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Last week, United Health Foundation ranked Colorado as the least obese state. While this isn’t quite news, the fact that the region is only the eighth healthiest state when other factors are considered—such as the prevalence of diseases like whooping cough—sort of is. We sat down...
December 16 2014, 3:01 PM
—Illustrations by Daniel Ting Chong
Finding a skilled lawyer, like finding a great doctor, is usually something of a chore. After all, situations that require an attorney are rarely stress-free—you’re about to buy a house, sell your company, or get a divorce. And unfortunately, the myriad subspecialties of law mean that the attorney...
Denver’s afternoon sunshine filters through the front windows of my Sunnyside bungalow as I sit in the corner of my L-shaped couch. Four years ago, I left my home state of Connecticut for Colorado, started a job as a middle school choir and theater teacher, and bought this house. When I moved...
Coloradans have every reason to be well adjusted and super content: After all, we’re surrounded by majestic natural beauty; we enjoy near-constant sunshine; our lifestyles are active and healthy; and our friends like to play as hard as they work. In fact, according to the 2013 Gallup-Healthways...
Where: The most popular hike in Basalt, Colorado, the Arbaney Kittle Trail, is not recommended for beginners, but food editor Amanda Faison gives us a glimpse of the reward for completing this trek: A scenic view of the Elk Mountains on a December day.
December 8 2014, 8:30 AM
Consilium, Renegade Brewing Company, Denver
Style: Pale Ale
ABV: 5 percent
Serving Type: 12-ounce can
Malty? Hoppy? Muted hoppiness
Reviewed: November 2014
After years of reviewing Colorado beer, I thought I knew what this brew would be like. It would...
November 21 2014, 2:00 AM
The Greek philosopher Heraclitus is famous for saying, “No man ever steps in the same river twice”—which, of course, means the universe is in a constant state of flux. It’s difficult to argue against the logician’s maxim while looking at the ever-evolving Colorado landscape. Whether the changes are...
—Illustrations by Chris Philpot
There has long been a perception that Coloradans are, almost by birthright, environmentally friendly. If the stereotype holds, we are hybrid-driving, beer can–recycling, backyard-composting outdoorsmen who only buy locally grown, organic foodstuffs at Whole Foods Market (filling our own reusable...