Corken Corner Blog

9 Things to do in Colorado

Colorado is a four-season destination that’s packed with things to see and do from corner to corner. Our team at Corken + Company loves living in this beautiful state, but we know that sometimes people don’t know all we have to offer. Not sure where to start? The list below will get your motor running on planning a great time in Colorado.   SEE COLORADO’S NATIONAL PARKS: National Park Service locations in the Centennial State are sure to impress: Colorado’s four national parks — Rocky Mountain, Mesa Verde, Great Sand Dunes and Black Canyon of the Gunnison — all offer routes …

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Outdoor Adventures

5 Amazing Outdoor Adventures Accessible by Public Transit

RTD is waiving its fares this month to combat air pollution. To help you take advantage of the feel-good moment, the team here at Corken and Company has rounded up five of the Front Range’s best outdoor outings reachable by bus and rail.  Carson Nature Center and South Platte Park The D light rail line terminates at the Littleton-Mineral station, just a five-minute walk from this 880-acre open space and education center. Pack a rod: You’ll find smallmouth bass and trout in its five small lakes and in the neighboring South Platte River itself.Man-made rapids also make this stretch of river …

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What Would a Recession Mean for the Housing Market?

According to a recent survey from the Wall Street Journal, the percentage of economists who believe we’ll see a recession in the next 12 months is growing. When surveyed in July 2021, only 12% of economists consulted thought there’d be a recession by now. But this July, when polled, 49% believe we will see a recession in the coming 12 months.And as more recession talk fills the air, one concern many people have is: should I delay my homeownership plans if there’s a recession?   A Recession Doesn’t Mean Falling Home Prices To show that home prices don’t fall every time …

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Date night

Best Date Night Spots in Denver

Looking for the best date night spots in Denver? Well look no further! Our team here at Corken + Company felt this list of a couple of the best date night spots would be perfect for your next night on the town!   Williams & Graham Hours: Mon-Sun (5 p.m. – 1 a.m.) Location: 3160 Tejon Street, Denver The Lowdown: I always look for interesting speakeasies online, and ultimately become disappointed when all of the cool spots are based in Europe. I was surprised to find Williams & Graham on my hunt, a hidden speakeasy on Tejon Street. Tucked behind …

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