Photo by Natasha Gardner
When you stand on a sidewalk in this densely built neighborhood, it is hard to imagine that it was once home to Denver’s Stapleton International Airport. The last plane took off on February 25, 1995 (en route to London) and construction for the new neighborhood began in earnest in 2001. Today,...
November 16 2016, 11:40 AM
Salati's Piadina —Photo by Carol W. Maybach
No one does flatbread quite like the Italians, and the piadinas at the newly opened Salati Italian Street Food in Northfield are no exception. Piadinas, which means “savory” in Italian, are softer, chewier cousins of pita and they work beautifully as bookends to a satisfying sandwich....
November 23 2015, 10:30 AM
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,...
1. Listen: Five Points Jazz Festival
Why you should go: We consider this festival—with more than 25 bands and eight stages—the official kickoff for the summer music season.
Details: May 16, various locations, Denver
2. Get Dirty: Denver Botanic Gardens’ Spring Plant Sale
May 6 2015, 11:00 AM
More than 20 years ago, the last commercial flight departed from the Stapleton Airport. Over time, what had been the country’s fifth busiest airport has transformed into a bustling neighborhood with more than 19,000 residents. The old concrete runways have been replaced with jogging paths and newly...
March 9 2015, 12:45 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 rendering of Willow Park East.
One of the largest urban redevelopments in the country, Stapleton has long been home to Colorado families seeking a balance between living in the city and spreading out in the suburbs. In fact, developers tout Stapleton as the sixth best-selling master-planned community in the country. Now, the...
July 21 2014, 12:30 PM
Photo by Carol W. Maybach
The summer breezes flowing through the wide patio doors of the Bistro at Stapleton serve as a reminder that this new restaurant is a fresh addition to the family-friendly neighborhood. While Stapleton has many dining options, nothing comes close to the relaxed, upscale ambience of chef ...
July 1 2014, 11:15 AM