Recognized For Working in the Deaf Community

Recognized For Working in the Deaf Community

We are only into April and this year has already been full of surprises for me. After working in the real-estate business  for 25 years and working along side the Deaf Community, I was recognized by Realtor Magazine and 303 Magazine.

This is a great accomplishment, not only for me but for the Deaf Community. It brought to light how a lot of Deaf people get taken advantage of by Realtors and Mortgage Lenders because of the communication barrier. This is why I do what I do. I am one of the few bilingual ASL Agents in Colorado and I will do everything I can do make sure my deaf clients are taken care of and are getting the best service possible on all ends.

Please take time to read the articles and contact me if you need help buying, selling or refinancing.

Maria Gallucci

303 Magazine

Realtor Magazine

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4th of July Party Ideas!

Quickie Garland

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Independence Punch


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A drinkable 4th of July flag! Big Bear’s Wife mixed up a patriotic beverage using cranberry juice, blue Gatorade Frost, Diet 7-Up, and ice cubes for a refreshing party cooler.

Flag Canopy


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Create a classy canopy and mood lighting for your 4th of July party with this genius idea from Style Me Pretty. Tie red, white, and blue paper streamers onto big-bulb outdoor lights, and hang above a picnic table or a grassy dance space.

Muffin Tin Art Caddy


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Vaccuming in High Heels & Pearls created this quick DIY with a muffin tin and some red, white, and blue buttons, beads, and other odds and ends. For a 4th of July party activity, leave it out on a backyard table for kids to string necklaces and bracelets.

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Make snow cones that won’t melt—these beauties are actually Bakerella cupcakes in disguise. A glittery tri-color frosting tops a layered three-color cake that you (and your party guests) have got to see to believe.

Firework Rings

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Make fun fireworks accessories with the kids using this tutorial from Fantastic Fun and Learning. Twist together sparkly tinsel stems (or patriotic-color pipe cleaners) to create cute rings.

Cool Soda Bar

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Desserts on the 4th of July can be used as party decorations with this sweet soda bar idea from Let’s Dish. Group red, blue, and clear soda bottles on a table with small bowls of striped straws, cherries, sprinkles. After the grill is off, bring out ice cream and let guests make their own ice-cream floats.

Have a safe 4th of July weekend! 

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The Hilltop Neighborhood

It is hard to believe that Denver’s prestigious Hilltop neighborhood was originally developed as a country suburb of Denver. Today, this charming urban neighborhood, which is located just east of Cherry Creek, is in the center of central Denver Real Estate.

Hilltop, which was primarily developed between 1920-1940, is widely known for its distinctive Tudor architecture but also features other architectural styles including colonials and more modern styles. Hilltop’s residents take pride in larger lots that sit back further from the street than those in other Denver neighborhoods. Alleyways are noticeable absent due to the fact that Hilltop’s lots were intended for automobiles rather than streetcars. The neighborhood gets its name from the high elevation of the area, and therefore offers some wonderful views of the Front Range mountains.

Hilltop, which is bounded by Colorado Boulevard, Alameda, 6th Avenue, and Holly, is only a few minutes from downtown Denver and the Cherry Creek shopping district. Hilltop residents can easily access downtown Denver’s rich entertainment and cultural opportunities. In addition, the historical Cranmer Park, one of thee parks, provides endless recreational opportunities.

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Map of Hilltop

 

Parks

Cranmer Park

Robinson Park

 

Area Information

To Downtown………… 16 min

Cherry Creek Mall…… 4 min

To I-25………….………… 15 min

Grocery Store………. Trader Joe’s

 

Walk Score: 54   Bike Score: 68

Denver Country Club

The Denver Country Club is located just west of the fashionable Cherry Creek shopping center and neighborhood. This area extends from Speer Boulevard north to 6th Avenue and from Downing Street east to Oak Street. The heard of the Country Club area is Country Club Place. It is a subdivision between Franklin and Race Streets. It was designed by William and Arthur Fisher who worked with prominent Boston architect, Frederic Law Olmsted Jr. in 1909.

Only 380 homes comprise this magnificent neighborhood, which is still inhabited by many of Denver’s most social and politically elite. The large sprawling lots, historic homes, and proximity to both the actual Denver Country Club and the Cherry Creek fashion mall make this area one of the most exclusive areas in Denver. Wide, tree lined streets add to the elegant atmosphere.

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Map of the Denver Country Club Neighborhood

Parks

James N. Manley Park

Alamo Placita Park

 

Area Information

To Downtown………… 21 min

To Cherry Creek Mall… 2 min

To I-25………….………… 5 min

Grocery Store………. Whole Foods

 

Walk Score: 66   Bike Score: 89