The Real Shining Hotel – A Ghost Story

Just outside of Denver, Colorado, in the Rocky Mountains, is The Stanley Hotel. The Stanley Hotel is known as the inspiration for Stephen King’s 1977 novel, The Shining. Paranormal activity is a normal occurrence at the Stanley. And in this video, Colorado Martini will tell some of the many ghost stories that the Stanley has to tell. We will travel the haunted halls and discover how haunted this Estes Park, Colorado hotel really is. Continue reading The Real Shining Hotel – A Ghost Story

Denver Zombie Crawl & The Walking Dead

For over a decade, Denver has celebrated the tradition of dressing up as the un-dead, sharing local killer deals, and zombie parties. Planned by those who know the Halloween season the best. The Denver Zombie Crawl is a legendary, must-attend, October event on the 16th Street Mall in downtown Denver! And a perfect event the day before the season premiere of The Walking Dead TV show. Continue reading Denver Zombie Crawl & The Walking Dead

Haunted Park Is Built Over 2000+ BODIES

In Denver, Colorado lays a beautiful 80.7 acre grassy knoll known as Cheesman Park. East of Denver’s Capitol Hill, the park boasts greenery, gardens, the Cheesman Pavilion & about 2,000 buried bodies. The homes around the family park have claims of hauntings and sighting of ghosts not only in their homes, but in the park and adjunct Denver Botanical Gardens.  Several skeletons have been discovered over the years and relocated to other cemeteries. The 1980 movie “The Changeling” is about these claimed hauntings. The director claims that the movie even scared Martin Scorsese and Guillermo del Toro. Continue reading Haunted Park Is Built Over 2000+ BODIES

Blair Witch Mom – The Halloween / Fall Opener

This is our first release of Halloween themed videos. In 1999, the original horror film The Blair Witch Project was released. It is about three film students who vanish after traveling into a Maryland forest to film a documentary on the local Blair Witch legend, leaving only their footage behind. Many year ago, for a Halloween party, I videoed a spoof on the film. As an opener to fall and Halloween, we give you Blair Witch mom. Continue reading Blair Witch Mom – The Halloween / Fall Opener

Honey’s Dirty Secret

Due to honey’s nutritional & health benefits, it is in high demand. But at the same time bees are dying off in record numbers. To meet this demand, suppliers are resorting to shady tactics that food and import regulators are having a hard time keeping up with. In this video, we will tell the story of the nutrients of honey, the shady tactics, and how you as a consumer can look out for pure honey. Continue reading Honey’s Dirty Secret

Squash Blossom Soup

Squash blossom soup or crema de flor de calabaza is a wonderful way to use the part of the squash plant you may have not used before.

Squash blossoms can come from any summer or winter squashes. Although it is thought that winter blossoms are slightly more bitter. But they all are edible. The taste of a squash blossom is mildly like the squash it comes from.

Zucchini Flower, Pumpkin Flowers, Squash Blossoms in Hispanic cultures are referred to as Flor de Calabaza. They are used in Mexican Cuisine and in pupusas in Salvadoran cuisine as an ingredient in quesadillas and empanadas. Continue reading Squash Blossom Soup

Kombucha – The Complete Guide

Kombucha the Complete Guide – In this two part video, we will show you the complete process of brewing your own kombucha. Homemade kombucha is so much better than store bought. It is not vinegar tasting like you find in the store. In part 1 we will show you how to create plain buch from beginning to end. In part 2 (another video) we will show you how to flavor your kombucha. Continue reading Kombucha – The Complete Guide

1940s Ball – Live, Laugh & Love w/your Significant Other

Every year, Colorado Martini steps out to the 1940’s ball in Boulder, Colorado. We feel it is important to a strong relationship to attend fun events and festivals; that allows you to step out of your shoes and let your hair down. “Laugh, Live and Love” is our relationship motto. Put the spark back into your relationship by having some old fashion fun. Go on a picnic. Listen to a live band. Go for a walk or hike. And what ever you do, do not call it “date night.” Which usually consist of dinner and a movie. So, you will sit across from one another and start talking about family and work. YAWN!! Continue reading 1940s Ball – Live, Laugh & Love w/your Significant Other