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Have you ever wondered what to do with a pumpkin? If you are like some of us who walk past them at the grocery store, this video may help you change your mind and put one in your cart. Or perhaps, you will now have an even better reason to visit a pumpkin patch this fall. 

Jennifer is one of our real estate agents here at iHOMES COLORADO. Not only is she great at what she does but she has an incredible eye for design. Her desk is the prettiest one out of the entire office and she will always have amazing suggestions for what to do in a space. In this video, she shares how to make the best use out of your Halloween pumpkins in order to turn them into beautiful centerpieces and attractive entryway focal points.

Thank you Jennifer for sharing with

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Do you love attending events at Red Rocks Amphitheatre? Do you want to know when your favorite band’s or artist’s show will be next? The schedule below is downloadable (by right clicking and saving) and features this summer’s shows at Red Rocks Amphitheatre. Who is your favorite artist or band?

A big thank you to our partners at First Alliance Title for this infographic!  

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With our first snow of the season just yesterday, we've had nothing but skiing and snowboarding in our minds. We've been closely tracking all the ski resorts on Instagram for their 2016 opening dates. Thankfully, our partners First Alliance Title,  have created a great infographic demonstrating the opening dates for all the ski resorts in Colorado. (right click on the image to save it to your desktop)! Will you be hitting the slopes this weekend? Please let us know on Twitter. Happy Friday.

 

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Fall is here and there are so many wonderful things happening in the area. Do you have any fun events you will be attending? Please share in the comments section below. A big thank you to our partners First Alliance Title for sharing this amazing 2016 Fall events infographic with us (right click on the image to save it to your desktop)!

Fall events

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The Much Anticipated Westminster B-Line to Union Station in Denver Opens

Image Source: Shutterstock.com 

Today, July 25th 2016, the RTD B-Line made its debut in Westminster. A project that Commissioner Eva Henry thought would not be completed in her lifetime, has reached its first major milestone: the completion of the first station on the B-Line connecting Westminster to Denver. 

The Westminster B-Line RTD station connects Westminster to Union Station in Denver. The non-stop 6 mile ride is about 11 minutes and will give commuters an opportunity to bypass traffic to downtown Denver. The fare to Denver will be $2.60 local one-way and the station contains 350 parking spaces and 20 bike lockers (Source: RTD)

 The B-line rides are free today, July 25th and will run 5am to 10pm Monday though Friday (check RTD's website

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Who else is excited for football season? The Broncos are starting their Pre Season games on August 11th 2016. A big thank you to our partners First Alliance Title for sharing this awesome 2016 Broncos schedule infographic with us (right click on the image to save it to your desktop)!

2016 Denver Broncos Schedule

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There are so many amazing events occurring in the Colorado over the next few summer months. A huge thank you to our partners First Alliance Title for putting together this infographic on events happening in our state. Please let us know what events you will be attending by commenting below, sharing them on our Facebook page or tagging them with #5280Buzz on Instagram or Twitter. Have an amazing week!

August

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Fourth of July Weekend Fireworks in the Denver Area

For where to find more information on the events listed above including festival times, activities, parking and more, please see below:

Arvada: arvadafestivals.com

Aurora: www.auroragov.org

Boulder: www.bouldercoloradousa.com

Broomfield: ci.broomfield.co.us

Denver: civiccenterconservancy.org and elitchgardens.com

Golden: cityofgolden.net

Littleton: ifoothills.org

Thornton: cityofthornton.net

Westminster: ci.westminster.co.us

 

The Denver Post has also compiled a list of 21 places to see fireworks along the front range: visit denverpost.com

Colorado Springs Area: visitcos.com

Other locations in Colorado: onlyinyourstate.com

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Last year, Colorado’s population increased to almost 102,000 new residents. In response to the influx of people, 25,143 new homes were added (homes, condos and apartments) last year and 10,000 more are set to be built by the end of 2016 according to two recent articles by the Denver Post (article 1 and article 2). 

An expected 10,000 homes to be built in Denver this year as builders respond to influx of new residents

The first quarter of 2016 marked an impressive growth for New Home Start Ups with 26% year over year (YoY) which is the highest level since 2007 according to a recent report from Metrostudy. This is great news for Denver as new homes are being built for new residents.

According to Metrostudy, homes priced above $400,000 represented about 60% of the market during the first quarter in 2016. For those wondering about homes under $400,000

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Sometimes rainy days can feel a bit depressing in Denver, especially since we are spoiled with about 300 days of sunshine a year. The great news is that our city not only has some amazing restaurants, breweries and bars but it also has some great things to do on rainy days. We always love hearing from you. What are some of your favorite things to do in the Denver area when it rains?

 

 

13 Things To Do In The Denver Area On Rainy Days

1. Golden Brewery Tour in Golden, CO (must be 21 and older to sample beer)

This tour is self-paced and can take about 30 minutes to complete. Learn about the MillerCoors’ company history, their malting, brewing and packaging processes. There are beer samples for those who are 21 years of age and for those under 21, there are non-alcoholic beverages

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