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A Religious Experience

We wanted to know: What do Coloradans believe?

5280

April 2012

Features

Scott Gessler Doesn’t Give A…

Colorado’s secretary of state has spent his first year in office living up to his Honey Badger nickname by rampaging through the Legislature, chewing up his opponents, and creating all kinds of chaos. Is he out of control, or is he becoming a savvy—and ambitious—politician?

Home Made

Thinking about a remodel? Tired of your circa-1985 kitchen? Want to jazz up your walls or have the house all your friends are talking about? We’ve consulted the experts, tracked down the craftspeople, crunched the numbers, and shared our own DIY stories. Ready, set, renovate.

Snap, Crack, Pop

As prominent athletes tout the healing powers of sports-medicine procedures, the tools used by the pros and their doctors are trickling down to weekend warriors. But what really works, and what’s nothing more than hype? A look at the front lines of sports medicine in Colorado.

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Front Range

Batter Up

Every season, Rockies players pick the tune that’ll play as they stride up to home plate. At press time, 2012’s at-bat songs were still TBD, so we asked some of Denver’s bigwigs to choose a “walk-up” song for themselves.

Girl Meets Bike

Learning to fix flat tires made me one of the guys—and a stronger, more confident woman.

Race Day

The 30th anniversary of the Cherry Creek Sneak.

Field of Dreams

Remnants of America’s historic baseball stadiums sit in the Rockies’ backyard.

Green Fuel

NREL’s algae experiment.

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Spice It Up

The Mexican Gastronomy Festival.

Tropical Punch

Spring’s traditional floral patterns get a sassy update with bold and digitized prints.

Boys’ Club

A LoHi favorite brings menswear to its lineup this month.

Winery Chic

How a nondescript basement became a sanctuary fit for a sommelier.

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Eat and Drink

How To Make Hollandaise Sauce

A knockout hollandaise is a kitchen staple; the trick is patience and keeping the heat low so the eggs don’t scramble. Sven Hedenäs, executive chef at Tangerine, offers up his fool-proof recipe.

Review: District Meats

Charlie Palmer scores with his first Denver venture, District Meats.

Ramps

Sweet Tradition

With Easter upon us, local bakeries are working overtime on specialty goods that only last as long as the holiday.

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Hall of Fame

Who knew Todd Helton was six degrees of separation—or less—from a who’s who of celebrity culture?

Herd Mentality

Colorado is one of the biggest sheep and lamb producers in the nation. But is it doing enough to prevent the abuse of its immigrant workers?

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