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Getting Around Denver Without a Car

Getting Around Denver Without a Car June 30, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Denver, like most cities between the Mississippi and the Sierra Nevadas, has a mild case of urban sprawl. Unlike those other cities, Denver has worked aggressively to make getting around the city without a car easier and simpler – a welcome change, especially since gas prices under $3/gallon seem to...

View the Night Sky and Learn About the Cosmos

View the Night Sky and Learn About the Cosmos June 28, 2011 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
One of the advantages of being in the mountains is regular access to a night sky unobstructed by pollution or pesky city lights. Thankfully, the Chamberlin Observatory in south Denver has been saving Denver residents the schlepp into those mountains for over a hundred years. Twice a week (and sometimes...

Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre

Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre June 27, 2011 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
To refer to Red Rocks Amphitheatre as a legendary concert venue is hardly hyperbolic. This majestic venue has been hosting concerts for over a hundred years and has seen The Beatles, U2 , Steve Martin, and roughly one billion combined performances by The Grateful Dead and Phish. It’s not hard to see...

Jazz in the Park

Jazz in the Park June 27, 2011 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
It’s hardly a secret that the primary reason people come to Denver is to enjoy the outdoors, as options for hikers, bikers, runners, and climbers abound. However, the city has plenty to offer those who’d rather relax and just hang out — not work their way up a 14,000 peak or tackle a 100-mile bike...

Capitol Hill People’s Fair: June 4 & 5

Capitol Hill People’s Fair: June 4 & 5 April 30, 2011 | Events, Food, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
The Capitol Hill People’s Fair exists as a celebration of the diverse Denver urban community and its residents. On June 4th and 5th, artists from all over the U.S. and Canada will come to Denver to exhibit their original works — only handcrafted items are allowed in this juried exhibition....

Downtown Denver Arts Festival: May 27 – 30

Downtown Denver Arts Festival: May 27 – 30 April 30, 2011 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
Colorado is a treasure trove of beauty and originality, and exciting new visual art is highly prized. Whether you are looking for an original painting, ceramics, an exquisite piece of jewelry, or a handmade wooden bowl, creativity abounds on Memorial Day weekend at the Downtown Denver Arts Festival....

Denver Cinco de Mayo Festival and Parade

Denver Cinco de Mayo Festival and Parade April 30, 2011 | Events, Food, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Cinco de Mayo celebrates the Mexican victory over the French at the Battle of Puebla in 1862. It is a day to celebrate Latino culture and heritage, with festivities galore. Denver’s huge festival is on both May 7th and May 8th and is the largest such event in the United States. Opening with a colorful...

Golf Tournament Fundraiser for Solar Panel in Malawi

Golf Tournament Fundraiser for Solar Panel in Malawi February 28, 2011 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
On April 20, The Brick Foundation is hosting a golf tournament to raise funds for the installation of a solar panel on a youth center project in Malawi, Africa. The Brick Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization whose mission is to serve as a liaison between U.S. Peace Corps volunteers abroad...

Visit Leadville, CO Before It Changes Forever

Visit Leadville, CO Before It Changes Forever February 24, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Along the top of the Rockies Scenic and Historic Byway sits North America’s highest incorporated city, Leadville, Colorado. At a lofty perch of 10,430 feet, this legendary frontier mining town is positioned in a valley surrounded by stunning snow-capped peaks. Leadville is famous for its heritage,...

Winter X Games in Aspen

Winter X Games in Aspen January 3, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
From January 27-30, more than 250 ski, snowboard, and snowmobile athletes from across the world will land in Aspen to compete in the Winter X Games 15. This is like the Olympics of winter sports, but featuring guys on snowmobiles doing massive backflips. All events at the X Games are free, including...