September 2014

There are 21 blog entries for September 2014.

Teen GirlsTeen girls know that it can be challenging to find a great place for a night out. Finding a place that parents approve of and that allows teens can be difficult to find. Fortunately Denver has made a point to offer some options for a safe and enjoyable experience.

Leela European Café

820 15th St.
Denver, CO 80202

The Leela European Café is a trendy coffee shop in Denver featuring food beverages, local artists work, table chess, and is open 24 hours a day.  Being located at the heart of the Performing Arts District it’s no wonder they have performers play for their guests on occasion.

Grizzly Rose

5450 N Valley Highway
Denver, CO 80216

For a country night, teen girls can head to the Grizzly Rose. With its large dance floor, mechanical bull,

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Denver is ringing in the fall season with some awesome events coming soon. To get you ready for the cooler weather and the leaves changing color, there will be an Applefest, Pumpkin Festival, Ghost Tours and Boo at the Zoo. Come enjoy fall-themed festivals and spooky Halloween fun around Denver this fall.

Cemetery Ghost Walk

The Frontier Historical Society is hosting a Ghost Walk through the Linwood Cemetery this October. On October 17, 18, 24, 25, 31 and November 1st, try one of these historic ghost walk tours to hear stories and visit the oldest cemetery in Glenwood. There are different performers each week. Tickets are $18 and tours start at 7pm, 7:45pm, 8:30pm, and 9:15pm.

Applefest

Another fall favorite is Applefest. During the first

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Halloween CostumeHalloween is around the corner and it’s time to start thinking about what costume to wear. You may want to get something that will keep you warm during the cooler weather approaching this fall. Here are the best places to shop for you and for your kids.

The Disney Store

Park Meadows Mall
8405 Park Meadows Center Dr
Lone Tree, CO

The Disney Store is a popular choice for kids wanting to be their favorite Disney character. They have pirate costumes for boys, princesses for girls and even adult costumes for mom and dad. It’s located at both the Town Center in Aurora and the FlatIron Crossing mall in Bloomfield.

Goodwill Industries of Denver

21 South Broadway
Denver, CO

Many people choose to go to Goodwill for Halloween costumes because many

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You’ll love the events coming to Estes Park this October. The fall season is here and it’s time to start the festivities that come with the cooler weather and falling leaves. Elk Fest and Fall Back Beer Festival are coming to get the celebration started.

Elk Fest

ElkOn October 4th and 5th visit the 17th Annual Elk Fest at Estes Park for a family fun event. With the call of the bull elk in the early days of fall, it’s the perfect time to celebrate the annual elk rut and learn about this Native American animal. While the event has no charge, there will be an extra cost for elk viewing bus tours and the elk bugling contest.

The festival will offer:

  • Native American music and dancing
  • Native American storytelling
  • Educational areas
  • Rocky
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Colorado Symphony Orchestra


As fall approaches, Colorado is gearing up for some great music to kick off the cooler weather. Colorado has several highly talented symphonies spread throughout the state making it easy for symphony lovers to catch a performance. Here is a look at the upcoming symphony performances throughout Colorado.

The Austrian/Hungarian Empire

This October 4, make your way to Skyline High School to see The Longmont Symphony perform conductor Robert Olson’s The Austrian/Hungarian Empire. They’ll perform songs such as “Wanderer Variations,” “Concerto for Orchestra,” and “Dances of Galanta.” The show begins at 7:30 at 600 East Mountainview Avenue in Longmont, Colorado.

Musical Fancies

Highpoint Church Southlands will be hosting the Aurora Symphony

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Shoes for MenYour girlfriend may always be talking about her shoe collection to you and her friends, but we both know you have your own little collection going as well. The average man no longer is subjected to the sneakers, dress shoes and flip flops rotation. Rather men have been experimenting and loving footwear just as much as their partners. When looking at shoe shops in the Denver area we have found a few gems that you shoe junkies cannot skip.

Andrisen Morton - 270 St. Paul Street, Denver

This high end men's fashion store is on St. Paul and worth the trip to the area. The sales people are helpful and friendly and don’t push at all, which makes the shopping trip enjoyable. They carry Donald Pliner and Santori lines and have dress shoes for every occasion,

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Denver City Park - Image Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/michaelwm25/6196821762


If you’re looking for things to do in and around Littleton, Colorado, there are a lot of activities and attractions to visit all year round. Listed below are some ideas of things to do near Littleton, Colorado to get you started.

  • Downtown Aquarium - The Aquarium is a great place to take the family for a little bit of fun, education, and fine dining.  
  • Denver Museum of Nature & Science – Another fun activity for the whole family, you can get a look at old, ancient fossils, view extraordinary gems and minerals, learn about wildlife and discoveries in space, and so much more.
  • Denver Adventures and Zipline Tours – Take the whole family on an outdoor adventure and experience a variety of outdoor activities such as ziplining, mountain biking,
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William Smith House - Image Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/denverjeffrey/6155303745Aurora, Colorado has a bunch of local history. There are landmarks everywhere and it’s exciting for residents to tour their own hometown and encounter a piece of history. Landmarks include sites such as, The Melvin School, John Gully Homestead House,and the Toll Gate Creek Archaeological Site. Here is a summary of the must-see landmarks in historic Aurora, Colorado.

Delaney Farm - 170 South Chambers Road

A popular site to see is the Delaney Farm. It was originally a farm for raising horses, livestock and dairy cattle. It’s since been restored to grow healthy food for people in need.  It’s about 158 acres in size.

William Smith House

Make your way to 412 Oswego Court to see William Smith’s house where he raised sheep. It’s a popular site

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High AltitudeIf you're planning to move to Denver, you may need a little help adjusting to the Altitude. Outdoor activities are a bit different in this area of the country and the Mile High City offers plenty of them. Here are a few tips to help you enjoy living in Denver without worrying about the high altitude.

Understand what High Altitude Sickness is

With elevation, you may experience high altitude sickness. Understanding this sickness can help you to avoid it and recognize it when it happens. The symptoms of High Altitude Sickness include:

  • Shortness of breath
  • Headache
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Vomiting

If you experience any of these symptoms, you should see a doctor as soon as possible. It's also helpful to treat it with ibuprofen, which may

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BeerThe Great American Beer Festival is coming to Denver this October. For three days only, experience this huge beer festival and competition. It includes a public tasting event, private competition and the largest collection of US beer ever served.  

Not only is the event fun and a local favorite, but it has also been mentioned in the U.S. list of top 1,000 places to visit before you die.

When is the Event?

The dates and times for Great American Beer Festival include:

  • Thursday, October 2nd from 5:30- 10:00pm
  • Friday, October 3rd from 5:30 – 10:00pm
  • Saturday, October 4th from 5:30-10:00pm
  • Saturday, October 4th from 12pm 4:00pm for members only sessions

The last pours will take place 15 minutes before the session ending times.

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