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The Guide to the Four Corners

Thirty-two reasons to make the 420-mile drive to the Four Corners region.

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September 2017

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Testing Ground

When Jon Hanover launched Roots Elementary, a charter school in Northeast Park Hill, in 2015, he hoped to create an innovative, high-performing community school by transforming the way elementary education is taught—all on a spot once devastated by gang violence. Two years later, has the school made the grade?

Welcome to the New Denver Office

Standing desks, nap nooks, and, yes, millennials: The modern workplace is in transition. 
And if the Mile High City is truly the best place in the country for business and careers (thanks, Forbes!), others will be looking to us for advice on how 
to navigate the new frontier. Here’s how Coloradans are working smarter—not harder.

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An Orbiter’s Obit

NASA's Cassini spacecraft is the first to ever orbit Saturn. You can thank a team of CU-Boulder scientists for the photographs Cassini has sent back to earth.

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Culture

Eat and Drink

Restaurant Review: 12 At Madison

Jeff Osaka paves a bright path for Denver dining with his ambitious but focused nine-month-old Congress Park eatery.

Going Whole Cow

One food editor’s experience with buying (and storing and cooking and eating) local beef in bulk.

The Denver-Austin Restaurant Exchange Program

These days, you can hardly eat or drink in Colorado without running into an Austin, Texas import. Here's the lowdown on a half-dozen marquee members of the Austin-Denver coalition.

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New School

Colorado is launching a first-in-the-country apprenticeship program that’s designed to let students earn it all: a diploma, a degree, and a middle-class wage. The best part? It’s free.

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