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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 […]

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Tweet Lowry has been a great place for buyers that want brand new construction in Denver that’s not too far from downtown and an easy commute to I-70.   Newer single-family homes in Lowry have traditionally had price tags starting in the high $300’s up into the million and a half mark.   Berkeley Homes […]

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Denver Deals

by Vali Hooker on May 3, 2011

in Around Denver

Tweet Here is a list from Land Title of all the deal sites and discounts for you to score big around Denver.  The deals range from half priced meals at local restaurants or spa services to deep discounts on skydiving, whitewater rafting or house cleaning services.   The types of items offered are endless and the discounts […]

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Swallow Hill Music – Winefest Vintage 2011

by Vali Hooker on April 29, 2011

in Around Denver

Tweet Have a craving for something local, something Colorado?  Well the 3rd annual Swallow Hill Winefest is just around the corner – Sunday, May 15th at 3:00 pm. Taste a variety of wines from Colorado-grown grapes and enjoy the local sounds of pianist, Leslie Brown. Her prolific exploration into many genres of music now brings […]

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Denver. Art Walk ~ First Friday Style.

by Vali Hooker on March 29, 2011

in Around Denver

Tweet Art anyone? The first Friday evening of every month is when the local art studios and galleries open their doors so the public can get a glimpse of local and international art. Even if art isn’t your thing the city’s art walks are a great place to people watch and enjoy the free wine […]

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Denver Restaurant Week Feb. 26 – March 11, 2011

by Vali Hooker on February 25, 2011

in Around Denver

Tweet Tomorrow is the kickoff for the famous Denver Restaurant Week 2011 brought to you by Visit Denver.  Participating eateries offer a multi-course dinner for two for $52.80 or one for $26.40 (tax and gratuity are not included).  The list of restaurants is long this year with amazing menus will leave you booked every night.  To […]

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Denver Big Air ~ Jan. 25th and 26th

by Vali Hooker on January 25, 2011

in Capitol Hill

Tweet How much would somebody have to pay YOU to jump (fly) off this bad boy? Today is the kick off of Denver Big Air in downtown’s Civic Center Park where a 106-foot ramp has been constructed so skiers and snowboarders can, well, get some big air and do some pretty fancy tricks.  Tonight the […]

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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 […]

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Tweet The term Deed Restricted comes from the Inclusionary Housing Ordinance passed by Denver City Council passed in 2002. Deed Restricted housing in Denver real estate terms is the same as Income Qualified, Affordable or Work Force Housing and they are all references to the City of Denver’s Affordable Housing Program. This program is actually […]

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Denver Dog Costume Parade

by Vali Hooker on October 30, 2010

in Around Denver

Tweet Okay we are going to see it all this weekend why not throw the pups into the mix? The Niza Knoll Gallery down in the Santa Fe arts district is hosting a Dog Costume Parade and competition tomorrow afternoon (Saturday, October 30th, 2010) from 1-3PM. There is a $10.00 donation which includes a photo […]

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