August 2014

There are 19 blog entries for August 2014.

Denver, Colorado is the perfect place to live if you are someone who enjoys history. The homes and buildings scattered throughout the city tell intriguing stories about the history of the city. In fact, the stories you can learn by exploring the city are more accurate than anything you'd read about in a book.

There are a number of different historic homes throughout the city that even offer tours. This is the best way for you to learn what the history of Denver is really all about. Here are some of the best historic homes to visit.

Four Mile Historic Park - 715 S. Forest Street

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This historic home was built in the year 1859. Did you know that it is actually one of the oldest historic homes in the state of Colorado? When the home was built, it

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Chances are pretty good you've been to (or at least thought about) going to a theme park at least once. The question is: what have you thought about a water park? If you live in Denver (or any city in Colorado really) and you have not considered going to Water World, you are missing out!

What is Water World?

Water World is the name of a water park located in Federal Heights, Colorado. It is just 10 miles to the north of Denver. This park first opened their doors to the public in 1979. At the time, it was the first two waterslides to be opened in the state of Colorado.

Did you know that this water park is one of the top six water parks in the United States? This is not just a water park, this is THE water park.

Now, after you've gone to this

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Labor Day is an American holiday that is celebrated on the first Monday of September every year. This year, the first Monday in September happens to be September 1st, 2014. This is a holiday that honors and celebrates everyone who works in the United States.

The purpose of the holiday is for you to take a day off from your job and spend it with friends and family members. Celebrate the fact that you work so hard all of the time. Some people just use it as a day to relax and catch up on some sleep.

What if you want to go out and have some fun in Denver on Labor Day weekend this year? Fortunately, there are lots of places you can go!

A Taste of Colorado

A Taste of Colorado is the name of a festival that happens every year on Labor Day weekend at

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Old BarbershopAn old-school barbershop can be the perfect choice for men. Whether you want to get the right cut or shave, this might be the right place for you. Denver is home to plenty of great choices throughout the city and the surrounding area. Here are some of the top old-school barbershops.

Ollie's Barber Shop - 2638 West 32nd Avenue, Denver

Those looking for a straight razor shave need to head to Ollie's. This is the place for the right treatment and provides plenty of great luxuries for men looking for the old-fashion experience.

Leetsdale Barbers - 600 South Holly Street, Denver

This barbershop is one of the best in the city and has won awards as the best one for years. It's a great place with a friendly staff and plenty of good deals. They provide

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Image Credit: has some of the best top clubs and EDM, electronic dance music, bars in the US. Denver celebrates all music genres and is one of the most diverse music scenes around. There are a few clubs that specifically play EDM on certain nights a week for those electronic fans.

The 1up

717 E Colfax Ave
Denver, CO

The 1up bar is such a good time and locals love it. They have arcade games, a live music venue, and a full bar. It’s becoming one of the most popular clubs in Denver because it’s recently renovated stage and sound system are incredible which allows them to book a big variety of musicians to come perform. For EDM fans, come out on Wednesdays to hear EDM for “RE:UP Wednesdays.” They’ve also had EDM artists perform on the new stage like Rustie

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Training a DogTraining your dog can be tricky. Whether you want to teach your dog to do tricks or just obey simple commands, an obedience school can help. There are many great choices around Denver and here are some of the best obedience training programs for your dog.

Sit Means Sit - 8308 Church Ranch Boulevard, Westminster

This school provides plenty of great training programs ranging from basic to advanced. They even offer puppy management and training for aggressive dogs. The one-on-one sessions are great for some dogs, while others will prefer the group sessions offered here.

Wag and Train - 2000 West 8th Avenue, Denver

Both group and in-home training classes are offered by Wag and Train. They have been at it since 1992 and provide some of the most

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Denver is home to River North, also known as RiNo, an excellent neighborhood in the city. RiNo used to be primarily industrial while now it’s a neighborhood full of shopping, dining, and an art scene. Stop by the RiNo neighborhood for some of these excellent shopping options offered.

Proof Wine and Spirits

3360 Larimer St
Denver, CO

For the wino, check out Proof Wine and Spirits. The helpful staff here will help you select a great pairing for your dinner party or show you what’s new. You can even purchase a kit of pre-made ingredients to make your favorite cocktail, so that you don’t have to buy every ingredient yourself.  The store is unique in that the walls are covered in local art being that it’s located in the art district.

Topo Designs

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Science lovers are always looking for a great museum to learn and enjoy the subject. From geology to space and even dinosaurs, Denver has some incredible science museums for all ages to enjoy. Check out these top science exhibits found in museums in the Denver area.

Dinosaur Ridge

16831 W Alameda Parkway
Morrison, CO

Most science fans love learning about dinosaurs. The exhibit at Dinosaur Ridge has so much to offer dinosaur lovers, from footprints to fossil displays; this exhibit is one of the best places in the country for exploring the topic. You can touch real fossils, such as horns, teeth, and skulls. You can walk the trails to see over 300 dino footprints and bones. There are displays of plant and fossils indoors, and while you’re there you

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Construction SiteLower Highland neighborhood in Denver, Lo-Hi, is booming in the construction of new homes lately. Not only is residential construction up, but commercial office space is increasing. Lo-Hi is currently home to single family homes, townhomes, lofts, and condominiums.  These are some of the upcoming commercial projects in the works for the Lo-Hi neighborhood Denver.

The Lab

The Lab is being built and is expected to be completed by June of 2015. It is going to be used as retail space. It’s about 76,000 square foot and will be able to be seen from I-25. It’s right behind the Denver Beer Company over at 17th street.


Galvanize is another construction project in the Lo-Hi neighborhood, another 76,000 square foot space in between 16th and

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Image Credit: people love a great local brew, to have that chance to try something unique to the area. Colorado is known for their microbreweries because they contain over 175 craft breweries. The state’s even been ranked by CNN as a top ten Best Beer Towns in the country. Check out one of these breweries in Boulder County to experience a delicious craft beer.

Avery Brewing - 5763 Arapahoe Avenue, Boulder

Avery Brewing is the place to go for a constant variety, offering a different beer menu on tap every day. They are hard to find but you’ll know you’re there with the big red “A” sign on Arapahoe Avenue.  You can tour their taproom and pick up a souvenir Avery Tour Glass for your beer samples. Try the Mint Chocolate Stout or the White Rascal Belgian-style

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