include the address of the parking location. These signs were issued because of the proliferation of illegal parking lots taking drivers’ money, only to have the drivers return to their vehicles to find it ticketed and/or towed.

When parking in a lot with the City & County of Denver sign posted, drivers can be assured that they will be parked legally and are not in danger of tickets, tows or being “parked in” (blocked or trapped in a space by other vehicles).

Alternative Transportation
Use of public transportation to the game is encouraged. Sports Authority Field at Mile High is easily accessible by light rail or bus. Please check with RTD on schedules prior to planning your trip. Go to rtd-denver.com or call the RTD Telephone Information Center at 303-299-6000.

Sports Authority Field is also conveniently located adjacent to Denver bike paths, and the stadium is equipped with over three hundred individual bike racks. Check out www.denvergov.org/bikemaps to plan your route or pick up a free copy of the Denver Bike Map at your local recreation center or Denver City Council office.

For more information about Sports Authority Field at Mile High Events please visit http://www.sportsauthorityfieldatmilehigh.com/

PARKING ADVISORY FROM DENVER PUBLIC WORKS Parking Restrictions around Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Have a Game Plan for Parking This Football Season!

DENVER ­—On Thursday, August 31, the Denver Broncos will host a preseason game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. As excitement builds for the upcoming football season, Denver Public Works is reminding people to pay attention to posted parking restrictions around the stadium and surrounding neighborhoods. Denver’s Right of Way Enforcement agents will enforce posted parking regulations in the area during the following games:

Broncos Preseason
Thursday, August 31
Rocky Mountain Showdown
Friday, September 1
Broncos Regular Season
Monday, September 11
Sunday, September 17
Sunday, October 1
Sunday, October 15
Sunday, November 12
Sunday, November 19
Sunday, December 10
Sunday, December 31

On Street Parking

Posted signs in the stadium area restrict parking to vehicles with the correct residential parking permit posted in the window from 6:00pm to 9:00pm on weekdays and from 12:00pm to 9:00pm on weekends. Those vehicles that park without appropriate permits will be cited and towed to a temporary impound lot in Denver at 2000 W. 3rd Avenue.

If you are eligible for a Residential Parking Permit (RPP), now is a great time to make sure your permits are current. You are likely eligible for RPP if you have a sign with posted restrictions on your street. To find out more, call 311 or visit denvergov.org/rpp.

Stadium Parking
There will be handicap placard enforcement for all handicap parking lots on-site at the stadium. Anyone who would like to park in these lots will be asked to show proof of their handicap placard registration before they will be allowed to enter.

Off-Street Parking (parking lots)

Drivers should also be cautious when utilizing a parking lot in the area.

If you are not parking in one of the parking lots on stadium property, choose only those locations that 1) display a special event parking sign issued by the City & County of Denver, or 2) are existing approved parking lots clearly managed by reputable companies.

The signs display the seal of the City & County of Denver and include the address of the parking location. These signs were issued because of the proliferation of illegal parking lots taking drivers’ money, only to have the drivers return to their vehicles to find it ticketed and/or towed. When parking in a lot with the City & County of Denver sign posted, drivers can be assured that they will be parked legally and are not in danger of tickets, tows or being “parked in” (blocked or trapped in a space by other vehicles).

Alternative Transportation
Denver Public Works also encourages people to use public transportation when attending games. The stadium is easily accessible by light rail or bus. Please check with RTD on schedules prior to planning your trip. Go to rtd-denver.com or call the RTD Telephone Information Center at 303-299-6000.

The stadium is also conveniently located adjacent to Denver bike paths, and it is equipped with over three hundred individual bike racks. Check out denvergov.org/bikemap to plan your route or pick up a free copy of the 2017 Denver Bike Map at your local recreation center or Denver City Council office.

For more information about stadium events, please visitsportsauthorityfieldatmilehigh.com

You are invited: Second Round of Pedestrian and Trails Public Meetings

 

As a part of Denveright and Denver Moves: Pedestrians and Trailsthe City and County of Denver invites you to attend this second round of public meetings to examine costs, funding options and policies needed to achieve the community’s vision for a walkable Denver and a world-class trail system.

Come to a meeting near you!

