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Happy holidays from the staff of 5280!
December 24 2015, 9:00 AM
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Ever wish you could revisit your childhood and share some old-fashioned Yuletide fun with your family and friends? Here are six great places along the Front Range to do just that.
Sleigh Ride and Campfire, Estes Park
Make your spirits bright by dashing through the snow in a horse-drawn...
December 8 2015, 9:20 AM
The Denver Botanic Gardens Blossoms of Light are on display through January 2.
Ring in the holiday season this year with a trek through the Denver Botanic Gardens' festive Blossoms of Light, on display through January 2. Wind your way through a designated path in the gardens, aglow with holiday lights, and explore the Romantic Gardens and O'Fallon Perennial Walk. Don't...
December 3 2015, 12:00 PM
A decorated king cake from No No's Cafe with the baby figurine, representing a baby Jesus. Traditionally, the baby Jesus is baked inside the cake and whoever receives the piece with the figurine either has to buy the next cake or host the next Mardi Gras celebration.
Mardi Gras, fondly known as Fat Tuesday, marks the ritual last day of pigging out before Ash Wednesday, the beginning of the Lenten season. Besides dressing up in various hues of yellow, green, and purple, many indulge in Cajun cuisine and desserts, such as king cake. This circular cake is usually...
February 19 2015, 9:00 AM
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The season of charitable giving has begun. But despite all the do-gooding and gift giving taking place around the holidays, it’s important to remember that Colorado’s business, philanthropic organizations, and nonprofits work tirelessly all year to positively impact the community and help improve...
December 3 2014, 12:15 PM
If the thought of preparing one turkey on Thanksgiving is intimidating, consider facing a freezer full of 15,000 birds. That’s the task that the Denver Rescue Mission hopes to face come Turkey Day.
Each year, the nonprofit puts out a call for frozen poultry—and each time, the Denver...
November 13 2014, 10:30 AM
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FOR THE GARDENER
Clockwise from left:
• Coiled Rope Cachepot, $77 for set of three, Areo Home, 1-888-814-7988, areohome.com
• Medium Boxwood Round Wreath, $29, West Elm, 2955 East First Avenue, 303-320-1001, westelm.com
Hoping to earn the title of coolest aunt or uncle this season? Check out ATOMS: The come-to-life building blocks launched by Boulder startup Seamless Toy Company. ATOMS help kids narrow the gap between what they can dream up and what they can build. The colorful matchbox-sized blocks...
December 9 2013, 9:19 AM