—Illustration by Emiliano Ponzi
“To rescue the fallen is good, but ’tis best to prevent other people from falling.”
—The Fence Or The Ambulance by Joseph Malins, 1895
Bright colors danced before Josi Stewart, a blurry kaleidoscope floating in the distance. She blinked her chocolate brown eyes and...
—Photography by Aaron Colussi
When Boulder native Dave Query opened the first Jax Fish House on the Pearl Street Mall nearly 21 years ago, he wasn’t deterred by Colorado’s middle-of-the-country status. Instead, he made it his mission to bring the sea’s bounty to landlocked tables. Now, two decades and four Front Range locations...
—Still life photography by Aaron Colussi
There was a time when, for many, food was just food. Crops or livestock were raised and harvested and eaten. They provided fuel, nourishment, a means to an end. But the local food movement, here and everywhere else in this country, has worked to champion the craft, the artistry, and the people...
—Photography by Jeff Nelson
Pulling the trigger was almost too easy. I stared down the barrel, lined up my shot, and psst, psst. I pulled the first bullet high and left, burying it in the hotel room’s drab wall. My second shot hit and—I hoped—ripped through the man’s chest, past his ribs, and into his heart. I couldn’t make...
—Photos courtesy of the Rochester Hotel (right) and Yvonne Lasmett (left)
With so many amazing resort towns in Colorado, it’s easy to overlook the smaller, less glamorous hamlets that dot the Centennial State. Which is a shame because these enclaves offer outstanding outdoor recreation, quaint main streets, unique lodging, mom-and-pop restaurants, and genuine doses of...
Colorful chairs (upholstered in lemon yellow aniline leather) surround the Chippendale-style table. For the gilded grenades, designers John and Sasha Moinzad found a collector of WWII-era memorabilia and had the empty shells partially gold-leafed and then custom-framed.
—Photography by Kimberly Gavin
Sullivan is no stranger to making people feel at home. She’s co-owned and operated some of the most successful restaurants in Denver—including TAG and TAG Raw Bar—and now, as the principal of Leigh Sullivan Enterprises, she oversees branding and marketing for many of the biggest names in the local...
—Photography by David Lauer
Ten days after the Waldo Canyon Fire ravaged more than 18,000 acres and nearly 350 homes in June 2012, a retired Army couple spotted a slice of hope just south of Colorado Springs’ Garden of the Gods Club and Resort: an empty lot on a ridge looking west. The pair’s townhome had been reduced to ash...
Interior designer and homeowner Deidre Oliver added elegance to the great room with the Delano console by Currey & Company and the Orleans side table by Arteriors, both with custom marble tops.
—Photography by Emily Minton Redfield
Deidre Oliver and her husband left Chicago in 1998 to raise their three children in a more outdoorsy locale. Their destination: Niwot, a bucolic town with about 4,000 residents just north of Boulder. They bought an acre upon which to build a home (designed by Boulder’s MQ Architecture & Design...