—Photo courtesy of Fancy Tiger Crafts
When it comes to handmade gifts, it's the thought that counts—as long as the present doesn't come out looking like an afterthought. This year, rather than muddling through a too-lofty Pinterest project on your own, let these Denver crafting destinations guide you.
Friends who deserve...
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It's a familiar scene when your SUV packed with little soccer players shows up for a game and the field's parking lot is empty. Then, once you finally navigate to the right location, you are promptly notified that you were responsible for the all-important halftime orange slices. #parentingfail....
November 4 2015, 10:35 AM
The duo shows off their trademark rainbow socks. —Photo courtesy of Jeff and Paige
On a spectacularly clear fall day with panoramic views of the Flatirons, parents spread picnic blankets on the ground to stake out territory in front of the Thorne Nature Experience in east Boulder. Little ones wearing rainbow knee socks dance and play as they wait for the musicians to...
October 27 2015, 10:25 AM
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Bad news, apartment shoppers: That big, cheap, centrally located place you’re looking for only exists in Friends reruns. With Denver boasting some of the country’s fastest-rising rents, most tenants aren’t able to get everything they want. Thanks to developers’ new fling with microapartments,...
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The lights, the costumes, the music: For minds both young and old, there's nothing like live theater. The Lone Tree Arts Center is pulling back the curtain to give kids a behind-the-scenes look at how the magic happens.
The four-year-old nonprofit’s inaugural September 5 open house goes beyond...
September 3 2015, 12:00 PM
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I’ll never forget my son’s reaction the first time he came face-to-face with a real fire truck! Head tilted back as far as it could go, he gazed upon its massiveness, its redness, its shininess. To him, it was the Freedom Tower. The Burj Khalifa. The Taj Mahal. It was his and his twin sister’s...
September 1 2015, 1:35 PM
Foothills Community Park
Boulder may be small compared to Denver, but parents here live large when it comes to well-maintained, modern playgrounds. There are so many options, “Park Paralysis” (an unscientific term, of course) can set in. Conversations about where to meet can take several rounds of group texting, and your...
August 17 2015, 4:30 PM
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If you feel like you’ve been there, done that with day trips to Boulder, try driving the extra half-hour up Boulder Canyon to the charming mountain town of Nederland. These stops—all within walking distance of one another—make for a fun couple of hours with the whole family.
July 22 2015, 2:30 PM