The area's namesake park. —Photo by Erin Skarda
The Neighborhood: Jefferson Park
When it comes to Denver’s noteworthy neighborhoods, it’s easy to overlook Jefferson Park—at least until recently. This diverse and up-and-coming hood has spent years in the shadows of its neighbors, West Highland and Highland (LoHi). But now, with many...
January 13 2015, 10:15 AM
—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...
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...
With a simple flip of a switch, Denver's Union Station is all dressed up for the holidays. Last Friday, as a part of the Grand Illumination ceremony, downtown's newly renovated historic building was illuminated with red and green lights, while a 35-foot Douglas fir sparkled in front of the station...
December 4 2014, 10:15 AM
Rendering of potential changes to Globeville's 45th Avenue. —Courtesy of the City and County of Denver.
On Monday, the Denver City Council adopted the Globeville Neighborhood Plan, a document meant to provide a guiding framework for real estate development, community building, and preservation in this north Denver neighborhood.
The plan is the latest step in revitalizing Globeville, a historical...
December 3 2014, 4:15 PM
Why we love it: A convenient stopping point for daytrips to Castle Rock or Colorado Springs.
When to go: Anytime you need a quick break from I-25 traffic.
I’m a long-time fan of pit-stop hikes: quick, stretch-your-leg treks that are close to major roadways. These may not be the most...
December 3 2014, 10:00 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
—Image courtesy of Shutterstock
In a perfect world, I'd walk, hike, or run outside every day of the year. Fortunately, Colorado's weather is nearly perfect—except for last week.
I grew up in the tundra North Dakota, so I can handle plunging temps, but even I know when it’s best to stay indoors. There are certain...
November 19 2014, 1:30 PM