Denver Neighborhoods

July 17, 2010

Lone Tree, Colorado 80124 a Map

Using a Google Map to preview the Lone Tree neighborhood

Lately I've been working on creating a Google Map of Lone Tree, Colorado that illustrates the neighborhoods within the community as well as the amenities.

It's interactive! Click on it!

If you click on the shaded part of ...

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Oct. 12, 2009

Colorado Weather Results in Beauty

Despite this October weekend is fall as per the calendar, our weather hasn't been paying attention. In Denver there's been an inversion, meaning it's cold below freezing cold and it's not changing.

Up in the mountains above the cloud the sun is shining and the temperature ...

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Feb. 15, 2009

Lone Tree Ski Bus

The best part of living in Douglas County, Colorado is our proximity to the mountains. This winter has been so mild in the foothills, we have to pinch ourselves to be reminded its winter! When we get longing for snow, we head for the hills!

Lucky Lone Tree residents can ...

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Nov. 2, 2008

Light Rail Rocks Solid for Home Values Along the Line

Two years after the opening of the Southeast Line of RTD's Light-rail home values are higher than those that are not close to the line.

Reported today in the Denver Post by Margaret Jackson,

The closer a home is to the station, the more its value increases, according to ...

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Oct. 12, 2008

Light Rail Offers Commuters

Searching for a home in the Denver Metro area can be frustrating. It's not that there aren't many homes to choose from, but often the home buyer's requirements are at odds with reality. Personal tastes, budget constraints and commute time come into play every time. Today's ...

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Aug. 11, 2008

Public Transportation

Instead of being attached to the sun visor in the car, the garage door opener now resides in my purse. It's more convenient there since I've been temporarily banned from driving. A simple foot surgery on my accelerator foot is what's slowing me down. After 10 days ...

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July 16, 2008

Denver Transit Oriented Developments

RTD Lightrail at full moonUrban sprawl, causing long commutes, the rising cost of energy to heat and cool our homes and the ever escalating cost of gasoline for our cars will be some of the future factors in choosing housing.

Construction of the RTD Lightrail in metro Denver is bringing a housing boom along ...

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June 20, 2008

Taste of Lone Tree, Colorado

Mark you calendars now!  This weekend is the first annual Lone Tree Art and Food Festival.  Starting at 10 a.m. on Saturday & Sunday, continuing to  5 p.m. each day, visitors will have the opportunity to munch on samples from 30 of Lone Tree's restaurants ...

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Nov. 8, 2007

Douglas County in Top 10 Richest Suburbs


Douglas County Colorado has been at the top of the charts for growth for several years now. Oddly, it wasn’t that long ago when the cows outnumbered the humans in Douglas County!

Douglas has the fourth-lowest poverty rate (1.5%) as the fifth-largest proportion of the big homes (28.8 ...

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July 21, 2007

Douglas County Schools

Douglas County School District Building The Douglas County School District is in the preparation stages to offer a World Language initiative that will teach Spanish and Mandarin Chinese at the elementary level. The District is preparing a curriculum that will provide a strong foundation for the students as they carry on with language training into ...

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