The other day, I walked into the 5280 lobby and was greeted by a group of redcoats (see above). They hailed from Williamsburg, Virginia—aka, Colonial Williamsburg, where it isn’t uncommon to walk down the main street today and see a settler churning butter or a soldier in a tri-pointed hat lighting...
February 27 2012, 10:17 AM
5280’s March fashion feature, “Streetwise,” was shot on location at Denver-based GuerillaGarden Studios, where artist Jeremy Silas Ulibarri, aka “Jolt,” does his thing with urban colors and shapes. We were so enamored with the background of the shoot—not to mention the hot spring looks—that we...
February 22 2012, 10:12 AM
A couple of winters ago, some friends and I road-tripped to Telluride. It was fantastic. We ate and drank and played (read the highlights here). This year, we revisited. And we skied. Hard. The kind of skiing that left me with bruised knees and achy muscles and snow down the back of my jacket...
February 21 2012, 10:48 AM
Along with the elation of the first great powder day of the ski season this past weekend came a conflicting emotion: grief. Three skiers died in avalanches on Sunday. I first heard about the 13-year-old who was killed at Vail. Later, I read additional reports about avalanche-induced deaths at...
January 27 2012, 11:00 AM
A few months ago when famous architect Santiago Calatrava backed out of the DIA South Terminal Redevelopment Project under the weight of a $150 million budget shortfall, we wondered how much of his vision would stick around in his successor’s plans. Last week, we got our answer when the airport...
January 26 2012, 7:51 PM
The 1st Date
The 4th or 5th
The Wedding Anniversary
The All-Day Babysitter
The Group Date
The Blind Date
The 1st Date
A casual, no-pressure excursion that...
Every couple of weeks I find myself around the corner at Margs Taco Bistro in LoDo picking up takeout. I could die happy if a warm Margs tortilla was the last thing I ever ate. So when I stopped in for my usual—the Belle taco with portobello, Carolina slaw, fresh guacamole, and citrus basil drizzle...
January 5 2012, 11:30 AM
How do you transform a tired ’70s-vintage law office into a creative haven? TDA_Boulder advertising (the imaginative force behind ad campaigns for consumer favorites like Chipotle, FirstBank, Izze, and Celestial Seasonings) turned to Boulder-based Surround Architecture and TreeLine Homes for its...
December 22 2011, 12:24 PM