With a simple flip of a switch, Denver's Union Station is all dressed up for the holidays. Last Friday, as a part of the Grand Illumination ceremony, downtown's newly renovated historic building was illuminated with red and green lights, while a 35-foot Douglas fir sparkled in front of the station...
December 4 2014, 10:15 AM
Rendering of potential changes to Globeville's 45th Avenue. —Courtesy of the City and County of Denver.
On Monday, the Denver City Council adopted the Globeville Neighborhood Plan, a document meant to provide a guiding framework for real estate development, community building, and preservation in this north Denver neighborhood.
The plan is the latest step in revitalizing Globeville, a historical...
December 3 2014, 4:15 PM
Why we love it: A convenient stopping point for daytrips to Castle Rock or Colorado Springs.
When to go: Anytime you need a quick break from I-25 traffic.
I’m a long-time fan of pit-stop hikes: quick, stretch-your-leg treks that are close to major roadways. These may not be the most...
December 3 2014, 10:00 AM
Consilium, Renegade Brewing Company, Denver
Style: Pale Ale
ABV: 5 percent
Serving Type: 12-ounce can
Malty? Hoppy? Muted hoppiness
Reviewed: November 2014
After years of reviewing Colorado beer, I thought I knew what this brew would be like. It would...
November 21 2014, 2:00 AM
—Image courtesy of Shutterstock
In a perfect world, I'd walk, hike, or run outside every day of the year. Fortunately, Colorado's weather is nearly perfect—except for last week.
I grew up in the tundra North Dakota, so I can handle plunging temps, but even I know when it’s best to stay indoors. There are certain...
November 19 2014, 1:30 PM
—Illustrations by Chris Philpot
There has long been a perception that Coloradans are, almost by birthright, environmentally friendly. If the stereotype holds, we are hybrid-driving, beer can–recycling, backyard-composting outdoorsmen who only buy locally grown, organic foodstuffs at Whole Foods Market (filling our own reusable...
Chocolate chip malted waffles with peanut butter and fresh fruit skewers are two kid-friendly foods found on Punch Bowl Social's new menu.
The most common question we’ve received since starting our Kids and Family column eight months ago has finally been answered. Time and again parents want to know, "Where can I take my kids so they can have a good time and we can all enjoy a great meal?" The answer: Punch...
November 14 2014, 9:00 AM
—Photo by Bradi Spiller
The season's first big snowstorm (and accompanying deep freeze) slammed the Mile High City this week, bringing record-breaking cold temperatures for two straight days. On Monday evening, just as the storm blew in, Denver commuters were already experiencing a slow slog down I-25. The good news? The...
November 13 2014, 10:15 AM