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1. Imbibe: Tour the Coors Brewery
Why you should go: Nabbing tickets to the Great American Beer Fest is difficult (and expensive). Taste the granddaddy of Colorado brews for free on this tour.
Details: Your pick, Golden
2. Take: Pick your own fruit with FallingFruit.org
September 30 2014, 9:01 AM
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Today, the Denver Botanic Gardens’ extensive collection of flowers, trees, and grasses is a beautiful and lively space that sees more than 70,000 visitors each month. But between 1865 and 1950, the 24-acre plot hosted a less sprightly population: thousands of bodies buried in the Catholic Mount...
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Three Coloradans recently gave “grub to go” a whole new meaning. In March 2013, Ethan Welty, Jeff Wanner, and Caleb Phillips debuted fallingfruit.org, an urban foraging website that tracks hot spots for edible bounty on public property.To enable hunting on the go, the trio crowd-sourced $15,000 in...
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With walks, fund-raisers, and luncheons, there are more exciting volunteering opportunities taking place this week than we could possibly list, but here are a few of our favorites.
Reach for the Peak: Have you heard of Urban Peak, the only nonprofit organization in Denver specifically...
September 9 2014, 12:00 PM
The changing seasons mean that we're keen to keep a little more change in our pocket. Here, 10 ways to keep your bank balance up this month.
1. Hike: Fall Color Treks
Why you should go: There is only a (very) short amount of time when the mountains turn gold. Make sure to see it....
September 4 2014, 11:10 AM
138 years young.
Colorado may be getting along in years, but she sure doesn't look her age: The Centennial State turns 138 years old on Friday, August 1, 2014.
In celebration, History Colorado museums (including History Colorado Center (HCC), Byers-Evans House Museum, and others) will be...
July 31 2014, 11:15 AM
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If your summer calendar isn't filled yet, we have five suggestions for getting your entertainment fix in August.
1. Denver Vintage Jazz Festival
When: Now, through August 3
Where: Mercury Cafe, the Irish Snug, and Castle Events Center at the Doubletree Inn in Northglenn
July 31 2014, 9:00 AM
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If your only experience with drag racing is watching the pivotal scene in Grease when Danny Zuko challenges Crater Face on Thunder Road, you’ve got a lot to learn.
This weekend, July 18 to 19, marks the 35th Annual Mopar Mile-High National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) Nationals at Bandemere...
July 18 2014, 9:45 AM