Andrew Romanoff, former speaker of the state House and a once rising political star, wants to be a U.S. senator. And there’s nothing Governor Ritter, the state Democratic Party establishment, or the White House can do about it. If he costs his party the big one and torpedoes his career along the way, well, that’s democracy.
One of the founding owners of Floyd's 99 Barbershop—a Denver mainstay since 2001—Rob O'Brien talks to 5280 about the story behind the name, the ins and outs of the barbershop business, and success in Denver. Deck: After working in the concession business for two decades, Rob O'Brien and his brothers Bill and Paul opened up Floyd's 99 Barbershop in Denver in 2001; since then, the chain has expanded to 45 stores nationwide. Here, O'Brien talks about concessionaire hustling, the barbershop business, and success in Denver.
There's nothing more American than a long stretch of highway (or a winding stretch of dirt), a full tank of gas—and nowhere to be until work on Monday. Whether you're looking for luxurious hot springs, Technicolor waterfalls, small-town beer tastings, or some down-and-dirty four-wheelin', we've got the perfect trip for you.
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