We don’t want to hear you say there’s nothing to do around here ever again. C’mon folks, we live in Colorado—there’s loads of great stuff to experience all year long. So, pull out your calendar and find a permanent marker. From must-see concerts and summer festivals to sporting events and holiday activities, we’ve got you scheduled for fun throughout 2012.
Ever think about finally getting that advanced degree to push you just a bit further up the ladder? Or have you ever considered switching careers altogether? Meet four Denverites who’ve done just that—and learn how do it yourself.
After 40 years as an Aurora resident, Steve Hogan scored an upset win in November to become Mayor Michael Hancock’s suddenly prominent next-door neighbor. He chatted with 5280 on the eve of his inauguration to discuss what’s ahead for Colorado’s third-largest city.
If you like to work out and you like to party, but you don’t want your party to negate your workout, read on: Denver recently became the first U.S. city to launch an almost laughably counterintuitive concept called Fitness Clubbing. Thanks to Bulgarian-born DJ Darina Miteva, all you night-owl club-goers can get your freak on—alcohol-free—while you burn your calories off. Will it catch on? You be the judge.
More than a century ago, President Theodore Roosevelt took a hunting trip to Colorado. What most people don’t know: There was much more at stake during those weeks than simply riding horses and tracking bears.