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Denver is situated on the plains at the junctions of the South Platte River and Cherry Creek in central Colorado. The seat of Denver County, it is known as The Mile High City.

Founded in 1858, Denver became the territorial capital in 1867. Silver and gold strikes in the 1870s-80s ushered in prosperity.

Today Denver, population of about 2.4 million, boasts one of the world's largest sheep markets and is also one of the foremost cattle markets west of the Mississippi River.

Denver is regional headquarters for several U.S. government agencies and a base for many firms in high-tech research and development. Thousands come to Denver every year for education; institutions such as the University of Denver, University of Colorado at Denver, University of Colorado Health Sciences C, Regis University and Metropolitan State College of Denver. Cultural institutions include the Denver Art Museum. Attractions are diverse, from the intricate floral designs of Six Flags Elitch Gardens to Invesco Field at Mile High.

Denver Greek Festival | Denver International Wine Festival | Great American Beer Festival | Bikram Yoga Denver | Cherry Creek Arts Festival | Collectors Extravaganza | Colorado Arts & Gourmet Food Festival | Denver Spring Bridal Festival | National Teller School Inc | Rocky Mountain Pet Expo | Summer Horseshoe Craft and Flea Market | Underground Music Showcase | Westword Music Showcase |
Airports Denver International Airport |
Antique Shops and Shows Antique Timepieces | McDowell's Antiques |
Art Abend Gallery | Denver Art Museum | Gallery Sink | Merrill Johnson Gallery | Savageau Gallery | Scott Studio | Trianon Museum and Art Gallery | Hyland Hills Water World | Six Flags Elitch Gardens |
Colorado Counties Denver County |
Education Brooks Divinity School | Colorado School of Upholstery | Denver Business College | Diabetes Education Society | Metropolitan State College of Denver | National College-Denver | Nutrition Therapy Institute | Regis University | Rocky Mountain School of Meat Cutting | Teikyo Loretto Heights University | University of Colorado at Denver | University of Colorado Health Sciences C | University of Denver | Webb-Waring Institute for Cancer |
Restaurants, Cafes, Delis, Bakeries Emma's Restaurant | Soup ‘n Juice | Tante Louise Restaurant | Wynkoop Brewing Company |
Golf Howard Johnson Inn - Denver | McGetrick Golf Academy | University Hospital |
Motels, Hotels and Resorts Loews Giorgio Hotel | Preisser's Lodge | Stapleton Plaza Hotel & Fitness Center |
Community Parks Cranmer Park |
Residential and Commercial Real Estate Brad Smith REALTOR | Crescent Club | Dave Babb REALTOR | Jackie L Taylor, REALTOR |
Retirement Kentucky Circle Village |
Shopping Art of Reno Carollo | G I Designs | Stuart Buchanan Antiques | Tyler W. Donald Fine Furniture |
Health Resorts and Spas Center of Advanced Therapeutics |
Sports and Sporting Events Invesco Field at Mile High |
Wyndham Hotels and Resorts Wyndham Garden Hotel |

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12/02 Coming to The area
Denver Greek Festival Denver CO June14-17 Traditional Greek dancing by the Hellenic Dance Academy of Denver and music by Etho Ellas. There is plenty of homemade food and pastries from throughout Greece to satisfy any appetite.
Breckenridge Summer Beer Festival Breckenridge CO July13 This event offers brews, views and free live music and features unlimited beer tasting from 12:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Winter Park Alpine Artaffair Winter Park CO July20-21 Featuring Fine Arts & Fine Crafts, Jewelry, Photography, Metalwork, Mixed Media, Pottery, Painting, Glass, Wood, Fiber and More.
Keystone Bluegrass and Beer Festival Keystone CO August3-4 Down-home cooking, frothy flavors and mountain music are just a piece of the pie. In a whirlwind of hillbilly luxuries, folks gather while 30 microbreweries from Colorado and beyond showcase their unique blends of hops and barleys.
Steamboat Wine Festival Steamboat Springs CO August7-11 Experience more than 100 food artisans, wineries, breweries, distilleries, epicurean purveyors, and locally-made products at this ultimate food and wine experience.
Lafayette Peach Festival Lafayette CO August17 500 fresh peach pies and individual servings of peach cobbler while supplies last, are available for sale at Festival Plaza and in front of the Main Stage near Lafayette Florist.