Live Music in Downtown Denver: Meet John

From smooth tunes to upbeat numbers that will want to make you sing along, John Kite shares his gift of music with the guests of The Brown.  For the past 24 years, he has been one of the resident pianists at The Brown Palace Hotel. Serving guests from all over the world, you can hear John playing in the Atrium lobby during afternoon tea on Thursdays and Fridays from 12 – 4 p.m. and evening cocktails in the lobby on Mondays and Tuesdays, 4:30 – 7:30 p.m.   Looking for a late night drink?  Come to Ship Tavern restaurant, Wednesday through Saturday nights, 8:30 – 11:30 p.m. for some great numbers

Send off The Summer in Style – Labor Day in Denver

As we say goodbye to another summer, the City of Denver will play host to a number of family friendly activities to send it out with a bang over this long Labor Day Weekend.  From delectable food sampling down at the Civic Center to baseball games to music festivals, if you’re looking for a way to spend your extra day off, you’re sure to find plenty of options in the Mile High City. provides a great guide of events and activities to attend for those seeking some fun, and of course, if you’re looking for a holiday feast, come join us for a spectacular Labor Day themed Sunday Brunch.

While we’re sad to see summer go, there’s nothing more enjoyable than a Colorado autumn when the leaves start to changes hues and the air is crisp and cold.  When it gets chilly, don’t forget to warm up with a cup of tea at The Brown Palace….but for now, let’s celebrate these last few blissful days of summer.

Colorado Parent Shares Family Festival Favorites

Looking to get out and about with your family this summer?  Colorado Parent gives us the scoop on must-see summer festivals fit for the entire family.  So whether you’re just staying with us in Denver at The Brown for only a few days, or are a local looking to get out and explore, here are some great Colorado events to mark on your calendar.

Friday Weekend Update: Colfax Marathon

Denver is an action packed city, and this weekend, don’t miss the opportunity to cheer on the runners of the Colorado Colfax Marathon and Half Marathon.  This non-profit race takes runners on an urban tour,  leading participants on and off Colfax, through parks, neighborhoods and trails, with the grand front range as the backdrop.  Both races kick off at 6:00am Sunday, May 15th and will be followed with an after party at City Park open to racers, friends, family and spectators….all are welcome.  There will be cold beers and great music to celebrate a wonderful accomplishment.

The Colfax Marathon team will be tweeting all race week.  Follow all the action at  @runcolfax