Image courtesy of the City of Arvada
THE NEIGHBORHOOD: OLDE TOWN ARVADA
If you've never taken the time to explore this well-established suburban hub, then plan your visit. Located just eight miles northwest of Denver, downtown Arvada—otherwise known as Olde Town—offers a charming small-town feel and a family-friendly mix...
March 15 2016, 1:43 PM
THE NEIGHBORHOOD: SPEER
The Speer neighborhood can feel overshadowed by its better-known neighbors, lively South Broadway and scenic Wash Park. But overlooking this slice of Denver would be a mistake. This centralized area may not be the Mile High City’s top nightlife destination, but between...
February 9 2016, 3:30 PM
Edge's huevos rancheros
—Image courtesy of Adam Larkey
For many, January means juice cleanses, clean eating, and laying off the booze. For us, well, hear us out: It’s the dead of winter, the weather’s cold, and after all those kale smoothies, grain salads, and early morning workouts, you really do deserve a cheat day. No, you deserve better than a...
January 8 2016, 11:23 AM
THE NEIGHBORHOOD: PEARL STREET IN BOULDER
Boulder’s Pearl Street is likely as old as the city itself, rumored to be named for the wife of one of the town’s founders in the mid-19th century. It was the center of the city even then—a spot where gold miners could make a straight shot to the hills....
December 17 2015, 10:00 AM
The Santa Fe micro-hood is home to bright colors and nonstop culture. —All photos by Sarah Cahalan
THE NEIGHBORHOOD: SANTA FE
The area surrounding Santa Fe Drive has long been home to many artistic pursuits, but it really took off in 2003 when a group of galleries, museums, and theaters banded together to form the Arts District on Santa Fe. Since then, the official District membership...
November 12 2015, 9:00 AM
—Photo by Sarah Boyum
Jefferson Park has watched quietly as its neighbors, West Highland and LoHi, became hot spots. Now, it’s this little district’s turn. Need proof? Take a look at West 25th Avenue and Eliot Street, where three of the corners’ occupants opened their doors within the past 14 months and a mixed-use...
The Neighborhood: Boulder's University Hill
I didn't go to college at the University of Colorado Boulder, but I am a twenty-something, so when I cut someone off in traffic, I can tell they think I do. Thus, I tend to avoid Boulder's "the Hill," unless I'm ducking into Alfalfas, driving to...
October 14 2015, 11:35 AM
The Neighborhood: Lowry Field
Located on the site of the former Lowry Air Force Base, this eastern Denver 'hood offers an oasis from the hustle and bustle (and traffic) of downtown, while still remaining quite accessible. Today, residential homes and condos, starting from around the $200,000s,...
September 10 2015, 3:10 PM