Happy first day of SPRING everyone! We are loving the warmer weather and watching the flowers bloom. What is your favorite part about this time of year? Click HERE for a list of 50 things to do around Denver in the spring time!

Donahue Paper Emporium: Invitations and Stationery With Style

If you want to send something special, come to Donahue Paper Emporium. Located in the shops on Yosemite Street, Donahue Paper Emporium is a locally-owned stationery store that can help you will all your needs. It’s really the place to go if you’re planning a wedding or special event. Come in and talk to one of the representatives, who will be glad to help you with your paper choice. There’s a lot of cool choices here, including Marsupial paper, handmade paper from around the world, and even metallic selections. You’ll also find accessories like pouch envelopes, gift bags, journals, and note cards. And when you need new stationery, here’s the place to go!

Donahue Paper Emporium is open Monday through Saturday.

Donahue Paper Emporium
7286 S. Yosemite Street
Centennial, CO 80112
(303) 741-3984

Valentine’s Day in Denver!

Are you struggling to come up with ideas on how you and your loved one can spend Valentine's Day?
Click HERE for different ideas of what to do and where you can go to celebrate the day of love on February 14th. Enjoy!

Regal SouthGlenn Stadium 14: Premium Movie Going Experience

Come see the latest Hollywood blockbuster at Regal SouthGlenn Stadium 14. Stop worrying about finding a seat at the movies; when you buy your ticket at this Centennial movie theater, you get to pick your seat from a list of spots still available. Now you can have the perfect seat for every movie! If you feel like spending a little bit more money, opt for the skybox seating to have food and beverages delivered right to your seat while watching a movie. The bar food is tasty and goes great with the cheap local beers. You'll have plenty of leg room to stretch out while enjoying your flick. Sign up for the email list to receive free popcorn coupons and discounts.

Regal SouthGlenn Stadium 14
6901 S Vine Street
Centennial, CO 80122
(720) 931-6002

Expand Your Artistic Horizons at the Denver Art Museum

Travel around the world and throughout time with a visit to the Denver Art Museum. This enormous collection of more than 70,000 works of art is the largest public collection between Chicago and the West Coast.

On display are important modern pieces from Warhol, Picasso, and Duchamp alongside classic work from Degas, Monet, and Pissarro. Enjoy discovering favorite pieces and artists as you wander through the 10 different collections spread out over more than 210,000 square feet of space. The deeply held appreciation of the arts in Denver has allowed this museum to thrive as a capsule of culture and education. Museum visitors can enjoy a variety of activities aside from viewing the collections, such as guided tours, artist-in-residence visits, classes, and special events around the touring exhibits.

Visit the Denver Art Museum's website to learn more!

Denver Art Museum
100 West 14th Avenue Parkway
Denver, CO 80204
(720) 865-5000

Enjoy Award-Winning Craft Beers at Great Divide Brewing Company

Great Divide Brewing Company is at the forefront of the craft beer revolution, brewing balanced, complex, and flavorful beers in Denver’s Ballpark neighborhood since 1993. Great Divide’s tap room features 16 taps of seasonal and year-round beers and has plenty of seating where you can enjoy a pint or two.

Although food isn't served here, there are food trucks parked outside daily and the brewery encourages you to bring your food inside. That means you can always enjoy a wide variety of foods with your beer in the tap room. The staff is friendly, helpful, and knowledgeable about beer. Parking is easy, with two-hour free parking located around the brewery and a pay lot across the street.

Check the website for more information about this Denver brewery.

Great Divide Brewing Company
2201 Arapahoe Street
Denver, CO 80205
(303) 296-9460

Denver Zoo FREE Day!

Tomorrow, November 20th, the Denver Zoo is FREE to visit! From 10am-4pm, explore the many animals and exhibits the Zoo has to offer.

Sweet Action Ice Cream: Delicious Desserts in Denver

What’s there to say about Sweet Action Ice Cream in Denver? USA Today named it the “Best Ice Cream Shop in Colorado”. Food & Wine called it “One of the best ice cream spots in the U.S.”. The accolades go on and on.

Sweet Action Ice Cream sells ice cream, sorbet, and vegan concoctions that are house-made with Colorado dairy and the finest ingredients in a seemingly ever changing variety of flavors. Current ice cream favorites include the Salted Butterscotch and the Whiskey Brick both of which are so popular they are available year round. The vegan chocolate is also very popular and has been described as better than its non-vegan competitor. The flavors here can be pretty unconventional and if you are unsure of a flavor the staff will give out a sample.

Visit the Sweet Action Ice Cream website for a menu of flavors as well as a Twitter feed announcing the flavors of the day.

Sweet Action Ice Cream
52 Broadway
Denver, CO 80203
(303) 282-4645

The Bookies: A Charming Independent Bookstore in Denver

The Bookies is an independent bookstore that for over 35 years has been providing Denver children’s books, creative games, and educational items.

Whether you are shopping for gifts or are a teacher looking for classroom resources, head to Bookies first. The space is packed with thousands of titles, including hard to find Spanish language children’s books. The staff is knowledgeable and friendly, many being retired teachers themselves that know their trade and are happy to provide recommendations or help find a specific book. It’s a perfect store for gift shopping, with complimentary gift wrapping year round.

The Bookies
4315 East Mississippi Avenue
Denver, CO 80246
(303) 759-1117

Craft Beer and Artisan Pizza at Denver’s Hops and Pie

If you love a casual meal and craft beer, Hops and Pie in Denver’s Berkeley neighborhood might be a great destination. Regulars visit for the impressive beer selection and artisan pizza. Most customers indulge in pizza, although regulars recommend trying the pie of the month, you can make your own from their long list of veggies, cheese and meat, including several vegan alternatives.

If a sandwich is more your style, you can build your own there too, but Hops and Pie also makes well-regarded traditional sandwiches. The reuben is a favorite and vegetarians appreciate the “sloppy Jane” made with tempeh. Happy hour from 3-6:30 p.m. features deals on slices, pints, and more, and regular visitors can join the Hops and Pie beer club for even more great deals.

Check out Hops and Pie's website for more information!

Hops and Pie
3920 Tennyson Street
Denver, CO 80212
(303) 477-7000

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