—Courtesy of Ben & Kelly
Earlier this summer, the Adam Sandler–led movie Pixels imagined a world in which aliens—having interpreted our video games as a declaration of war—use characters from classic arcade games to attack humankind. Considering the caliber of Sandler’s recent work, Pixels probably won’t stay on the big...
For Fit Drinkers
Keystone Oktoberfest, September 5
You’ll want breathable lederhosen for Keystone’s 5K Das Bier Burner road run. The prize: a pint of German-inspired ale placed in your sweaty palms when you cross the finish line.
OktoberWest in Steamboat Springs,...
—Courtesy of Jack Affleck
This month, Vail’s Oktoberfest—one of Colorado’s longest-running mountain celebrations of beer and brats—returns with six days of Hacker-Pschorr brews and Bavarian tunes. But the real heart of this stein-fest is a five-foot-10-inch 79-year-old with perfectly coiffed blond hair and a warm, toothy...
Having spent most of the summer playing outdoors, perhaps you’re only now becoming reacquainted with your home’s decor—and discovering it has little to say. Luckily, Denver’s home-design stores and studios are stocking their shelves with just the thing to add flash to your pad: gold. Designers are...
—Courtesy of Breckenridge Creative Arts
When you hike Iowa Hill Trail in the White River National Forest, you expect to find lush aspen groves, burbling creeks, and perhaps a passing deer. This month, you might also happen upon a cellist. Trail Mix, a series of 24 miniconcerts along the trails near Breck, is part of the inaugural...
—Courtesy of History Colorado
Corey Marshall’s grandpa died four months after Tivoli Brewing Company, one of Colorado’s first breweries, capped its tanks in 1969. “I think there was a direct connection between the two,” Marshall says, noting that Tivoli was the only brew his grandfather would drink. This month, Marshall revives...
Aaron Ney’s answer to how he’d like to change the world sounds like a pageant queen’s response: end hunger and develop food sustainability. The thing is, this 38-year-old Iowa native is actually doing it on a farm plot in Lowry. Seventy-five percent of the harvest at Ekar Farm, Ney’s one-and-a-half...
When general mills patented microwave popcorn in 1981, it was a game changer: Popcorn consumption went from 600 million pounds to more than one billion in 10 years. But in terms of innovation, the industry mostly flatlined after that. Sure, new flavors continued to emerge (Sriracha, cinnamon-brown...