Next time you're looking for the perfect home decor gift, make the Lark's charming shop your first stop.
Where: Country Club
Go For: Tasteful home decor and all manner of sophisticated gifts.
5280 Pick: The faux cowhide acrylic rug pictured below. At $382, it screams Colorado and the American frontier.
“I’m a very visual person,” says Jill Livran, owner of...
May 4 2015, 12:30 PM
The Denver Tool Library is still awaiting a permanent sign, which will be designed by local artist Kevin Hennessy.
Sarah Steiner is a librarian. But instead of cataloging presidential biographies and cheeky children’s books, she curates tools.
The quirky blonde is the driving force behind Denver Tool Library (DTL), which opened its garage doors at 555 Santa Fe Drive on April 4 after months of...
April 23 2015, 10:00 AM
Spring is blooming in the West Washington Park neighborhood. —Photo by Sarah Boyum
This petite neighborhood is considered one of Denver’s most livable spaces. The area has a bubble effect—it sits barely south of Baker’s booming ‘hood and South Broadway dives, west of the ever-busy Washington Park, and walking distance to South Pearl Street, but maintains the air of...
April 14 2015, 12:30 PM
—Courtesy of Denver Botanic Gardens
As we head toward Mother’s Day—the unofficial start of Colorado’s gardening season—our empty dirt beds are just begging to be filled with baby herbs, veggies, and flowers. The neighborhood garden shop has starters in stock, of course, but heading to a pop-up plant sale often means discovering...
April 14 2015, 11:00 AM
Hostel Fish's huge skylight will be a focal point in the design of the "poshtel," which is set to open downtown in July.
—Photos courtesy of Chad Fish
The historic Airedale building at 20th and Lawrence (pictured at right) has been a lot of things in its century-plus lifetime—a hotel and saloon, a brothel, and an adult bookstore and peep show. Most recently, it has sat empty and condemned. But next week, the first level is due to open to the...
April 9 2015, 9:00 AM
Inside Grasshaven's brick-and-mortar store in Boulder
Go For: All your glamping needs, from pop-up tents and foldable grills to decorative (plastic) dishware and glow-in-the-dark bocce balls. A stylish camping store for the anti-backpacker, Grasshaven Outdoor caters to women without alienating men.
April 6 2015, 11:45 AM
Forced bulbs (try tulips or daffodils) are one of just a few plant varieties you can safely put into the ground in Colorado during early spring. —Image courtesy of Shutterstock
Now that it’s officially spring, the sunny weekends have us itching to dig holes and start planting. Not so fast, warns Trela Phelps, general manager of longtime Denver favorite City Floral Gardening Center (near the intersection of East Colfax Avenue and Monaco Parkway). Given Colorado’s...
March 23 2015, 1:30 PM
One of Maximus Extreme Living Solutions' model tiny homes; the Utah-based company will bring three to this weekend's Denver Home Show.
—Courtesy of Maximus Extreme Living Solutions
When the Denver Home Show rolls into the National Western Complex this weekend (March 20 to 22), one of its biggest draws will be actually quite small.
Plan to visit the Tiny Home Village, which highlights one of the home-building industry’s latest trends—small residences designed for...
March 18 2015, 10:00 AM