We all love gazing at the Flatirons in Boulder, Colorado. But did you know there is a giant “CU” etched into the Third Flatiron? I say etched because it has been treated with so many chemicals and mechanical devices over the years. That the letters are pretty much etched into the rock. There is even a faint “I” next to the “CU.” Spelling “ICU.” In this video, we tell the story of how those letters appeared and how to locate the damage. Continue reading Did you know there is a giant “CU” on the Boulder Flatirons?
Wings Over the Rockies is a wonderful museum in Denver, Colorado. Before recent events, the museum had a great Star Wars Day during the week of May 4th. Better known as Star Wars Day. The event still has not returned to the museum. But we are hoping next year it will. May the fourth be with you! Continue reading Happy Star Wars Day!
There are two aging pillars at the east border of Boulder and Erie, Colorado. I have always wondered what these were used for. But just found out they are a WWI Memorial. Continue reading What are those pillars at the City of Boulder border?
I caught this when I was driving down a dirt road in Loveland, Colorado. A herd of elk were grazing across several ranches/farms. When this young elk started to play with these dogs. Continue reading Young elk playing with ranch dogs
Garden of the Gods in Colorado Springs, Colorado, is a historical castle called Glen Eyrie Castle. Glen Eyrie is an English Tudor-style castle built in 1871 by General William Palmer. Who happens to be the founder of the beautiful city of Colorado Springs. Come along as we explore and walk the historical grounds of the castle that is hidden between the red rock of The Garden of the Gods. Continue reading Exploring a Hidden Castle in The Garden of the Gods
Jennie Johnson from the podcast “The Ordinary, Extraordinary Cemetery” joins Colorado Martini in a discussion about the twin towns of Central City and Black Hawk, Colorado. We will discuss the history of the towns and their famous picturesque cemeteries. Jennie has done tons of research of the area and brings her expertise to the discussion. Continue reading Central City Colorado – The Town That Won’t Die
Glenwood Springs, Colorado has everything from Doc Holliday to hot spring pools, to white water rafting, to the mighty Colorado River. Come along with us as we take you on a tour of the Hotel Colorado and the Glenwood Canyon Resort. We will show you our favorite things to do and see in Glenwood Springs, Colorado. Continue reading Glenwood Springs, Colorado Road Trip
Estes Park is a beautiful Rocky Mountain town in northern Colorado. It is known as the gateway to Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP) and home to all sorts of wildlife. In Estes Park or in RMNP you will find miles of trails for all levels. And of course, the Stanley hotel that inspired Steven King’s book and movie “The Shining.” Come along with us as we take you on a tour of the quaint Rocky Mountain town of Estes Park, Colorado. Continue reading Estes Park, Colorado – A Summer Road Trip
Distortions Monster World now showing in Denver Colorado. Distortions Unlimited, is a Halloween manufacturing company and online Halloween store that has been “Making Monsters” since 1978. They make animatronics, props, masks, costumes and displays for a variety of customers. You most likely have seen their creations used by Halloween events, theme parks, haunted houses, and horror movie. They have set up an “art” exhibit in downtown Denver, Colorado called Distortions Monster World. Where you can find a series of cinematic environments that immerse you into an environment of creatures and characters. Many you’ll recognize from music, film, T.V., and your favorite haunted attractions. Come along with us as we take you on a tour of Distortions Monster World Continue reading Distortions Monster World by Distortions Unlimited
Come with us on a day trip up to Boulder Canyon, Nederlands, Mud Lakes and Caribou Ranch. These areas are just above Boulder, Colorado. And just west of Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park. On the way we will show you where to find rock climbers, picnic spots, and hiking trails. We will even show you where to find the now defunct famous Caribou Ranch Recording Studio. Where famous musicians once wrote and recorded their albums. Continue reading Boulder County Colorado Day Trip – Boulder Canyon, Rock Climbing, Caribou Ranch & Nederlands