Table of contents 5280 June 2012
Missy Franklin likes texting, dancing in her basement, and having sleepovers with her friends from Regis Jesuit High School. She also happens to be the best female swimmer in the world and is poised to take home multiple medals from the London Olympic Games this summer. Meet the new face of American athletics.
Oral health is an important part of your overall well-being, but choosing the right dentist isn’t as simple as walking into the closest dental office. Lucky for you, we already did the heavy lifting: 5280 teamed up with topDentists, a company that creates nationwide dentist listings, to locate Colorado’s 598 best dentists. A healthy smile is just the flip of a page away.
Meet the Lumineers.
A pair of friends captures a slice of Americana before it disappears.
WalkDenver aims to change our four-wheels-first habit.
Classic film, The Lone Ranger, is being remade in Creede.
Learn to play disc golf.
How polo, the Sport of Kings, became the sport for an ordinary Colorado girl like me.
Our Q&A with Lynn Prebble.
Cuba Cuba’s spicy mango-cilantro sangria.
You don’t have to travel far to escape the bright lights and the big city. Four of our favorite open spaces* across the Front Range get you closer to Mother Nature—and to Colorado’s storied past.
Get Involved: ReTree Steamboat.
Utilitarian jeans are summer-ready in pretty, pastel hues.
The interior of our Washington Park home was move-in ready, but the yard needed a master’s attention.
Forget Santa Fe. Continue on to Albuquerque, where you can while away three pleasurable days in the desert.
Camping season is upon us, and no matter where you’re headed, or for how long, it’s easy to load up on local foodstuffs. Here are some of our favorite Colorado eats fit for the campground.
Eat & Drink
The Wooden Table is simple and unpretentious—sometimes to a fault.
Roasting marshmallows over a fire used to be our favorite camping ritual—until associate art director Dana Pritts taught us to make ember-baked banana boats.
By the numbers: How many pounds of rhubarb does Lucile’s use to make strawberry-rhubarb jam?
My four-year search for the perfect vegetarian soup.
Did You Know? The secret behind Big Night.
Food & Wine comes to life in the form of an Aspen restaurant.