September 2013

There are 15 blog entries for September 2013.

October is a busy month throughout Denver with all kinds of Halloween events, free museum days and more. Of course, if you're looking for the best events of the fall season, you will need to pay admission or buy a ticket. Here are some of the top choices to enjoy throughout October.

Ringling Bros. And Barnum & Bailey Circus

October 3rd will be the perfect day to come to the Denver coliseum for the circus. This event will provide all kinds of fun for the entire family. The circus will be in town until October 6th and then it will move to the Pepsi Center from October 9th to 13th before leaving. Make sure you get your tickets early. Admission ranges from $10 to $80.50 per person.

Oktoberfest

From October 4th to the 6th, this event will happen on Larimer

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Denver is full of free events for adults and children. Whether you want to enjoy a free day at the museum or another event, there are plenty of choices. Here are some of the free events happening in October.

Free Evening at the Children's Museum of Denver

On Tuesday, October 1st, you can start the month of with a free night at the museum. Take the children and enjoy everything the Children's Museum offers from 4pm to 8pm.

First Friday Art Walk

The Santa Fe Art District hosts a monthly Art Walk with free admission from 6pm to 9pm. The Art District is found on Santa Fe Drive between 5th and 10th Avenue.

Free Day at the Denver Art Museum

On Saturday, October 5th, you can take the entire family to the Denver Art Museum for a free day from 10am to 5pm.

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Denver is full of great places to shop and some of the best choices will provide exactly what you're looking for. From barbershops to new stores, there's plenty to find in Denver when it comes to shopping.

Lowbrow

As the best store on Broadway, this is the place for all types of things. From DIY craft books to vinyl toys, you will find a little bit of everything at Lowbrow.

Jonathan Adler

Found on Fillmore Street, this is the best new store in the city. It's part of Cherry Creek North and provides all types of pottery vases, sofas, dog bowls and many other home items. If you're looking for something unique, this is a great store for your needs.

Denver Pavilions

A very popular place to shop, Denver Pavilions is known as the best outdoor mall in the

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Denver has many great restaurants, stores and attractions, but some of the best places in the city don't make it on any of the major lists. They get overlooked because of how unique they are, but it's time to give them a few accolades. Here are some of the bests of the unique in Denver.

Uptown Cheapskate

Known as the best consignment store for those in their twenties, Uptown Cheapskate is found in Englewood on Quebec Street. This place is perfect for the urban hipster and provides plenty of great choices at affordable prices.

Horseshoe Market

Who doesn't love a great flea market? The best one in Denver is Horseshoe Market and they provide everything from handmade good to antiques and everything in between. The market is found on West 46th Avenue and

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bar_250North Denver is a popular place for new residents and arriving in a new city can make you feel like an outsider. Sometimes finding the right bar to make your new hangout can help you fit in with the locals. Here are some of the top choices in the North Denver area.

My Brother's Bar - 2376 15th Street

If you love classical music and a delicious Fuller's London Pride, this is your spot. This place is perfect for those looking for a neighborhood pub with plenty of character. The beer list is full of great choices and the liquor selection is quite good, as well. This is one of the best bars in all of Denver and a great place for any new resident to check out.

The Grizzly Rose - 5450 North Valley Highway

The place for cheap beer and live honky-tonk, this

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Baker is a neighborhood found in the central part of Denver with many Victorian homes. This is a neighborhood full of convenience with the light rail close by and Interstate 25 near, as well.

Broadway, I-25, West 6th Avenue and West Mississippi Avenue are the boundaries of the neighborhood and it's shaped much like a slice of pie. This neighborhood is home to over 5,000 residents and the homes have an average value of a little bit under $300K. Many of the homes here are single-family homes, while some apartments and townhouses are also found throughout.

Schools

The Baker neighborhood is served by the Denver Public School district and many private schools. West High school is found here, along with Fairmont ECE-8 and ABN Columbine Montessori.

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If you already know about Angelo's, you'll be excited to know it's reopening. The restaurant was closed for the summer and has decided to reopen with a new look and a new name. It will be on East 6th Avenue, as before, but will be called Angelo's Taverna. This will replace the old Angelo's Pizza, but sill still provide excellent Italian food with more elegance than before.

The menu has been updated and an oyster bar has been added. Many of the old favorites will still be on the menu, such as the Kitchen Sink pizza, but many new dishes have also been added.

The restaurant has been serving the city since 1974 and has decided to reopen with a new management team, new look and plenty of new things. Thin-crust pizza has been added to the menu and they added

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Discovering a new city is a lot of fun, but it's not always easy. Relocation can be stressful and you may have some questions before you move to Denver. Here are the answers to some of the most common questions.

Do you Need a 4-Wheel Drive Vehicle in Denver?

Denver may have some mountains, hills and get its fair share of snow, but a 4-wheel drive vehicle isn't a necessity. However, if you choose a home in the country or on a dirt road, you may want to get a good 4-wheel drive vehicle.

How good is the Public Transportation in Denver?

If you want to live in the city and you prefer not to own a vehicle at all, it's possible in Denver. You can get around pretty well within the city limits with the bus system and the addition of the burgeoning light rail

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September is nearly halfway over, but you can still find the right event to finish the month on a positive note. Many events are still available through the end of the month. Here are some of the best upcoming events.

Defending the Caveman

Opening Night Wednesday, September 18th - Tickets are $25 and this will show you the battle of the sexes in an amazing comedy for adults. It will happen at 7:30pm at the Garner Galleria Theatre.

Denver Botanic Gardens Fall Plant and Bulb Sale

Over 10,000 bulbs will go on sale on Friday September 20th and will be available for sale until the end of September 21st. This sale will last from 9am to 6pm on Friday and from 9am to 2pm on Saturday. It will happen at the Denver Botanic Gardens and admission is free.

Death

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The Great American Beer Festival will return to Denver from October 10th to October 12th. This is the premier beer competition and festival in the entire country and you need to get your tickets early. With plenty of public tasting events, breweries and other fun things on hand, this will be the event of the year.

The Colorado Convention Center will be all about beer during this festival. Many different styles of beer will be on hand including:

  • American-Style Wheat
  • Fruit Beer
  • Field Beer
  • Pumpkin Beer
  • Herb and Spice Beer
  • Chocolate Beer
  • Coffee Beer
  • Rye Beer
  • American-Style Sour Ale
  • Gluten-Free Beer
  • Fresh Hop Ale
  • Indigenous Beer
  • Wood and Barrel-Aged Beer
  • Smoke Beer
  • German-Style Pilsener
  • Munich-Style Helles
  • Bock
  • Baltic-Style Porter
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