🌱 Check Washing Scam + Saving The Zuni Plant + GES Microtransit Plan
Hello, everybody! I’m back with your fresh edition of the Denver Daily. Follow along for the most important things happening around town…
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Here are the top stories in Denver today:
- Check washing scam hits Denver. A Denver woman was surprised when she heard the term after nearly being scammed for $5,000. “Check washing” is a tactic that thieves use where they apply a solvent to a check that removes ink that’s already been written and its then rewritten. (7News)
- Denver’s microtransit program is coming to Globeville, Elyria-Swansea neighborhoods. The city’s small van service transit service is designed to fill in gaps in RTD’s service. (Denverite)
- The Preservery is closing its doors for good. The owners of the RiNO restaurant blame increased rents, having to work all the time and the pandemic for the business’ demise. (Learn Mawson)
- Is Denver’s Zuni Power Plant worth saving? Sun Valley residents sure hope so. Residents banded together with Historic Denver to submit an application to nominate the old Xcel Energy coal plant as one of Denver’s Most Endangered Places — a list that’s published each year by Colorado Preservation, Inc. (Denverite)
- More than 150 people housed in motels will have to move by mid-September. Federal funding is ending for the hotels that have…