Table of contents 5280 February 2016
Colorado’s Gold King Mine spill sent millions of gallons of contaminated water into the Animas River this past summer. More than 130 miles away in New Mexico, along the San Juan River, the environmental disaster is making the Navajo Nation rethink itself.
Denver's airport isn't as bad as you think it is—in fact, we offer a variety of tips for how to learn to enjoy the journey.
From the Editor
A letter from the editor of our February 2016 issue.
With local comics becoming national stars, and national comics seeking out local clubs, Denver has never been funnier.
The Denver comedy trio discusses their new sitcom, the Denver comedy scene, and fake literature.
Coors Field hosts its first NHL game this month, which made us wonder: What does it take to build a hockey rink inside a baseball stadium?
Westminster's Zybek Sports answers that question at February's NFL Scouting Combine.
We divine the fortunes of Colorado legislators facing re-election in 2016—aka the Year of the Fire Monkey, which begins February 4—using their Chinese astrological signs.
According to Chinese astrology, business industries are grouped into five elemental categories. Here's how they'll fare in the Year of the Fire Monkey.
An East Coast company uses Colorado bison wool in its new winter jacket—one that can keep you warm when the temperatures drop.
Whether you're already partnered up or on the hunt for your match (and fed up with Tinder), here are six dates that can help to turn your passion into...well, passion.
Pro secrets for making homemade Valentines.
Put down your pencil and pick up your pint: Geeks Who Drink brings the Super Bowl of trivia back to its Denver birthplace.
Three new (or updated) apps to elevate your Colorado ski day.
Colorado's most intimate meeting of anime aficionados debuts this month.
Savor the leap year with a bonus day on the mountain.
Furniture Row Racing looks to capitalize on its best season yet.
Eat & Drink
Osaka Ramen is on the path to noodle righteousness—but it’s not quite there yet.
Impress your valentine with a High Point Creamery–inspired treat.
Edge Restaurant & Bar gives octopus the royal treatment.
Breakfast burritos and bowls of chile hit the spot at La Casa Alba.
Denver chefs shine a spotlight on sea urchin.
Warm up with these winter-weather eats.
Facial hair is high art in Denver. Here's your guide to some of the varieties you'll see around town.