Lowrider Cars: Rolling Works of Art at the Longmont Museum in Colorado

posted in: Boulder, Colorado, USA | 2

Longmont, CO, Museum hosted a lowrider car and culture exhibit and I got to see it! Though small, they managed to present some prime car specimens which displayed the artwork and culture of the Mexican lowrider culture to advantage. Check out my photos!

Denver’s Casa Bonita – Family Restaurant or Roadside Attraction?

For Cinco de Mayo, join me on a spontaneous trip to Denver's Casa Bonita, a roadside attraction, restaurant and favorite family place in the Lakewood suburb. See thrilling cliff divers and sopaipillas, too. Fifty-two thousand square feet of fun!

First Denver Outing as a Colorado Resident – Trains, Planes and Capitol Buildings

posted in: Colorado, Denver Area, USA | 10

An exploration of Denver's commuter train line, some airport photographs, two prairie dogs, a few city shots and a mile-high visit to the Colorado state Capitol building for a cheesy tourist selfie.

Denver Walking Tour: 17th Avenue Dining, Capitol Hill and the 16th Street Mall

Come with me on a walking tour of Denver, Colorado: historic restaurants on 17th Avenue, view the Denver Post and Capitol buildings plus the pedestrian-friendly 16th Street Mall with shopping, food and entertainment. Lots of travel photos, including images and details on Sweet Action Ice Cream Shop in the Baker neighborhood.

Denver’s Updated Union Station for Light Rail and Longer Distance Trains

Lower Downtown (LoDo) Denver's historic Union Station is a modern, updated hub of public transportation with a bookshop, coffee, bar, restaurants and the Crawford Hotel.

Highland Tavern in Denver, CO

The Highland Tavern in Denver's LoHi (Lower Highland) district is a neighborhood bar with a great selection of beers on tap and really good bar food. I recommend the Tavern Burger and also exploring the whole neighborhood for drinking and dining.

Mo’ Betta Gumbo New Orleans Restaurant in Loveland, CO + Shrimp and Grits Tutorial

Surprising, excellent New Orleans cuisine out West! Mo'Betta Gumbo southern food restaurant in Loveland, Colorado, just outside of Denver, serves up convincingly authentic Cajun and Creole food right out of the Big Easy!

Queen Anne Urban BnB, Denver, CO

The Queen Anne Urban Bed and Breakfast in Denver, Colorado, does not disappoint when it comes to charming rooms, quality service, delicious food and good location. The organic, very green cuisine and accommodations provide a comfortable base for excursions into Denver and surrounding areas.

Loveland, CO + Barbecue Sauce Recipe

Happy Father’s Day! For the occasion, I’ve included my favorite barbecue recipe you can pass along to Dad (or make for him) if he’s cooking out this weekend. It appears at the end of this post. Let me know how it turns out for you.

I’ve just returned from four glorious days in northern Colorado, affectionately known as NoCO. My husband and I were based out of Denver, but we managed to daytrip to some surrounding areas, including a smallish (pop. 67,000) town called Loveland. We met a woman who lives there and raved about it, so we decided to check it out. read more