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Frances Grinsfelder
Big D!
Yelping is a habit, if I want it I grab it
Interests: bee-bopping, daydreaming, unicorns, and ice cold beer
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On March 15th, 2014, we looked North. An hour North on Interstate 25 to be exact. Yelp infiltrated Fort Collins for Yelp's City Spotlight on Fort Collins – a two week long celebration of the enchanting city. From discounted cookies... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2014 at Yelp Community Blog
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Last week, on January 29th, Denver Elite Yelpers were privy to a paint party at the brand new local businesses, Pinot's Palette in the hip Highlands neighborhood. Blank canvases greeted the eager artists inviting them to paint their own world... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2014 at Yelp Community Blog
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Psychedelic prints, tin foiled walls, and celeb sightings: These are all things reminiscent of pop artist, Andy Warhol's famed Factory. On December 4th, Yelp Denver Partied - Pop Art Style. With sips, suds, bites, dancers, DJs, and the Denver Roller... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2013 at Yelp Community Blog
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Live Basil, the buid-your-own-pizza concept restaurant and brainchild of the inimitable, Tom Ryan, is a welcomed addition to the culinary scene in the Mile High City! So, when Yelp Denver was fortunate enough to team up with the highly rated... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2013 at Yelp Community Blog
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If there is one thing Yelpers love, it's food. So, what better to explore the culinary arts together than from our very own kitchen. This past October 29th, Yelp Denver did something special and unique that has never before been... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2013 at Yelp Community Blog
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It was the 28th of October and Rio Grande and Yelp Denver had something scary brewing. Tanteo Tequila margaritas and mojitos so sensational, they'll make you shiver. Nachos and empanadas so stellar, it chills you to the bone. From Dia... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2013 at Yelp Community Blog
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On October 24th, Yelp Denver was fortunate enough to team up with Denver Urban Gardens and coordinate a successful fundraising event in support of the DeLaney Community Farm and DUG after the traumatic September Floods that hit the Northwest region... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2013 at Yelp Community Blog
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For the first time ever, Yelp Denver hosted a sushi dinner at Blue Sushi Sake Grill for the October installment of the Secret Supper Club series. Elated to finally have a sushi spot as the secret destination, Denver Yelpers were... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2013 at Yelp Community Blog
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In observance of the Harvest season, Yelp Denver decided to channel their inner prairie person and take in the vast and beautiful plains we have right here in town at the Plains Conservation Center. Equipped with delicious beers from local... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2013 at Yelp Community Blog
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Let's hear it for one of the best burger joints in town! Smashburger’s newest Colorado Springs location invited some lucky elite yelpers for a tasting round of 8 different dishes ranging from burgers and fries to salads and chicken sandwiches... Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2013 at Yelp Community Blog
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Some Saturdays are filled with lazy mornings lounging in your PJ's, sipping on a cup of joe. And some Saturdays are greeted with an over-the-top brunch provided by Northern Italian cuisine - NoRTH. 25 lucky Denver Elites were invited for... Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2013 at Yelp Community Blog
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Last week Yelp Denver extended the luxuries of a little TLC that Labor Day brings by providing a hearty meal for 20 lucky Denver Yelpers. LoHi Steakbar: a local eatery boasting delectable salads and steaks greeted Secret Supper guests with... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2013 at Yelp Community Blog
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Big Smoke Burger hosted Yelp Denver Elites for an exclusive afternoon of Epic Burger Battle proportions. Elites were encouraged to submit their best original burger recipe and duke it out at the event for the Best Burger title. Among the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2013 at Yelp Community Blog
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Fughetabout silly small bites and samples, The Original Pasquini's on South Broadway served up a full-on Italian style meal for 85 lucky Denver Elites for the Pop Into Pasquini's Elite Event. Everything from 8" individual pizzas to generous plates of... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2013 at Yelp Community Blog
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Denver Elites rocked steady at the Hard Rock Cafe for an afternoon of a little music trivia and memorabilia. Traveling exhibition, “Treasures of Hard Rock Tour” gave elites an exclusive, up-close look at pieces of history from music superstars and... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2013 at Yelp Community Blog
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"Hula dancers, roasted pigs, fresh fruit and rum punch - am I sitting 500 yards away from I-25 or on a Polynesian island?" Denver Elite Vicki P ponders? That was definitely the feel Yelp and the Sand Dollar Gallery was... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2013 at Yelp Community Blog
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For the fifth installment of the successful string of 2013 Secret Suppers, Denver Yelpers gathered at 16th Street Mall favorite, Rialto Cafe for an intimate dinner of 45 people perched above the restaurant on their own private dining mezzanine. Upon... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2013 at Yelp Community Blog
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¡Ocho De Julio! Is the new the Cinco De Mayo thanks to the brand spankin' new location of Illegal Pete's in the fun and quirky Baker neighborhood. 100 Denver Elites were invited for an exclusive evening on their expansive patio... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2013 at Yelp Community Blog
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To celebrate Summer, American cafe and neighborhood bistro, Cafe|Bar hosted 50 Denver elites for a breezy afternoon on their patio complete with white and red sangria, Blue Nectar tequila cocktails, and a delectable spread of perogis, duck ravioli, and zesty... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2013 at Yelp Community Blog
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Oui, Oui it was a French Affair indeed! For the June installment of Yelp's Secret Supper Denver staple, Le Central, pulled out all the stops in a lavish, three course meal that can otherwise be described in one word, according... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2013 at Yelp Community Blog
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On May 16th at the McNichols Civic Center Building in Downtown Denver, people from all around came one, came all to the greatest event on earth: Cirque Du Yelp. In the enthusiastic words of Elite Yelper, Julio T: "Ladies, gentlemen... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2013 at Yelp Community Blog
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May is such an exciting time of the year. Flowers bloom, the snow melts, people sit on the patio, and there's another Secret Supper! This May, the new and raved-about restaurant, Central Bistro & Bar welcomed 50 exuberant Denver diners... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2013 at Yelp Community Blog
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When the moon hits your eyes like a big pizza pie...That's Yelpore! What a wonderful evening spent at Italian eatery, Piatti Ristorante & Bar, for Yelp Denver's April Secret Supper. Denver yelpers were privy to a abundant menu bursting with... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2013 at Yelp Community Blog
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When Denver got word of this marvelous movie theatre - The Alamo Drafthouse - that serves a bevvy of local and not-so local brews alike alongside blockbuster new releases and cult classics, like Rocky Horror Picture Show and The Three... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2013 at Yelp Community Blog
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A snow blizzard of Antarctic force couldn't keep the Denver Elites down. On one particularly white Sunday an amazing elite event was planned for 50 lucky elites and it looked as though, even an elite wasn't worth the drive through... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2013 at Yelp Community Blog