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16
Jun

Happy Hour Is My Favorite Hour

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I’m sure we can all agree there are few things better than a great happy hour. Leaving happy hour feeling full, maybe a bit tipsy, and not broke? Sign me up. Sometimes you just need to hit one on a Monday because it’s been a Monday or to celebrate the end of the week on a Friday. There are so many great Denver restaurants and bars with fantastic happy hours (there are even restaurants from our other lists that could be on this one – Central Bistro & Bar, Linger, and Postino to name a few), but these are a simply a few restaurants where the happy hour needs to be taken advantage of.   Lola | Coastal Mexican – […]

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09
Jun

Your Favorite Denver Wine Bars

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With so many places to eat in Denver, it’s sometimes impossible to narrow down the choices. But if you’re simply in the mood for a glass of wine (or bottle because it’s just been that kind of day) and a small plate, then we’ve got you covered. While this list isn’t comprehensive of all of the Denver wine bars, it’s a diverse selection that may be just what you are looking for.   Postino Located in LoHi, Postino is an Italian “WineCafe.” They have an extensive wine list that tends to change seasonally as well as beer and cider. As far as food options go, they have an extensive list of bruschetta, all of which are delicious. You can also […]

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24
May

Colorado Winery Spotlight: Bigsby’s Folly

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The Experience   When you first walk into the new Colorado winery, Bigsby’s Folly, you’ll notice pictures on the wall of the building from many, many years ago. It’s touches like these that you’ll find throughout as Chad and Marla Yetka look to make Bigsby’s Folly a place you will enjoy and a place you will want to come back to.   They found the perfect building as their location because it had the history they were looking for. It lived through the prohibition and that is the inspiration they had for their winery. “The idea for the winery and the experience we want people to have when they came to the winery really was centered around prohibition and the […]

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17
May

Colorado Winery Spotlight: Bigsby’s Folly

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Introduction   Bigsby’s Folly is Denver’s newest winery. With the Roaring ‘20s and prohibition as their inspiration, they are looking to hit the ground running when they open in June. Husband and wife, Chad and Marla, were looking for a change of pace when they started their second careers. They had always wanted to open a winery in Napa, but with Napa having Napa prices, they decided Denver was the perfect fit.   With the help of their winemakers, Brian Graham and Chris Nelson, wine will be made both in Colorado and Napa. Brian will stay in California and produce their wines there, while Chris will be in charge of the Colorado winemaking. If wine is not your thing (we’ll […]

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12
May

Brunch Is Always A Good Idea

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I love a good brunch. I love that I don’t have to get up early to still enjoy breakfast, I can have either sweet or savory, and that my day is beginning with a mimosa. You know it’s going to be a good day when it’s a brunch day. Fortunately, Denver has so many great brunch spots to choose from. Enjoy a Denver day with a little food and a little day drinking.   Snooze Snooze is a great brunch spot. Open daily and with multiple locations throughout the city, including a one at Union Station, there’s something on the menu for everyone. You can’t go wrong with any of their benedict selections or their pancakes. How can you resist […]

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03
May

Colorado Winery Spotlight: Bonacquisti Wine Company

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Open a decade in the small Denver neighborhood of Sunnyside, Bonacquisti Wine Company have cemented themselves as a great part of the Colorado wine scene. Paul Bonacquisti, founder and winemaker, comes from a long-line of winemakers. “I grew up making wine as a family hobby. So I learned from my dad, who passed it on from my grandfather, who came from Italy,” he says. He had a job in radio, but when they switched formats and no longer needed him, he got his Certified Sommelier certification and went back to his winemaking roots.   The idea to open an urban winery was a bit of a no brainer. He lived in the area and didn’t want to move, farming isn’t […]

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14
Apr

Drinks With a View

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Spring is in the air, and if you’re anything like me, you’re itching to take advantage of the beautiful Colorado weather we’re having. There’s no telling when the next snowstorm may hit, so why not take advantage of this weather when you can? Personally, my version of spending time outside involves a patio or rooftop deck and a delicious drink in my hand. And fortunately for me, Denver has plenty of options that allow me to do such that. Whether it be Downtown, Cherry Creek, or LoHi, there is no shortage of places where I can drink and enjoy this beautiful state I call home.     Avanti F&B, a collective eatery This upscale version of a food court is […]

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26
Jan

15 Date Ideas in Denver, Colorado

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As the season of love approaches, now is as good a time as any  to spice things up in your love life. We are providing you with a head start on planning a romantic evening with your honey. Here lies a great opportunity to get creative and choose from some great date ideas. Whether you’re going on a first date or in need of new scenery , not to worry, we’ve got you covered. Also, don’t miss out on our annual Valentine’s day dinner featured at the end of this article. Cru Wine Bar The bar is one of Denver’s best wine bars. It is a great choice for wine aficionados who want to explore collection of over 300 wines. […]

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04
Dec

Exploring Colorado’s Wine Scene: Carboy Winery

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In a city with a thriving microbrew scene, there is a new trend that is quickly on the rise – Urban Wineries. As the name implies, these establishments make their own wines in and around Denver. While Denver may not be the most ideal location to grow and harvest grapes, local urban wineries import grapes or juice from all over the world to make high quality wine at an affordable price. One of the newest to the scene is Littleton’s Carboy Winery. From the unique design to cozy feel, this winery offers an experience to remember.   The winery located off Santa Fe Boulevard is nestled between Downtown Littleton and Aspen Grove and truly is one of suburbia’s hidden gems. […]

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26
Oct

Best things to do in Colorado

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Best Things to Do in Denver Denver, the ‘Mile High City’ has been attracting the attention of tourists and relocating in recent years due to the outdoor adventure if offers, its great landscape and its extensive ski trail during the winter. Since Colorado has been one of the first states to legalize the recreational consumption of Marijuana it has also been a big attraction for tourist and newcomers alike. Nevertheless, when you want to be active, snowmobiling, biking, and hiking Denver Colorado is the place to do so. Most of the Denver activities happen outdoor. Skiing would be one of the most popular activities during winter season and once the temperature rise the golf course and bicycle trails are packed […]

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