The 42nd edition of
Cherry Creek North’s annual Sidewalk Sale returns with bargains unheard-of,
Nearly 100 businesses
from 1st-3rd Ave., University Blvd. to Steele St., will take their wares almost
– but not
quite – to the streets, offering astonishing deals on clothing, jewelry,
accessories, art, home furnishings, and more.
While we’ve got Cherry Creek on our mind,
the foodies among you will want to mark your calendars now for the 4th
annual Cherry Creek North Food & Wine event, set for Sat., Aug. 11
on Fillmore Plaza, between 1st and 2nd avenues.Twenty-four of the neighborhood’s fine food
& beverage establishments will offer a melange of
temptation for your taster, as well as wines, spirits, and the brews of 5280 magazine’s “6-Pack”
The Food & Wine restaurant
line-up this year includes Indian, Japanese, Mexican, American and Italian.
Tickets are on sale now for $50 ($20 tax deductible benefits Cherry Creek Arts
Festival), which includes unlimited food, beverages, and live music.
For the lowdown on these or other Cherry
Creek North events, call 303-606-7336 or visit cherrycreeknorth.com.
If you’re a retailer, it’s always nice when
you learn that one of your products ends up in a gift bag for someone’s
birthday, bar mitzvah or wedding, or under the tree at Christmas. But it’s an
extra bit of affirmation when you’ve been selected to grace the swag bag given
to attendees of one of the television industry’s grandest celebrations.
founder and proprietor of Scented Studio, 215 Detroit St., was elated to be
selected to create four new fragrances for the gift bags handed out at the 39th
annual Daytime Emmy Awards held in Beverly Hills last month.
The one-year-old fragrance boutique carries
signature scents, as well as nearly 400 fragrant and essential oils that can be
hand-blended into custom bath, body and home fragrance products, including body
mists, colognes, dry oil sprays, hand and body lotions, Himalayan Sea bath
salts, massage oils, perfumes, roll-on oils, room diffusers, shea body butters, soy candles and sugar scrubs. Info:
303-333-3315 or visit scentedstudio.com.
Another fine art gallery has made its home
in Cherry Creek North – Caribou Gallery – at 3039 E. 3rd Ave.
Caribou owner Shelly Metz, along with artist and designer Douglas Rich, have
created the new space as a showcase for innovative Colorado and Native
American-inspired art, artifacts, jewelry, accessories, glass art and home
decor. More than a dozen talented craftspeople are represented in Caribou’s
For details, call 303-568-9803, or visit cariboudenver.com.
Those of you with more than a passing
interest in the future of the Cherry Creek North neighborhood should know that
after more than two years of discussion, debate, visioning, neighborhood
meetings, and lots of spin, the Cherry Creek Area Plan was approved last month
by the Denver Planning Board.
a vision for Cherry Creek for the next 20 years, the plan looks at height,
density, design, transportation and other issues affecting everyone in the
area; it calls for considerable increases in height and density over current
limits. These changes have elicited great concern from local neighborhood
groups worried about resultant parking problems and congestion.
With Planning Board approval, the Cherry
Creek Area Plan will go to the City Council’s Land Use, Transportation and
Infrastructure Committee and have a public hearing before Council mid-July.
information, call Councilwoman Jeanne Robb at 720-337-7710 or check out DenverGov.org and enter “Cherry Creek Area
Plan” in the upper right search box.