Friday December 6, 2013
Brrrr! Subzero temperatures make the perfect weather to visit one of the Denver eateries featured on "Diners, Drive-ins and Dives." Guy Fieri, the host of the Food Network show, visited the Mile High City to round up the best of Denver diners. Warm up with a bowl of matzoh ball soup at the Bagel Deli, or douse your taste buds with green chili at Sam's No. 3. Steuben's also features comfort food such as chicken pot pies, the perfect antidote for a snowy day.
Tuesday December 3, 2013
Get the party started for 2014! Denver nightclubs offer a Mile High welcome on New Year's Eve. From black-tie affairs at the D&F Tower to a casual vibe at the Ginn Mill, there is an option for every taste this New Year's Eve. Newly-minted hotspot the ViewHouse will celebrate its first New Year's Eve in LoDo, while Kevin Larson's the White Rose Gala will kick off its 12th year in the Denver Tech Center. What are your plans for New Year's Eve this year? Share in the comments section below.
Saturday November 30, 2013
Show out-of-town visitors the Mile High City without breaking the bank this holiday season. Denver offers a variety of free tourist attractions, from the Colorado State Capitol to Coors Brewery (pictured at right.) Get a free tour through history at the Capitol, or sample free beer at Coors. Denver parks such as Red Rocks Park, Four Mile Historic Park and Washington Park are also free.
Photo © 2013 Nina Snyder, licensed to About.com
Wednesday November 27, 2013
Black Friday keeps starting earlier every year, with several retail stores planning to open on Thanksgiving Day this year. According to a survey by the National Retail Federation, 23.5% of shoppers who are planning to hit the stores on Thanksgiving weekend, or 33 million Americans, also are planning to shop on Thanksgiving Day. "Though many people have already started to check off items from their holiday shopping lists, we fully expect to see many more come out on Thanksgiving Day and throughout the weekend to take in the festive sights and sounds -- and to take advantage of unbeatable deals," said NRF President and CEO Matthew Shay in a statement.
Stores to Open on Thanksgiving Day
- Best Buy: Opens at 6 p.m. on. Thurs. Nov. 28 2013
- JC Penney: Opens at 8 p.m. on Thurs. Nov. 28, 2013
- Macy's: Opens at 8 p.m. on Thurs. Nov. 28, 2013
- Michaels: Opens at 4 p.m. on Thurs. Nov. 28, 2013
- Sears: Opens at 8 p.m. on Thurs. Nov. 28, 2013
- Target: Opens at 8 p.m. on Thurs. Nov. 28, 2013
- Toys "R" Us: Opens at 5 p.m. on Thurs. Nov. 28, 2013
- Walmart: Opens at 6 p.m. on Thurs. Nov. 28, 2013
However, some consumers say they will boycott retailers who open on Thanksgiving Day. Some retailers with Denver locations are also making a point of staying closed on Thanksgiving Day. "We believe it is important for our team members to be able to spend this time with their loved ones," said Travis Smith, president and CEO of Jo Ann Fabric and Craft Stores, in a statement.