Living in Colorado

Focusing on environmentally-conscious living in an urban location, Urban Conversion puts Arvada on the map.

When Rodman Schley first set out to reduce his carbon footprint, he never expected that his quest to learn more about activities like green building and beekeeping would turn into a public television show.

But the more he learned, the more he wanted to share his newfound knowledge with as many people as possible.

“I didn’t know what I was doing,” he said. “It was mostly me going out and fumbling around. And I thought, `why not teach people the same thing?’”

More than six years later, Rodman and his wife, Gina, are releasing the third season of Urban Conversion. Centered around living an environmentally-conscious life in an urban

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The list of beautiful hikes in Colorado is a long one...

However, if you're looking for a hike less than 30 minutes from Denver, we've narrowed it down to our favorites.

Matthew Winters Park

Distance from Denver: 2o minutes
Location: Golden
Difficulty: Easy-Hard
Length: 0.9-6 miles
Trailhead address: 1103 County Rd 93,
Golden, CO 

Roxborough State Park

Distance from Denver: 45 minutes
Location: Littleton
Difficulty: Easy-Moderate
Length: 1.4-2.7 miles
Trailhead address: 4751 E Roxborough Dr, 
Littleton, CO 

White Ranch Park

Distance from Denver: 45 minutes
Location: Golden
Difficulty: Easy-Moderate
Length: 3.9-18.1 miles
Trailhead address: 25303 Belcher Hill Rd,
Golden, CO 

Alderfer/Three Sisters Park

Distance from Denver: 45 minutes

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This beautiful castle sits on 2.2 acres and is filled with unique updates as well as historical elements.

Set along prestigious upper Bear Creek Road, and seamlessly nestled into the mountainside, this historic 1927 landmark castle blends history with modern amenities.

There is a comfortable elegance in this secluded retreat. The residence’s architectural integrity gives nod to an old world craftsman design era.

A 10,000-square-foot castle in Evergreen built in 1927 with an indoor saltwater pool is selling, and it could be yours!

“The sellers have done an incredible job,” said listing agent Joy Opp, of West + Main Homes. “Every inch of this unique + gorgeous home has been meticulously restored or updated, and many historical elements have

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U.S. News & World Report recently included three Colorado towns in its annual list of the 25 best small towns to visit in the country. 

The rankings were based on an analysis of expert and user opinions, according to the website’s methodology statement, with each destination being scored in 10 categories such as sights, culture, food, nightlife, adventure and romance.

Taking this year’s No. 1 spot is Telluride, which “woos visitors with its captivating scenery and delightful Mountain Village,” according to the report.

Additionally, the town has 2,000-plus acres of terrain, ample ski spots and 300 inches of snow with more than 200 days of sun annually. Telluride also hosts numerous festivals and cultural events, and travelers can hike,

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AN UP/DOWN, 2-UNIT IN THE COTTAGE HILL NEIGHBORHOOD OF WEST HIGHLAND!

The Units Have Separate Addresses And The Lower, Garden-Level (4835) Has A Separate Walk-Out Entrance. The Upper-Level Unit (4837) Features High-End Finish W/3 Bds/2 Bths (Includng a Petite Master), Wd Flrs, An Expansive Kitchen W/Beautiful Cabinetry&Tons Of Counter Space, A Built-In Buffet, TWO Split Cooling Systems, Double Ovens, A Lvng Rm AND A Fmly Rm+Access To A Lrg 2nd-Story Deck...Nice! The Garden-Level Is A Very Desirable 2/1 In Very Good Condition W/A Roomy Lvng Rm&Very Comfortable Kitchen. Both Have Access To A Separately Cordoned Lndry Rm. A 2-Car Garage Is A Luxurious Bonus+An Electronic Security Gate To The Alley Adds Another Parking Space.

Listed by Rick Oliphant for

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Denver Water wants to get rid of the last of the old lead pipes that still connect upwards of 90,000 Denver homes to the city’s main waterline.

They would be replaced with copper lines over the next 15 years, at a cost of over $500 million.

And Denver Water is on a deadline to get something done. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has directed Denver Water to add something called “orthophosphate” to the system by March 2020. Orthophosphate creates a coating inside service lines, which prevents the leaching of lead.

But Denver Water wants to avoid that solution, and is proposing an alternative solution.

“[Orthophosphate] creates environmental impacts to watersheds, and ultimately doesn’t solve the root cause of the

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This unique home has 2 kitchens, 5 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.

Both kitchens have eating space. Large living room on the upper level. Three bedrooms are located on the upper level. Two additional bedrooms are located on the main level. Newer furnace, evaporative cooler and appliances included. Large utility shed in the backyard. Upper level deck is perfect for entertaining.

Listed by Malisa Miller Eakins for West + Main Homes. Please contact Malisa for current pricing + availability. 

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Sought-after South Broadway Heights Ranch!

This 3 bed, 2 bath home has a detached oversized 1 car garage, with workshop and a large backyard perfect for entertaining. It’s convenient location allows easy access to I25, Hwy85 Santa Fe, Hwy285, and South Broadway district restaurants and shops. Highlighted home features include, finished basement and hardwood floors throughout! The master bedroom is large enough for a king size bed and has privacy blinds that let the natural light in. The kitchen is spacious, has plenty of cabinet storage, granite countertops, and room for dining table. Off the back entrance there is a mudroom/sunroom perfect for the changing Colorado seasons. This home is best described as light, bright and cozy with a smart use of

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Awesome investment opportunity, the property has two separate livable units which are both 3 bed, 1 bath each with separate entrances.

Exceptionally well maintained property with excellent curb appeal. Less than a half mile from McIntosh Lake, and two miles from downtown Longmont.

Listed by Chip Bridges for West + Main Homes. Please contact Chip for current pricing + availability. 

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Welcome home to this gem in the heart of Sterne Park.

Nestled on a beautiful corner lot, this charming and updated 4 bedroom ranch is the one you have been waiting for. On the main floor you will find a large living area, kitchen with stainless steel appliances, 2 spacious bedrooms + a full bath. The finished basement offers even more room to spread out, with another living space, 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, and a massive laundry room. Step outside into the gorgeous backyard, where you can watch your kids play on the play set or enjoy a beverage on either of two covered patios. A 2 car garage plus RV parking takes care of all your parking and storage needs. Located close to downtown Littleton, schools, the light rail and the High Line Canal, this home

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