October 2013

There are 16 blog entries for October 2013.

Image Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/qwrrty/155038097/Taking a family of four or more out for breakfast, lunch or dinner can become expensive in a hurry. However, some restaurants provide specials for kids or event allow them to eat for free. This can make it possible to take out the entire family more often. Here are some of the top places in Denver offering a "kids eat free" program.


Known for their kids specials, Denny's offers a kid's menu for those 10 years of age and younger. They also provide two free kids meals with one paid adult meal on select nights.


With very good Italian food, amazing breadsticks and a fast-casual atmosphere, Fazoli's is very kid-friendly. They offer $0.99 kids’ meals every Tuesday from 5pm to 8pm and have five locations in Denver including:

  • Centennial
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Events provide plenty of great entertainment and often, a chance to help support a worthy cause. If you're looking for a top event in November, it won't be hard to find one in Denver. Here are some of the best choices for the month of November.

Free Days at:

  • Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield - November 1st from 9am to 5pm
  • Denver Botanic Gardens - November 2nd from 9am to 5pm
  • Denver Art Museum - November 2nd from 10am to 5pm
  • Denver Zoo - November 4th and 15th from 10am to 5pm

Kanye West and Kendrick Lamar

This concert will be held at the Pepsi Center on November 3rd at 7pm. Tickets range from $39.50 to $175.

Rihanna with 2 Chainz and GTA

The Pepsi Center will host Rihanna with 2 Chainz and GTA on Saturday, November 9th starting at 8pm. Tickets

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Bistro Vendome - Image Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/lwy/3568873327/Finding unique cuisine can be a fun way to discover a new city and new restaurants. Sometimes you discover things you've never tried and you might just find a new favorite. Denver is full of great restaurants and here are some of the best ethnic choices in the city.

East Asia Garden

This restaurant is certainly off the grid and that's what makes it so special. The best cuisine often comes from restaurants known as "secrets" only the locals have discovered. East Asia Garden provides some of the best Chinese food in Denver.

Bistro Vendome

Found on Larimer Street, this French restaurant is known for incredible steak frites and cassoulet with rabbit sausage. They serve many interesting dishes and provide an excellent wine list to compliment some amazing

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Photo Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/75001512@N00/4847906922/It can be hard to find certain items without spending hours at garage sales, flea markets, thrift stores, antique shops and consignment shops. This type of shopping used to be considered a cheap way to find things, but has turned into a modern treasure hunt. Many of us love to search for treasure and many stores throughout Denver give you the exact feeling when you arrive to shop. Here are the best choices throughout Denver for treasure hunting.

Wishlist Vintage - 240 South Broadway

A store with plenty of vintage offering, Wishlist Vintage is known by many as the best thrift store in the city. If you're searching for a treasure, you will find all types of vintage clothing and so much more here.

The Amazing Garage Sale - 4919 Broadway

Some may call it

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Reunion is an area found in Commerce City and has recently begun to undergo a large expansion. The economy continues to recover, throughout the area and this has led to many new housing permits in the Reunion area. Many of the top housing builders are ready to build in the area and residents are moving in very quickly.

Due to the increase of homeowners in this area, businesses are following suit by moving in, as well. This is looked at as an area of opportunity and an influx of new businesses are in the process of opening their doors. King Soopers Marketplace is one of these businesses, which is located at the corner of Chambers and 104th Street.

King Soopers has been open for about a year now. Even though business started a bit slow, this company

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Washington Park is a neighborhood with one of the best parks in the city at the center. Locals call it Wash Park for short and this massive park covers 165 acres of space. One of the most popular trails for running is found at Wash Park, along with two lakes, the largest flower garden in the city and so much more.

The neighborhood found around this park covers area from Downing Street to University Boulevard and from I-25 to Cherry Creek Drive. This location provides a prime home for those looking to enjoy the best of the Denver area. Access to downtown is easily provided to those living within the Washington Park area.

1232026a_200Nearly 6,000 residents live in this area and the average home value is over $800K. The area is home to many single-family homes, a

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Image Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/vdrg/8155736784/Finding the right events for kids around Halloween is very important. You want to make sure you get the opportunity to enjoy this time of year with them. Denver is full of great events from Boo at the Zoo to Corn Mazes and more. Here are some of the best choices throughout the city.

Boo at the Zoo

One of the most popular choices for Halloween fun, you can wear your costumes to the zoo for trick-or-treating on October 26th and 27th from 9am to 5pm. This event is $10 for children and $15 for adults.

Masterpieces in Pumpkin

Until October 31st, you can enjoy this event at Jared’s Greenhouse every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 6pm to 9pm. Visitors can enjoy the works of Barry Brown as he carves pumpkins for everybody. The event is $10 per person, but

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Plenty of events and venues provide fun throughout the city of Denver. If you've just moved to the city, you won't struggle to find something to do. From the Peyton Manning led Broncos to the county fair and so much more, the city is full of fun. Here are some of the best entertainment options in Denver.

River North Art District

If you love the arts, the River North Art District is the best place to find great galleries throughout the city. With plenty of choices, you can hop from one gallery to another and enjoy all kinds of art.

Merry Widow's Artisan Operetta

A bit risqué, but fun, the best burlesque night found in the city comes from the Merry Widow's Artisan Operetta. They put on a great show at the Voodoo Comedy Playhouse with a mix of sexy and

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barber_220Finding a new barber or hair salon is important once you arrive in Denver. You have plenty of choices from new school barbers to old school and even the regular hair salons. If you prefer something other than the typical chains, you need to know where to look. Here are the best choices in hair throughout Denver.

Ollie's Barbershop

This tiny shop is found at 2638 West 32nd Avenue and provides an old-school feel with new-school barbers. Only two cutting chairs are available, but it's always packed. The place gives you the historic feel, but stays current with plenty of new and hip choices. Providing excellent haircuts and the awesome hot lather shave men love, this is the place for all kinds of male grooming. Whether you need your moustache waxed or you

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Denver isn't a city full of waterfront areas with new homes. Southshore in Aurora is one of the few areas with waterfront homes and it's one of the most popular choices. With homes ranging from $300K to $600K, you can find a great new home on the water here.

This is a bit of an unknown community for most in the Denver area, but the neighborhood found in Aurora is a great place for those relocating. If you love living on the water, this may be your only real choice for a new home on the water.

The community was established in 2005 and is found on the south shore of the Aurora Reservoir. The community is all about living on the water and many of the monuments and subdivision names have to do with the water. Plenty of playgrounds, greenbelts, trails,

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