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25 Best Restaurants 2014

What a difference a year makes. Denver’s restaurant scene is in the midst of a big transformation—you won’t want to miss a single bite.

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October 2014

Features

The Mushroom Whisperers

Meet Graham Steinruck and Nick Martinez—two men on a mission to bring the wild foods of the Front Range to Denver kitchens.

Jared Being Jared

Colorado’s most visible and polarizing congressman is unconventional, unpredictable, pragmatic, probably brilliant, and incredibly wealthy. But is his unique approach to politics part of a master plan to give our government a makeover, or is it just how he rolls?

Fall Theater Preview

Truly great theater takes tremendous preparation, endless creativity, talented people, and no small amount of money. We raise the curtain on Denver’s thriving theater community. Take a peek.  

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Front Range

A Town Transformed

Commerce City bets on becoming the next go-to suburb for Front Range families. And it’s putting its money where its aspirations are. 

The Political Calendar

For those of you waiting till the last minute, the time has come to cram for the 2014 election. To spare you from wading through all the online chatter, we gathered 19 bits of political wisdom for you to study during the month of October. Consider this prep for exercising your right to vote on November 4. 

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Rock Star

Hosting a TV show about survival is nothing compared to what professional rock climber Craig DeMartino already lived through. 

Cold Front

Gentlemen: Don’t sacrifice style for function at the first sign of snow. Keep your look casual and polished—and warm—with these options. 

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Hackers

From paying bills to sharing photos, we all live our lives online. How safe are our digital assets—really?

Anywhere But Here

Colorado inmate Douglas Alward has escaped from prison seven times. Only one person knows if he’ll try again.

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