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Alayna Alvarez
16 hours ago - News

Tacos to try at Dos Santos in Denver's City Park West neighborhood

Left to right: The beer-battered-fish, O.M.F.G. and crimini boomers tacos at Dos Santos. We’re not drooling — you are. Photo: Alayna Alvarez/Axios

At Dos Santos in City Park West, the tacos are almost too pretty to eat. Almost.

What to order: The crimini boomers

Photos: Denver’s most haunting Halloween homes

Halloween decorations 2021
A giant spider and web covers a Wash Park house. Photo: Gigi Sukin/Axios

Costumes and eclectic candy collections aren’t the only ways to get into the seasonal spirit.

What to watch: Oversized spider webs, skeletons on chairlifts at "Screamboat," and evil inflatables are on display around Denver. Whether you’re hosting a spooky celebration or stocking up for trick-or-treaters, decking out your dwelling with funny or frightening Halloween decorations is a must this season.

Alayna Alvarez
Oct 22, 2021 - News

Your tips and tricks for Halloween 2021

Kids dressed up for Halloween grabbing candy
Illustration: Allie Carl/Axios

Two years into the pandemic, we're dusting off the cobwebs that crept into our Halloween plans.

  • So we asked: How old is too old and how late is too late to go trick-or-treating?
Alayna Alvarez
Oct 21, 2021 - News

What to do this weekend in Denver, Oct. 22-24

Illustration of a Friday page from a daily calendar being shredded into glitter and confetti.
Illustration: Shoshana Gordon/Axios

We all know that feeling of turning to your partner, friends or wondering aloud to yourself — what should we do this weekend?

Well, look no further. Here are our picks for this weekday break.

Gigi Sukin
Oct 19, 2021 - Things to Do

4 spooky seasonal activities around Denver

The guests of the 13th Floor Haunted House in Denver, Colorado on October 2, 2019
The guests of the 13th Floor Haunted House in Denver on Oct. 2, 2019. Photo: Joe Amon/MediaNews Group/The Denver Post via Getty Images / Contributor

Our second pandemic Halloween is peeking around the corner, but this year is filled with more optimism and excitement.

Details: After taking a year off from chilling events due to the COVID pause, frightening fun can be found for all. To celebrate the spookiest time of year, we’ve put together a list of Halloween outings across Denver, including a murder mystery, ghost tour, haunted house and music experience.

Alayna Alvarez
Oct 15, 2021 - News

Denver Art Museum gets a $175 million makeover

The exterior of the Martin Building at the Denver Art Museum. Photo: Eric Stephenson/courtesy of the Denver Art Museum

After more than three years of construction, not to mention last year's pandemic delays, the Denver Art Museum's $175 million renovation is, at last, complete.

What's next: Doors open to the public with a free admission day Oct. 24.

Alayna Alvarez
Oct 14, 2021 - News

What to do in Denver this weekend

Illustration of an animated neutral emoji changing into a smiling-with-sunglasses emoji.
Illustration: Brendan Lynch/Axios

From fall festivals and football to art shows, marathons and more, this weekend in Denver has a little bit for everyone.

What's going on: Watch a Halloween-themed movie on Friday in Greenwood Village’s Marjorie Park, where you can snack on carnival treats, sip hot chocolate and play yard games. Upgraded seats and wine packages are also available.

Try these tasty tacos in Denver's Highland neighborhood

The cauliflower tacos at El Camino Community Tavern. Photo: Alayna Alvarez/Axios

It's Tuesday, and that means it's taco time.

Details: Today we're featuring El Camino Community Tavern, a frill-free, open and airy spot in West Highland.

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