Capitol Hill Books is proud to be the official online source of Phil Goodstein’s marvelous books on Denver history. From the “Spirits of South Broadway” to the “Ghosts of Capitol Hill,” Phil’s books describe the in-depth history of the city from the bottom up. He explores not just the rich and powerful, but also Denver’s[…]
The staff at Capitol Hill Books are all avid readers. And many of us have great teachers to thank for inspiring our love of reading. I remember my third-grade teacher who purchased Goosebump books for me to read and I gobbled them up like delicious candy. Then she told me about some other good books[…]
Holly, the owner of Capitol Hill Books was featured on 7News in Denver last night to discuss our business’ concerns with the bagging on most of the meters on our block for the exclusive use of state legislators. While it looks like the good folks at KMGH weren’t able to change the way the state[…]
Tucked away on the 91st page of Lonely Planet: Colorado is a listing for what sounds like a pretty sweet Denver business. It has “retained the rare magic of a real bookshop” That magic presumably enhanced by threadbare rugs, creaky floors and cardboard cutouts of dead celebrities. The store is of course Capitol Hill Books.[…]
Tired of giving all your money away to large corporations that have little connection to your community? There is a very simple way to ensure that your local dollars stay local: By shopping at local businesses. Several community economic studies show that for every $100 spent at a small, local business, $60-$70 stays within the[…]
View Larger Map Remember several months ago when Google visited our store? They were working on a new project to create 360 degree views of local businesses. Apparently, we weren’t paying attention and Google put up its view of Capitol Hill Books, several months ago. You can access it by searching Capitol Hill Books on[…]
Pictures of our entrance yesterday afternoon. Streets don’t drain like they used to.
“Brown paper packages tied up with string, these are a few of my favorite things.” Julie Andrews was onto something when she sang that snippet. Who doesn’t get an anticipatory thrill when they discover that a package has arrived at their doorstep? We at Capitol Hill Books savor providing people with their favorite things no[…]
A virtual tour of Capitol Hill Books with a soundtrack from Elvis Costello.
We here at Capitol Hill Books just love it when we’re able to help members of the community. We get a thrill when we get the call about how Capitol Hill Books can support a cause or be part of a project. Which is why we were so excited to hear about 14-year old Wryn’s[…]