Everyone agrees that Denver Restaurant Week has been a delicious deal for the city, but there were a few things about it that didn't make sense. For starters, Denver Restaurant Week hasn't been a week-long for years; when the economy tanked in late 2008, it was extended to two weeks, a span that nev ... More >>
According to Visit Denver, the Mile High City set a tourism record in 2012, with the number of visitors and spending at an all-time high. The organization also drills down to reveal the top twelve tourist attractions in the city -- and the most popular ones, as well as the order in which they appea ... More >>
Announcement: We have a winner of our Denver Restaurant Week contest. The correct number of restaurants that participated in the first Denver Restaurant Week in 2005 is 89 restaurants, the number of which comes directly from Visit Denver, the organization that sponsors the event. The person who come ... More >>
Mayor-elect Michael Hancock hadn't even moved into his office in City Hall when he learned that claim jumpers were trying to woo one of Denver's longtime institutions: the National Western Stock Show. That discovery quickly followed the revelation that Aurora had been working with Gaylord Entertainm ... More >>
Update: A response from the official Amendment 64 campaign on the tourism question follows our original post, below. Would Amendment 64, the Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act, hinder Colorado tourism or boost it?
Supporting the arts is just good business. That's the basic message of the Colorado Business Committee for the Arts, which was founded in 1985 and has grown to over 130 members, just announced the finalists for the 25th annual CBCA Business for the Arts Awards. And not only does this award come with ... More >>
This year's Denver Arts Week will be bigger than ever, boasting the largest number of participating theaters, museums, galleries and artists that the city has yet seen for the annual celebration. The festivities begin tonight, and are coinciding for the first time with the Mayor's Awards for ... More >>
2011 participants raise a glass to Denver Restaurant Week.Visit Denver has just released the dates for the next Denver Restaurant Week. And despite all the discussion of possibly splitting the event, it will once again run for fourteen consecutive days next winter, from February 25 to March 9 ... More >>
The USA Pro Cycling Challenge starts in Colorado Springs on August 21, 2011, and ends in Denver on August 28, 2011. In between, the professional stage race will test a competitor's endurance as much as it test's a Colorado resident's patience...
Leaders of the Colorado tourism Industry gathered on the steps of the Capitol yesterday for a Discover Colorado Rally and celebration of the first official Colorado Tourism Day. They were surrounded by some of the state's best marketing mascots (and a mysterious pirate): the Blue Bear, Miles ... More >>
Colorado has awarded its new tourism contract -- and surprise, surprise, a Colorado company has the key role in a deal that's now been split between several companies: Karsh/Hagan, founded in 1977, when John Denver tunes were enough to attract tourists.
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 >>
Hickenlooper.Governor John Hickenlooper welcomed press, exhibitors, buyers and industry execs to the opening of the Snowsports Industries America annual trade show, an event formerly held in Sin City. As everyone in Colorado understands, Denver is a much more appropriate home for SIA -- and ... More >>
First there was Denver Restaurant Week--a brilliant idea that boosted both the profile and the bank balances of many fine Denver restaurants. Restaurant Week was such a good idea, in fact, that this year, when everyone is broke and every day is starting to look worse than the day before, the s ... More >>
When he kicked off Denver ArtsWeek earlier this month, Mayor John Hickenlooper echoed former Governor Dick "Duty to Die" Lamm when he told the crowd, "We all have a duty to shop." Now Denverites will get a chance to put their money where Hick's mouth is, when the mayor and assorted city boos ... More >>
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