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Chili today. Hot tamale! Oh…You’ve Heard That One?

Once again, and for today only, Denver Firefighters are joined by other firehouse groups from the area and around the country in the battle to make great chili! This annual event taking up all of Larimer Square raises money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. A lot of money. Great people and great chili make for a hot competition. Cast your vote today, Friday, and solve that burning question of “What’s for lunch?”. This is, without…

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Show Offs! Financial Firm Closes Larimer Square!

Ameriprise Financial wants you to know they have a lot of money. And, to drive that point home, Denver, they’ll close Larimer Square Wednesday night, August 8…for a party. Oh, by the way, you’re not invited. “Ameriprise Financial is the largest financial planning company in the United States and is among the 25 largest asset managers in the world,” so sayeth they. 3,000 of their best friends (and customers?) will be feted at a circus-like party…

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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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Smashburger Takes Up the Samba!

Here’s a rumor to bite into. The former Samba Room space in Larimer Square, empty for two years, has a new tenant to keep them up all night. And, the folks at Larimer may have worked hard to get this, but they didn’t go too far. Apparently they have signed the space over to Consumer Capital Partners, they who own the rapidly expanding Smashburger chain. And, the rumored plan is that the space may turn out…

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Sundays are Special at The Market in Larimer Square!

You’d be hard-pressed to find friendlier coffee service, a larger house-made pastry selection, an ongoing feeling of neighborhood community, good food and plenty of familiar faces…than at The Market in Larimer Square. And, on Sundays, there’s always a “parade of cakes” as more than a hundred are custom baked for pick-up. Even more go out the door on Saturdays, according to owner Mark Greenberg. Visit any day. And, you’ll be surprised what you can find for Holiday…

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Talking Points: Meet Judy Joseph, Living by the Book!

Frequently, we’ll introduce you to someone you may, or may not know who lives in Downtown Denver. And, we’ll ask that person five questions…always the same. But, we’re sure to get a lot of different answers! Every interviewee will also be archived on the page titled “Talking Points” at the top of this site. Let us know what you think. Judy Joseph is a Denver native and has lived downtown in Larimer Place for 12…

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