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EDITOR'S TAKE - EXPERIMAX
MODERN MAN MANUAL
With the impact COVID-19 has had on local events, our calendar has almost disappeared. This new section will keep you up to speed with what is going on in the community.
MODERN MAN MANUAL
Everything (well almost) you need to know about today's modern man. How many of the items do you check off the list?
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Farmers Market They are back. The Parker Farmers Market officially returns June 7th. The market is open every Sunday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Colorado is among the states reopening their economy amid the Coronavirus scare. Get out and support our local busniesses, while still adhering to government regulations, of course.
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June in Parker without Parker Days? That hasn't happened in 45 years. But 2020 has been anything but the typical year. Work has already begun on Parker Days 2021!
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High School Seniors Graduation had a different feel this year, and it will never be forgotten. With COVID-19 dictating new terms, the community stepped up to hold makeshift parades, celebrations, and even an Adopt-a-Senior program that has garnered national attention. 8 SEARCHPARKER | JUNE 2020
H2O'Brien Pool Renovation Renovations will include a large play structure, more seating with shade areas, outdoor showers, and improved changing rooms.
Memorial Day Services Services all over the town were live streamed - like the annual Parker Memorial Day Veterans Service of Remembrance.
Patio Seating Open Town issues emergency order that will allow restaurants to expand their outdoor patio seating areas to serve additional customers, while maintaining social distancing requirements.
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Renaissance Festival Postponed With the COVID-19 situation still unsettled, the annual festival has been postponed until August 1 through September 20.
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e recently found a business treasure when one of our computers broke. We were resigned to our fate that we would need to replace it. In doing some research, we found Experimax, a local electronics repair shop owned by Eileen Rippy. There were good reviews online and they did not disappoint. Eileen was great. She was approachable and still capable, a difficult combination to find in customer service these days. We were amazed at the level of competency and array of service options available. They buy, sell, and fix all Apple products.
the price was the way they treat their customers. We really appreciated the service. Eileen was knowledgeable and explained the options, as well as her recommendation. She didn't talk down to us. Let's be honest, few of us really know that much about the inner workings of our computers. We expect them to function when we give them commands. And when they don't, we want to take them to someone we trust.
The price they gave us up front was competitive and there was no bait and switch. The price we were quoted was the final price. But better than
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modern man manual T H E D I S C E R N I N G G E N T L E M A N'S GUIDE TO EVERYTHING
dress well • eat well • act well
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WARDROBEESSENTIALS E V E R Y MA N S H OUL D OW N
A classic white or blue dress shirt can play double duty, giving a formal look under a coat or stand on its own for a casual dinner date. Brooks Brothers Outlets at Castle Rock
Slacks are the base of the look, and everything else can be built around complimenting them. Grand Slam Solid Performance Kohl’s
Dress up your slacks with a sport coat. It’s the perfect option when you don’t need to go to a full suit. Joseph A. Bank Southlands
Choose a dress shoe color to compliment your slacks. Consider style, comfort, and where you’ll be going.
Add a splash of color and formality with a bold red or navy tie. Let your personal style shine.
Put brown with tan and navy; black with black. Wear brown or black with gray, depending on the level of formality. The secret is to match your shoes.
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A watch can show off your personalized style. A classy choice looks sharp with a suit, but can also top off a casual look. Meridian by Jord Victoria Marie Jewelers
Carry what you need to carry in style. Look for a case with a sturdy handle and detachable shoulder strap.
Sunglasses offer style and function – especially while driving in the bright Colorado sun. Set yourself apart with your own unique look.
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C O O K M E AT L I K E A P R O Grilling and smoking meat in the great outdoors requires technique and skill that every carnivore should master. We researched local meat shops and spoke with grilling experts to share some advice for aspiring grill masters.
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SELECTING A SOURCE
When it comes to meat, there is no such thing as a good deal. You get exactly what you pay for. If the price is low, so is the quality. Lower quality meats often come from animals that have been given growth hormones. Low quality chicken, for example, is often "pumped," tumbled en masse in a saltwater solution to tenderize and add flavor. Understanding this, and knowing how to read a label, will tell you before the spongy texture does if you chose well. Meat is graded by the USDA, and while it has to be inspected before being sold, it doesn't have to be graded. The best cuts of beef are prime, followed by choice, select, commercial and then utility. Commercial, what you'll find in most chain stores, indicates that the meat has been inspected but not graded.
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A higher quality of meat is more expensive, but more forgiving. If the product is high quality, it will have more flavor and a better texture, taking some of the pressure off of you at the grill. Remember that success at the grill starts with choosing the right cut of meat.
