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When my husband and I started dating in 2006, we had dinner one night at a stylish sushi spot on Old South Gaylord Street called Japon. Afterward, we strolled through Wash Park. As crickets chirped around the brick bungalows, my future husband told me he never wanted to live in the suburbs. I was...
Two Sole Sisters
Every fashionista knows that accessories can make an outfit—which is probably why a lady can never have too many shoes or handbags. But you don't have to sacrifice comfort or quality to find that perfect on-trend accent. Boulder’s Two Sole Sisters has proven that fashion and comfort can...
August 28 2015, 12:30 PM
—Photo by Rachel Adams
When pastry chef Natalia Spampinato replaced Kris Padalino at Bittersweet, she had a big role to fill. During her tenure at the Washington Park restaurant, Padalino became known for her playful, slightly savory desserts. But Spampinato, who hails from Frasca Food and Wine and Il Posto,...
April 21 2015, 8:30 AM
Spring is blooming in the West Washington Park neighborhood. —Photo by Sarah Boyum
This petite neighborhood is considered one of Denver’s most livable spaces. The area has a bubble effect—it sits barely south of Baker’s booming ‘hood and South Broadway dives, west of the ever-busy Washington Park, and walking distance to South Pearl Street, but maintains the air of...
April 14 2015, 12:30 PM
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1. Get out: Tackle an Urban Adventure
Why you should go: This month’s cover story compiles 50 (yes, 50!) near-to-home adventures. What are you waiting for? Get going.
Details: Your choice, Front Range
2. Get Involved: Amp the Cause’s 10th Annual Community Day
Why you should...
April 1 2015, 9:30 AM
THE NEIGHBORHOOD: WASHINGTON PARK
Of course, we had to start our new monthly column on Denver's neighborhoods with Wash Park, which is one of the city’s long-established neighborhoods. Its centerpiece is a 115-year-old park where joggers, cyclists, and volleyball players frolic (except when they...
June 24 2014, 10:00 AM
The Bark Bar, tucked between the West Highland and Berkeley neighborhoods, offers an on-leash patio, an off-leash dog park, and plenty of drink options.
If being "outdoorsy" means that you like to enjoy happy hour on decks, you've probably already read about our favorite patios in town. Unfortunately, not every bar in Denver allows dogs. So, on a suggestion from a reader, we pulled together a list of a few bars,...
June 11 2014, 11:00 AM
This summer, it will be easier to hide a spiked drink than a spiked volleyball at Wash Park. While the complete Washington Park alcohol ban did not materialize, other rules and regulations around the park will take full effect this Memorial Day weekend, including a new system for those who...
May 22 2014, 3:40 PM