This Week in Denver July 7-13, 2017

This week in Denver July 7-13, 2017

If there’s a better way to spend these hot Denver days than running through the Union Station fountains, we haven’t discovered it yet.

What’s worth knowing this week in Denver July 7-13, 2017? New free tuk-tuk comes to S. Broadway, Denver’s first curb-protected bike lane, and which 1-ways will soon to be 2-ways. Plus a few more things to know this week…

The Local(ish) Market is now open at Union Station and serves food and drinks from some of your favorite Denver spots, including Biju’s Little Curry Shop and Infinite Monkey Theorem. (Check out their shop window for fun Grape Street Greetings bags and tea towels handcrafted by my pal Cara.)

Yesterday was National Fried Chicken Day. You may have missed the deals, but there’s no reason why you can’t eat fried chicken today too.

Do you know where to get the best barbecue in Denver?

As someone who took her first kid to the neighborhood pub to celebrate his first birthday, I couldn’t help but smile at 303 Magazine’s Unspoken Rules for Bringing Your Baby or Dog to a Brewery. (And, only in Denver do dogs get equal billing with babies.)

Support your local bands by adding these 10 Fresh Songs by Denver Locals to your summer playlist.

Be sure to watch which way you’re going in Uptown…soon one-way streets will become two-way. Be aware of the 14th Street Bikeway, Denver’s first curb-protected bike lane soon to be installed downtown. And a free tuk-tuk shuttle service will be running on South Broadway every Thursday starting July 13.

Yes, Denver really does have more Subarus than almost anywhere else.

Is Denver one of the world’s “Smart Cities”? See why The Urban Land Institute thinks so.

And, no, you really don’t want to swim the South Platte. At least not until 2020.

Planning ahead for Denver Design Week? Here’s your go-to guide. (It starts July 15.)

What are you up to this weekend? Tonight is First Friday in art districts across the city. And there are A TON of other fun events happening this weekend…The Big Wonderful, Colorado Black Arts Festival, Summer Dog Barket, Rocky Mountain Regional Gay Rodeo, Denver HaHo Market, Urban Home Show, and Summer Block Party. Plus a few more things to do with your kids.

Enjoy the weekend!

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