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Denver Neighborhood: Platt Park

by Vali Hooker on August 15, 2011

in Denver Neighborhood Tours

Tweet   Platt Park is a charming neighborhood with an urban suburban feel.  The streets are tree-lined and the houses are a mix of older  bungalow & victorian houses and newly constructed single-family & duplex living.   The shops of Old South Pearl Street are a gathering place at all hours of the day and […]


WinterFest at Old South Pearl Street ~ Wash Park

by Vali Hooker on December 3, 2010

in Around Denver

Tweet Has the holiday season snuck up on you faster than you could get in the holiday spirit? Perhaps you need some good old fashioned festivities to get started?  Well this Saturday Old South Pearl Street is having the holiday tradition of WinterFest.   The block will be full of holiday cheer with Box Elder horse […]


Tweet The South Broadway neighborhood offers great Denver boutiques, local restaurants and the famous antique row.  Broadway’s construction is OVER and the new center median, street lights and sidewalks are all ready for South Broadway’s Summer Festival.   This coming weekend, August 20-22nd is open to the public and completely free with A Better Broadway Bash to celebrate […]


Tweet Have you checked out B-Cycle yet? B-Cycle is a bike sharing program that offers you the opportunity to have a bike to ride when you need it and it’s gone when you don’t!  The Denver B-Cycle program kicked off April of this year and, as of June 1st, there are 42 stations throughout the Denver area including downtown, Cherry […]


Tweet Come on down to Old South Pearl Street in Denver for the farmer’s market. The farmer’s market runs every  Sunday through the end of October from 9:00am to 1:00pm and you’ll find a wonderful selection of what you would expect, fresh fruits and vegetable, freshly baked bread and other baked goods but you’ll also find […]


Tweet If you love live music, come on down the the Blue’s and Brew’s Music Festival tomorrow! This is located in the Platt Park neighborhood at the 1200 block on Pearl Street. It’s an all day event from 12 noon to 10:00pm and admission is only $5.00.  There are quite a few great restaurants on […]


Tweet Start your holiday weekend off right by indulging in a delicious brunch at Lucile’s Creole Cafe! I had driven by this place for years and figured that it must be pretty good based on all the people I had seen waiting to get in but now I finally understand all the hype! I’m not very familiar with Creole cuisine but I am now a big […]


Tweet If you love a good burger, be sure to visit one of my favorite burger joints in Denver…Park Burger located in the Platt Park neighborhood. If you like a good greasy burger and sweet potatoes fries you will definitely not be disappointed. Unfortunately for my waistline, I live within walking distance to Park Burger […]