Flowers can make your cocktails beautiful — and flavorful. These Denver bars show you how.

What I’ve been seeing on spring cocktail menus are not your garden variety drinks. Except, well, they are garden variety drinks. Literally. From flower-infused syrups to floral liqueurs to petal garnishes, flowers are a growing trend in the cocktail world. They gussy up the glass and scream “spring!” in a way that a rogue olive or lime wedge just can’t do. Besides looking lovely, flowers can also impart unique flavors. For example, lilacs can have a lemony flavor, dandelions can be downright bitter, and rose petals can taste just as sweet as they look. If you use them strategically, flowers can definitely up your cocktail game. Or, leave it to… Read More

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Tell us about your mom and we’ll pick your Denver Mother’s Day plans

We hope that by now you’ve at least started thinking about your Mother’s Day plans. She’s thought about us our entire lives, we can make sure she has at least one special day a year. You can read our story on how to spoil mom, or take the quiz below and we will help direct you to those perfect plans to impress the heck out of your #1 lady. Take the quiz on The Know. …read more Source:: The Denver Post – Lifestyle

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With 4 million views and 50,000 followers, Denver YouTuber ready to break out

Tasneem Afridi has spent the last five years building a loyal YouTube following with her cheeky, quick-witted videos on a variety of thorny topics — many inspired by her Pakistani heritage and Muslim faith. Now the 25-year-old Denver resident has a shot at multiplying her 50,000 subscribers and 4 million page views after being named a fellow of YouTube’s Creators for Change program, which recognizes up-and-coming social media stars who use their channels to tear down stereotypes and build positive messages. YouTube, which reports more than 1 billion active users worldwide, last week named 27 winners of Creators for Change from countries including India, France, Turkey, Australia, Germany and Indonesia.… Read More

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Summer’s coming: Elitch Gardens opens for the 2017 season this weekend

Remember those summers when you didn’t once get sick on the spinny rides at an amusement park? Yeah, those days are long gone. So leave it to the kids — and this year, they get to try out a cool new ride at Elitch Gardens in Denver: the 17-story—Star Flyer, a giant, gravity-defying swing that looks so awesome, it may even tempt queasy adults to give it a try. Forty-eight people ride in pairs across open-air seats that climb high above the ground while speeding in circles up to 50 miles per hour. Whoa. I’m getting that icky tummy-lurch just thinking about it. Elitch Gardens Theme and Water Park’s owner,—Denver’s… Read More

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20 Stars Who Very Likely Killed Someone

Some celebrities use their powers to better humanity while others? Well… they get away with murder. At least some of them do. Not always on purpose, however. And not every time does someone go to jail. But scroll around below for a look at famous people who have allegedly taken the lives of others… 1. O.J. Simpson O.J. Simpson was arrested for the murder of his wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and Ronald Goldman, leading to the trial of the century in 1994-95. 2. Aaron Hernandez Aaron Hernandez has now been named in not one, but THREE murders. Three. 3. Rebecca Gayheart Rebecca Gayheart struck and killed a boy in a… Read More

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Tristan Thompson: Backing Away From Khloe Kardashian?

Prior to the start of the NBA playoffs, Cleveland Cavaliers fans publicly urged Tristan Thompson to dump Khloe Kardashian. Clearly, the relationship hasn’t proven to be as much of a distraction as the Cavs faithful had feared, as the team easily swept the Indiana Pacers in four games to advance to the second round. But for reasons that likely have nothing to do with his performance on the court, Tristan might actually be planning to give the good people of Cleveland what they want and kick Khloe to the curb. According to Radar Online, Thompson is on the verge of breaking up with Khloe due to mounting pressure to put… Read More

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