“I’m already to downtown Denver?” It was a May morning, and Liz Thomas had begun her urban hike down Colfax Avenue around 7:30 a.m. near Genesee Park. Now, she saw a church tower in the distance—the change in neighborhood keying her into her downtown approach. She wore a headlamp on her chest and a...
June 30 2015, 10:00 AM
Nolan Arenado talks to Denver media after a Colorado Rockies victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks, including MLB.com writer Tracy Ringolsby.
After a Colorado Rockies victory, it’s a common sight—Nolan Arenado holding audience with the assembled media in the clubhouse. In his third Major League season, Arenado’s maturity at the plate is reflected in his thoughtful answers to questions about unbelievable fielding plays and rising home run...
June 29 2015, 11:00 AM
Josh Caucutt on his pedicab.
Denver continues to push the bicycle as a viable means of transportation, with new bike-share stations and bike lanes popping up all over town. Also increasing in scope is the pedicab business. Josh Caucutt is a Denver pedal cabbie who sees himself as a tour guide to the city—tweeting about his...
June 26 2015, 9:00 AM
—Photo Credit: Pete Eklund
As 5280’s Summer Guide has pointed out, this season offers plenty of opportunities to get outside and be active. But the warm-weather months are also a good time to kick back, relax, enjoy a cold beverage, and watch the pros play. With that it mind, here are a few summer sports highlights to check...
June 15 2015, 11:00 AM
Where: Bikes are a big part of mountain town life in winter or summer. Senior editor Natasha Gardner snapped this shot of a rusted two-wheeler in downtown Durango.
June 15 2015, 8:30 AM
Street performer John Stork engages his crowd on Boulder's Pearl Street Mall.
Once the students from the University of Colorado pack up, the city of Boulder transforms into a serene summer playground. Whether you prefer to spend your days exploring the green Boulder Creek path or taking in the majestic city views from on top of the Flatirons, now is the time to relax in this...
June 8 2015, 9:00 AM
Where: Driving through Glenwood Canyon along I-70 is an almost surreal experience, says senior editor Natasha Gardner. Which is part of the reason why she prefers hiking through the jagged area, which affords even better views of the gnarly rock layers. She snapped this picture on the way from back...
May 18 2015, 8:30 AM
Where: Features editor Lindsey B. Koehler captured this image of rusted wheels and a broken fence near Mount Crested Butte.
May 4 2015, 8:30 AM