The measure would quarantine a potential entertainment hub to the tract of land north of Interstate 70 and east of Hudson Road, according to proposed language. A development would also be prohibited from breaking ground within a half mile of any property in a residential zone.
During each of the quasi-weekly meeting of the masterminds in Aurora’s star chamber, cameras toss the images of our local legislative celebrities up onto the screen of the star-ship bridge. From the audience, you can settle back with popcorn and watch Mayor Steve Hogan, up close and personal, lecture councilors not about Aurora’s rule of law, but its law of rules, which Hizzoner is quite fond of. Every dated tie, nappy sweater and bodacious bangle is two-stories high and in gorgeous living hi-def faded-color glory
“That will be our first international consulate office in the city,” said Ricardo Gambetta, manager of Aurora’s office of international and immigrant affairs. “That’s why it’s a big deal — because now we are truly an international city.”
“The state didn’t do anything forever until we literally had to get the Legislature to push them,” Mayor Steve Hogan said. “It’s a larger frustration than just the fact that the Housing Authority didn’t get the bid — it goes beyond that.”
The announcement comes on the heels of Amazon opening a 452,000-square-foot ‘sortation facility’ on East 36th Drive in Majestic Commercenter last year. That site employees hundreds and is already operating
The school was designated a Purple Heart School by the Military Order of the Purple Heart for having “great admiration, gratitude and respect for the men and women of the Armed Forces of the United States of America,” according to a proclamation from the organization’s Local Chapter MOPH375.
“Initially we were a little more hopeful the rhetoric was just that, but when you look at the people he is surrounding himself with, who will influence him, it doesn’t alleviate any concerns, that’s for sure” — Jennifer Piper, interfaith organizer for the American Friends Service Committee
On top of referring to herself as “future poet laureate,” Gonzalez included the line, “like I said, amazing poetry.” That was referring to her own, six-line work. Talk about brass.