What You Missed Around Denver While You Were Away Welcome back to the Mile High City! Here’s a quick recap of what you might have missed while jet-setting… Denver, Colorado July 22 – 28, 2016
Von Miller’s Cherry Hills Mansion
Von Miller signed a 6-year record deal last week with the Denver Broncos. Since the MVP star athlete has a commitment from his team, he is committing to a home in Colorado. Sources say Von Miller purchased an $8 million dollar mansion in Cherry Hills Village. Take a peek of the 7 bedroom, 5.5 bathroom Denver mansion here.
Westminster Commuter Rail Line Opens
As of Monday, Westminster, Colorado residents can now travel to Denver’s Union Station in just 11 minutes. The RTD B Line is a 6-mile nonstop ride and currently only travels from Westminster to Union Station. There is discussion of expanding the line to Boulder and Longmont, but RTD says that will take decades. Learn more here.
Denver’s Underground Music Showcase
As the Denver Post said “it’s Denver’s SXSW. A musical gauntlet. The running of the buzz band bulls.” From July 28-31st, music junkies can take their pick from hundreds of performances across the city during the 15th annual Underground Music Showcase (UMS). Be sure to check out the UMS survival guide here.
Broncos Training Camp Started
We might be in a heat wave, but you can take comfort in knowing that football and fall are right around the corner. This week the NFL Denver Broncos Training Camp started and you can catch the Day 1 highlights here.
Spacecraft Created and Completed in Colorado
“Dream Chaser” a new spaceship was unveiled by Sierra Nevada Corporation in Louisville, Colorado on Thursday. The spaceship is headed to California and is essentially is a successor to NASA’s space shuttle program. This spaceship which they are referring to as a ‘space utility vehicle’ can take up to 7 people to orbit or can haul heavy cargo. The first test flight is scheduled for later this year and the Dream Chaser is suppose to travel for its first mission at the end of 2019. Full story here.