June 2010

There are 4 blog entries for June 2010.

If there’s one thing that Denver really ought to be known for, it is its commitment to the arts. Denver’s arts community is vital, active and vibrant. From the downtown theatre district to Denver’s numerous museums, you don’t need to go very far to see just how committed to the Arts Denver is.

Take, for example, Denver’s museums. You’ll find the Denver Art Museum right downtown. This museum features local Western American artwork as well as an extensive international collection. The Denver Museum for Nature & Science is one of Denver’s most popular family attractions, too. Several smaller museums of varying types dot the Denver landscape, as well.

The Downtown Denver theatre district includes a wonderful combination of both progressive and traditional…
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416 of the most beautiful square miles of land in the entire United States can be found right here in Colorado in the Rocky Mountain National Park. The Rocky Mountain National Park features over 60 mountains over 12,000 feet, and the part provides its visitors with plenty to do. From hiking, biking and walking to fishing and camping, this part is a wonderful place to spend an afternoon or a few weeks.

Here are some things you can do to get the most from your Rocky Mountain National Park visit:
  • Find a place to stay in Estes Park. Estes Park is a small town that sits at the base of Rocky Mountain National Park. Estes Park is just an hour outside of Denver, and offers you plenty of places to stay. Whether you want to stay in a rustic cabin, a quaint bed and
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Federal homebuyer tax credits continued to boost sales in the Denver area home resale market in May. Completed sales transactions of both resale houses and condos totaled 4,365 in the metro area, up 20 percent from May 2009, according to Metrolist Inc.

Average and median sold prices for homes also increased year over year. The average sold price rose 4.3 percent to $273,285. The median sold price increased 4.6 percent to $230,000. In addition, houses were on the market for sale an average of 75 days, down nearly 9 percent from May 2009 and down 5 percent from April this year.

The federal government, as part of the Obama administration’s economic stimulus program, offered a tax credit last year and early this year for as much as $8,000 to first-time…
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Denverites know that their city has some of the most amazing opportunities for families. Museums and zoos and artistic opportunities abound. You can live in this city year-round and not see everything that it has to offer for families. Whether you live here or whether you’re just visiting for a short time, here are some of the hottest attractions Denver has to offer your family:

The Denver Art Museum. Right in the heart of downtown Denver, you’ll find the Denver Art Museum. The best time to take the family is on the weekends, when you can get Family Backpacks and Art Tubes that will help your kids to explore the museum. You’ll also find the Just for Fun family center as well as the Kids Corner at the Denver Art Museum.

Four Mile Historic Park. Right near the…
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