February 2017 Lifestyle Letter

Welcome to February in Parker, a month of love, romance and the arts! While your special someone might be the same ever year, the thriving Arts & Culture scene in Parker is definitely “mixing it up.” The Lifestyle team had so much fun exploring the thriving cultural scene in Parker, and we were struck by the shear diversity of offerings…

LIV Sotheby’s Holiday Party

LIV Sotheby’s International Realty brokers and guests celebrated the holidays in style at the luxury real estate firm’s annual Holiday Party at The Cable Center in Denver. LIV Sotheby’s International Realty is Colorado’s exclusive lifestyle-inspired 
brokerage firm with 13 offices. Photography by LIV Sotheby’s International Realty.

February 2017 Around Town

Restaurateur and Owner of Destination Hospitality Restaurant Group (Aurum, Hush Concepts) opened Table79 Foodbar in the former bistro c.v. space in Steamboat, Colorado. An 84 seat, New American restaurant, the Foodbar will be a multi-seat marquis seating option offering guests the front row to hearth-style cooking. Helmed by Chef de Cuisine Natalie Neiderhofer, the menu will offer composed yet casual…

SOSU

It’s a cold early January morning in the Centennial home of sculptor Stephanie Wilson Thomas. She’s filling coffee cups for her artist friends as they gather in her warm kitchen, scribbling down their plans for the coming year. The women, some of whom have known each other for more than 20 years, are laughing, making jokes, but they are serious…

to write

In honor of interviewing a calligrapher, I decided to whip out a pen and draft Hannah Howard’s story by hand. Of course, it’s (much) faster to draft on a laptop, but after talking with Howard about her lifelong passion for handwriting and fonts, it sparked an interest to appreciate an overlooked art form: written language.

SHALL WE DANCE?

Folks of all shapes and sizes are heading over to Fred Astaire Dance Studio in Parker, for dance lessons of all kinds. “They might be planning for that special wedding dance, or perhaps they just want be able to kick up their heels at one of the local dance spots,” says Mary Jo Hansen, owner of Fred Astaire Dance Studio…

MAKING MOVES

Denver’s own alternative hip-hop group THE FLOBOTS have been making music together since 2000. After releasing their first major-label album Fight with Tools in 2007, the hit single “Handlebars” pushed them into the national music spotlight. Since then, they’ve completed two other albums and are now in the middle of producing a third, titled NOENEMIES.

Do Just One Thing (or 5)

So says Mona Kobishop, a certified master personal trainer who facilitates the Colorado Athletic Run Club in the Denver Tech Center. As a professional running coach with the Colorado Athletic Club, Kobishop helps her clients—from novice to advanced—approach the sport intentionally to pave the way for optimal performance and avoid injury.