Elk Meadow Park
An aspen grove showed off its golden autumn colors on a recent October morning in Evergreen's Elk Meadow Park. The versatile space has activities for all seasons and weather: It's perfect for a dayhike in mild conditions and an ideal snowshoeing location during snowy months. Looking for...
October 23 2014, 10:01 AM
A walk down Montivew Boulevard.
We often point you to the hills for the state’s best outdoor activities, but this week is different. With the crunch of fallen leaves underfoot, you ought to explore Denver’s urban stretches for long strolls filled with a spectrum of leaves in warm shades of red, orange, and gold. Here, our five...
October 23 2014, 9:00 AM
Why we like it: Besides the stunning yellow aspen leaves, we get a break from paying the entrance fee for Rocky Mountain National Park. (The trail enters RMNP, but the trailhead is located just outside park boundaries.)
When to go: Now! Catch the remaining fall color before winter as...
October 21 2014, 2:15 PM
PIctured: De Steeg's Imperial Pumpkin beer
Fall has graced Denver with its presence: The air is crisper, leaves are putting on a brilliant show throughout the Front Range, and… pumpkin beer is flowing through Denver taps. If we could make our own pumpkin-beer flight, these 10 would be it.
1. Denver Beer Co: This Riverfront...
October 21 2014, 12:15 PM
An airplane, a truck, a handful of workers, 1,000 pounds of Cascade hops, and a ticking clock: All of these ingredients are necessary for Left Hand Brewing Company to concoct its only fresh hop beer, Warrior IPA. Left Hand produces more than 30 year-round, seasonal, and limited-edition...
October 16 2014, 11:00 AM
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Baking season is upon us, and while we all have family heirloom-like recipes scribbled on batter-stained index cards, lots of tasty delights have come along since lard was a staple ingredient. Grab your altitude conversion chart and scroll through these apps, you may just find a new recipe to pass...
October 3 2014, 10:30 AM
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Autumn’s cooler temperatures make this season ideal for spending time in your outdoor space reflecting on what worked—and what didn’t. Meghan Himschoot, landscape designer at Luxescapes, and Ebi Kondo, curator of the Japanese Garden for Denver Botanic Gardens, give us tips on how to enhance our...
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