Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Denver cart food

Check out this article in the Denver Post about local chefs making delicious food from clever carts, trucks and other mobile kitchens. I am looking forward to trying some of these out myself!

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Win my Denver guidebook at the Denver Cupcake Truck

Facebook users: Join the Denver Cupcake Truck page today and win a copy of my Moon Denver Guidebook by answering a trivia question! You can find out where the truck will be next-maybe your neighborhood or near your office or campus, then grab some friends and make your sweet tooth happy.

The Denver Cupcake Truck shop is actually in Denver's Park Hill neighborhood:
Cake Crumbs Bakery
2216 Kearney St.

For those who miss the truck or want to set up with their free Wi-Fi, it's a charming little neighborhood block to hang out and enjoy some delicious treats.

Sunday, May 23, 2010

Denver's Darlington Electric Fountain

About the time my Moon Denver guidebook was wrapping up, the city of Denver was showing off the newly rebuilt Darlington Electric Fountain. There will be a special night of celebration from 6-8 p.m. in City Park on Memorial Day to turn the fountain and lights on for the season during a jazz concert. I think this is so cool. Back in the early 1900s a few of these prismatic fountains were built around the country--try to imagine that time before Vegas and Disney fountains galore--including this one is City Park's Ferril Lake. At the time it was a huge draw to the park and people loved to come out on a warm night and watch the water and lights blink on and off during a concert. Unfortunately, it fell into disrepair for many years to the point where it had to be rebuilt and not just renovated. Equipped with more colors and LED lights, the Darlington Electric Fountain is once again bringing people to City Park in the summer months.

Mile High Loop upcoming events

I wrote about the Mile High Loop in City Park in my Moon Denver guidebook even though the trail was still a work in progress. Well, many of those changes/additions are now coming to fruition! On June 2, Mayor Hickenlooper and others will be on hand to unveil the new 5,280 marker on the Mile High Loop. The trail hits the 5,280 elevation four times, but when I walked it recently I did not see any mention of this fact anywhere so it's exciting to know it will now be official in at least one spot. THe marker will be at the west side of the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. I thought the loop was a great walk on a day when the trees were in full bloom and the park was not very crowded--a real step into nature in the middle of the city.

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Radio show link

Here's the link to my Internet radio show interview talking about my Moon Denver guidebook:

All about budget ways to enjoy Denver anytime!

Monday, May 17, 2010

No more Films on Fillmore

On page 101 of my Moon Denver guidebook I included a fun summer event, Films on Fillmore, which I just learned is no longer happening. There are still many outdoor summer movie events, and you can find some at Many of these happen in Denver parks, up in Boulder and I know the schedule for summer movies at Red Rocks Amphitheater was recently posted.

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Denver Life Magazine article

This month I have an article in Denver Life Magazine about 50 Things for Families to Do in and around Denver this summer. The article is not on their website,, but can be seen in the print edition on stands May and June. I included a lot of places that are also featured in my Moon Denver guidebook, plus more that are a bit beyond the scope of the book.