Season your cut of meat lightly with salt and pepper, your favorite marinade, or seasoning. Sear it on a hot grill before lowering the heat to cook it throughout. It's easy to overcook meat, especially pork. Meat is actually safe to eat at medium. Whether it's steak, pork, chicken, or salmon, the best way to tell if your meat is done is to use a thermometer. Every cut of meat is different; every grill is different. Meat thermometers don't change. A steak reaches medium-rare at around 130oF.
Nothing compares to brisket that falls apart at the touch of a fork. Smoking meat takes a tougher cut, like brisket or even shank, and applies indirect heat at a low temperature for a very long time. This breaks down muscle tissue, resulting in a tender, flavorful meat. For a mouthwatering flavor, try experimenting with different smoking woods. Alder, Sweet Maple, Cedar, Oak, Apple, Cherry, Hickory, Mesquite and many more. So much of the fun of outdoor cooking comes from experimentation. Rely on trial and error. Have you tried Cheez-it crackers on the smoker? You should.
H UN T I NG , CA MP I NG , F I S HI NG - OH M Y
When thinking of men and their passions, outdoor activities are definitely at the top of the list. And what better place to enjoy the great outdoors than in the beauty of Colorado? We took a look around our community to highlight some of the favorite offerings.
With a unique take on a traditional sport, Top Golf is a great way to sharpen your golf skills outside while still in the comfort of a lounge setting. Its set up is conducive to be a social space where many can gather and golf at the same time.
With dozens of fishing holes right in our own backyard, fishermen can enjoy their hobby or sport at a huge variety of places. Local catches range from bass to walleye. Hookandbullet.com is a great resource to search by county to find out detailed descriptions of fishing possibilities.
According to thecoloradohunter.com, our state provides for hunting of ten large animal species. These include: elk, mule deer, black bear, mountain lion, antelope, bighorn sheep, moose, mountain goat and whitetail deer. Colorado contains about 27.63 million acres of hunting grounds, or 42% of the whole state. It is a favorite for locals and travelers who come to hunt.
A close and convenient option to camp out is Cherry Creek State Park, which is open for camping yearround. A number of sites and variations are available. Camp overnight and wake up close to the lake to waterplay all day.
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MA I N T E N A N C E A ND B OY H O O D D R E A M S Guys love cars. The love affair with muscle cars, sports cars, and luxury rides evolved from the first autos that rolled off Ford's assembly line. We talked with Derek and John, our resident experts, about how to keep our vehicles on the road, and what it's like to live out our boyhood (and adulthood) fantasies of being behind the wheel of a racecar!
Maintaining your vehicle's systems is key to long life and reliability. Every new car comes with a Maintenance Schedule; it can also be accessed by neighborhood shops, dealerships, and specialty shops. While following that schedule can be costly for some cars, it is there for a reason. With newer cars, if the maintenance is not done on time, it may void a warranty. With older cars, that lack of maintenance can cause major system breakdowns. What makes it tricky is when the schedule is NOT followed. This leaves the interpretation to the guys in the shop.
Tires can now last as long as 80,0000, and have technology too. Remember, tires are your only contact with the road and choosing the wrong tire can ruin your ski trip quickly. Research a little; read reviews from consumers. Look for full depth sipes and circumferential grooves. Don't buy mud tires thinking you will get excellent winter traction. Do buy tires that meet the demands you put on your vehicle. Understand what is and is not included in a road hazard warranty. Lastly, ROTATE those tires often (see your maintenance schedule). Better too often than not often enough.
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Be a YouTube hero and replace your cabin filter. This little guy often lives behind your glove box and is forgotten. If you live in a dusty area, check it often. If you let this become restricted, your heat and A/C will not work as well. Your engine air filter is under the hood and some are easy to replace; some require basic tools and some cars have two.
TRUST AND RESPECT
Not every mechanic, technician, and repair shop employee is perfect. Find a dealer or local shop that you trust, then trust them. Look at online reviews, ask friends and family to find the best fit for you and your car's needs. Most employees in the auto repair industry are trying their best, but do not often get the respect they deserve. If you walk into a shop to be disappointed, you will be. If you walk into a shop and try to first understand the process, you may walk away with a new respect for the techs that own $100,000 in tools, have worked 15+ years to become a wiz at their profession, and often work long hours in the heat and bitter cold. Give them a chance.
