It’s $11 each way from Union Station to DIA (exact fare only, please) on the SkyRide. But to be chauffeured solo, hand over about $85 (round-trip) via UberX or $100 by taxi. For short vacations: Drive yourself and park at Pike’s Peak ($8 a day) or Canopy Airport Parking ($9 a day...
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Previously reserved exclusively for New York City clientele like Barbra Streisand, Madonna, and Naomi Campbell, the Energy Lift Tourmaline facial treatment arrived in Denver in July at Cherry Creek North’s Susie Organic Spa, the first spa outside the Big Apple to offer it. The Energy Lift Therapy...
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“What I’d give for a good night’s sleep,” we’ve all bemoaned, when warm milk and counting sheep don’t score us winks. Well, we’re about to find out. Somnia, the newest shop in Lone Tree’s Park Meadows Mall and the nation’s first wellness-focused retail sleep store, puts a price tag on z’s. In...
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In 1889, 47-year-old Catharine “Kate” Yeiter bustled around her two-story home in northwest Denver’s Whittier neighborhood, washing, sewing, cleaning…and boiling a batch of cookies like taffy. I have to learn to bake nicely in this climate, she wrote, exasperated, in a letter to her sister Libbie...
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The latest addition to Denver’s ever-expanding microbrewing scene aims to provide the city with textbook examples of good beer. In 2011, two years after connecting at the Colorado School of Mines, Mike Blandford, Paul Ogg, and Greg Schlichting—all unhappy with their pharmaceutical and energy...
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Colorado’s legions of skateboarders have a new venue to practice heelflips without worrying about sliding on snow-covered ramps. In June, Skatuary Skatepark and Youth Center opened in Sheridan as the only indoor skate park in the metro area. At the 20,000-square-foot facility, skaters can practice...
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Personal trainer Jared Ciner’s clients aren’t comfortable at most gyms—but they are, perhaps, the folks who most need to be there. Ciner, a Denver native, often works with people who have developmental disabilities (such as Down syndrome and autism spectrum disorders), a group that’s 58 percent...