Table of contents 5280 July 2015
Ten years ago, Littleton native and Navy SEAL Danny Dietz Jr. died in Afghanistan so that one of his teammates might live.
How two engineers—along with rarefied potatoes, Colorado water, and the finest distilling equipment—are redefining vodka.
Whether you’re into free weights, high-intensity interval training, spin classes, yoga, or gymnastics, we’ve found 29 places in Denver—and beyond!—to break a sweat.
He can be funny, likable and—depending on the day—a political turncoat, a GOP savior, or a partisan hack. So, now that's he's been a U.S. senator for six months, who is the Gentleman from Colorado?
From the Editor
A letter from the editor of our June 2015 issue.
A look at Longs Peak by moonlight.
Boulder's Hill neighborhood is no longer just for college kids.
The metro area's newest burb starts development south of Chatfield Reservoir.
The projects that will make navigating the city easier...eventually.
The revamped U.S. 36 offers plenty of choices for commuters.
The strangest things people have left on our buses and trains.
The two-year ownership transition at Tattered Cover is upon us. What can we expect?
A Denver startup aims to make finding parking spots easier—and cheating the meter harder.
The California-based Yelp-meets-Airbnb for campers comes to Colorado this summer.
Colorado’s lineup of professional athletes extends far beyond the Broncos, Rockies, Avs, and Nuggets. But would you recognize any of them on the street?
The kickoff for the MLS All-Star game (July 29) isn’t until 7 p.m. That means you’ve got all day to explore the northwest metro area around Dick’s Sporting Goods Park.
The acclaimed avant-garde filmmaker will screen his latest movie in Denver on July 18.
Compete against the best while running alone with Colorado's FKT trend.
Three elite distance runners talk about their record-holding routes.
Three unique spots to watch outdoor movies this summer.
A night of improv at Blush & Blu helps fund women in the arts.
The top movie-rental genres for five Denver zip codes.
Inside one of Denver's most popular summer events.
Property owners are tapping interior designers to get top dollar for their short-term rentals.
Purpose And Pine seeks to shrink our carbon footprint with reclaimed furniture.
The highs and lows of Denver's premier outdoor art event.
Salida boasts a jungle gym of epic proportions.
Four mountain adventures and what to eat afterward to replenish the calories you burned.
How Eric Coffman overcame a devastating accident and became the coolest spaceship designer you've ever heard about.
The inside story of Devotchka's annual performance with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra.
Eat & Drink
To understand just how far our food scene has come, you have to go back to the beginning.
Ragin’ Hog BBQ offers a happy hodgepodge of Southern barbecue traditions.
Meet your new favorite dip, courtesy of Pinche Tacos.
These aren't your usual wings.
Chilled, slow-brewed java is coming on strong.
The bottled cold-brew market is heating up.
A sunny disposition and Mexican eats make this Woodland Park spot an on-the-road standout.
One woman, four farmers' markets, and Denver's evolving food deserts.
Hitting the gym is swell for routine maintenance, but you won’t find better workouts than what the Centennial State’s natural landscape provides.