With the Winter Olympics starting this week, it is a good time to revisit the wonderful 1976 Winter Olympics held here in Denver. Oh, wait, they were held in Innsbruck, Austria. But they were supposed to be held in Denver, until the voters in Colorado told the Olympics to “sod off”. In 197o the International […]
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BOO!!! It’s that time of year again. The leaves are changing, the weather is cooling, and the spirits are rising all over Denver and Boulder. Banjo Billy’s legendary ghost tours start on Sunday. Come hear the stories that only Banjo Billy tells, which include things our customers and people who have worked in the buildings […]
On Monday, May 8th a vicious hail storm went through north Denver, denting cars, breaking windows and flooding streets. It even attacked out Denver bus Daisy, who had all of her rear light broken. Hail as big as golf balls, and even baseballs was reported, which is ironic because the storm caused 3 Banjo Billy […]
The Cassini Spacecraft is a testament to long term thinking. The craft was launched in 1997 and traveled for 7 years before entering the orbit of Saturn. It is now on the Grand Finale of it’s mission, having already changed what is known about our solar system. It will diving in and out of the […]
In days past, visitors to Denver would arrive by train at the beautiful Union Station in what we now call LODO. Today, visitors can also arrive via train, and train from Denver International Airport, at that same architectural beauty. This weekend, the Denver Architectural Foundation invites you to visit many of the great buildings in […]
To a certain group of people, 420, 4:20 and 4/20 have a special meaning. These people also tend to have Cheetos dust under their fingernails and tickets to a Grateful Dead tribute band concert. We thought we’d delve into the history of 420. The number 420 has become strongly associated with marijuana smoking. How did […]
This Friday, the Colorado Rockies play their home opener against the Los Angeles Dodgers. The weather is supposed to be beautiful for baseball, adding to the fun for the fans who will pack Coors Field to celebrate the hopefulness of a new season. And taking the mound for the Rockies on Friday will be 23 […]
Colorado is known for skiing, outdoor sports, beautiful scenery, and now GREAT FOOD!! Season 15 of the Bravo show Top Chef will be shot this Spring in Boulder, Denver and Telluride. The shows producers were looking for a place with great scenery and an up and coming food scene. Our gorgeous state was the obvious […]
The rankings for 2017 are out at Denver A List, and Banjo Billy’s is rated the #1 TOUR OF DENVER!!! Thank you to the voters, and to our Denver crew of Julia, Colleen, Scott and John for doing such a great job on our tours!
Do you like western art? If so, you may want to get to the Gunbarrel neighborhood of Boulder before the end of August to visit the Leanin Tree Museum and Sculpture Garden. The art in the Leanin Tree museum is owned by Ed Trumble, who owns the Leanin Tree Greeting Cards company. The 92 year […]