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Stanley Marketplace is Aurora’s newest treasure

The Stanley Marketplace borders Stapleton in northwest Aurora and is home to over 50 locally owned restaurants, boutiques, and other small businesses. The location was originally an avia- tion center, home to the original Denver airport’s main runway. According to its website, the Stanley Marketplace

Ethiopian cuisine found in the heart of Aurora

NILE ETHIOPIAN OFFERS DELICIOUS, AFFORDABLE FOODS There are few restaurant experiences that couple a legitimately inviting ambiance with delicious and interesting dishes. Nile Ethiopian Restaurant in the heart of Aurora exceeds these standards and then some by creating an environment that makes even the most

Wind down with your pup at Fort Greene Bar

BAR HOSTS MONTHLY DOGGIE HAPPY HOUR Fort Greene Bar is a small, old- fashioned establishment nestled in the ever-evolving neighborhood of Globeville. Located at 321 E 45th Ave., the bar is best known for its exquisite speakeasy aesthetic, decor, and food menu, which includes everything

Escape rooms: a thrilling new form of entertainment

PARTICIPANTS MUST ESCAPE WITHIN AN HOUR Math, logic, and riddles. These subjects are usually something people either find alluring or steer away from because of the challenging content and difficulty level. Now, these subjects are at the center of an evening out on the town,

Wine slushies on tap at Barrels & Bottles

YOUR SUMMER BREWERY DESTINATION There are worse things to be known for than wine slushies. Barrels & Bottles Brewery in downtown Golden, Colo. makes the most of this word of mouth branding—their house-made brews and rotating specials find their way on the chalkboard menu, but

Vietnamese restaurant is the Bom

FLAVORFUL, DELICIOUS Pho Bom is a geode waiting to be discovered: its exterior may be unnoticeable, blending into the blandness of the background, but it isn’t defined by its surface or its environment. Despite being hard on the eyes, this classic Vietnamese noodle and grill

Passion project evolves into premier coffee house

Sträva Craft CURATES INFUSED BREWS A desire to create positive change through different passions brought an unlikely duo together to brew fine craft coffee with a Colorado twist. Sträva Craft Coffee was founded in 2015 by Andrew Aamot and Kevin Crowley. Aamot, with a background in information

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Game of Thrones concert: songs of ice and fire

WESTEROS COMES TO DENVER The voice of Cersei Lannister echoes across the filled-to-capacity Pepsi Center: “Silence your phones now, or you will be boiled in the blood of your children.” A full orchestra queues up the Game of Thrones theme song; the opening credits play

McDonald’s cuisine five minutes before store closes

STALE BLISS “We close in five minutes,” the McDonald’s cashier greeted the Sentry as our reporters arrived for a long overdue profile on the Tivoli staple. Perfect. Just in time. The employees were so focused on their work that they retrieved the large order from

Bus stops in Denver: kinda OK

HOME TO PIGEONS AND PEOPLE ALIKE The RTD bus system serves as a part-time home for the many people who spend endless hours of their lives waiting for buses that never arrive on time. Luckily, though their scheduling is flaky at best, RTD provides welcoming