Kenneth Winston's silver with oyster-tone underlay bridal gown with embroidered Venice Lace and a heavily beaded arch of jewels and crystals. $1,494. Exclusively available at Blue Bridal Boutique, 500 16th St., #222, 303-446-2583; bluegowns.com
Sara Gabriel opal tiara, $377, available by special order at Anna BÉ Bridal Boutique, 720-855-1111
Ali Fortunato Botanics & Styling Majolica Spray Roses, Juliet Garden Roses, Dahlias, Ranunculus, Stock, Seeded Eucalyptus, $275, 303-442-7802
Emmy London Carrie flats, $502...
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In Colorado’s exploding culinary scene, small-batch food professionals are scrambling to stay in business—not due to lack of product demand but because access to affordable commercial kitchen space is scarce. Take Julie Ciezadlo, for example. The owner of the now-defunct Tuffy Kickshaw’s Sweetly...
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On April 15, 1955, restaurateur Ray Kroc opened his first McDonald’s, adding “Golden Arches” to the global lexicon and forever changing the way Americans eat. But man can’t live on stacked burgers and greasy french fries alone. In 1993, Denver-born Chipotle created the now often-imitated fast-...
Jackson, a golden retriever–German shorthaired pointer mix and a canine member of Keystone Resort’s ski patrol. —Photo courtesy of Ben Lindbloom
As most any single man will tell you, dogs are awesome conversation starters. That’s why, in part, Keystone Resort employs Annie, Zoey, Jackson, and Penny (who’s still training) on its ski patrol. “Families, kids, adults—who doesn’t enjoy interacting with a dog?” asks Mike Daly, assistant director...
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Although traditional eggnog certainly has its place at our winter table (especially when spiked with bourbon), ’tis time you made a fresh round of cold-weather cocktails part of your holiday traditions. We asked local bartenders to reveal the best not-nog concoctions on their menus. The picks all...
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Colorado’s online health-care exchange makes buying insurance convenient—but not necessarily easier. For that, Connect for Health Colorado tapped CodeBaby. The Colorado Springs startup develops online avatars that guide consumers around websites. But this is no generic body; CodeBaby tailors...
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For years, brett maddox, a white-haired, white-bearded bed-and-breakfast owner in Manitou Springs, thought he made a decent Santa Claus. (He played the jolly man in red for friends and family and events at his B&Bs.) Then, on a friend’s suggestion in 2011, he attended Susen Mesco’s Professional...
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After premiering in April, Furious 7, the latest progeny of the Fast and Furious franchise, became one of the top-grossing films of 2015. Colorado Fast-philes undoubtedly recognized Pikes Peak when Vin and the gang parachute from a plane—in their cars!—and land in motion on a...