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With all the snow coming through the area, it may seem like summer is never going to come. However, it's still the right time to start looking for the best summer camps for your children. Whether you want to find one of the Tech Camps or they prefer an Art Camp, there are plenty to choose from around Denver. Here are some of the top choices for the 2014 summer season.

Avid 4 Adventure - June 2nd to August 22nd

This summer camp is perfect for the active child seeking adventure. It's $395 per week and runs from 8:45am to 2:30pm daily. Those from pre-kindergarten to seventh grade can enjoy the camp. It will be held in Golden, Denver, Boulder and Highland Ranch, along with an overnight option in Bailey, Colorado.

Denver Botanic Gardens Day Camp -

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If you're new to Denver and you love to shop, you've probably already discovered one of the many large malls or shopping centers. However, you may be craving a different type of shopping experience and Denver has plenty to offer. Here are some of the top specialty shops to discover throughout the Mile High City.

Hammond's Candies - 5735 Washington Street

Those with a craving for something sweet will love what Hammond's Candies offers. This isn't the normal candy shop you find at the mall. Visitors actually get the opportunity to take a tour of the factory and see the lollipops, candy canes and other candies being made. Of course, you can shop here and take some of the creations home with you, too.

Marczyk Fine Foods - 770 East 17th Avenue

If

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Coffee CupDenver is known for local coffee shops and roasters. Many different techniques are used for roasting with the goal of creating a great tasting coffee with sustainability. Here are some of the top places to find locally roasted coffee in Denver.

Dazbog Coffee Company - 1090 Yuma Street

Two brothers started this business and they provide a rich roasting tradition mixed with Russian heritage. The best quality Arabica beans are used to create excellent roasted blends here. More than 25 locations are found throughout Denver.

Boxcar Coffee Roasters - 3459 Ringsby Court

With the use of the signature "Boilermakr," this coffee roasting company creates one of the best types of coffee in the city. This special device allows Boxcar Coffee to get the

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Leaving the city and heading to a different part of Colorado offers many great opportunities. Colorado Springs is the perfect place for a day trip with all kinds of great attractions. Here are some of the reasons Colorado Springs makes for a great day trip from Denver.

Distance

Since Colorado Springs is only 69 miles from Denver, you can get there in a little over an hour. It's an easy drive south on I-25 and you won't have to spend all day in the car trying to get to your destination.

Climate

With over 300 days of sunshine every year, Colorado Springs is one of the top destinations for families in the state. The climate is perfect for enjoying outdoor fun nearly year-round.

Attractions

The city of Colorado Springs has 55 different

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Lillian Covillo and Freidann Parker started the Colorado Ballet in 1961 with a mission to create a world-class dancing organization in Denver. This non-profit organization has been celebrating the magic of dance for over 50 years with some of the most talented performers in the entire city. They offer performances throughout the year, advanced dance training and so much more.

Colorado Ballet Academy

The academy provides a place where students can hone their skills, learn new skills and enjoy the art of dance. Student of all ages, ranging from three to adult, attend the Colorado Ballet Academy every year. Those attending the academy gain the opportunity to train alongside professional dancers and a chance to audition for the annual performance of The

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The Cruise Room - Image Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/13963375@N00/138733013/Sometimes an older bar with plenty of history is the right place for a beer or cocktail. Historic bars dent to have quite a bit of character and you never know what type of story they will tell you. Denver is full of history and some of the best history you will find is in the bars. Here are the top historic bars to add to your list for 2014.

Ship Tavern - 321 17th Street

The history here is found in the Brown Palace Hotel, which is where the Ship Tavern is located. This famous hotel was started in 1892 and just about every president made a visit. The par is full of eloquence and filled with ornate items. It's a vintage pub with plenty of microbrews on tap, great food and a very long wine list.

The Buckhorn Exchange - 1000 Osage Street

History

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Image Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/gnuf/3662889538/Whether you're headed out with friends or on a romantic date, finding a restaurant with a special tasting menu is a great option. Denver is full of fine dining restaurants offering these types of menus. Here are some of the best places in Denver for your tasting menu experience.

Omakase at Sushi Den - 1487 South Pearl Street

If you're after a Japanese tasting menu, the omakase menu at Sushi Den is one of the best choices not only in Denver, but also in the entire country. They get their fish daily and provide both five and six course tasting menus. The omakase menu is $100 and includes green tea.

Chef's Tasting at Mizuna - 225 East 7th Avenue

Chef Stephen McCarry is responsible for creating the five-course and eight-course prix fixe menus. The

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Denver is full of great places to go and things to do for Valentine's Day in Denver. Whether you're planning a great night out with a restaurant or a couple’s massage, you can find the right choices for your romantic needs. Here are some of the best choices for your night out.

Top Valentine's Day Restaurants

Choosing the right restaurant for your dinner is vital to your romantic night. Top choices in Denver include:

  • Cuba Cuba - 1173 Delaware Street
  • Vesta Dipping Grill - 1822 Blake Street
  • Bang! - 3472 West 32nd Avenue
  • Zengo - 1610 Little Raven Street
  • Angelo's Taverna - 620 East 6th Avenue
  • Cherry Creek Grill - 184 Steele Street

All of these restaurants provide a romantic atmosphere perfect for your big date.

Take a

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Image Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/hine/1086683117/Finally, the Stem Ciders Cidery & Tap Room is open and providing delicious cider to the Denver area. They held a grand opening on January 10th with live bluegrass music and plenty of fun. The cidery is found at 2811 Walnut Street and provides ciders by the glass and growler. They are also working on bottling their ciders, as well.

Of course, this isn't the type of cider for kids. It's a hard cider and provides the perfect apple beverage for adults. The flavors are complex and it's much like a well-made craft beer.

Eric Foster and Phil Kao are responsible for opening the cidery. They both come from Michigan, where cider is well known and found throughout the state due to the many local apple orchards. Stem Ciders will be getting most of their apples

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Denver is full of events and February will be a very exciting month. Since the Denver Broncos are playing in the Super Bowl, many sports bars will be hosting Super Bowl parties. Celebrate as the Broncos take on the Seahawks on February 2nd, and then, enjoy the many other events of the month.

Denver Museum of Nature & Science Free Day

Sunday, February 2nd will be the free day as the museum from 9am to 5pm. Admission is free to all Colorado residents.

Free Day at the Zoo

Denver Zoo will also provide free admission for Colorado residents on Sunday, February 2nd, Monday, February 3rd and Thursday, February 20th. Come out and enjoy all the zoo has to offer without paying for admission.

Other free days include:

  • Children's Museum of Denver -
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