NEED FOR SPEED
Car racing is perhaps the most extreme speed competition - it’s certainly among the fastest. Watching a race is an adrenaline rush for the spectators, as cars bump and jostle for position, all going about twice the speed most of us can claim to ever have topped out at - but what is it like to be behind the wheel? That’s what separates the race driver from the rest of us. They’re going at that speed, inches from the other cars around them, and then they have to make a 180-degree left-hand turn. That’s when it gets exciting. The trick during the turns is to play chicken with yourself. How brave can you be? How hard are you willing to hang on? Because it’s all about tire friction. You’re trying to balance the car’s speed with the limits of the tire’s grip on the track. The tires are sliding as you turn, and if you’re too conservative you’re not going to max out, but if you’re going too hard you’re going to crash. In car racing, it’s that little dance between you and the tire that’s the difference between winning and losing.
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For John, there is no thrill quite like it. "It is very exhilirating to jump out of an airplane, but driving a race car is ten times more thrilling". It is an andreline rush that is difficult to duplicate, or even explain. For those that want to understand the addiction, John suggests heading up to the track at Colorado National Speedway. Take advantage of the Ride-Along options or a Driving Experience. You won't know exactly what it's like to be a driver, but you will get a new perspective for the sport.
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WELLMANNERED B E H AV E L I K E A G E N T L E M A N
Manners never go out of style, although they seem to be harder to find these days. At a time when it may seem oldfashioned or unpopular to be a gentleman, those who chose to respect the "traditional ways" stand out head and shoulders above the rest. Showing respect is timeless, classy, and always in style. Here are a few tips with some modern updates for men who want to distinguish themselves from the boys.
Open her door, stand when she enters or leaves the room, pull her chair out for her. Thoughtfulness goes along way; small and respectful acts are noticed. Let others enter, sit, and eat first. Call women you don't know "Miss" or Ma'am".
Make plans, whether it's with friends or a date. Never ask if they want to "hang out;" make a plan and ask them to join you. Classic dates like mini golf, bowling, or getting ice cream may seem clichĂŠ, but they will yield better memories than Netflix.
WALK THE WALK
When going for a stroll with women or children, always walk on the side closest to the street. Never walk ahead of your compaion. These simple gestures are protective and caring and demonstrate you value them.
At the end of the evening, walk your guests to the door or if approproate, to their car. If it's a romantic date, walk them to their door only with the intention of keeping them safe.
Put away your phone or anything else that might distract you from giving your companion your full attention. In today's world, with the stream of information constant, giving your full attention and really listening shows your love and respect. Interrupting is rarely justified. Allow them to finish their thought before beginning yours.
BE ON TIME
Constantly being late, especially without warning, gives the signal that you don't respect that person's time. Running late also adds extra stress on yourself, which can affect your mood and how you treat other people.
Be genuine in your compliments. Use please and thank you. Manners matter, even if you are just with friends. Never give in to the notion that levity can replace your sincere feelings on a subject.
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RUN TOWARD THE FIRE
Don't fall victim to the Bystander Effect - The woman who gets harassed on the street while no one says a thing. The old man who fumbles to get his groceries in the car as people walk past him. The tourists staring confusedly down at a map while everyone around them has a smartphone with a local data plan in their pocket. Stop. And. Help. Them.
Don't jump to conclusions. Competent communication can be difficult, especially in today's world of texting and social media. Rather than guessing at someone's intentions, ask clarifying questions. Don't be afraid to proclaim that you don't understand. But then make sure that you do.
Be a courteous driver on the road. Allow others to move in and out of lanes or merge in front of you. Use your turn signal. Don't use your phone while you drive.
There might be no better measure of a man than the way he speaks. Your speech not only shows the confidence you have in yourself, but also the respect you have for those around you. Never curse, demean, or be dishonest.
No one remembers you for standing in the crowd. But they do remember you for standing out from it.
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C E L E B R AT I N G FAT H E R S BY AMBER TUELLER
he influence of a good man in a child’s life is invaluable. In recent generations, our society has shifted its focus to include dads more consciously. These changes range from Dads 'n' doughnuts in the elementary schools to a huge increase in companies granting paternity leave, something that was fairly unheard of even 15 years ago. This shift has occurred partially to allow for a wide variety of families – with dads often being the primary parent in a home. I believe another reason for this push is a greater recognition of the need for fathers to be involved. They have such an impact on their families in helping to shape values, self-esteem, work ethic, and fun. Fathers not only affect the lives of their own children, but so many around them. They can
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influence their children’s friends; youth in their church community; kids in the neighborhood; teenagers they work with; and students at school who benefit from their volunteering and teaching. Coaches get very close to their teams and have a positive impact on the youth they work with. Fathers, grandfathers, uncles, and cousins have an impact on those in their extended families. Younger fathers look up to older fathers and the positive cycle continues. There is certainly a greater ripple from each man than at first seems obvious. Remember the reach you can have in your own homes and in the community. As part of our men’s issue, we want to say Happy Father’s Day and thank you for lifting those around you!
