The Denver Lo Do building was the first property in the 18 seasons of The Real World that Bunim-Murray Productions purchased for the filming of the series.Bunim-Murray had to seek permission from the city to temporarily rezone it from its commercial status to residential.Production company Bunim-Murray kept a tight lid on the proceedings during summer filming, restricting access to the 21,297-square-foot house and making anyone who appeared on camera at the Lo Do-area bars and restaurants the cast visited sign waivers that muzzled them from talking about the show.Naturally, The Denver Post went out of its way to track every movement of the cast and crew via the (since-shuttered) website Get Real Let's face it, people, dating in your 40's, 50's and 60's is no easy task, but I firmly believe we make it more difficult than it has to be.I hear women all the time tell me it's a battlefield out there and I in turn say what Joyce Meyer says, "The battlefield is in your mind." This particular client had gone on two dates with someone she was attracted to along with feeling they had everything in common. On the third date the venue lent itself to her getting dressed up and, according to her, this posed a dilemma for her date.
And from the very first season in Los Angeles, there was a lesbian. Ruthie Alcaide (Hawaii)Ruthie lives in Los Angeles and is a public speaker on topics such as alcoholism (which she dealt with on the show) and sexuality.
As much a gossip blog as an advocate for the show to do right by Denver — which at the time had a bigger cow-town complex than it does now — the site was (for a time) Denver Post.com’s most popular offering and was even featured on the cover of the New York Times Style section.
In advance of the 10th anniversary cast reunion at the new Bowlero bowling alley in Lone Tree at 7 p.m. 21, we’re stumbling down memory lane and revisiting the places the cast frequented, as well as catching up with cast member Davis Mallory, who went on to work in the music industry as a publicist and Nashville-based songwriter, and who will be in Denver for the reunion.
I was really in love with the layout of downtown Denver, the proximity to the mountains, the views and scenery and the overall feel and energy of Colorado.
I also fortunately had a close friend from college who lived in Denver who took the cast out our first night of filming to several night clubs, which we wound up going to for most of the show.