March 2014

There are 17 blog entries for March 2014.

BouquetMother's Day is right around the corner and we all need a reminder to get that flower order in for mom early. Denver provides plenty of great florists for Mother's Day and other occasions. No matter your reason for needing flowers, you can trust any of the following florists with your order.

The Perfect Pedal - 3600 West 32nd Avenue, Denver

This garden-inspired shop provides all types of top designs in the Denver area. It's found in the Highlands neighborhood. The Perfect Pedal will take care of all your flower needs from Mother's Day to a wedding and much more.

The Ruffly Rose - 1611 South Pearl Street, Denver

Voted as the best flower shop in the city for 2013, The Ruffly Rose provides all types of custom bouquets for any occasion. They

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April is usually a very busy month in Denver for events. The spring weather starts to make its way in and many indoor and outdoor events end up on the calendar. Here are some of the top choices coming up in April.

Free Days at Museums

Some of the area museums will provide free admission on specific days in April including:

  • Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield - Tuesday, April 1st from 9am to 5pm
  • Children's Museum of Denver - Tuesday, April 1st from 4pm to 8pm
  • Four Mile Historic Park - Friday, April 4th from Noon to 4pm
  • Denver Art Museum - Saturday, April 5th from 10am to 5pm
  • Denver Museum of Nature & Science - Sunday, April 13th from 9am to 5pm and Saturday, April 26th from 9am to 5pm
  • Denver Botanic Gardens - Tuesday, April 22nd
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Image Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/wicker-furniture/9307057973/Have you ever had a waffle sandwich? It's something a bit out of the ordinary, but the popularity is quickly taking off. These sandwiches are found at a new fast-casual restaurant in the Denver area called Bruxie. It's located at 100 South Colorado Boulevard.

The restaurant was originally started in Orange County, California and has finally expanded to Colorado. Their menu centers around the waffle and they use all types of different flavors, along with other items, such as fried chicken, cole slaw and ore. They offer breakfast, salads, waffle bowls, calorie-counter options and so much more.

The waffle sandwich itself, comes in a variety of flavors. You can try something for breakfast, lunch, dinner or dessert. Options include:

  • Buttermilk
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Tamayo Denver - Image Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/trendscout/12244504523/Sometimes you just want a brunch with unlimited mimosas, Bloody Marys or some other type of booze. It just goes with a good Saturday or Sunday brunch. Here are a few of the top choices serving boozy brunches in Denver.

Table 6 - 609 Corona Street, Denver

As one of the most acclaimed brunch menus in the entire city, Table 6 is the best spot on Sundays for brunch. Not only can you enjoy the number of flavor-packed dining options, but they also provide live music from DG Ginger Perry and a large beverage menu. This is a party for brunch and a very popular one.

Coral Room Highlands - 3489 West 32nd Avenue, Denver

A delicious dish made with local ingredients is what you'll find at the Coral Room for brunch. They serve a number of great choices and

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The National Association of Home Builders examined the allocation of space in new single family homes, based on the size of the home. The survey results from 204 home builders indicated that the largest space is taken by bedrooms at almost 30% of the space of a home. This is followed by bathrooms, kitchens and family/living rooms, the space was determined to be dependent upon the size of the home.

Bedroom space takes up just under 29% of floor space in new homes, regardless of house size. In Colorado, the average family size is roughly 3 people per home; this necessitates several bedrooms in a new home (most likely a master and one or two bedrooms for kids or guests). Because of this, bedroom space takes up more floor space than any other room in the

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With spring rolling through the city very soon, it's important to get a head start on gardening. If you're ready to spend a little time outdoors planting flowers and tending to your garden, it's important to know where the best garden centers are found. Here are some of the best choices for garden centers near Denver.

The Flower Bin - 1805 Nelson Road, Longmont

This garden center has over 46,000 square feet of space with greenhouse area, a garden center and more. They provide all types of flowers from roses to bedding plants and more. Along with the garden center, this is one of the top places for outdoor activities centered on gardening for the entire family to enjoy.

Echter's Nursery & Garden Center - 9170 West 52nd Avenue

As one of the

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Arvada, Colorado is known as one of the most popular suburbs of Denver. This area experienced its first discovery of gold in 1850 and provided a place for farmers to settle in the 1870s. Ever since, it has been known as one of the most popular suburbs near Denver.

Today, Arvada provides many single family homes, retail centers, a shopping mall and apartments throughout the area. Flatirons Mall is found nearby and provides plenty of great shopping options for residents.

8003 Quaker St, ArvadaThe area is home to many different sizes of single family homes. They range from starter homes to large mansions. Buyers can choose from apartments, condominiums and lofts, as well.

Arvada is a place for anybody looking for an older home. Many smaller homes built decades ago are

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Art GalleryDiscovering the local art scene has never been easier. The many art walks featured throughout Denver make this an easy task. Of course, they are not nearly as fun when the weather isn't warm. The spring is coming and it's time to enjoy one of the many Denver art walks. Here are the top choices.

Tennyson Art Walk - Between 38th and 44th Avenues

The Berkeley neighborhood is full of history and you will discover some of it when you enjoy this art walk. Many of the galleries provide plenty of funky items. This is a Friday art walk and provides a great choice for the entire family. You can even bring your dog along, as this area is very pet friendly. The Tennyson Art Walk happens from 6pm to 10pm on the first Friday of every month.

Santa Fe Art Walk -

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BowlingSometimes it's impossible to get outside and enjoy a little fresh air. However, there's plenty to do inside in Denver. Bowling is one of the most popular indoor activities and Denver is home to some fine bowling alleys. Here are a few of the top choices.

Lucky Strike - 500 16th Street Mall

Found in the Denver Pavilions, this bowling alley provides 12 lanes and 20,000 square feet. It's an upscale entertainment venue and provides plenty of fun. You can enjoy bowling, while listening to the DJ and even grab a bite to eat. Private parties are welcome and Lucky Strike has a large room with four lanes for private parties.

Crown Lane Bowling Center & Sports Bar - 2325 South Federal Boulevard

Known as the best bowling center in Denver, Crown Lanes

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Platte Park is found very close to Washington Park. However, it's more affordable to live in Platte Park than it is to live in Washington Park.

This Denver neighborhood is full of bungalows, one and one half story homes and a few Victorian-style homes. Most of the area homes are single family homes with some town homes found throughout the area.

The neighborhood has become popular again because of the location and the affordability. It's not far from downtown Denver and the location is close to many of the southern suburbs. With the light trail system, residents can get to nearly anywhere they need to go from Platte Park.

This new popularity has caused a trend of brand new homes found next to 1920s bungalows and farm homes. The neighborhood is

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