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THE GUIDE THE BEST PLACES TO DINE IN DOUGLAS COUNTY
In the interest of providing the 50 best dining options in Douglas County, we must be able to personally recommend each listing. The guide is subject to change from month to month. If you have a suggestion for inclusion on the list, email us at email@example.com.
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LOS DOS POTRILLOS
Voted #1 in the Best of Town brackets! They provide a family friendly environment with authentic Mexican food. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, Los Dos Express features a specified menu with take-out options. Try out their delicious dishes!
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Offering a Chinese and Vietnamese-centric menu in a relaxed atmosphere. 17001 Lincoln Ave, #A, Parker 303-840-7338 $$
A small, family owned, dinein and take-out restaurant that serves authentic homestyle Thai food. 10841 S. Crossroads Dr., Suite 10, Parker 303-805-3880 $$
A local go-to for quality home-style cuisine. This Parker fixture is known for a fresh, creative menu. 19751 E Mainstreet, Parker 720-851-8559 $$
Chinese and Thai dishes that are nothing less than the culinary equivalent of an exotic adventure. 9232 Park Meadows Dr, Lone Tree 303-768-9088 $$
A favorite sushi place in town with a unique blend of Japanese and French at its very best. 11211 S. Dransfeldt Rd., Parker 720-851-1005 $$
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A favorite stop for a unique, cozy atmosphere. Made-from-scratch soups, sandwiches, salads and sweets. Friendly service with a smile. 200 Perry St., Castle Rock 303-660-1935 $$
LA BAGUETTE DE NORMANDY
Certified master chef and chocolatier Michael Dupont serves a little piece of France right here in Colorado. 16524 Keystone Blvd, Unit C, Parker 303-805-9130 $
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The spot to grab madeto-order crepes. Sweet or savory, you can’t go wrong. 19751 Mainstreet, Parker 720-638-9722 $ (EC)
Don’t be fooled by this being a food truck; if you like southern BBQ, this is your place. Corner of Parker Rd and Longs Way, Parker $$$
Award-winning roadhouse doles out wood-smoked ribs, brisket, & pork. Don’t miss the garlic mashed potatoes. 8433 Park Meadows Center Dr., Suite 143B, Lone Tree 303-729-2506 $$
Hawaiian BBQ with a Texas twist. A local favorite and family friendly. 10471 S. Parker Rd., Parker 720-287-2516 $
The Parker tradition. Known for their baby back ribs, but don’t miss the pulled pork and barbeque chicken. 10335 S Parker Rd, Parker 303-805-9742 $$ (EC) A hidden gem with familyfriendly pricing. Don’t miss out on their breakfast burritos. 107 Wolfensberger Rd., Castle Rock 303-660-6340 $
BREW PUB 20 MILE TAP HOUSE
Best known for their burgers and wings. Make sure to catch Trivia Tuesdays. 12543 N Hwy 83, Parker 303-841-6782 $$
ROCKYARD BREWING CO.
