—Illustration by James Taylor
It’s hard to be bored in Colorado, what with the Rocky Mountains in the backyard and a plethora of art openings, themed runs, beer festivals, and sporting events taking place at any given time. The truth is, we’re not sure how people squeeze in any time for work. And it’s about to get even more...
—Photos by Morgan Rachel Levy
The Limon Correctional Facility sits atop the lonesome and expansive High Plains of eastern Colorado, halfway between Denver and the Kansas state line. Just south of the small town for which it’s named, the location is a fitting place for a prison. There isn’t much around; the surrounding fields,...
—Illustrations by Chris Whetzel
The Inauguration of Denver’s municipal officials on July 20, 2015, started with a few hiccups. Protesters decrying fracking shouted on the street outside the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. Ushers at one door ran out of brochures. The band picked up its tune too early and had to start over....
—Illustrations by Dave Plunkert
—Portraits by Jeff Nelson
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The Chinese zodiac calendar designates 2015 as the Year of the Sheep, but we take issue with that characterization of timidity. We like to think of 2015 as the Year of the Hero. And not because...
—Photography by Aaron Colussi
For years, millions of Americans have considered coffee little more than a vehicle to deliver caffeine to the body, a morning jolt scooped from either a red can or a blue can. But there’s far more to coffee than caffeine. During the past decade, java has evolved from a universal stimulant to an...
—Photos by Matt Nager
After courtroom 201 shut down and the reporters left, after the questions had been asked of witnesses and the tears shed, George Brauchler would return to his home and attempt to make sense of what seemed to be a senseless situation. He’d kiss his wife. He’d eat dinner with his family. He’d read...
—Photo courtesy of Shutterstock; All other photography by Paul Miller
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Between long workdays and globe-trotting excursions, the owner of this Denver condo needed a place to recharge, and her dimly lit environs just didn’t work. Her three-bedroom, 1,400-square-foot condo in the Belvedere Tower, a 17-story high-rise in the Golden Triangle, was clad in dark finishes and...