Celestial Seasonings: Something’s Brewing in Boulder

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Visitors to Celestial Seasonings in Boulder can tour the factory and also enjoy original art, shop for tea-related goodies and learn more about this environmentally conscious organization. From its humble beginnings more than 35 years ago when founder Mo Siegel picked herbs somewhere outside Aspen and brewed up tea in his kitchen, the company has … Read more Celestial Seasonings: Something’s Brewing in Boulder

The Brown Palace: Denver’s Historic Gem

Beneath a grand ceiling of stained glass, the soft ringing of teaspoons as they hit saucers echoes through the atrium lobby of Denver’s historic Brown Palace Hotel. The sound of Afternoon Tea is coupled with melodious piano being played for guests, enriching the ambience that permeates the historic walls. Built in 1892 by Henry C. … Read more The Brown Palace: Denver’s Historic Gem

Wystone’s World Teas: Lakewood’s Cozy Café

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The chill of the brisk night air is checked quickly at the door as my husband and I walk into the cozy Wystone’s World Teas in Belmar, the “downtown” district of Lakewood. The aroma of hot tea wafts in the air as we settle at one of the intimate tables. Wystone’s is an elegant and … Read more Wystone’s World Teas: Lakewood’s Cozy Café

Super Star Asian: Dim Sum and Then Some

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It’s noon on a Sunday in the frenetic dining room of Super Star Asian. Manager David Siu, clad in black pants and a cotton polo shirt, bounces from table to table, crouching down to converse — in English and Chinese — with patrons. Near the front door, I can see the bobbing head of the … Read more Super Star Asian: Dim Sum and Then Some

Canon City, Colorado: From Fossils to Festivals

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Set against the rising foothills of the Rockies, Cañon City enjoys a temperate climate, some of the most dramatic scenery in Colorado and numerous tourist attractions that will keep visitors busy. And it’s all 115 miles southwest of Denver. Dinosaurs walked here, and the proof is in the footprints, replicated for visitors to view at … Read more Canon City, Colorado: From Fossils to Festivals