—Photography by Emily Minton Redfield
After a peek inside Alexis and McAndrew Rudisill’s north Cherry Creek house, you might be surprised to learn their last home, on New York City’s Upper East Side, was, in a word, monochromatic. “I vowed coming here that I’d have something more magical and whimsical,” says Alexis. “I knew I wanted to...
—Photography by Matt Slaby
—Illustrations by Greg Mably
More than 52,000 patents have been issued to Coloradans in the past 50 years—putting us at number 18 in the country for sheer volume of inventions. Of course, that doesn’t take into account all the trademarks owned by Centennial Staters, among them the word “cheeseburger,” trademarked in 1934 by...
—Photography by Morgan Rachel Levy
One year ago, Colorado voters issued a resounding “no” to a proposed nearly $1 billion tax increase to pay for what Governor John Hickenlooper called “the most...
—Illustration by Jeffrey Decoster
Sometime in the afternoon on Friday, August 18, 2006, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service special agent Preston Fant climbed into an unmarked pickup and sped into the desert east of Flagstaff, Arizona. He wore a weathered pair of boots, jeans, and a collared shirt, over which he had pulled a bulletproof...
—Photography by Benjamin Rasmussen; Smoke by Creativity 103
Forty forty-five begins as a wisp of green with leaves no bigger than a butterfly’s wings. On this morning in mid-January, it’s attached to the stem of a larger marijuana plant, number 3269, which is known more commonly by its street name, Strawberry Diesel—STD, for short—one of the most popular...
—Illustration by Thomas Allen
There is no mistaking the drama of a night at the theater: Lights dim over the audience, the first note of music hangs in the air, a moment of anticipation fills the space before the opening line is delivered. To borrow the words of Daniel Ritchie, one of Denver’s most philanthropic supporters of...
—Photography by Carmel Zucker
There has been a lot of conversation recently about the death of fine dining. And although that notion may have been exaggerated, we do agree with Bon Appétit restaurant and drinks editor Andrew Knowlton’s assertion that the national restaurant landscape is shifting toward a more casual environment...