Tee Party

Cruise the farmers' markets in these sweet local tees.

This cowtown is brimming with great style and interesting ways to while away a lazy summer afternoon, from the perfect mojito to a perfect getaway dress. Treat yourself.

Tee Party
High temperatures are no excuse for too-short shorts and baggy T-shirts. These sweet tops sold at The Fabric Lab are no muss, no fuss, but still keep you looking cool. It's hot out there, baby! — Amy Haimerl

Top photo at left, from left to right:
· Hazell hand-screen printed organic T-shirt ($46) and pink tutu ($50), and Love Las Muertas "Cherry" necklace ($28).

Beautiful T-shirts are in bloom at the Fabric Lab.
Anna Newell
Beautiful T-shirts are in bloom at the Fabric Lab.
Hit the road on the Electra Amsterdam Classic 3.
Anna Newell
Hit the road on the Electra Amsterdam Classic 3.
Farmers' markets are the land of milk and honey.
Julia McClurg
Farmers' markets are the land of milk and honey.

· Rain tea-dyed shirt ($60), blue Hazell tutu ($50) and Ara Designs necklace ($40).

· Equillibrium Clothing skull T-shirt ($48), Hazell gold tutu ($50) and Love Las Muertas "Stephani" necklace ($49).

· Hazell hand-screen printed organic cotton tank ($42) and Love Las Muertas "Lady Guadalupe" necklace ($32).

· All available at The Fabric Lab, 3105 East Colfax Avenue, 303-321-3604.


Cruising Lane
Carbon and spandex be damned: The Electra Amsterdam Classic 3 cruiser should be your main ride. Outfitted with fenders, front and rear lights, a mud flap, a gear rack, a sleek coat/skirt guard and a bell, this bike is flat-out bitchin'. Add a hi-ten steel frame and Shimano components, and you've got a reliable two-wheeled commuter bike with plenty of class to spare. Plus, three speeds means you can climb Capitol Hill to hit Bender's for a beer and karaoke on Tuesday nights without breaking a sweat. — Rick White

Electra Amsterdam Classic 3 ($540) at Greentree Cyclery, 1549 South Pearl Street, 303-777-4518, and other fine bicycle retailers.


Off to Market
Farmers' markets are popping up everywhere this year, which means you can eat straight from the field every night of the week. — Amber Taufen

Mondays: Metro Denver Farmers' Market in Tamarac Square, 7777 East Hampden Avenue, June 18 to October 29, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Tuesdays: Metro Denver Farmers' Market in Aurora, 455 Havana Street, June 19 to October 30, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Wednesdays: Civic Center Farmers' Market, Civic Center Park, June 13 to September 26, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Thursdays: Urban Markets, June 21 to August 9, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Denver Pavilions, 16th Street Mall and Glenarm Place.

Fridays: Belmar Whole Foods Market parking lot, 444 South Wadsworth Boulevard, June 1 to September 28, 4 to 7 p.m.

Saturdays: Elitch Gardens, West 38th Avenue and Tennyson Street, June 23 to October 6, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Cherry Creek Fresh Market, First Avenue and University Boulevard, May 5 to October 27, 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Sundays: Old South Pearl market, 1563 South Pearl Street, June 10 to October 28, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Stapleton, 29th Avenue and Quebec Street, June 17 to October 14, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; City Park Esplanade Fresh Market, June 3 to October 28, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

 
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