Everything random that you ever wanted to know. →
Everything from misspelled tattoos and crazy festivals to world records and cool photos. How about the ten funniest rejection letters http://www.oddee.com/item_97151.aspx Just check it out for yourself…
University of Colorado - closing the door on the J... →
The University of Colorado is considering closing its journalism school and revamping the way it trains students for the profession. Read more: http://www.coloradodaily.com/ci_15891065#ixzz0xenCuWqp Coloradodaily.com
Back to School, back to school…Not yet at least.
terribletwenties: Christina “Beans,” 23 The other day I received an email: “Christina it’s about that time you need to buy your school books for the 2010 Fall Semester. Come into the CU book store today!” First off, CU needs to take me off their email list, second off, I am not going back to school, thanks for the reminder CU. This has been both one of the most fun summers and one of the...
Colorado schools ranked in U.S. News 2011... →
Read more: Colorado schools ranked in U.S. News 2011 best-colleges guide - Denver Business Journal
christinabeanscorrado: terribletwenties: If everyone could suggest Terrible Twenties for the Tumblr Directory in the category of “Creative Writing” on this beautiful Tumblr Tuesday….that would be much appreciated! Let’s keep submissions coming!
Denver Happy Hour's Guide to Fro-yo!!!! →
In recognition of my newest addiction - here’s a list of some of the Fro-Yo joints in Downtown Denver. Tonight, hitting up the newest one on the list - Yougurt Land.
Sad and Pale
terribletwenties: Kaitlyn, 23 Two words to sum up what life is like you’re first summer in the “real” world. I graduated college in May of ’09, moved downtown, found a job- all of things you’re supposed to do after college. The sense of accomplishment was rewarding at first, but there’s something about working full time for the first summer of your life that just makes it seem, well, awful....
Brises, Book Clubs and BBQs
terribletwenties: Arielle, 26 When Heather asked me to contribute to this terrible twenties blog, she specifically wanted my perspective on being a 20-something almost-married (19 days and counting) caught in between singledom and the MRS club. I was gladly ready to accept the challenge, but needed a catalyst for inspiration. Read More
California Road-trip Packing List...
I’m packing for a 10-day Road trip to California. Usually as I am packing for a trip I Constantly ask myself what items I can live without; is it the 3 pair of heels? is it the the plethora of hair products? my lap top? multiple pairs of jeans? Struggling to shove everything into a carry-on or backpack it’s all about necessities. Not this time -the joys of traveling in the car, you can...
Great local shops unique to Denver →
Check out this list of unique places in Denver to buy everything from books and candy to clothes and trinkets. My favorite is Rockmount Ranch Wear of course. But there are lots of other Denver gems like the Tattered Cover and Enstrom’s Candy. Scope out the complete list here…
Unusual Wonders of the US →
Check out these oddities of America and why you should put them on your travel itineraries this summer.
Lady Antebellum “Need You Now” Live Performance
The World's Most Bike Friendly Cities... →
Grab a helmet and check out these 15 pedal heavens, where drivers have actually been known to use all five fingers when they wave at you
Chalk Art Festival Recap... →
Larimer Square sports fleeting masterpieces during Chalk Art Festival
Denver Cruisers →
Last night was my first experience with Denver Cruisers. Basically everyone rides around Denver on bikes dressed like its halloween and goes from bar to bar. Bikes literally take over the streets of Downtown Denver. I had no idea how big a deal it was, I had so much fun! Check out the site - next week is Bubble Wrap night :)
5280 Article - 27 reasons to love Colorado this... →
“Everyone knows about our famously beautiful winters, but Coloradans know that our summers are equally stunning—and, dare we say it, maybe just a little bit sweeter.” Here’s what I would add to their list: #28 Because hamburgers and hot dogs taste better over a campfire #29 Because Humidity and bugs don’t drive you crazy here #30 Because Colorado Blue Sky should be its own...
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Film on the Rocks
“The Denver Film Society is excited to announce its film schedule for the 2010 summer series, Film on the Rocks. This year marks the eleventh season and 10 films will screen over 10 weeks this summer beginning June 8 and extending through August 11.” As one of my all time favorite summer activities, I am pretty excited about the lineup, Week one starting off with a bang - The...
Top 10 Fittest Cities →
The fittest cities in the U.S. don’t all have balmy weather year-round; state-of-the-art, celeb-packed gyms; or legions of super buff locals strutting around in size 4 jeans. What they do have is a commitment to public parks and bike lanes, and active citizens with low rates of obesity, smoking, and chronic illnesses, like heart disease, diabetes, and asthma.
Nike's best ad.. EVER? →
See the Soccer Spot Nike Says Might Be Its Best Ad Ever Company Unveils Campaign Timed for World Cup Fever
Someday I want to return to one of my favorite cities I visited on my Semester at Sea trip- Kuala Lumpur is such an amazing place. I saw this blog post today about FREE things to do in Malaysia, its making my travel itch grow stronger by the second. Here’s a really cool picture of the towers at night, unfortunately i did not take this photo.
Denver: The manliest, drunkest, business-iest,...
A little taste of this awesome article about Denver: “So you know what: Let’s celebrate! We’re young, we’re happy, we’re single, we’re shit-faced, we’re well-protected, we’re healthy, we have better-than-adequate access to capital, we take what need and we use what we take. Life is good, my friends. At least until the guys at Forbes get bored and...
The Best Downtown Denver Neighborhoods
I may be biased, but I love where I live. Restaurants, Coffee Shops, Popular Watering Holes, Salons, and plenty of 711’s, Uptown has it all- within walking distance too. It’s hard not to love a place downtown with free and accessible parking, plenty of parks, and neighborhood joints like Steubens. A few of my Uptown “restaurant row” favorites: Steubens Thai Basil Las...
It has gone from 65 and sunny to dark, thundering, rain/hailing within the last hour. Guess thats where the phrase “don’t like the weather in colorado? wait an hour” comes from.
Random Colorado Facts
“Beulah red” is the name of the red marble that gives the Colorado State Capitol its distinctive splendor. Cutting, polishing, and installing the marble in the Capitol took six years, from 1894 to 1900. All of the “Beulah red” marble in the world went into the Capitol. It cannot be replaced, at any price. Colorado is the only state in history, to turn down the...
1800 Larimer, arguably Denver's greenest building,... →
Gulf Coast Oil Spill Map →
On April 20th, an explosion on the Deepwater Horizon left 17 workers injured and 11 missing and presumed dead. Oil is spilling from a well 5000 feet below sea level, discharging 200,000 gallons of crude oil a day according to the official estimate (though over 2 million a day, by private estimates). The spill covers at least 2500 square miles of ocean surface. You can see the extent of the...