—Photo by Laura Brooks
If you spent the better part of your summer camp experience in the arts and crafts studio, you can relive those memories during a full-day retreat with four-year-old Makerie. The July 13 Summer on the Farm class ($365) at the charming Lyons Farmette includes immersive craft workshops...
—Courtesy of The Wild Gym Company
Just as playground monkey bars build pint-size arm strength, Monkii Bars—a suspension-training apparatus released by Boulder’s the Wild Gym Company in September—develop grown-up muscles even Popeye would be proud of. The year-old company’s first fitness product morphs simple exercises, such as push...
—Courtesy of Gary Hubbell
1. You Catch It, We Cook It
A successful hunting trip can get messy—unless you’re out on Viceroy Snowmass’ new excursion. You’ll spend a full day stalking pheasant, grouse, or duck; fishing for trout; or shooting clay pigeons with the Aspen Outfitting Company ($1,250), but you get to leave...
—Courtesy of Adam Bove
Old Studebaker cars and vintage campers rolled in and out of the garage at Abby Gerdeman’s childhood Ohio home. As her parents tinkered on these projects, Gerdeman learned to see beyond bad paint and stained interiors. In October 2013, Gerdeman turned her family’s knack for rehab into a business:...
—Courtesy of iStock
Once upon a time, a wreath on the door and some fake snow on the table qualified as festive holiday party stylings. No more (thanks a lot, Pinterest). Today, nothing short of real reindeer in the front yard will do. Fortunately for those of us planning for Thanksgiving, Kwanzaa, Christmas, and...
—Courtesy of Sarah Boyum
1. Baere Brewing Company (pictured above)
Est. July 2014
Homebrewers Kevin Greer and Ryan Skeels took their passion public this summer with the debut of an “urban farmhouse–style” brewery. Translation: Mixed in with the IPAs and pale ales, you’ll find two to four saisons flowing...
—Courtesy of Mark Mothersbaugh
For Mark Mothersbaugh—prolific composer (The Lego Movie, Rugrats), artist (he’s had more than 100 shows), and co-founder of rock band Devo—art means perpetual motion. “My nature is to keep moving forward, even when I’m facing backward,” Mothersbaugh says. The new Mothersbaugh exhibit at the Museum...
—Paul Heaston’s drawing of a Denver fire station.
We all know Denverites gather in bunches to drink beer (pub crawls) and ride bicycles (cruiser rides). But, it turns out, Mile High City–dwellers also converge for a more artistic endeavor: drawing. It’s a local expression of an international trend demonstrated by at least 10,000 members of the...