Denver Photos: The Road Home

Coming around the corner from Colt & Gray on Sunday, I was stopped by this sign. I was so busy taking a picture, I didn’t think to feed the meter. I hope to do better next time, and if any...

Denver Candy: Wen Chocolates

NOTE: Wen Chocolates’s retail location on Platte closed on February 14, 2010. Check out the website for more information. I was jonesing for Wen Chocolates until Sunday. I went by on January...

Denver Photos: Cold Chairs

I’ve walked by Colt & Gray many times. I did so on Sunday, looked to my left, and saw a cadre of servers wearing black and white. The front page of the restaurant’s website indicates...

Denver Restaurants: Mona’s

I wanted to like Mona’s, truly I did. It serves Morning Fresh Farms eggs and Maverick Ranch beef, both local companies. It makes it own hot sauces. It’s in a cool narrow old building 2...

Don’t Forget Them

More than two months ago, I wrote about the courtyard near Colt and Grey in the South Platte neighborhood. One of the photographs I wasn’t able to use in that post was this detail from the...

Denver Shops: REI

I’ll open my review of REI with this quote from the website: What began as a group of 23 mountain climbing buddies is now the nation’s largest consumer cooperative with more than three...

Denver Shops: Scribbles

I promised you recently I would go back to Scribbles to buy Christmas cards, and I did that today. I also bought a set of cards at the Tattered Cover. Both met my criteria of being made from recycled...

Denver Photos: Ink!

I’m going to repeat myself a bit today, to make up for not posting yesterday (I had a copyediting deadline). On Wednesday I showed you pictures of the 16th Street bridge across I-25. Once I descended...

Denver Photos: Red Velvet

In Denver’s South Platte River Valley neighborhood, around the corner from Paris on the Platte and right next to Colt and Grey at 16th and Platte, there is a courtyard leading west to a bridge...

Denver Shops: Sous le Lit

This week I’ll be taking you on a journey from one side of the South Platte River to the other. Today, I begin on the northwestern side, at Sous le Lit, a shoe and purse boutique on Platte St...