Tagged: Things To Do

Independent toy stores kick off holiday shopping season with their own special day

Independent toy stores kick off holiday shopping season with their own special day

In a year when perhaps the biggest news in toys was the industry’s largest remaining brick-and-mortar retailer filing for bankruptcy, independent stores are looking to generate buzz and spark a strong holiday sales season with a familiar method: hosting a special event to boost their profile.

Meet the mastermind behind a new era of retail in Olde Town Arvada

Meet the mastermind behind a new era of retail in Olde Town Arvada

At only 36 years old, with no previous experience in retail ownership, Scott Spears has welcomed four new stores to the city’s downtown in less than 10 years, and is working on unveiling a fifth.

Englewood’s “spaceship” bank is 50, a milestone that comes at an opportune time for historic preservation proponents

Englewood’s “spaceship” bank is 50, a milestone that comes at an opportune time for historic preservation proponents

The egg. The spaceship. Whatever you call it, Community Banks of Colorado branch in Engelwood, designed by architect Charles Deaton, is an eye-catcher. And it’s 50 this year.

Here’s a look at some of the abodes being featured in this year’s Denver Parade of Homes

Here’s a look at some of the abodes being featured in this year’s Denver Parade of Homes

The event is free, open to public, and spans across the Denver metro area until Labor Day, Sept. 4.

Futuristic nightclub to take over former City Hall event space on Broadway

Futuristic nightclub to take over former City Hall event space on Broadway

Temple Nightclub is a high-tech venue that tracks dancers’ movements room to room to provide a better experience, integrates gamification and incorporates motion-sensing light shows.

Want a tiny home? Two dozen are rolling into a Colorado festival this weekend

Want a tiny home? Two dozen are rolling into a Colorado festival this weekend

Keensburg will become the temporary tiny home capital of Colorado this weekend, when 25 homes go on display for those curious about down-sizing and living off the grid.

Want a tiny home? Two dozen are rolling into a Colorado festival this weekend

Want a tiny home? Two dozen are rolling into a Colorado festival this weekend

Keensburg will become the temporary tiny home capital of Colorado this weekend, when 25 homes go on display for those curious about down-sizing and living off the grid.

Change is in the air for annual Japanese festival and Sakura Square neighborhood

Change is in the air for annual Japanese festival and Sakura Square neighborhood

Earlier this week, Sakura Square officials announced that the block would be redeveloped by a team that includes Shigeru Ban, a Pritzker Prize-winning Japanese architect behind the Aspen Art Museum.

LoDo: A renaissance owed to Coors Field, urban pioneers and smart politics

LoDo: A renaissance owed to Coors Field, urban pioneers and smart politics

The meteoric rise of LoDo and its surrounding areas traces to a decade before Major League Baseball in Denver, when artists, entrepreneurs and political leaders saw potential in a historic but dormant neighborhood.

Englewood’s Final Fridays seen as sign of a city’s emerging ‘cool’

Englewood’s Final Fridays seen as sign of a city’s emerging ‘cool’

Englewood’s South Broadway business are hosting monthly Final Fridays to ‘wake up’ the city with art, music and food, drink and merchandise specials.