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12 Fabulous Things to Do in Denver This Weekend (April 16–18)

Free coffee, movies, and some Colorado Rockies Baseball are heading your way! All this and more this weekend in Denver, April 16–18.

Events
Denver Lifts Outdoor Mask Order

On Wednesday, April 14, the City and County of Denver announced changes to its COVID-19 restrictions. The changes will see the outdoor mask order lifted and capacity limits for businesses loosened, starting this Friday.

Local News
Why You'll See Military Helicopters Flyi...

The Colorado Army National Guard's 2nd Brigade, 135th General Support Aviation Battalion, will be hosting its annual wildfire training conference this week in Denver. The training is set to take place from April 13–18.

Local News
The Pikes Peak Cog Railway Is Reopening This Spring

It's official! The famous railway is opening in May after closing for refurbishment in 2017.

Local News
OCN Eats & OCN Street Team Get a Taste o...

Get schooled on Aurora's Koreatown as the OCN gets a culture lesson and authentic Korean cuisine on their tour of H mart and Mr. Bakery.

Food & Drink
Disney's 'The Lion King' Is Reopening De...

Start practicing your songs and save the date; DCPA reopens with live Broadway shows this season!

Local News
Bar Max in Denver Reopens Doors, But Requires Proof of COVID Vacc...

The owner, Marshall Smith is requiring any patrons who want to drink inside of the bar to provide proof of vaccination.

Local Culture
Suspicious Item in Pearl Street Mall Are...

The bomb squad has been deployed to the scene and cleared the suspicious item. Police are still checking the area.

Local News
You No Longer Have to Wear Face Masks Ou...

Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Douglas, and Jefferson Counties lifted outdoor mask usage requirements for public spaces.

Local News
10 Can't-Miss Things to Do in Denver This Weekend (April 9-11)

Earth Illuminated, outdoor axe throwing, and a spring market this weekend in Denver.

Events
It's Official: Coors Field to Host the 2...

Denver's own Coors Field could be the host of the 2021 MLB All-Star Game on July 13, reports say. Officials at Major League Baseball (MLB) are expected to make an announcement on Tuesday.

Sports
Concessions at Coors Field: Everything Y...

Coors Field is open to baseball fans, but there are a few rules for concessions. Here's everything you need to know.

Sports
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Greeley Stampede to Make Its Grand Retur...

It's back. The Greeley Stampede will return in 2021, and we can't wait! The festival was canceled last year due to the pandemic. So, this year will mark as the 99th Greeley Stampede!

Events
Colorado Farmers' Markets 2021: List of Opening Dates

Your favorite Colorado farmers' markets will be opening soon, along with some new ones, and we've compiled them all together in this living list for your reference. Local farmers' markets are opening—here's when.

Home & Garden
Full Lineup for the 2021 Film on the Roc...

Red Rocks Amphitheatre and Park has released its movie lineup for fan-favorite event Film on the Rocks. Red Rocks is hosting 21 drive-in shows and three amphitheater shows.

Events
Back to 100%: Douglas County Opts Out of...

The Douglas County Board of Commissioners voted 3-0 to opt-out of the Tri-County Public Health Department order. Beginning this Friday, business owners and churches in Douglas County will be able to set their own capacity limits.

Local News
Aspen Music Festival Announces In-Person Concert Lineup for Summe...

After having to cancel last summer's in-person season amid the coronavirus pandemic, the Aspen Music Festival and School recently announced a 52-day lineup for July and August 2021. The festival dates line up with its 72nd anniversary season.

Events
Water World Scheduled to Reopen Memorial...

Water World announced it will open for the 2021 season on May 29 after remaining closed during the 2020 season due to COVID-19. Park attendance will be reduced and managed through pre-visit ticketing and reservations.

Attractions
Colorado's Casa Bonita Files for Chapter...

Colorado's most iconic restaurant has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Casa Bonita filed on April 6 for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Despite the bankruptcy filing, the restaurant's website still says it will be opening soon.

