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Urban Camping

Camping In The Big City... Who Knew?

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 06.18.2013 | Travel

When urbanites need a getaway they pack up their gear and board buses, trains and airplanes to escape the city. But an escape is closer than most real...

Glamping Debuts in Downtown Los Angeles

Duane Wells | Posted 05.27.2013 | Travel
Duane Wells

To be honest, I've never been a big fan of camping. In fact, I've never quite gotten the whole idea of "roughing it" because it has always seemed a contrary notion to me. But glamping, on the other hand, is an entirely different story.

Pete Turner of Illegal Pete's on Bands, Bullet Trains, Boulder, and Yes, Burritos

The Denver Diatribe | Posted 10.31.2012 | Denver
The Denver Diatribe

This week we force Pete to dig up repressed memories of Blinky the Clown; Pete shares the ups and downs of being one of Colorado's most beloved burrito barons; and we explore tube trains, alpine slides, and other possible solutions to I-70 traffic.

READ: DPD Training Manual On Camping Ban Enforcement

Posted 05.24.2012 | Denver

After Denver city councilors passed a controversial ban on "unauthorized" camping in mid-May, critics argued the city had effectively criminalized hom...

Homeless Camping Ban Passed By City Council

Posted 05.15.2012 | Denver

A controversial ordinance to ban "unauthorized" camping in the city of Denver--a measure that specifically targets homeless people sleeping on the str...

Police Chief: Very Last Thing That We Would Do Is Make An Arrest For Camping

Posted 05.11.2012 | Denver

Denver Police Chief Robert White says that if the city passes its proposed "unauthorized" camping ban next week, his department will use arrest as a l...

Preliminary Homeless 'Camping' Ban Approved By Denver City Council

Posted 05.01.2012 | Denver

A proposal to ban "unauthorized" camping in the city of Denver--a measure that specifically targets homeless people sleeping on the streets--has gotte...

Denver Camping Ban Gets Delayed

Posted 04.20.2012 | Denver

On Thursday, the Denver Commission On Homelessness called for a delay on any further action on the city's proposed "unauthorized camping ban" for at l...

Camping Ban Battle Heats Up: ACLU Writes Letter To City Council

Posted 04.17.2012 | Denver

A controversial proposal to "ban unauthorized camping" in the city of Denver has gotten the attention of the American Civil Liberties Union of Colorad...

Occupy Denver's Open Letter To Hancock Over Camping Ban

Posted 04.09.2012 | Denver

Denver's City Council is considering an ordinance to "ban unauthorized camping" throughout the city, The Denver Post recently reported, and critics of...

5 Denver Spots To Camp In Style

| Sheri L. Thompson | Posted 09.05.2011 | Denver

Enjoying the great outdoors without great discomfort needn’t be tricky. In fact, it can be downright luxurious. Check out these five options for get...

Homeless in Columbia: When Winter Shelter Closes, No Place to Rest Your Head (VIDEO)

Paul Bowers | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Paul Bowers

Columbia's Winter Shelter closed for the spring Thursday morning, sending hundreds of the city's homeless back outside at nights. "250 people are headed nowhere," said Billy, a 56-year-old homeless man who'd been staying at the Winter Shelter.

Homeless in Columbia: Day in the Park, Night on the Streets

Paul Bowers | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Paul Bowers

That's the thing about being homeless: You're living in a legal gray area, often with no permanent address or photo ID, and you can get picked up for any number of activities that constitute your daily life: loitering, panhandling, public urination, sleeping where you ought not.