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
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
Adams & Jane's extensive collection of throw pillows is perfect for adding pattern or a pop of color, no matter what style your home is.
—Courtesy of Adams & Jane Home Collection
So often when we finally make a design decision—and pay for it—we’re forced to wait the requisite eight to 10 weeks before we actually see how that sofa will work in the living room. “That’s just torture,” says interior designer Amy Adams, owner of the nearly year-old Denver boutique Adams &...
August 26 2015, 10:00 AM
This 2,192-square-foot home in LoHi, made up of seven recycled shipping containers, could be yours for $749,000.
—Photos courtesy of Proform Real Estate
List Price: $749,000
Living Space: 2,192 square feet
Denver’s hippest shops and restaurants have already turned to recycled shipping containers to deliver a modern, industrial take on commercial design: See RiNo’s mixed-use development 25th...
August 19 2015, 12:00 PM
The University of Denver campus is the centerpiece of this bustling neighborhood.
There’s something nostalgic about a stroll through Denver’s bustling University neighborhood. As the sidewalks fill with University of Denver students getting settled in for the new school year, there’s an air of excitement and anticipation—that unmistakable “first day of school” feeling—even if...
August 13 2015, 2:45 PM