Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Friday Pie Day!! Long I Pie and Huckleberry Roasters $5

Every Friday, for $5 bucks enjoy a slice of Long I Pie at Huckleberry Roasters along with bottomless coffee. Huckleberry coffee features some delicious blends, such as the Blue Orchid Blend with notes of caramel, nuts, baked fruit and chocolate.   

The pie menu varies by season and day, but there are offering of both sweet and savory pies - from Caprese with mozzarella, tomato and pesto to Blueberry Lemon. 

ROASTING ROOM & CAFE - 4301 Pecos St. Denver, CO 80211
LARIMER CAFE – 2500 Larimer St. Denver, CO 80205

Chocolate and Beer at Station 26 Brewing Co

Chocolate and Beer may seem like an unlikely match at first glance, however the folks at Chocolate Lab and Station 26 Brewing have hacked it. On August 20th, from 7-9pm, you can try 4 carefully curated chocolate/beer combos at Station 26 Brewing. $16 for advanced tickets and $20 the day of.


Sunday, August 17, 2014

Hike Bear Creek Trail - 35 minutes from Denver

Bear Creek Trail at Lair o' The Bear Park  

Located about 35 minutes from Denver, this park has both open spaces and trails. The drive in along the Bear Creek Road in the the canyon is gorgeous and there is plenty of parking once there. The hike is relatively easy and about 1.7 miles with shade along the way. In addition to hiking, activities include picnics, bird watching, fly fishing, and mountain biking. Also your furry friends are allowed as long as they are on a leash.


Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Free Oysters! National Oyster Day

In good ol' landlocked Colorado, the thought of fresh seafood and oysters might be a little out of mind. Today, August 5th is National Oyster Day and Jax's Fish House and Oyster Bar would like to remind you that Denver has some great seafood. In Honor of the day, Jax's is offering FREE oysters from 5:30-6:30pm. After that, $1.25 an oyster.


Monday, August 4, 2014

Hit and Run 5K - Fun Run Obstacle Course 48% Off!

Have you ever wanted to test your American Ninja skills? Does the idea of mastering a 'Wipeout' course sound like fun? Well, on August 16th you can have your chance. You will be jumping, dodging, and leaping your way through the inflatable 5k course. Groupon is currently offering discounted tickets. Sound like fun? Come join me at 9am at Dick Sporting Goods Park on the 16th. http://hitandrun5k.com/

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Free 12 oz Jamba Juice - August 6

Next Wednesday get your juice fix for FREE! On August 6th from 9am - 11am, Jamba Juice is offering a free 12oz fresh juice blend. For participating locations check http://jambajuice.com/campaigns/fresh-juice 

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

New Art Openings at Leon, DPAC, Lowbrow, and William Havu Gallery - August 2014

Denver is full of inspired and unique artists with amazing venues to suit their creations. While there are dozens  of art openings for the new month, I stumbled on to a few openings that sound pretty interesting.

The Denver Performing Arts Complex Art Gallery - Beauty Amidst the Madness

Jennifer Kenyon has written a collection of poetry inspired by art. She will be performing a live reading with a slide showing the inspiring pieces from her published book - Beauty Amidst the Madness. Reception is August 1 from 6:30pm - 9:30pm. The slideshow will begin at 7:30pm.


Lowbrow - In Search of Rubbish Urban Illustrations by 84pages

On First Friday, from 7-10pm August 1, check out the urban cartoons from 84pages at Lowbrow Denver. This show will feature some new work and all sort monsters and creatures in their fabulous cartoon form. 

Leon Gallery - Travis Hetman, August 2nd (Saturday!) 

Travis Hetman is a transplant from Minneapolis that Denver is lucky to have! Travis' work mixes vintage photographic imagery with contemporary shapes and abstractions. Leon Gallery is hosting the opening reception, of "Nothing is Yours to Keep", August 2nd from 7-10pm.

William Havu Gallery - Lui Ferreyra Opening Reception 

Lui Ferreyra has a unique ability to produce highly expressive portrait paintings using geometric blocking. William Havu Gallery is hosting the opening reception this Friday August 1st from 6-9pm. 

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