Posts Tagged ‘downtown’

Ignorance is bliss- Stupid is expensive

by Craig Masters It may be time to admit stupid people are not only irritating, but they are becoming too expensive to tip-toe around so we don’t hurt their feelings. The time has come to recognize that being tolerant of programs and practices born of stupidity or ignorance is simply too expensive for the world […]

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Loveland to hold Old Fashioned Corn Festival

Loveland Reporter Herald — The Old Fashioned Corn Roast Festival, an event of roasted corn, games for children, corny parade floats, and bicycle mania, is just a week away. The festival will be downtown this year on Fourth Street instead of its usual location at Fairgrounds Park. And it will be an event to remember […]

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Ft. Collins DBA snubs local business in favor of large media outlets

by Jack Minor –   A local radio station in Fort Collins has been told it will not be able to have a float in the local St. Patrick’s Day parade, while other stations owned by national organizations outside the state are being allowed to participate.   The Downtown Fort Collins Business Association is promoting […]

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Historic district to celebrate 10 year anniversary

GREELEY — The Greeley Historic Preservation Commission and the Downtown Development Authority (DDA) invite all Greeley residents to an event to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the designation of the Downtown Greeley Historic District on the Greeley Historic Register (GHR) and the removal of Downtown Greeley from the Colorado Preservation, Inc. (CPI) Endangered Places List. […]

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Current Monfort pawn and Greeley mayor Tom Norton, as most probably don’t know

  I’m not in the habit of kicking dogs.  The one dog I’ve been hired by the voters of Greeley/Evans to kick is this school district. Of course this is one ugly animal.  I’m still in this dogfight, which usually ends with me on the bottom of a dog pile, but there are a couple […]

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Something over at city hall smells like fish. Rotting fish.

Matt Andrews  –  Greeley and Evans both have taxpayer money they are preparing to squander.  Whenever taxes are proposed to be raised, or needlessly spent, it should be a knee-jerk reaction of the community to examine the respective governing agencies.  Starting with the efficiency of their respective operations and moving to the top salary-getters.  Current […]

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Arts picnic accepting booth applications

The Arts Picnic “Park Your Art” Committee is now accepting arts/crafts booth applications for the 2011 show held in historic Lincoln Park, downtown Greeley. The juried event, scheduled for July 30 and 31, is open to all artists (student, amateur, or professional). Completed application packets must be postmarked on or before Monday April 25, 2011. […]

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There is money for art but not roads

by Vanessa Dominguez The display of art in Greeley’s public places was unanimously approved by city departments and City Council in 1997. In October 2009, City Council approved its five year art plan. Approval will term in 2014. Some examples of art in Greeley’s public sites would be: Eight Poudre trail markers made out of red […]

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Greeley City Charter

I have read the Greeley City charter.  No where in it does it say, grow at all costs. Never does it say the city is responsible to provide or create jobs for residents. It does say the City should provide services necessary to provide residents with basic infrastructure needs. Water, sewer, streets, street lighting, as time […]

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Greeley Blues Jam

by Zachary Jory The Greeley Blues Jam returns this year on June 11th and 12th. On Friday, the artists will be centered in downtown Greeley around the 9th Street Plaza. On Saturday, performances will be at the Island Grove Arena. As in years past, an all-star line up will be performing on Saturday including The […]

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