Living Urban in Denver: Real Estate Blog

Live Urban is proud to support Girls Inc. of Metro Denver which offers programs that prepare girls to succeed in a world where women still encounter social and cultural barriers to success. Founded in 1983 by a group of Denver community members concerned about the rising number of girls becoming teen mothers, dropping out of school prior to high school graduation, and entering youth corrections facilities. GIMD is an affiliate of the national Girls Incorporated organization, an established and recognized authority on girls' issues with a history dating back to 1864, and is the only Girls Incorporated affiliate located in Colorado. GIMD’s mission is to inspire all girls to be strong, smart, and bold. GIMD implements comprehensive, gender-specific programs,

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Let it snow! As I sit here watching this brilliant sunshine hit the glistening snow, I am thinking of SNOWSHOEING! Want to snowshoe but don't know where to head? Here are some great trails near Denver for all skill types:   Bear Lake, Rocky Mountain National Park-Views, views, views and an easy to moderate terrain and only 3.6 miles all around.   Middle St Vrain near Peaceful Valley - Phenomenal glacier views make the 16 mile trek worthwhile for novices to intermediate skill levels.   Lost Lake, Nederland Indian Peaks Wilderness - Great for families and those of all skill levels. The scenery is spectacular and it is just an easy 5,5 mile trek.   Brainard Lake near Ward - Stunning views of peaks and lake with many trails for beginners.…
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Award-winning dining, Hip micro breweries, live theatre, First Friday art walks and more.

The assignment was to write about the Best of Denver’s Urban Winter Lifestyle. Where would one begin? Do you start with the sheer beauty of walking around a city where the sun shines 320 days a year on average and you are surrounded with the splendor that is the Rocky Mountains?

What about our thriving culinary scene? Denver is on the world map now with local chef’s like Jennifer Jasinski winning a coveted James Beard award and internationally known chefs are flocking to Denver to create innovative outposts like Richard Sandoval’s Zengo and Tamayo. Have you been to Fruition where Alex Seidel serves up amazing local produce and meats from his farm? And Denver’s

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Have you checked out Chihuly at Denver Botanic Gardens yet? Better yet, have you gotten your tickets for Chihuly Nights? The early sunsets of October and November offer an amazing opportunity to view the artwork as it is illuminated for a unique nighttime perspective. Hurry as they will sell out and for $15 a ticket (2 free and $10 additional  for members), I promise you an enchanted evening. The beauty and inspiration that the American glass blowing artist Dale Chihuly is famous for is nothing short of magical.  The Chihuly exhibit runs through November 30.

 

This spectacular display of color and form, set amongst the awe inspiring backdrop of the beautiful and bountiful Denver Botanic Gardens is not to be missed and from the looks of the daily

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