May 2014

There are 13 blog entries for May 2014.

Image Credit: you are a vegan or a health and fitness conscious person, Denver has plenty of great places for you to dine healthy. Denver restaurants take food very seriously and many provide all types of healthy options. Here are a few of the top spots for dining healthy in the Mile High City.

Mercury Café - 2199 California Street, Denver

This place offers delicious food that is both healthy and organic. You can enjoy dishes that are both local and farm fresh. Many of the ingredients used are organic at Mercury Café.  They put a heavy emphasis on a fresh and healthy menu.

Mod Market - 1000 South Colorado Boulevard, Glendale

This hip new place has everything you can want from a healthy eatery from whole wheat pizza crusts to gluten-free entrees.

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Finding the right home isn't easy and it often starts with finding the right area to call home. You could compare neighborhoods all day long, but that may not really help. However, if you start with the right plan, you can easily match the right home and neighborhood to your specifications. Here are a few things to consider for your home buying plan.

What are your Specifications?

Your family has specific needs and specific wants. It's vital that you find a home and neighborhood that matches your needs first, not just your wants. Some of the things to consider include:

  • Close-knit community
  • Nearby parks and playgrounds
  • Close to schools
  • Shopping and dining nearby
  • Busy or slow streets
  • Close to where you will be working


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PuppyHave you ever considered taking your four legged friends to a doggy day care? Have you ever wanted to go on vacation, but had no one to take care of your pet? If you work long hours or need to have a weekend getaway, there are a number of outstanding pet day cares and in home sitters in the Denver, Colorado area.

Playful Pooch - 4000 Holly Street, Denver

Playful Pooch is a family owned doggy day care that provides your pooch with quality socialization and playtime. They also offer boarding, grooming and instructional lessons. Playful Pooch serves the local Denver area with packages that are affordable, and designed to suit your pet care needs. They have a state of the art facility, which includes eight different playgrounds, artificial turf for

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Chocolate CakeHave you ever started to crave a chocolate cake, but you don't know where to go to get that perfectly moist bite of cake? This is an issue for many and if you live in the Denver area, you have a few great spots to choose from. Here are the top spots for chocolate cake in Denver.

Mulberries Cake Shop - 2027 East Colfax Avenue, Denver

Mulberries is one of the best bakers in the area and provide a chocolate cake layered with both chocolate pudding and chocolate buttercream. They also provide a cake with a German-chocolate filling that is incredibly delicious, as well.

Crave Dessert Bar and Lounge - 891 14th Street, Denver

The name says it all and you will leave here craving more. The desserts as this bar and lounge are amazing and the chocolate

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CherryDo you crave the delicious sweetness that cherries have to offer? If so, you are in luck. There are a variety of restaurants who incorporate this delectable treat into their menu options in the Denver, Colorado area. Hare are a few of the top choices.

Bastien’s Restaurant and Steakhouse - 3503 E. Colfax Avenue, Denver

Bastin’s is an award winning restaurant that offers a retro dining experience. Try one of their juicy steaks with an iceberg wedge salad, but make sure you save room for their signature fried cherry pie. Bastin tends to fill up their dining room on weekend evenings, as this is a favorite place for the locals to come. That is no reason to worry, you can call ahead or make online reservations.

Strange Brewing Company Tasting Room -

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In 1995, The Stapleton International Airport was shut down. As a result, new housing constructions in Stapleton were born. Located in the northern part of Denver, Stapleton offers a variety of housing in and around the city limits. These neighborhoods offer community pools, outstanding school systems, and residential parks.

Stapleton conveniently intersects with Interstate 70, and is known to be the main East-West gateway for Denver. A census conducted in 2011 reported a little over 19,000 residents inhabited the Stapleton neighborhoods.

A variety of restaurant’s are available in the East 29th Avenue Town Center. The Town Center borders Quebec Street and East 29th Avenue, which also features a number of standalone restaurants.

The Town Center

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Image Credit: Rockies Rooftop opened on April 4th and has become one of the most popular parts of Coors Field. The ticket sales have been out of this world for the rooftop and plenty of fans are enjoying this new feature. The unique feature isn't expensive and provides plenty of restaurants and bars for rooftop fun. Tickets are only $14 and you get a $6 credit for food or beverage.

The deck is 38,000 square feet in size and found in right field. It's one of the most unique amenities throughout all the MLB stadiums. Even though the attendance numbers for the Rooftop are not released, officials have said it's been packed for most home games.

Coors Field partnered with many local restaurants, such as CHUBurger to create this interesting venue. You will find

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Guitar PlayerLive music is a ton of fun and finding the right venue makes all the difference. Denver is ripe with local music. Whether you want to enjoy a stiff drink with a little music or you prefer just some great local music, you can find the right place in Denver. Here are some of the top choices for cheap live music throughout the Mile High City.

Herman's Hideaway - 1578 South Broadway, Denver

Over 30 years of fun has been had at Herman's. With live bands, plenty of fun and a great overall venue, this spot is perfect for your cheap music fun. They often see headliners, such as Opie Gone Bad, Phish, The Fray, 311 and more.

The Toad Tavern - 5302 South Federal Circle, Littleton

This spacious music venue provides one of the best choices near Denver for

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Image Credit: is full of great places for dining and you can find a number of different types of cuisine throughout the city. When you're craving a Mediterranean dish, there are a few top spots to enjoy. Here are the best restaurants serving Mediterranean food throughout Denver.

Ali Baba Grill - 2060 South University Boulevard, Denver

Those looking for incredible hummus don't need to look any further. Ali Baba Grill has the best hummus in the city and provides some excellent dishes, such as the falafel sandwich. The prices are very affordable, too.

Phoenician Kabob - 5709 East Colfax Avenue, Denver

This restaurant may not look like much, but it's a great place for Mediterranean food. You may need to ignore the outside, but just know once you step

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When the summer hits the Mile High City, it comes alive with events. Festivals, street fairs and so much more will be happening throughout the summer season. If you love funnel cakes, unhealthy fair food, beer, wine, music and fun, this is the city for you, during the summer.

Downtown Denver Arts Festival - May 23rd to May 25th

A weekend of art is in store with free admission and plenty of fun. This festival will be held at the Denver Performing Arts Complex and will features plenty of Colorado artists.

Denver Chalk Art Festival - May 31st and June 1st

A bit of a unique festival, this one will feature over 200 of the top street artists. Enjoy plenty of chalk art during the festival in the Larimer Square area of Denver.

Capitol Hill People's

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