Both well-known and blighted, the Globeville/Elyria-Swansea neighborhoods just north of Denver are in for some big changes. The ambitious projects will potentially cost billions of dollars and significantly transform the community. Residents hope the revitalization won’t come at their expense.
The single largest cattle show in the United States, the National Western Stock Show, is now under way in Denver. Fans roar overhead, keeping the air cool and the odors at bay, as Jeanette Fuller spiffs up her Black Angus — with product.
"High-strength hairspray, basically, just trying to get the hair to accentuate the good things about her and kind of cover up the bad things about her," Fuller says.
National Western Stock Show officials are considering a move from their longtime Denver location.
The current site puts constraints on parking and crowd size, which was just under 645,000 this year. National Western Stock Show President Paul Andrews says right now the organization is considering several sites. The DIA option would be developed in conjunction with Gaylord Entertainment, a company that plans to build a western-themed hotel and entertainment plaza.