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No matter how you plan to celebrate the Fourth of July—whether it's competing in an athletic competition, perusing an art festival, or simply watching some good ol' fireworks—Colorado has the event for you. We've rounded up some of the best ways to enjoy the weekend, in Denver and beyond.
June 29 2015, 12:00 PM
80239: Montbello and Stapleton
Top Title: The Equalizer
80218: Country Club, Cheesman Park,& and City Park West
Top Title: 22 Jump Street
80210: Wellshire, University Park, Cory-Merrill, University,...
—Photograph by Madison Carroll
As the mercury soars, so does the fun. With new festivals and farmers’ markets, backyard barbecues, and perfect patios, there’s always something going down in Denver when things turn hot.
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PATIOS: An Hour-By-Hour Guide to Catching Rays (Or Avoiding Them) ...
—Courtesy of Denver Botanic Gardens
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...
Photo courtesy of 5280's Dylan Owens.
President Obama arrived in Denver Tuesday afternoon for a two-day trip that included eating pizza at Wazee Supper Club in Lodo, shooting pool with Governor Hickenlooper at Wynkoop Brewing Company, a stroll down 15th street (that led to this unfortunate photo), a speech in Cheesman Park, and a...
July 10 2014, 1:25 PM
The Cheesman Park neighborhood—which includes the 80-acre namesake green space and surrounding blocks—features high-rise condos, rental apartments, and historic mansions, without much in between. A handful of retail spots fall within the neighborhood's boundaries, but the real attraction is its...
April 25 2013, 11:02 AM
The first thing you notice when you walk into the home of Tim Macdonald and Jodi Blomberg is the whirl of twigs and branches that gracefully hangs over the kitchen island. When Macdonald, an attorney, and Blomberg, a mathematician, bought their Seventh Avenue Historic District house—a circa-1895...
There's another tenant-landlord dispute at hand (see Common Grounds, Geez Louise, Encore Restaurant), and this time it involves Skoops Eatery. The Cheesman Park cafe opened about 18 months ago, just a couple doors down from Dazbog Coffee on the corner of...
March 14 2013, 7:33 AM