While we don't love the shorter days of winter (commuting in the dark is no fun), we adore the spectacular sunsets that dominate this time of year. Follow senior editor Natasha Gardner on Twitter, Instagram, or Pinterest.
December 5 2013, 10:00 AM
It’s going to be cold outside tonight. And snowy, and windy, and dark. All of which amounts to less than ideal running conditions. But that doesn’t mean you have to hang up your running kicks until spring. Whether you are training for a marathon or maintaining your fitness level, your workouts don’...
December 3 2013, 12:10 PM
I wear two hats at 5280. I write longform stories and I also oversee our digital editorial projects. This month, however, I had an opportunity to wear both hats on one major project.
"Riders on the Storm" is my investigation of Colorado’s mental health system. At first, I didn’t...
November 25 2013, 4:30 PM
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November 20 2013, 3:32 PM
Marijuana users, rejoice: Denver might loosen regulations on where pot smokers can toke up once recreational use is legalized on January 1. A list of rules received preliminary approval from the city council on Tuesday after weeks of debate over household smoke setups. The Denver...
November 13 2013, 12:40 PM
Why we love it: Proximity (it is about 30 minutes from central Denver).
When to go: At sunrise or sunset—and bring a camera.
Given Colorado’s plethora of all-things-outdoors, we tend to travel far afield for our weekend hikes. Last weekend, however, we had just a...
November 12 2013, 1:00 PM
Just in time for dinner on Valentine's Day, you'll be able to pick up some Two Buck Chuck for your significant other. Trader Joe’s will open three of its Denver-metro stores on February 14 and plans are in the works for a two more openings in the state sometime next year, the specialty grocery...
November 7 2013, 11:15 AM
Pull out those pocketbooks, potheads. Your legal buzz next year is going to get expensive. Colorado voters last night overwhelmingly approved sweeping taxes on recreational marijuana that will lump a 15 percent excise tax on wholesale marijuana sales and another 10 percent tax on retail sales....
November 6 2013, 10:05 AM