Table of contents 5280 February 2014
Nine pairs of people who, through their unique partnerships—some romantic, some not—make Denver a more interesting, entertaining and welcoming place to live.
Why would one of the most anti-gang voices in Colorado shoot another man? A true-life parable of how one of northeast Park Hill's success stories became another casualty of the streets.
A letter from the editor, February 2014.
Denver’s newest neighborhood in the Central Platte Valley offers skyline views.
Curtis Bean helps fellow veterans find peace by turning their pain into paintings.
How much did the new wing cost the Denver Museum of Nature & Science?
Meet the sisters behind the Boulder International Film Festival, which celebrates its 10th anniversary this year.
Front Range Scene
Handcrafted goods have become a worldwide obsession—and good business.
Do double duty with pieces you can wear now and when the weather warms.
Boulder’s Cedar & Hyde Mercantile sells American-made products, from furniture to skincare.
Impress your love interest with our guide to some of Denver’s top date spots.
5280's Colorado winter mixtape.
Pick up Nancy Sharp’s “Both Sides Now.”
Cleaning up my diet brought unexpected insight.
How Modmarket became the latest success story in the Front Range’s fast-casual incubator.
These 10 now-famous Coloradans moved away from the Centennial State, but not without giving some things up. We weigh how well those decisions worked out.
Eat & Drink
The new location of Izakaya Den is a stunning celebration of the Kizaki brothers’ 30 years in the local dining scene.
How to shuck an oyster.
How many pounds of cheese did Truffle Cheese Shop sell last February?
Humboldt Restaurant does the happiest of hours justice.
Hit Le Petit Paris for your après-ski dinner.
Six responsibly harvested under-the-sea ingredients.