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Michael Charron at Artistica Art Gallery Through June

Paintings from the series “Polareyes” fill the space at one of Lower Downtown’s newer galleries, Artistica at 1720 Wazee. Gallery owner Marco Miani says, “Charron’s works are unique. They stand far out from the usual western landscapes and take a much closer view of the elements.” Artistica is open Tuesday through Saturday, from 10-6. And, by the way, this is one of those rare downtown gallery spaces that has a kitchen and could be perfect…

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What Does June 12 Mean to You?

Sure, most of us probably think of June 12 in one way or another, or not. But, for those of you stuck on June 12 as the birthdate of George H.W. Bush in 1924 (not to be confused with Bush 43, a.k.a. “W”), or “shot from Downtown” sportscaster Marv Albert of the Albert family of sportscasters, in 1941, put down a new milestone for June 12. And, no, we’re not just reminding you of the date in…

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Have a Good Weekend! Have a Good Dinner!

Crowds aplenty, again. People’s Fair at the Civic Center. Rockies trying to roll the Dodgers. Chalk Arts Festival at Larimer Square. Count on a thunderstorm! Or just enjoy a most pleasant setting…and delicious, reasonably priced food…at Mangiamo Pronto across from the Oxford Hotel. A real locals’ “find” for food and atmosphere. Enjoy it. And, be careful crossing the streets.

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