The holiday shopping season begins in earnest on this nasty day after Thanksgiving, and though Small Business Saturday is tomorrow, it doesn't mean you can't keep right on shopping local and handmade -- now and all year long. And how can you resist, anyway, with all of these alternatives still to co ... More >>
#36: Samuel Schimek Artist, designer and entrepreneur Samuel Schimek bridges the gap between art and business in his Denver Pavilions shop, I Heart Denver, which serves as a working incubator and showcase for dozens of Colorado artists and independent companies. In the process, he's perfected the a ... More >>
Not everyone was interested in the Super Bowl yesterday. Asgeir Baldursson, a Colorado College student, "didn't really care to watch the game, " he told us. But he did sport a fun rock-and-roll look when he met up with friends at the Denver Pavilions. Continue reading to find out his special connect ... More >>
A crush of holiday markets will divide and multiply over the next two weeks, giving proof to the notion that Colorado is a hotbed of talented crafters, artists and creatives. Only a bona fide Scrooge couldn't find a place to shop on the list below. And you're likely to want to hit them all over the ... More >>
Being the inappropriately dramatic individual I am, it would be appropriate to say I have a love-hate relationship with the 16th Street Mall. But both love and hate are words that are too strong for my feelings about the mall. Although I'm inclined to admire anything built around the activity of sho ... More >>
Style Strike debuted yesterday in the plaza of the Denver Pavilions. In this home-grown reality show, host Samuel Schimek -- of the I Heart Denver store in the Pavilions -- chooses audience members with old, out-of-style accessories to "strike" and replace with new items that are actually in "style. ... More >>
Denver's first cash mob meets at the Capitol.Flash mobs are so yesterday. Get ready for cash mobs! Rather than inciting a riot or inspiring a funky dance, these mobs encourage people to throw money at local businesses. As Samuel Schimek, who will be hosting the first installment of Style Strike at t ... More >>
Every heard of Extreme Makeover? How about Say Yes to the Dress? Well, the Denver Pavilions debuts its own series tomorrow from noon to one in the plaza. With the tagline "If you don't like it...STRIKE IT!," Style Strike replaces outdated accessories with new, trendy items hand-picked by style host ... More >>
Leonardo DaVinci has come to the Denver Pavilions. Discover the DaVinci In You, featuring replicas of sixty machines and other inventions created by DaVinci, has moved into the former Virgin Records space -- and it's quite a change from the other things on display in the Pavilions.
Get in gear! Discover the DaVinci In You, an exhibit of machines and inventions created by Leonardo DaVinci, has moved into the former Virgin Records space in the Denver Pavilions. It's not quite the stuff at nearby Victoria's Secret, but it's definitely a miraculous body of work. The exhibit, on l ... More >>
Another clothes call! Arts & Venues Denver will host a fashion forum tonight for local fashion/accessory and jewelry designers, which it describes this way: "This is a forum to LISTEN & HEAR from YOU! We want to know from you as designers what will be the best for this creative community." ... More >>
Fallene Wells, decked out in H&M, hosted the event.Denver fashion fixture and Project Runway Season 9 contestant Fallene Wells showed off her Tim Gunn skills at yesterday's Cut 'n' Sew event. Amidst the H&M hoopla at Denver Pavilions beginning at 10 a.m., local designers Melissa May, Tricia H ... More >>
If affordably priced Scandinavian designs are your heart's desire, join the crowds who'll be packing the new H&M store that opens in the Denver Pavilions at noon today. The 20,000 square-feet of retail space should hold 500 people, according to spokeswoman Laura Schottland. And through open ... More >>
What would you do for a $10 H&M gift certificate? Would you 127 Hours it? Give away a Klondike bar? Wait in the cold for seventeen hours? With pink eye? By midnight last night, over thirty people were lined up at the Denver Pavilions, waiting for today's noon opening of H&M. The first 500 ge ... More >>
The H&M store at the Denver Pavilions -- the first in Colorado -- opened at noon today. but last night a few lucky shoppers, fashionistas and gawking members of the media got to attend a "VIP Party" at the new fashion hot spot. Photographer Jim Wills brought back these photos:
H&M opens at noon tomorrow in the Denver Pavilions, and eager shoppers who've already been waiting years to see this store are getting ready to get in line. While Occupy Denver has discovered that you cannot camp overnight in the city, tonight you can camp near the store. Occupy Denver Pavili ... More >>
Hannah ThomasMark Sidell, Richard Scharf, Tracy Huggins, Bill Vidal, and Tamara Door all welcome the global retailer to the Denver Pavilions.Although a date hasn't been confirmed, the internationally renowned clothing store H&M is set to take over the current Nike Town location of the Denver ... More >>
The shame of failure.You suck at wrapping presents. It happens every year: You pick out that perfect gift and take it home with every intention of doing it up all nicely with fancy bows and nice crisp edges, but somehow it gets out of control. The tape sticks to your fingers. The paper shifts ... More >>
There are certain things Santa Claus does all around the world: hang around at malls, jingle annoying bells for homeless people, slip his jolly ass down chimneys. And that's all fine and good, but in here in Colorado, let there be no doubt that old Saint Nick does not fuck around. Tonight, fo ... More >>
The pianos have been silenced -- for now -- and the NewsCube was closed after just a few weeks of operation. But there are still signs of life popping up on the 16th Street Mall, including the skating rink that will open in Skyline Park after Thanksgiving and a second installment of the YesP ... More >>
Great news for those who got their groove on this past weekend at the Denver Day of Rock and are now jonesin' to hear more music downtown, particularly with the absence of the annual summer concert series at the Denver Pavilions. The Skyline Park Free Summer concert series, which just annou ... More >>
While many of us are daydreaming of summer while trying to keep warm shoveling snow, word that the Hot Sounds at the Denver Pavilions weekly concert series will not return in 2010 takes away one more fun thing to look forward to during the upcoming months. Denver Pavilions The outdoor music ... More >>
Visit Denver spent $50,000 creating a city-boosting window for New York City's Times Square last Christmas season. It was unveiled on Good Morning America by holiday-sweater Mayor John Hickenlooper, who cut the ribbon and subsequently cut up with the GMA team. The display -- already a histo ... More >>
It's been a long, rough ride for many of the shops at Denver Pavilions, with some high-profile restaurant disasters, including the Wolfgang Puck Grand Cafe space on the still-empty bridge, which replaced the disastrous Cafe Odyssey, where diners got to eat at Machu Pichu (yum). But through it ... More >>
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