Denverites are sometimes mocked for their devotion to Whole Foods (see: episode three of the latest season of South Park), but Trader Joe's' steady expansion in the area might win over foodies looking for a more affordable way to score healthy, exotic eats.
A planned 13,000-square-foot space in...
October 14 2015, 2:00 PM
—Cos Lindstrom Photography
We're firm believers in filling your summer with adventures. But sometimes you need to put away that summer bucket list, sit back and take some time to appreciate the season. This spot at Littleton's Sterne Park looks shady and quiet—perfect for a lazy afternoon.
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July 9 2015, 2:00 PM
A ball sits on the tee at Arrowhead Golf Club in Littleton, Colo. —Photo by Cos Lindstrom
It's finally golf season... Minus a few freak snowstorms and rain showers. Spring is the perfect time to enjoy the links on a blue-sky day. The course at Arrowhead Golf Club in Littleton features red rocks jutting out along the edge of green: the only thing better than getting a hole...
May 14 2015, 9:00 AM
Why we love it: There’s a little something—boating, camping, walking, biking, camping—for everyone at this near-to-Denver state park.
When to go: Early morning so you can spy on wildlife before passing cars make them shy away.
Today, it might be difficult to imagine the...
April 14 2015, 10:01 AM
—Image courtesy of Shutterstock
Perhaps, I’ve watched It’s A Wonderful Life, A Christmas Story, or National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation too many times, but for the first time in more than a decade, I have a hankering to go sledding. My aversion to gravity-influenced sports is well documented, so I...
December 16 2014, 10:01 AM
—Courtesy of Josh Kreunen
Just another reason we love our state: A fall sunset over the Front Range behind Littleton’s new disc golf course, Fehringer Ranch, which debuted in October near Kipling Street and Quincy Avenue. Not pictured: Red Rocks, just to the right of the frame. (Who needs a show stealer?)
November 6 2014, 10:00 AM
Fireside Chat | Don’t let winter pass without making a trip to the consummate après lounging spot: Aspen’s Hotel Jerome. On Point | Forget stockings hung by the chimney with care. We’ll take a pair of these new foot-fixing socks from Steamboat Springs’ Point6. The 5280 Guide to Historic...
December 24 2013, 10:20 AM
Each winter, Littleton’s Main Street transforms into a snow globe–worthy strip illuminated by thousands of twinkling lights and anchored by a 55-foot Christmas tree. An afternoon spent ducking among the festive shops is all but guaranteed to cure even the worst case of the Scrooges. ...