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Crush Walls 2020

2020 might be the year that everything was canceled but art is not canceled! Especially outdoor art! This year’s CRUSH (Creative Rituals Under Social Harmony) will be the 11th year that artists take over RiNo and the surrounding area with

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Summer 2020 Farmer’s Markets

It’s might be possible that there are even MORE farmer’s markets in the Denver area this summer! With many expanding their options to include meal kits and cocktails as well as delivery options, now is a better time than ever

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Popping Up in Denver

The current state of the world has opened up new opportunities for entrepreneurial chefs and existing restaurants to rev up what takeout can look like. Each of these is chef-driven, but mostly driven by the love of food and some

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Get Outside!

Summer is basically in full swing so it’s time to bask in the great Colorado weather we brag to our midwestern friends about! Just remember to give your fellow outdoors people plenty of space whether you are on the trail

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Plains Conservation Center

Visiting the Plains Conservation Center in Aurora offers a glimpse of pioneer life on the Colorado high plains. These 1,100 acres, at 21901 E. Hampden Avenue, have been preserved, with a mission of educating people about the natural wonder of

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Fieldwork at the Denver Museum of Contemporary Art

Tara Donovan’s Fieldwork exhibit is something to be seen.  This exhibit, which runs through January 27, 2019, is a full museum takeover of the Denver Museum of Contemporary Art.  Donovan’s art, which includes sculptures, drawings, works on paper and site-specific

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Same Cafe

Coconut Red Lentil and Thai Yellow Curry soup.  Greek Quinoa and Feta Salad.  Kohlrabi, Garlic Scape Pesto and Irish Cheddar Pizza.  Made from scratch and mostly organic.  This was my lunch last week at the SAME Café at 2023 E.

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National Ballpark Museum

Does it surprise you to learn that Denver is home to the National Ballpark Museum, which is recognized by the Smithsonian as “one of the top 21 finest private baseball collections in the world”? This small, quirky museum is located

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Crush Walls 2018

2018 will be a defining year for Colorado’s largest independent graffiti and street art project: CRUSH (Creative Rituals Under Social Harmony). After a 2017 Meow Wolf sponsorship and officially partnering with the RiNo Art District, CRUSH will be expanded to a

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Denver’s New Block

Many Denver residents have been eagerly awaiting the opening of Dairy Block at 1800 Wazee Street.  Windsor Dairy used to be housed here in a 1918 old red brick building.   It’s now part of what is known as an

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The New Kirkland Museum

Sometimes referred to as a “jewel box”, the newly constructed Kirkland Museum of Fine Art should be on everyone’s list to visit.  Vance Kirkland, possibly one of Colorado’s most important 20th century artists, worked out of his 150 year old

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Colorado Freedom Memorial

Have you visited the Colorado Freedom Memorial yet?  This memorial is located near Buckley Air Force Base in Aurora. Dedicated in 2013, it honors Colorado veterans of all wars who were killed or are missing in action.  There are over

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Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge

Did you know that we live right next door to one of the largest urban refuges in the entire country?  Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge, located just northeast of Denver, covers 15,000 acres and is managed by the US

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Degas: A Passion for Perfection

Denverites have a rare opportunity to view over 100 works created by French artist Edgar Degas during the period from 1855-1906.  The Denver Art Museum is the only American venue for this exhibit, which runs through May 20.  Advance ticket

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A Historic Experience in the Heart of the City

History Colorado Center, located at 1200 Broadway, features interactive exhibits which allow visitors to experience the history and stories of our state. It’s a space that promotes engagement, learning and reflection. Children will enjoy stepping on skis and experiencing a

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Denver’s Antique Row

Native Denverites will remember the venerable businesses that were located in wonderful old buildings on South Broadway.  Ford Motor Company, The Gates Rubber Company, and Bredan Creamery are some that come to mind.  Some of these historic buildings remain, and

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Ai Weiwei’s “Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads” in Civic Center Park

Denver’s Civic Center Park is currently hosting Chinese artist Ai Weiwei’s touring sculpture exhibit entitled Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads.  Residents of our city will be able to enjoy this exhibit for an entire year until October of 2018, an unusually

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Take a walk through Hudson Gardens

There are many scenic areas of natural beauty in the Denver area. One of these is Hudson Gardens, located in Littleton, at 6115 South Santa Fe Drive. Hudson Gardens is free and open year round, and is a tranquil 30 acre site

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Riverside Cemetery, an integral party of Denver’s history

A visit to Denver’s Riverside Cemetery is a walk through Colorado history. Established in 1876, the cemetery is Denver’s oldest operating cemetery, and was designated as a National Historic District in 1994. Located between Brighton Boulevard and the South Platte

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SLOAN’S LAKE PARK, A PARK WITH A VIEW

Sloan’s Lake Park in west Denver is the city’s second largest park, and it’s a beauty!  Spanning 177 acres, it’s a bit of an urban oasis.  In addition to water sports such as fishing, boating, kayaking, and stand-up paddle boarding,

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Calder: Monumental at the Denver Botanic Gardens

“Calder: Monumental” is this summer’s special exhibit at the Denver Botanic Gardens. Visiting the Botanic Gardens is always delightful, but this exhibit offers a unique chance to view many of Calder’s large sculptures in one place. It’s a special treat

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Summer Fun: Farmers’ Markets in Denver

Summertime in Colorado means the reappearance of farmers’ markets, with streets and sidewalks filled with walkers, bicyclists, and dogs on leashes, stalls with Colorado grown produce and buckets filled with seasonal flowers. Farmers’ markets provide the perfect opportunity for people

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Mi Tierra: Contemporary Artists Explore Place

The Denver Art Museum is currently hosting Mi Tierra, an exhibit by 13 Latino artists, showcasing their visions of contemporary life as Mexican-American artists in the American West. It explores themes such as migration, cultures, the mix of different countries, experiences

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Stanley Marketplace

Fly on over to the Stanley Marketplace

Aurora residents have been impatiently waiting for the opening of the Stanley Marketplace.  Many of the businesses have finally opened, although you still see a lot of workers in hard hats and project managers intently studying blueprints in the common

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The Anschutz Collection at the American Museum of Western Art

     Denver has many well known and well loved museums, but the American Museum of Western Art is a treasure you may not be familiar with. It holds over 300 paintings from the private collection of Denver billionaire Philip

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