Meetings will be from 5:30-7:00pm and will present the same material and opportunities for input:

The Denver Moves: Pedestrians & Trails plan aims to improve walkability in Denver and to create a world-class trail system. This will be the first plan dedicated specifically to improving pedestrian and off-street trail experiences citywide. Ultimately, the plan will include a prioritized guide for improving Denver streets and crossings for people walking and providing trails that are appealing for both recreational and transportation purposes.

For a summary of the findings thus far, please review the Denver Moves: Pedestrians & Trails Existing Conditions Report which provides the most detailed inventory of Denver’s pedestrian and trail infrastructure to-date.

A sign language interpreter will be provided upon request with a three business-day notice. Contact signlanguageservices@denvergov.org

Spanish language interpretation provided at all public meetings. Se provee interpretación en español en todas las reuniones públicas.

For more information please go to www.denvergov.org/denveright and click on the “Pedestrians & Trails” tab

Join us! Dog Days of Summer -Jefferson Park Aug 8 from 5:30-8 pm

DOG DAYS OF SUMMER CANINE GATHERING & COMMUNITY POTLUCK
JPUN’s third annual “Dog Days of Summer” canine festivities and community potluck is Tues., Aug. 8 from 5:30-8 p.m. at the Jefferson Park Pavilion (23rd Ave. & Clay St.). Co-sponsored by Urban Vet Care, a full-service veterinary hospital serving Northwest Denver, this FREE event featuring dog-related vendors, food and family fun, also celebrates National Night Out and Denver Days.
Free Food
Riverside Church will be providing hot dogs and hamburgers, Billy Sims BBQ, Sexy Pizza, Araujos and More…
Please bring a side dish, dessert or something to share with your neighbors for the potluck.
Puppy Pool – Pet SchWAG – Free Pupcake for pets and Little Man Ice Cream for owners Look for the PUParazzi to take photos of you and your pet. #xmascard?

PARKING ADVISORY FROM DENVER PUBLIC WORKS Parking Restrictions for Guns N’ Concert – August 2nd

DENVER ­—Rock fans heading to Sports Authority Field at Mile High on Wednesday, August 2 for the Guns N’ Roses concert, need to keep an eye out for posted parking restrictions around the stadium and surrounding neighborhoods. During stadium events, Denver’s Right of Way Enforcement agents will enforce posted parking regulations in the area.

On Street Parking
Posted signs in the stadium area restrict parking to vehicles with the correct residential parking permit posted in the window from 6:00pm to 9:00pm on Wednesday.

If you are eligible for a Residential Parking Permit (RPP), now is a great time to make sure your permits are current. You are likely eligible for RPP if you have a sign with posted restrictions on your street. To find out more, call 311 or visit denvergov.org/rpp.

Stadium Parking
There will be handicap placard enforcement for all handicap parking lots on-site at the stadium. Anyone who would like to park in these lots will be asked to show proof of their handicap placard registration before they will be allowed to enter.

Off-Street Parking (parking lots)
Drivers should also be cautious when utilizing a parking lot in the area.

If you are not parking in one of the parking lots on stadium property, choose only those locations that 1) display a special event parking sign issued by the City & County of Denver, or 2) are existing approved parking lots clearly managed by reputable companies.

The signs display the seal of the City & County of Denver and include the address of the parking location. These signs were issued because of the proliferation of illegal parking lots taking drivers’ money, only to have the drivers return to their vehicles to find it ticketed and/or towed. When parking in a lot with the City & County of Denver sign posted, drivers can be assured that they will be parked legally and are not in danger of tickets, tows or being “parked in” (blocked or trapped in a space by other vehicles).

Alternative Transportation
Denver Public Works also encourages people to use public transportation to get to the concert. The stadium is easily accessible by light rail or bus. Please check with RTD on schedules prior to planning your trip. Go to rtd-denver.com or call the RTD Telephone Information Center at 303-299-6000.

The stadium is also conveniently located adjacent to Denver bike paths, and it is equipped with over three hundred individual bike racks. Check out denvergov.org/bikemap to plan your route or pick up a free copy of the 2017 Denver Bike Map at your local recreation center or Denver City Council office.

For more information about stadium events, please visit sportsauthorityfieldatmilehigh.com