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Top Doctors 2013: The List

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August 2013

Features

Dudley Brown’s War

The executive director of Rocky Mountain Gun Owners has been aiming to remake Colorado politics using hyper-aggressive and confrontational political strategies. 

Built

Meet seven Colorado athletes whose superhuman training programs and otherworldly self-control over their diets allow them to push their bodies to extremes—all for a shot at being the very best.

In Defense of Big Dreams

Colorado native Mitch Unrein finally got the chance to be a Bronco—now all he has to do is keep the job.

Moveable Feasts: Foodie Road Trips 2013

One empty stomach. One full tank of gas. Eight restaurants worth the drive. plus: 24 other reasons to take your appetite on the road.

Hero Work

Five stories that will make you believe that, on their best days, doctors really do have superpowers.

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School Daze

This month, more than 250,000 college students across the state start a new academic year. In honor of their return, here’s a brief look at the good, the bad, and the humorous at six schools along the Front Range.

Wild Country

This summer, plan a trip to Cache la Poudre River Canyon, an underrated paradise for hikers, anglers, and campers.

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Front Range

Joy Ride

Front Range Cycling Club keeps Denver youth on the bike and out of trouble.

Hanging Out

Tree Climbing Colorado turns a childhood pastime into an adult adventure.

Perfect Pairings

Classic road and mountain biking rides—and their accompanying boozy rewards.

New Look

Denver’s barbershops get a modern makeover.

Early Retirement

Meet Pete: the 38-year-old Longmont resident who is living the dream of someone twice his age. 

Back To The Future

What to expect when Union Station finally finishes its multimillion-dollar transformation in 2014. (Hint: There will be much more than just trains and buses.)

Tee Time

The Solheim Cup comes to the Colorado Golf Club on August 13.

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Fusion Furniture

A Carbondale-based company produces unique, handmade rocking chairs.

Between The Lines

A Fort Collins craftswoman blends artistry and function in her colorful furniture.

Revival

Floral and delicate, Colorado-made gin is putting a local spin on the classic spirit.

High Dive

Welcome to Moab, Utah: the only place in the world where you can tandem BASE jump off a cliff.

Riot Grrrl

Leather, spikes, and distressed fabrics can only mean one thing: Punk is back.

By the Numbers

What's the average age of students who perform at the Aspen Music Festival and School?

Open Book

Nano libraries are popping up across the state.

Light My Way

The Kitchen co-founder Jen Lewin is also a light and sound sculpture artist.

Eat and Drink

Form Meets Function

The yin and yang of Izakaya Den’s design—and cuisine.

Shake It Up

Four Denver spots are transforming the classic milk shake into something magical.

Pack It In

Feed Zone Portables fuels athletes on the go.

The Great Sandwich Project

Celebrate National Sandwich Month with 31 perfect lunchtime companions—one for each day of August.

By the Numbers

How many pounds of Colorado peaches does MM Local use each August?

Butter Me Up

The Butcher Block Cafe’s bid to make the best cinnamon roll in Denver.

How To Make Dump Cake

Irene Rawlings, veteran camper and author of Cast-Iron Cooking with Sisters on the Fly, demonstrates how easy outdoor baking can be.

A Sense Of Place

The Populist finds a niche with noteworthy hospitality and nuanced cuisine.

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