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
It’s easy to geek out in Nicole Sullivan’s two-and-a-half-year-old bookshop meets wine bar: Stacks of thick novels make up the checkout counter; the bartop is covered with poem snippets; and even the crostini have names like Harper Lee and Melville (topped with tuna, naturally). When BookBar opened...
November 6 2015, 1:30 PM
Compleat Lifestyles boasts one-of-a-kind inventory and friendly, personal service.
Go for: Kitchen supplies from serveware to citrus zesters to an ever-changing selection of sophisticated but fun home decor—all with a special focus on fair-trade items and products made in the United States.
5280 Pick: This honest dessert...
November 2 2015, 3:25 PM
The price on this luxury home in Golden dropped from $3.95 million to $2.75 million in a little more than a month.
—Photos courtesy of Colorado Dream House Team
Editor's Note 1/19/16: The reverse-auction home, which was on the market for 45 days, sold for $2.45 million ($1.5 million less than the original asking price). The sale process took about three months, compared to the industry average of two years for multimillion-dollar luxury homes, according to...
October 29 2015, 12:22 PM
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
Buy your bulbs now for the best selection, but wait to plant until temps average 60 degrees.
Fall weather in Colorado always throws us curveballs, so it’s best to start thinking now about how to prepare your yard and garden for the winter ahead. Here’s a gardener’s autumn checklist from Colette Haskell of Nick’s Garden Center and Farm Market, a certified horticulturist with 20 years...
October 1 2015, 9:19 AM
This former church stood empty for several years before the current owners transformed it into a modern family home. Check out the innovative design on this year’s Park Hill Home Tour.
—Courtesy of Sara Elise Photography
The crisp autumn air always seems to turn our thoughts inward—to home decor, of course. And what better way to fuel that fall decorating urge than by supporting local nonprofits through the season’s slew of home tours? The seven properties on the 37th Annual Park Hill Home Tour...
September 23 2015, 4:51 PM
Customizable furniture, mustachioed throw pillows, and more await at Firefly Furnishings.
—All photos by Sarah Cahalan
Where: Cherry Creek North
Go For: Customizable furniture for your nursery or kids' rooms and unique gifts for both mom and baby.
5280 Pick: This 24-by-18-inch U.S. map pulls double duty as a cute decoration and a learning tool—plus, in a world of gender-stereotypical...
September 16 2015, 10:30 AM