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The long lunch line at Twombly Elementary in Ft. Lupton is moving quickly. On today’s menu: Colorado-grown potatoes, apples from the Western Slope, and green beans picked just down the road. The fresh grub represents the latest step in Colorado’s effort to become a national leader in school-food...
—Photograph by Morgan Rachel Levy
In 2001, three burrito joints already lined the blocks near the now-defunct Market Street Station when Pete Turner decided to add a fourth: Illegal Pete’s. The move was a good one. Today Turner owns seven Illegal Pete’s along the Front Range (the newest spot opens this month in Fort Collins), and...
—Image courtesy of Apex Movement Denver
The Gist: Cirque du Soleil–like trapeze exercises that build mid-air confidence
Ideal For: Divers, gymnasts, and skiers/snowboarders
The Pro: Gold medalist pole-vaulter and Coloradan Pat Manson
What You’ll Do: Swing on a bar 30 feet in the air...
You’ve worked hard to get fit all season. As your schedule picks up, keep your summer physique with a few moves from three local trainers that you can squeeze in between car pool shifts.
Owner/founder, Bonza Bodies Fitness
Side Slide With Dumbbell Curl...
Armed with a can of turquoise spray paint, Denverite Jonathan Lamb eyes his target: the side of a furniture factory in RiNo. He shakes the canister and, in the middle of the day, begins spraying. Lamb doesn’t need to wait for darkness to create his masterpiece—this graffiti is sanctioned...
July 17 2014, 12:27 PM
—Photo by John Burcham
Although Airstream trailers have been around for nearly a century, their recent spike in visibility (thank you, Grey’s Anatomy) has spawned a robust rental market. Denverite Bill Ward is reaping the benefits of the craze—by accident. The 40-year-old Ward, an avid traveler, bought his first...
—Photo illustration by Amanda Croy
Telluride has long been known for two things: music festivals in the summer and steep, untracked lines in the winter. Now, the mountain town hopes to add “innovation hot spot” to its identity with the Telluride Venture Accelerator (TVA). Launched in 2012, the TVA is the country’s first startup...
—Image courtesy of Stephanie Friday
From the futuristic vibe of Snooze to the stripped-down appeal of Ace Eat Serve, Denver’s hippest eateries boast atmospheres as varied as their entrées. Yet these and nearly a dozen other Front Range favorites have one thing in common: Melissa Friday.
Once a successful, well-compensated chef in...