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Top Docs 2011

Nearly 300 of the very best physicians Denver has to offer.


August 2011

From the Editor


What Happened to Abbey’s Mom

She was 25 years old and pregnant with her first child—the picture of health, happiness, and the potential of life. But Nicole Davis had no idea that she’d developed a relentless form of cancer that was, in a cruel twist, aggravated by her pregnancy.

A Beer For All Seasons

Our beer-y taste buds change with the weather—but Colorado’s craft brewers cater to our seasonal whimsies. Here, our top 24 beers: six each for summer, autumn, winter, and spring. 

Top Doctors 2011: The List

Our annual, must-have guide to the best physicians—nearly 300 of them in more than 80 medical specialties—in the Mile High City.


Front Range

Outward Bound

Why a camping trip gone wrong turned out to be a little bit right.

Old Growth

Denver's oldest greenhouse celebrates its centennial.

The Survivor

Last August, fisherman Craig Horlacher spent five nights and six days in the Little Snake River after he fell and broke his leg. Here, he talks about the accident, facing his mortality, and the parakeets he credits with saving his life.

Connect the Dots

The common denominator among Denver's power players? Leadership Denver.


Is bringing a retired hero to the front office desperate-or genius?


Patio Hopping

Six Colorado patios you can't miss. 

All in the Family

Twelve housemates, one house: co-op living at its finest.

Home Improvement

An Englewood couple tackles a midcentury redo-and lives to blog about it.

Looking Smart

British sartorial influences for fall.

Your Place or Mine

How one Colorado home became our ticket to paradise.



Garden of Eden

Fresh, inspired cuisine in Wash Park.

Craving Carbs

Local restaurants are ramping up their gluten-free offerings (read: no wheat, barley, or rye) with these new takes on classic dishes.

Tres Chic

Crepes 'n Crepes

Reinventing Vermouth

At Linger, mixologist Anika Zappe dusts off bottles of the oft-forgotten spirit and creates the summery, sangría-like Wink and Nod.


Power Play

A Front Range M.D. has developed a potentially revolutionary treatment for orthopedic injuries. So why is the FDA trying to stop him?

The Long Ride

Can the man who once was one of America's most accomplished cyclists become great again-or is it enough that he's back on his bike?

Moving On

We all like to think that friendships last forever-which is why it's so difficult when one ends for good.

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