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Alayna Alvarez
46 mins ago - News

5 things to do this weekend in Denver | Feb. 9-12

Monster Jam at the LoanDepot Park in Miami. Photo: Chandan Khanna/AFP via Getty Images

Here is a list of events happening around the area this weekend:

๐Ÿซ The Molly Brown Museum is hosting Chocolate, Cocktails and Corsets today for guests ages 21 and up. Meet new people and enjoy sweet treats and strong drinks. Tickets: $25.

Alayna Alvarez
Feb 8, 2023 - News

Practice yoga with butterflies at the Butterfly Pavilion

Photo: Courtesy of the Butterfly Pavilion

I want to tell you about the coolest thing I've done so far this year.

Details: The Butterfly Pavilion in Westminster, about 20 minutes north of Denver, offers "Rainforest Yoga" classes most Saturday mornings. You're surrounded by exotic plants and beautiful butterflies.

  • The Wings of the Tropics conservatory houses roughly 1,800 butterflies representing 80 different species, spokesperson Jennifer Quermann tells Axios Denver.

Denver Restaurant Week menus unveiled. Here are our picks.

Photo: Courtesy of Chez Maggy

At a time when Denver's dining scene is distinguishing itself with James Beard award nods and plenty of other national accolades, the hype for this year's Restaurant Week is warranted.

Driving the news: Menus are now live for the culinary celebration, which runs March 3-12 and features roughly 180 restaurants.

  • Each eatery has created a special, multi-course meal with price tags ranging from $25-$45.

How to explore the delicious world of stout beer in Colorado

 A stout tasting at Cerebral Brewing in Denver. Photo: John Frank/Axios

A stout tasting at Cerebral Brewing in Denver. Photo: John Frank/Axios

February is stout month โ€” a celebration of the inkiest, richest beers that fit like a sweater for the colder weather.

Be smart: Not all stouts are the same. In fact, you can find at least a dozen variations in Colorado from the dry Irish stouts popular on St. Patrick's Day to the newfangled syrupy pastry brews. Often the styles will blend together, too.

Here's a guide on what to look for:

Alayna Alvarez
Updated Feb 2, 2023 - News

9 things to do in Denver this weekend | Feb. 3-5

Illustration of neon signs with the days of the week. Lights go out one by one and "weekend" flashes.

Illustration: Allie Carl/Axios

The first weekend of February is filled with fun events across the Mile High City.

Here are nine happenings you won't want to miss:

Alayna Alvarez
Updated Feb 1, 2023 - Food and Drink

14 Denver restaurants to dine with your darling on Valentine's Day

Fresh ceviche and margaritas from Toro in Denver. Photo: Courtesy of Toro

Valentine's Day is just two weeks away. Yeah, it snuck up on us too. ๐Ÿ˜ฌ

What's happening: If you want to kindle the romance without burning dinner, we rounded up 14 Denver restaurants (see what we did there?) featuring special offerings to celebrate with your sweetheart.

  • Pro tip: Make your reservations ASAP.
John Frank
Jan 26, 2023 - Things to Do

Our favorite places to eat, drink and play in Aurora

Mango House community center in Aurora. Photo: Hyoung Chang/Denver Post via Getty Images

Mango House community center in Aurora. Photo: Hyoung Chang/Denver Post via Getty Images

The cultural cornucopia that is Aurora makes the city a great place for dining, drinking and socializing.

Where to go: Here are our favorite places to visit.

John Frank
Jan 25, 2023 - Sports

Battle for Gold Pan makes its Ball Arena debut

The Denver Pioneers and Colorado College Tigers battle at Magness Arena on March 7, 2020 in Denver. Photo: Lizzy Barrett/Getty Images

The Denver Pioneers and Colorado College Tigers battle at Magness Arena in Denver on March 7, 2020. Photo: Lizzy Barrett/Getty Images

Colorado's greatest sports rivalry hits the ice Friday.

What to know: The University of Denver men's hockey plays rival Colorado College in the first game of the Gold Pan series Friday at Ball Arena.

  • This is the first regular season game the teams have played at the NHL rink, though they played at Coors Field in 2016.
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