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Melty cheese might take center stage at most pizza parlors, but that's not the case at Denver's newest joint, Everyday Pizza.
Details: Sam and Tricia Maher — the owners of the popular plant-based menu at South Broadway's Somebody People — opened a vegan Neapolitan-style pizzeria in the Ballpark neighborhood on Aug 2. that puts vegetables in the spotlight.
Colorado's iconic 14ers saw hiker traffic fall 27% in 2021.
By the numbers: About 303,000 people climbed the state's 54 mountains above 14,000 feet in elevation last year, according to the Colorado Fourteeners Initiative, which uses remote sensors to log traffic.
More than a half-dozen new Colorado breweries started pouring beer in recent weeks or plan to open their doors by the end of the year.
Why it matters: In the face of economic headwinds, the craft beer industry continues to see opportunities as people return to taprooms in the post-pandemic times.
🎸 Bop to local bands' tunes on the rooftop of Denver’s Museum of Contemporary Art. Friday’s B-Side Music show features Fly Amanita and The Mañanas, and starts at 6:30pm. Enjoy one free beer with every $30 ticket purchase.
If the world feels gloomy these days, here's one fun way to find some cheer.
Details: A bright and beautiful 15-acre sunflower field — with nearly 20 varieties ranging in colors and sizes — is blooming at Anderson Farms in Erie, just 45 minutes north of Denver.
You may need to trek a bit farther to find a food truck if you leave downtown Denver's buzziest bars hungry.
Carrera's Tacos, owned by San Diego natives Josh and Ryan Carrera, serves some of the best Mexican food around Denver with a West Coast twist.
- The business got off the ground as a popular food truck and catering company in 2019, and recently leveled up to a brick-and-mortar location in Greenwood Village, at 7939 East Arapahoe Rd.
- The menu is broken down into tacos, burritos, specials, mariscos, apps and desserts — and fan favorites include the French-fry filled California burrito and fresh ceviche.
Colorado launches a grand experiment Monday to pull cars from the road and reduce air pollution.
Driving the news: 31 transit agencies across the state — including RTD in Denver — will offer free rides for the month of August. It's the beginning of a two-year pilot program that will cost $28 million annually.
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