—Courtesy of Compleat Couture
Some things never change, like a bride’s desire to go big with her dress—even if her budget is tiny. Fortunately, Barbara Raskin Myers can help. In March, the former Brides magazine marketing director opened Compleat Couture. The Centennial shop houses more than 1,000 wedding dresses (the majority...
—Courtesy of Ellen Jaskol
When Union Station hosts its largest wedding reception to date next month, Elevated Catering will fill the plates. Executive chef Kevin Barthelemy reveals the ingredients he’s stocking for the expected 250-person celebration.
20 pounds of Tender Belly square-cut pork belly for the Green...
Wedding photographs capture the bliss-filled moments of new unions, but they also evince trends, for better (bow ties) or worse (poufy-shoulder dresses). In the midst of the summer wedding season, we asked industry pros what we can expect to see in this year’s Colorado wedding albums.
—Courtesy of Amanda Croy
Slow Meat returns to Denver June 4 to 6, encouraging carnivores to contemplate where their main courses come from. A symposium of chefs, ranchers, and policy wonks, Slow Meat promotes environmental stewardship, seed-to-fork practices, and a transformation in how Americans think about meat (...
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You’ve heard the term “farm-to-table,” but how about “warehouse-to-table”? No, this isn’t Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World; it’s Infinite Harvest, a vertical-hydroponic farm in Lakewood. The farm, which harvested its first crops in March, has the means to eventually produce 65,000 pounds of greens...
—Courtesy of Gabrielle Hamilton
You might know New York chef Gabrielle Hamilton as the author of 2011’s New York Times best-seller Blood, Bones & Butter. Or you might be swooning over her recently released, unconventional cookbook, Prune (Random House, November 2014). The book, like Hamilton herself, takes a no-bull approach...
—Courtesy of Paul Miller
Backpacking into the James Peak Wilderness sounds like a tranquil summer retreat—until your hiking companions con you into carrying the water. Next thing you know, you’re a mile in, sweating through your shirt, and your overstuffed pack is carving into your shoulders and waist. You can surrender...
Amount recently awarded to Boulder’s Bhakti Chai, the first recipient of investment dollars from the Colorado Impact Fund. Launched in 2014, the private equity fund is devoted to helping grow Colorado companies, especially those with positive impacts on their communities. Bhakti’...