In this episode, I meet my friend Kendra Anderson aka @SwirlgirlDenver to check out her latest concept, Bar Helix. Bar Helix is a modern, sexy bar and lounge concept offering innovative cocktails and an extensive wine selection along with beer, cider, sake and decadent small plates. 

RiNo Neighborhood Highlights

Officially named the River North Arts District, RiNo has become one of Denver’s most highly ranked and trendy neighborhoods. RiNo is “where art is made,” as evidenced by its name, and is filled with art, music, and creativity. While walking, biking, or driving through the area, one finds art all over the neighborhood. Beautiful graffiti murals and art-covered buildings make RiNo vibrant, colorful, and alive.

This hip neighborhood is especially popular among young professionals, singles, and folks seeking the active, vibrant lifestyle of city-living. The robust urban neighborhood is filled with artists, art galleries, and creative expression. RiNo is a hub for creative businesses and innovative eateries. Part of the neighborhood’s mission is to celebrate innovation, fostering a space where artists and creative businesses can pursue their dreams and see them realized.

In addition to the endless stream of excellent and exciting restaurants, galleries, coffee shops, businesses, and more filling the RiNo district, the neighborhood also offers modern and beautiful places to live. Full of row homes and condos, this artsy and industrial neighborhood is the perfect place for those who thrive on creativity and urban living.



  • Globeville Landing Park

  • Schafer Park

Area Information:

  • To Downtown: 5 min

  • Walk score: 32

  • Bike score: 74

  • Transit score: 50