For the eighth year in a row, 5280 brings you Denver's best stuff. With more than 280 winners, check out our biggest list yet of what's tops in the Mile-High City. Editors and readers share their personal favorites from chocolate chip cookies to cocktails, picnic spots to pick-up joints, miniature golf to big-ticket boutiques.
Easy access to the mountains isn't the only thing keeping us in Denver, it's the city itself - and Denver, it's been a good year! In our annual quest for the best of the best, we turned over more than a few rocks hunting down new reader-friendly services, sampling hundreds of metro-area menus, shopping ourselves broke at new shops, and keeping an eye on local personalities. At the end of this exhaustive search, we always sit back and declare that it's good to live in the Mile-High City. » With more than 280 winners, this year's Top of the Town is bigger and better than ever. The editors' choices were selected by a team of 5280 editors and writers. Our readers voiced their opinions by filling out hundreds of ballots (published in the December/January and February/March issues). With categories including top places, services, personalities, shopping, dining, kid stuff, and entertainment, consider this your guide to Denver's best stuff.