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Top of the Town 2010

Our most comprehensive (and easily most fun!) look ever at the best of the Mile High City.

5280

July 2010

Features

Wing Men

The brave citizens who comprise the 140th Wing, Colorado Air National Guard, at Aurora's Buckley Air Force Base protect our state and the country at home and abroad. Here, we take an intimate look at these true hometown heroes.

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Atmosphere

Top Priority

Boulder District Attorney Stan Garnett is bucking for a promotion.

Babes in the Wood

The perils—and pleasures—of camping with kids.

Musical Stylings

Tired of the same ol' Fray wannabes? Catch a show by one of these three local stage stars instead.

Taste Tests

Colorado brewers push the boundaries of flavor with firkins.

Shape Up

In the land of toned bods, there's a workout for everyone—we know, because we've tried practically all of 'em. Here are three innovative local regimens to whip your muscles into shape.

Dining

Nachos

Four spots making the most of this quintessential bar snack.

Asian Dumplings 101

A primer on one of the world's most prolific comfort foods.

Iced Tea

Quench your thirst with these riffs on the classic summer beverage.

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Department

Go with the Flow

Follow the historic Flume Trail in South Dakota for a road-less-traveled-style summer excursion.

History Ghost Story

How a turn-of-the-century Denver gadabout, who also happened to be a self-promoting, wife-killing fabulist, helped create one of baseball's greatest myths—and, just maybe, a specter that still haunts the streets of the city.

The White Dot

What happens when you turn off the TV—and tune into life?

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