May 2017 Around Town 1

The Maven Hotel Now Open in Denver

Denver, CO (April 4, 2017) – Sage Hospitality is thrilled to announce that The Maven Hotel at Dairy Block, a vibrant new urban hotel concept, is now open in downtown Denver.

The independent Maven delivers an industrial hotel experience with an energetic lobby highlighting an eclectic mix of local art and handmade products delivered by a passionate staff. Located in the heart of Lower Downtown (LoDo) on the corner of Wazee and 19th Streets, the first Maven Hotel anchors Denver’s new Dairy Block mixed-use development by Sage, McWHINNEY and Grand American, Inc.

“We carefully designed this hotel to showcase Sage’s dedication to creating one-of-a-kind hotel experiences that are embraced by both visitors and locals alike,” said Walter Isenberg, President and CEO of Denver-based Sage Hospitality. “We expect The Maven to be a successful concept that can be adapted and expanded to other urban markets nationwide.”

Located one block from Coors Field, The Maven is the official hotel partner of the Colorado Rockies. With a special baseball-themed Diamond Suite, the hotel will be rolling out several packages offering exclusive access to the Colorado Rockies this spring.

The Maven will also be home to the Poka Lola Social Club, which reinvents the everyman’s cocktail bar and celebrates the turn of the century American soda fountain culture.

For more information on The Maven, please visit

The Artisan Shop, Inc. awarded the “Best of Customer Service” in 2017

The Artisan Shop, Inc. was awarded the “Best of Customer Service” in 2017 for the third year in a row. This annual Houzz award highlights the top-rated home improvement professionals with a commitment to customer service.

The Artisan Shop is an Award winning design/build custom cabinetry company. Their showrooms and design centers in Boulder and Loveland are staffed with professional kitchen and bath designers with displays ranging from modern to rustic. The Artisan Shop’s cabinetry is built to order by nearly 40 experienced craftsman in their state of the art factory in Loveland Colorado.

Continuing the company’s support of the local CO construction industry, Jeff Stone EVP/Owner of The Artisan Shop, has joined the Board of Directors of the Home Builder Association of Denver serving as the chairperson of the Flatirons Building Council. The Artisan Shop is locally owned and proud to support many other local CO companies.

John Atencio to Showcase 
Black Diamonds in 
Trunk Show Events

JOHN ATENCIO will hold his first limited edition ‘Trunk Show’ during late April and early May in select John Atencio Boutique locations. Each event will feature an extraordinary and limited selection of black diamond necklace styles – showcased along side established John Atencio Collections which complement the exotic and elegant evening look. As with all John Atencio diamonds, each of the  black diamonds included in this Trunk Show are conflict-free and responsibly sourced from mines that adhere to the Kimberley Process.

The tagline for the Trunk Show: The New Noir: Elegance Re-Faceted recognizes the unique multi-checker-cut faceting of the exotic black diamonds in each necklace style.  This faceting creates a higher level of brilliance, luster and shine for a truly exotic and elegant look. A wide selection of necklace lengths and styles will be showcased.

The Black Diamond Trunk Show event begins during April Diamond month at John Atencio. Featured in five select locations for six days each, the Trunk Show will kick off in Cherry Creek and Ft Collins on April 25-30th. Each boutique will host an evening event Black Diamonds and Bellini’s  to enhance the shopping experience.

Black Diamond Trunk Show Dates: Cherry Creek Mall, Ft Collins Boutique: April 25-30; Park Meadows, Larimer Square Boutique: May 2-7;Boulder Pearl West: May 9-14

Hydrate IV Bar Celebrates 
1st Anniversary with 
2nd Location

Located at 753 S. University in Denver’s Bonnie Brae neighborhood, Hydrate IV Bar, is the metro area’s first full-service walk-in boutique IV therapy clinicAs the company’s flagship location celebrates its’ one year anniversary in April, today co-founders Katie Wafer and Blake Whealy announced plans for a second retail location set to open in Northwest Denver this May.

Catering to a diverse clientele, Hydrate IV Bar’s luxury wellness offering has fast become a favorite for working professionals, business and recreational travelers, stay at home moms, fitness aficionados, and those seeking relief from chronic illness (Lyme, Chron’s, Fibromyalgia, etc.), altitude sickness, and more. Both walk-ins and appointments are accepted during business hours, 7 days a week.

Clients can choose from 8 customized IV formulations (with add-on options) and B12 injections administered by licensed RNs and paramedics in a relaxing, living room-type atmosphere. “Our wellness offering is specialized, focused and convenient,” said co-owner Katie Wafer. “We pride ourselves on being the IV therapy destination for overall health and wellness.” For more information visit,