• CALLING ON HOME SEWERS TO HELP HEALTHCARE WORKERS FIGHTING COVID-19

    The lack of proper masks, gowns, and eyewear equipment is making it difficult for health workers to do their work fighting the novel coronavirus. In a recent New York Times article, medical workers said they were worried about how they can both fight the coronavirus without imperiling themselves, as well as their loved ones when they go back home.

    If you are a home sewer, please consider helping my joining Hickey Freman Technical Vice President Jeffery Diduch in his effort to produce and deliver homemade gowns and masks to medical professionals in the greater Rochester, New York Area. Read about how you can help here

    Fok and the Styleforum Team.

  • STYLE. COMMUNITY. GREAT CLOTHING.

    Bored of counting likes on social networks? At Styleforum, you’ll find rousing discussions that go beyond strings of emojis.

    Click Here to join Styleforum's thousands of style enthusiasts today!

Tell me about Denver & Colorado

ms244

Senior Member
Joined
May 25, 2006
Messages
798
Reaction score
1
After the doom and gloom of my "why am I still unemployed thread" I've managed to secure employment (for money even!)


As part of this deal I am now I the greater Denver area, currently sitting in a hotel looking for housing.


Any recommendations or advice as to what to do, where to meet people bars etc?
 

Connemara

[URL='http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6jST2Sv63WQ']
Joined
Mar 9, 2006
Messages
39,513
Reaction score
1,764
It is known as the Mile High City.
 

romafan

Stylish Dinosaur
Joined
Nov 30, 2004
Messages
10,110
Reaction score
1,198
I believe Neal Casady was raised on skid row in Denver. It's the 'Chicago' of the Rockies. As you know, Colorado is a beautiful state. Good trout fishing (pm Kai, I think), skiing, hiking and Mexican food. Sartorially speaking, you've got Rockmount Ranch Wear: http://www.rockmount.com/

You can wear your cowboy hat without fear of ridicule! One of Hank Williams, Jr.'s better songs: 'OD'd in Denver'.
 

lawyerdad

Lying Dog-faced Pony Soldier
Joined
Mar 10, 2006
Messages
25,099
Reaction score
11,717
I'm guessing it's farther than one would want to commute on a daily basis (I don't quite remember the distance), but based on a couple of visits Boulder is a great town, and well worth checking out. Pleasant college town with the amenities that come with that, not crazy crowded, and within minutes you can be up in the mountains.
 

Get Smart

Don't Crink
Joined
Oct 27, 2004
Messages
12,242
Reaction score
257
dont they have snow that is so dry it doesnt stick to itself (no snowballs)?
 

jefe

Senior Member
Joined
Jan 4, 2008
Messages
257
Reaction score
0
Originally Posted by Get Smart
dont they have snow that is so dry it doesnt stick to itself (no snowballs)?

Yes, that's the case until March or so when it warms up and the snow gets a bit sloppier. I live in Denver (Southeast) and work downtown. Feel free to PM me. This is not a particularly stylish place, though there are some decent shops. Denver is very relaxed, typically very sunny and relative to many places, an affordable place to live.
 

dave

Senior Member
Joined
Jan 25, 2007
Messages
824
Reaction score
7
i haven't lived in Denver since 92 when I graduated but I would move back in a heartbeat if that tells you anything. I can't help much in the way of where to go to meet people but I CAN say that people there were not particularly friendly and immediately took a dislike to me once they found out I was from Texas.

If you're a meat eater, there is (or at least was) a wealth of places to get THE BEST game in the country.
There is a place called The Fort in Morisson I believe, that served me one of the best meals i've had to date.

The Denver Buffalo company was really good as well. outstanding buffalo prime rib.

And there is always the Buckhorn Exchange. quite famous but the food never suffered for it.

And aside from the people it was my favorite place to live.
 

designprofessor

Distinguished Member
Joined
Apr 14, 2006
Messages
2,483
Reaction score
4
I visited for the first time in a long time last year.
Alot of construction near downtown!
Good museums.
Alot going on.
seemed to be very user pedestrian / resident friendly near downtown.
didn't see the bad part of town, but sure its there somewhere.
 

jefe

Senior Member
Joined
Jan 4, 2008
Messages
257
Reaction score
0
Originally Posted by designprofessor
didn't see the bad part of town, but sure its there somewhere.
Denver is pretty quiet and safe. Any "bad" part of town are easily avoided. Something locals would consider sketchy wouldn't hold a candle to the rough parts of LA/Chicago/Baltimore/Detroit/NYC/etc. Of note, there are a lot of hillbilly meth types northeast of town.
 

bigbadbuff

Distinguished Member
Joined
Aug 22, 2002
Messages
1,790
Reaction score
147
I was very interested in moving there about 3 years ago, but it didn't work out. I wouldn't call it affordable, unless you're comparing to NYC/LA etc. Boulder and the nice surrounding suburbs of Denver are expensive.

It has a ton of perks on paper, too bad I haven't seen it in person yet.
 

Styleforum is proudly sponsored by

Featured Sponsor

WHICH TYPE OF SNEAKERS WORK BEST ON A FIRST DATE?

  • Classic Leather Low-Top

  • Canvas Plimsoll

  • Leather Slip-On

  • Canvas Slip-On

  • Athletic Kicks

  • Leather High-Top


Results are only viewable after voting.

Related Threads

Forum statistics

Threads
435,888
Messages
9,366,729
Members
196,559
Latest member
Whaley
Top