Denver Auto Show at the Convention Center

Denver's Auto Show doesn't disappoint, with everything from high-end Bentleys and McLarens to more practical Subarus, Toyotas and Fords. Plus MINIs! It was my first time inside the Convention Center, too, which was a nice experience. See all the great photos, and a video of the Jeep "off-road" course.

Vampire Grave in Lafayette, Colorado, Cemetery

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Come with me on a less-than-actually-spooky expedition to find a purported vampire's grave in Lafayette, Colorado, just north of Denver. Fodor Glava, who died in 1918, certainly left his mark by being from Transylvania and saying so on his tombstone.

James Peak Brewery and Nederland, Colorado

Seeking out smoked wings and good beer, I found them at James Peak Brewery in Nederland, Colorado. Ned isn't far from the Eldora Mountain ski area and hosts a crazy annual Frozen Dead Guy Days celebration, which I'll go back for.

Denver’s Oxford Hotel and Cruise Room Martini Bar near Union Station

Visit the haunted, historic Oxford Hotel in downtown Denver, Colorado, including the wonderful art-deco Cruise Room Martini Bar. Just don't stay in Room 320!

Haunted Denver Underground Tour, Blake St. Vault, and Double Daughter’s Salotto

Nightly Spirits Tour in Denver took us underground to haunted tunnels and historic structures, including Blake Street Vault, Double Daughters Salotto, Oxford Hotel and Cruise Bar and Union Station.

Lulu’s Farm and Roadside Market in Brighton, Colorado

Join me for a taste and photos of the wonderful Lulu's Farm Roadside Market for fresh produce, eggs, meat, fish, herbs and all manner of food and cooking-related fare such as grills, cookbooks and more!

Denver’s Liberty Bell Replica at the State Capitol Building

Denver has a replica of the original Liberty Bell; so does every other state. Learn how the states and territories each received a replica and why, plus a little trivia about the (cracked) original in Philadelphia.

Denver’s Big Blue Bear Sculpture at the Convention Center

An iconic landmark in downtown Denver, this big, blue, fiberglass bear's name is "I See What You Mean". Read the story of the sculptor's inspiration and see pictures of this huge, lovable beast that is easily accessible, day or night, on a visit to Denver.

Denver Art Museum, Colorado, and The Western Exhibit

My first visit to the Denver Museum of Art (DAM). The current exhibit was The Western and I also saw several other temporary exhibits such as Word Dance plus lots of Asian, Greek, African and other art in the permanent collection.