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CD Vid: Denver Art Society

The Denver Art Society is one of many art groups dedicated to strengthening the Denver art community by providing support and education to area artists. Introducing the Denver Art Society. 

Startups

Four Sleeper Startups Ready for Your Radar

Denver Startup Week was a little juice in the arm for the city’s thriving startup community, but before Denver Startup Week, there was Denver Startup Weekend, an opportunity for startup wannabes to be. While many startup weekend ideas fell by the wayside, these four companies outlasted the startup frenzy. 

Ben Parsons, owner and wine maker of Infinite Monkey Theorem.

The Infinite Possibilities of a Denver Urban Winery

As urban living continues to appeal to a new generation, an entrepreneur offers the latest in urban drinking with a winery in the concrete jungle. Infinite Monkey Theorem is pushing the envelope by producing wine in cans and letting social media enthusiasts participate in production. 

Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding Helps Denver's Inventors Raise Funds, Build Community

Thanks to crowdfunding, a new funding source that gathers small funds from many people rather than large funds from a few, Denver’s introverted innovators are turning ideas into profit.


Barrels of Stranahan's whiskey.

Are Denver Distillers Following in the Footsteps of the City's Brewers?

2011 marked the first time America's spirits revenue topped $20 billion. Add to that favorable liquor laws and a population of loyal Colorado drinkers, and it's no wonder our local distilleries are toasting a promising future. 

Holiday Break

Happy Holidays, See You in 2013

We're taking a little break over the holidays, but wish you and yours the best end of 2012/beginning of 2013. See you in a few weeks!

Sipping 'N Painting in the Highlands packs a full house.

Yelping, Grouponing and Forklying Through Denver

Looking for something to do over the holidays? Become a visitor in your own town and Groupon, Yelp and Forkly your way through the city. We did it for three days. A liver transplant and $175 in parking tickets later, and we’ve got some new favorite hangouts.

Stranahan's head distiller, Rob Dietrich, fills bottles with whiskey. He can fil up to 19 bottles per minute.

Denver Distilleries: From Factory Floor to Local Bar

On any given day, Denver distilleries produce more than 5,000 bottles of the good stuff. This photo essay explores the process of bringing the product to market. 

Bartender Adam Hodak makes a cocktail at the Green Russell in LoDo.

Denver Speakeasies Capitalize on 21st Century Thirst for Nostalgia

Denver speakeasy-style bars Williams & Graham and the Green Russell, are growing like gangbusters as they awaken this beer city’s inner Great Gatsby.

People enjoy drinks at the bar, while an open kitchen is featured in the background at Cafe Bar in West Washington Park.

A Little Place Called Denver

In Denver, the beer definitely flows like wine, but women flocking like the salmon of Capistrano? We’ll leave that to Lloyd Christmas. This photo essay walks us through a city defined by collaboration, vibrancy, entrepreneurship, innovation, microbrews, fitness and creativity.

Calendar made from beetlekill pine.

What Wood You Do?: A Lesson in Sustainable Profits

Two companies. Two ideas. Two ill-fated materials. One impressive way to turn a profit. 

CafeLarge

Making Money, Mending Society: Social Entrepreneurship in Denver

One of the country’s first social entrepreneurship cafes, and one of only 23 in the country, Denver’s SAME Cafe is one of the first and most innovative social enterprises out there. Here’s what they’re doing and what they see happening with Denver social entrepreneurship. 

Live plants and natural light fill Green Spaces, in RiNo.

Building Community One Cubicle Demolition at a Time

Internationally, the number of coworking locations has roughly doubled since 2006. With nearly a dozen coworking spaces, Denver is right in the middle of that trend. But why are entrepreneurs and others choosing to share workspace with strangers?  

The solar panels atop the Rockmount Ranch Wear building in LoDo.

Denver’s Solar Entrepreneurs Outlast the Trend

With enough solar energy systems in the Denver metro area to power more than 2,500 homes, Denver's solar innovators have helped Colorado become No. 3 in photovoltaic solar systems per capita and No. 10 in solar energy installations. While the solar trend caused many national businesses to fold, those in the Denver solar industry innovated to survive and believe the best is yet to come.

A security guard walks through the Clyfford Still Museum.

Increasing Denver's Cultural Pitch One Still at a Time

The Denver Art Museum and a largely unknown but hugely influential artist of the American abstract expressionism movement, Clyfford Still, are part of Denver’s cultural heavy weights that generated $1.76 billion in economic activity in the metro area in 2011.

RAW

CD Vid: Denver RAWK Showcase

Some of Denver's hottest -- though not necessarily most "discovered" -- talent will participate in a Dec. 6 RAWK event at Casselmann's Bar. 

Folsom Custom Skis

Folsom Custom Skis Carves the Edge of Innovation

A team of professional skiers recently moved a custom ski business that’s part of the $3.4 billion snow sports industry from Boulder to Denver. They’re smart, they’re growing and for them, there’s no place like Denver. 

Tomboy Tools

The Pampered Hammer: Denver Women Re-Tool Success

With 3,500 sales consultants, designation as one of Entrepreneur magazine’s Top 100 Brilliant Companies, Denver-based start-up Tomboy Tools reached the $1 million mark in half the time it took Pampered Chef to the do the same.  

Water runs down a glass wall, which doubles as a dry erase board, in the Cactus Building located in the Central Platte Valley of Denver.

Denver Architects on Cutting Edge of Sustainable Design

Ray-Ban inspired windows? Water bottle walls? Boxcar flooring? This is how Denver architects are leading clients into sustainable workplaces. 

Mobile Apps

Denver Mobile App Developers on the Heels of the Bay

Denver is an emerging hub for mobile app developers. With more than a billion smartphones, this market has a big appetite and many local shops are hiring and turning away business.
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