Look Up

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Photo Credit: DenverSpeax, 2014.

 

“You have two eyes, and two ears, but only one mouth. This is so because you are supposed to look and listen more than you talk.”
― Lucca Kaldahl

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I Heart Denver… the Store!

 

 

 

 

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A store that loves Denver as much as all of us? YES! It DOES exist! Photo Credit: Kirsten Ebey, Oct 2014.

There’s a store that loves Denver just as much as we do, and it’s located in the Denver Pavilions on the 16th Street Mall.

Unlike other touristy shops around that area, this is a place for proud natives, excited newcomers, and curious tourists alike, selling ONLY local apparel, artwork, and other fun gifts. They support over 150 local, Colorado artists! Know what’s even cooler? 70% of the sales in the store go back to the artists and business-owners so that they can keep doing what they do.  Continue reading

Black Shirt Brewing – Chasing Perfection

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Click for Black Shirt Brewing Website. Source: BSB Facebook

Here at Denverspeax, we have always been drawn to people who are passionate. We recently had the opportunity to interview one of the most passionate breweries in town: Black Shirt Brewing (BSB). Our first visit to Black Shirt Brewing was on the Slow Roll Pub Crawl a few weeks back. We really enjoyed the beer and vibe in the short time we spent there, and wanted to experience more. We were given the opportunity to sit down and explore the mind of Chad Miller CEO and co-founder of Black Shirt Brewing.  Continue reading

How To Pick Where to Live in Denver

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To some, downtown Denver looks like this map to the left. Lots of sturdy neighborhood names that can be chopped into quirky little nicknames, like “LoHi” (lower Highlands), “Cap Hill” (Capitol Hill), and “LoDo” (Lower Downtown).

It can get confusing, frustrating, and pretty depressing trying to figure out where to live in Denver proper. Not only that, with apartments and homes going faster than they’re being listed, “acting fast” a lot of times is too slow.

We’ve lived here for four years, and are hoping this guide will help you to narrow down where you should live in Denver. We hope it’ll allow you to make those quick decisions when scouring the city for apartments. Continue reading

Get Your Learn On – FREE Events & Classes at the Denver Public Library

Did you know that the Denver Public Library hosts tons of valuable classes and events for free? Yes. Totally free. You can learn how to crochet, speak Spanish (and other languages), meet new authors, and even how to write code on your computer.

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Need a creative refresher? Check out the DPL’s events and classes to recharge those creative batteries. Image Courtesy of Google Images – please click to visit the blog this was copied from. DenverSpeax, 2014.

They offer a ton of different classes and events for adults AND kids at all of the different branches of the Denver Public Library. Continue reading