Table of contents 5280 July 2013
We’ll come up with almost any excuse to abandon our office and get out and about. The best one we’ve managed so far: pulling together our annual guide to Denver’s best stuff. Read up and hit the town. You’ve got some exploring to do.
A letter from the editor of our July 2013 issue.
On the occasion of 5280’s 20th anniversary, a look back at all 175 of our covers.
Two local bouldering professionals tell us why they dropped the rock-climbing ropes—and they just might inspire you to do the same.
Joe Sertich never outgrew his childhood love of dinosaurs. Instead, the Denver native parlayed his youthful obsession into a career as a paleontologist.
A java-fueled day in the life of a Denver office nomad.
Should we be cooling off in the South Platte River?
Preserving Colorado’s endangered Plains.
Why drones aren’t just for warfare anymore.
Nerd alert: Check out Cafe Scientifique.
Indulge in the past at Commerce City’s 88 Drive-In Theatre.
Mother Nature can’t stop the music at Northern Colorado’s Mishawaka Amphitheatre.
During the past 115 years, more than 400 movies have been filmed, at least partially, in Colorado. From old-timey Westerns to horror flicks, we present a timeline of our favorites.
Splurge wisely on a bag that will last a lifetime.
Colorado craftsman Josh Mabe turns old wood into new furniture.
Spend a weekend in the mountains—without draining your savings.
A new way to buy airfare.
Not so long ago, River North was a collection of run-down warehouses on the fringe of LoDo. Over the past few years, though, this micro ’hood has evolved into a modern hipster hangout dotted with contemporary art galleries, minimalist eateries, and trendy indie music venues.
One of Denver’s most beautiful—and storied—historic mansions has been remade into a staycation-worthy bed-and-breakfast in the heart of Capitol Hill.
Kids and teens aren’t the only ones who have to deal with bullies. We all do—often at work. The question is: How will you handle it when it happens to you?
One mother-to-be seeks the elusive balance between keeping her child safe and instilling a true sense of independence.
Marcus Weaver, 42, Survivor
Eat & Drink
The rise and fall of LoHi’s Uncle.
Mixologist Anika Zappe, formerly of Punch Bowl Social, on the iconic garnish
Assignments gets high marks for an affordable gourmet experience.
How many pounds of poppy seeds does Rosenberg's Bagels use each month?
Jonesy’s EatBar flirts with a new mixer.
An inside look at Linger’s playful take on steak and eggs.
Independence Day eats get an international twist.
Denver has the rep of being an early-to-bed town. But if you know where to look, there are plenty of spots churning out quality late-night noshes.
Remaking the humble sunflower seed.