Ahhh, the serenity of pedestrian- and bike-only paths—possibly coming soon to Park Hill.
—Image courtesy of Shutterstock
If there's one thing Denverites can agree on, it's that we can't have enough pedestrian- and bike-friendly trails around our city.
That's what the folks at the Urban Land Conservancy (ULC), a local nonprofit that preserves land and buildings for communities, are banking on. Last...
October 27 2015, 9:00 AM
—Photography by Jeff Nelson
Pulling the trigger was almost too easy. I stared down the barrel, lined up my shot, and psst, psst. I pulled the first bullet high and left, burying it in the hotel room’s drab wall. My second shot hit and—I hoped—ripped through the man’s chest, past his ribs, and into his heart. I couldn’t make...
BluNozer's treats are made from family recipes.
There’s nothing quite like cozying up with a mug of coffee in mom’s kitchen. That’s just the feeling you’ll find at Dorothy Timmons Hotchkiss’ month-old BluNozer Kaffee-Tiques. The cafe, which sits on Ivy Street just south of Colfax Avenue, features all the amenities of a charming dining room—with...
April 10 2015, 10:30 AM
—Photography by Aaron Colussi
For more information about how 5280's rating system works, read this post from critic Stacey Brugeman.
“I feel like I’m in Eastern Europe or Greece or even Africa,” I said to my companion within moments of our arrival. Fluorescent lights beat down on an open kitchen...
THE NEIGHBORHOOD: South Park Hill
Park Hill’s suburb-in-the-city vibe is still strong, but the neighborhood’s tiny commercial spots (Kearney Street, Oneida Street, and so on) are hopping. What that means is that residents have easy commutes to downtown, next-door access to City Park (and the...
February 11 2015, 6:00 PM
Rendering courtesy of Workshop8
It is difficult to imagine that Stapleton’s neat and tidy residential streets were once home to a bustling terminal and seemingly endless runways. Since construction began on the grounds of the old airport in 2001, though, the area has steadily grown into a new urbanist community with more...
January 28 2015, 10:30 AM
A walk down Montivew Boulevard.
We often point you to the hills for the state’s best outdoor activities, but this week is different. With the crunch of fallen leaves underfoot, you ought to explore Denver’s urban stretches for long strolls filled with a spectrum of leaves in warm shades of red, orange, and gold. Here, our five...
October 23 2014, 9:00 AM
—Photograph courtesy of Cake Crumbs
A coffeeshop at 8:30 a.m. on a weekday is usually buzzing with business meetings, espresso machines, and chattering computer keyboards. But inside Park Hill's Cake Crumbs, the patrons skew a little young. Okay, maybe a lot. Here, you’ll find moms sipping coffee in booths across from...
September 19 2014, 10:00 AM