Restaurants
Tunnel to Towers Foundation Paid Off Mortgage for Family of Falle...

After such a tragic incident in Boulder, Colorado, we all can use a bit of good news. The foundation was honored to share the news with Talley's family.

National News
The 411 on Rattlesnakes in Colorado

Watch your step! Rattlesnakes—Colorado's only venomous snake species—are slithering their way out and onto our trails, in our backyards, and practically anywhere else they can reach.

Home & Garden
It's Nearly Mushroom Foraging Season in ...

Mushroom foraging is a big activity in Colorado during the spring and summer, and for good reason. Here are some tips before you go foraging.

Home & Garden
Take a Hidden Gem Hike to Colorado's Only Geyser

Colorado's Geyser Spring isn't Old Faithful, but it does erupt (more of a boil) gently every 30 to 40 minutes and is located along a beautiful, fairly easy high-country trail that won't disappoint.

Attractions
Our Coloradans Then: Elliot and Ruth Han...

The Handlers were co-founders of Mattel, creating and marketing Barbie, Hot Wheels, and other instantly classic, best-selling toys on the market.

Local Culture
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National Articles
'Harry Potter,' 'Peaky Blinders' Actress...

British actress Helen McCrory, who is best known for her roles in "Harry Potter" and "Peaky Blinders," has died, announced her family on Friday. She was 52. McCrory died of cancer.

Entertainment
15 Most Popular Idioms and Their Meaning...

An idiom is a phrase whose meaning isn't necessarily obvious from a first glance at the individual words. We've scoured the internet and found 15 of the most-popular idioms in the English language and their meanings.

Local Culture
VIDEO: Squirrel Gets Drunk After Feasting on Pears

While many of us were stuffed last week, this squirrel had some dizzying effects from his feast.

Home & Garden
VIDEO: 'Godzilla'-Like Lizard 'Takes Ove...

A huge—and we mean, huge—lizard was seen in a Thailand 7-Eleven last week. This giant Asian Monitor lizard walked into the convenience store and began climbing the shelves. And it was all captured on camera!

World
Most Popular Toy the Year You Were Born:...

We've looked far and wide to find the most popular toys of every year, from 1950 to 2009. What was the most popular toy the year YOU were born?

Local Culture
The First Supermoon of 2021 Is Set to Shine Bright on April 26

It's going to be the biggest and brightest pink supermoon this year! It's also the first of two supermoons to happen in 2021.

Events
'Demonic' Dog Put Up for Adoption in Bru...

New Jersey woman puts New Jersey chihuahua up for adoption on Facebook because he drives her crazy. Woman says chihuahua hates animals, men, and children and compares him to a gremlin.

National News
4 Best Ways to Compost This Spring

Why should I compost? Well, the answer is simple—it's beneficial for the environment, it reduces waste, it improves soil health, it conserves resources, and it's rewarding!

Home & Garden
VIDEO: Research Finds Snakes Can Climb Trees Like a Lasso

Colorado State University (CSU) researchers were examining the use of baffles (often a long deterrent, sometimes in a shape of a stovepipe, a cone, and more) to protect the nests of Micronesia starlings on Guam when they noticed snakes hitching their way up trees in a unique way.

World
Dozens of Recipes for When You're Stuck ...

Cooking and eating at home can get boring fast when you're stuck at home. We've compiled some of our favorite recipes over the past year to help you stay well-fed, happy, and healthy. Let's get started!

Recipes
Starbucks Is Celebrating Earth Month By ...

April is Earth Month, and Starbucks is celebrating by giving you the chance to win freebies and discounts. Similar to its Starbucks for Life game, this game combines instant-win but with puzzles, for an added twist.

Products & Promotions
McDonald's Closing Hundreds of Restaurants Inside Walmart

The restaurants have suffered due to the loss of foot traffic and migration to drive-thru and delivery service.

Restaurants
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