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TAILGATE TAVERN & GRILL
Your neighborhood tavern for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Sports bar with live music not to miss on the weekends. 19552 E. Mainstreet, Parker 303-841-7179 $$
THE LIBRARY CO. BAR & KITCHEN
Offering great food & amazing drinks in a relaxed and warm atmosphere. Clear and simple menu options. 3911 Ambrosia St., Suite 101, Castle Rock 720-389-5986 $$
Comfort Italian food in a rustic, cozy, casual familyoriented format. 10047 Park Meadows Dr., Lone Tree 303-799-3661 $$
DANIELLE’S SCRATCH KITCHEN
Stylish, energetic eatery offering elevated Italian fare with an emphasis on great customer service. 872 Happy Canyon Rd. Suite 100, Castle Rock 303-524-9788 $$$
Authentic Italian eatery featuring pizza, pasta, calzones and heros. The local “go-to” for fresh Italian. 10920 S Parker Rd, Parker 303-841-9900 $$
A modern Italian restaurant focused on family recipes and premium ingredients. 210 Third St., Castle Rock 303-688-9000 $$
Neapolitan pizzas join modern Italian fare at this casual eatery featuring a full bar & patio. 10005 Commons St, Lone Tree 303-790-0828 $$
Intimate Mexican eatery for authentic cuisine in a relaxed ambiance. Great for parties. 7272 E Hwy 86, Franktown 303-663-7800 $$ 28 SEARCHPARKER | JUNE 2020
Unassuming local joint serving up straight-forward Mexican plates. 9771 S Parker Rd, Parker 720-842-5105 $$
Vibrant, cantina-style eatery offering Mexican cuisine in a laid-back atmopshere. 18951 E Mainstreet, Parker 720-842-5181 $$
Bare-bones, family-owned local Tex-Mex eats for breakfast, lunch & dinner. 19553 E Mainstreet, Parker 303-840-0325 $
LOS DOS POTRILLOS “Hole-in-the-wall” familyowned eatery. There’s a combo dish to please everyone. 19340 Cottonwood Dr., Parker 303-840-6574 $$
Don’t miss the Carnitas! And bring your appetite for the large portions. 10471 S. Parker Rd., Parker 303-841-0160 $$ (EC)
Quaint, family-owned neighborhood eatery with Greek & American menu, plus outdoor seating. 18366 Lincoln Ave., Parker 303-841-7074 $$ The Parker landmark located right downtown offers a locally-sourced menu. Great service and large portions. 19420 Mainstreet, Parker 720-389-8105 $$ (EC)
Comfort food and baked goods at their finest. Don’t see it on the menu? Ask for it! 11020 S Pikes Peak Dr., Parker 720-708-2889 $$ (EC)
High-end, wood-fired kitchen with a warm ambiance, preparing select American dishes. 10680 Cabela Dr., Lone Tree 303-662-8800 $$
Simple eatery offering breakfast grub such as cinnamon rolls & omelets. 16524 Keystone Blvd, Parker 303-841-1565 $
THE CHICKEN SHACK
Set in a former 1890s hotel. Plating hearty American fare like pan-fried chicken & burgers. 403 Wilcox St, Castle Rock 303-814-2233 $$
COLORADO CORK & KEG
Uniquely fun sports bar with a creative menu of brats and dogs. 971 Park St., Castle Rock 303-660-2399 $
A favorite gourmet burger joint. Imaginative menu with amazing handcrafted shakes. 3982 Limelight Ave, Castle Rock 303-814-2829 $$
A casual sit-down destination with a menu that reflects Colorado’s growing season. 2350 Meadows Blvd., Castle Rock 720-455-3664 $
Chicken wings, fingers, fries, and burgers. Great owners that always make you feel welcome. 11211 S Dransfeldt Rd., Parker 720-504-5044 $
Casual place with eclectic eats and many wines by the glass & bottle. 19501 Mainstreet, Parker 303-736-8463 $$
A traditional family-style Italian pizza restaurant with a Brooklyn flair. 12947 S Parker Rd., Parker 720-851-5300 $
Delicious Neapolitan-style pizza that makes each dish an individual work of art! And don’t forget dessert. 12311 Pine Bluffs Way, Parker 303-840-0518 $
A refreshing take on madefrom-scratch pizza. So fresh they don’t even have a freezer! 17860 Cottonwood Dr., Parker 303-386-3333 $$
New York pizzas & other red sauce staples in a low-key setting. Can’t miss the garlic knots. 16526 Keystone Blvd, Parker 303-220-7422 $$
NY-style pizza, wings, & casual Italian eats, in kidfriendly quarters. 5650 Allen Way, Castle Rock 303-814-8686 $$
Rustic restaurant featuring beef & seafood dishes, plus a sports tavern with an Irish vibe. 363 Village Square Lane, Castle Pines 303-814-2487 $$$
FOGO DE CHAO
Upscale Brasilian steakhouse with all-you-can-eat meat carved tableside. Guaraná is a must, and try the Creme de Papaya. 8419 Park Meadows Center Dr., Lone Tree 303-481-4001 $$$ (EC)
Chops, seafood, wine, & cocktails served in an upscale setting with a lounge & live jazz. 8433 Park Meadows Center Dr., Lone Tree 303-792-2571 $$$
Texas-themed steakhouse with a great menu and wonderful atmosphere. 11205 S. Parker Rd, Parker 303-805-5848 $$
TRAPPER’S CHOP HOUSE
Upscale hideaway local favorite featuring their signature Volcanic Hot Rock sear-it-yourself experience. 19308 Cottonwood Dr., Parker 303-248-2132 $$$
UNIQUE VISTAVINO MODERN
Quaint Tuscan grill made fresh from local fare. Every dish is a winner! 611 Wilcox St., Castle Rock 303-814-2487 $$
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