Reimagining the Denver Performing Arts Complex

Reimagining the Denver Performing Arts Complex

It’s no secret that the Denver Performing Arts Complex is a grand structure…it’s an institution in Denver that everyone knows.  Recently, Architect Magazine published an article that discusses the renovation of the DPAC, and it’s a great read.  The article mirrors much of my opinion of the Complex – it’s dated, beautiful, and empty.

Top 5 Home Design Mistakes To Avoid

Top 5 Home Design Mistakes To Avoid

Thanks to HGTV, everyone has become a design/reno/construction expert.  Ok, that’s a little snide of me, but really, it’s kind of true.  Improvements like paint, stain, interior features, etc. are all well within the hands of a homeowner.  It becomes a problem when homeowners get in above their well-meaning heads and try to take on […]

What You Can Expect From The New Lumina Apartment Complex in the Highlands

What You Can Expect From The New Lumina Apartment Complex in the Highlands

A long, long time ago, a Highlands staple, Pagliacci’s, closed its doors after 66 years to make way for a new apartment complex, Lumina.  Many long-time Highlanders were not happy about this and mourned the loss of such an authentic Italian staple at 33rd and Navajo.   However, Lumina hopes to pull the community together at this “Low-LoHi” […]

The Newest, Coolest, Hippest Thing to Happen in Denver

The Newest, Coolest, Hippest Thing to Happen in Denver

Denver has officially become cool.  I don’t mean your regular, run-of-the-mill cool.  I mean coooool. Nocturne, a modern jazz and supper club, recently opened at 1330 27th St. in RiNo.  Inspired by the supper clubs of the 40’s and 50’s, underground jazz, and New York’s 52nd street, Nicole Mattson, Scott Mattson, and Chef Dustin Beckner opened […]

So This is Cool – Arnold Schwarzenegger Owned the Windsor Dairy Block Building

So This is Cool – Arnold Schwarzenegger Owned the Windsor Dairy Block Building

Start the “I’ll be back” jokes now. There’s so much redevelopment going on around Riverfront Park and LoDo, so it’s not surprising that people who are real estate savvy are getting in on this.  It’s not even that surprising that a dude from California or New York or anywhere else is getting in on this […]

Denver – The Hub City We Didn’t Expect

Denver – The Hub City We Didn’t Expect

We’ve known for a while that Union Station is amazing.  We’ve blogged about how amazing Union Station actually is.  We’ve gone to the new restaurants in Union Station and thought, “wow, this is pretty spectacular.”  But to a traveler…Union Station is epic. Today as I was walking down 16th St. Mall I saw a couple pulling […]

Union Station Continues to Make History

Union Station Continues to Make History

Union Station first opened in 1881 as a solution to a problem for Denver’s four railroads.  The Union Pacific, The Denver & Rio Grande Western, the Denver, South Park & Pacific and the Colorado Central railroads all serviced Denver, but passengers found it difficult to transfer between rail lines.  Union Pacific proposed that the four […]