Work Some, Play Some

If I had a dime for every time I heard the expression, "Work hard, play hard," well, I'd have a lot of dimes. Whatever happened to making work and play fit seamlessly into our lives, instead of turning them into life-or-death pursuits in which one endeavor rescues us from the perils of the other? 

Sure, there’s a certain hardcore, risk-taking…

Opening Night for Artist Sarah Bowling

Artist Sarah Bowling was on hand to greet art enthusiasts at the opening reception for her show at Deep Space Gallery.

Parker Days Festival

The Parker Days Festival was a big hit June 9-11. Rides, a live performance by Bret Michaels, great food and lots of cool vendors 
added up to a stellar summer weekend! Photography by John Ott.

July 2017 Around Town

A Taste of Colorado is a four-day, free admission festival produced by the Downtown Denver Partnership. The event takes place over Labor Day Weekend in Downtown Denver’s Civic Center Park. More than 500,000 visitors will celebrate Labor Day Weekend at the region’s largest free music festival, while enjoying cuisine from over 50 restaurants and food establishments, diverse musical acts performing…

Home Sweet VRBO

When Parker-based designer Jessica Duce was asked by Oregon homeowners Cass and Gary Pietrok to redesign the interior and exterior for their coastal VRBO, she knew just where to start. “I actually stayed in the property for the owners,” says Duce. "This is a great way to get the perspective of the guest. I like to visit the area around…

Smooth Operator

Besides our favorite recipe for summer (rest+relax), here are some recipes that are sure to soothe the soul.

WHO ARE YOU?

1) Where did you grow up? I was born and raised in Colorado. Minus a 4-year stint in the Army, I've always lived here.

Outdoor BBQs

A home with an outdoor barbecue and living space is typically the “cool house” on the block, with beautiful shaded areas, fancy grilling techno-gadgets, and (maybe) even a built-in keg tap. “If you have an outdoor living space and a seating area with fire pit, you’re able to use that year-round,” says Kyle Ash, owner of Parker-based Aspen Falls Landscaping.…

Chef Duy Pham

Main Street in downtown Parker is almost always alive with activity. Whether it’s a busy Friday night or a run-of-the-mill Wednesday afternoon, you can always find pedestrians milling about the boutiques or people enjoying a coffee as the world turns around them. One of Main Street’s best, not-so-hidden gems is the Parker Garage. While the name may suggest a more…