—Photo courtesy of History Colorado
Mining millionaire Horace Tabor was freshly divorced when he wed Elizabeth “Baby Doe” McCourt in 1883. The only thing more shocking than the marriage was McCourt’s silk dress, which had a low (at least by Victorian standards) neckline and, according to one report, marabou-feather trim.
—Courtesy of the Denver Broncos
This past offseason, Sports Authority Field at Mile High bid farewell to more than John Fox. The stadium also said sayonara to its sod. The pair were together for 14 years, but the Broncos, who begin playing preseason games this month (like we had to tell you), needed to upgrade the underground...
Photo courtesy of Cherry Creek Arts Festival / Liz Levy Figueroa
Reaching its 25th anniversary isn't the only noteworthy number the Cherry Creek Arts Festival (July 3–5) is hitting this year. Before you start perusing the vast array of art in the sunshine this holiday weekend—don't forget your sunscreen!—take a look at some of these other momentous...
July 2 2015, 9:30 AM
Amount recently awarded to Boulder’s Bhakti Chai, the first recipient of investment dollars from the Colorado Impact Fund. Launched in 2014, the private equity fund is devoted to helping grow Colorado companies, especially those with positive impacts on their communities. Bhakti’...
= The pounds of cheese sold last February at the Truffle Cheese Shop.denvertruffle.com
January 27 2014, 10:23 PM
= Approximate cost of the project to add a new wing onto the Denver Museum of Nature & Science. The five-level expansion on the south side of the venue, called the Morgridge Family Exploration Center, opens this month. The three aboveground levels of the expansion feature interactive exhibits...
January 25 2014, 12:00 PM
The number of pounds you could gain after just one week of poor sleep.
In a recent University of Colorado Boulder study, researchers tracked sleep, metabolism, and eating habits in 16 healthy men and women. The goal was to determine how five days of sleep loss (the equivalent of a...
December 9 2013, 3:38 PM
135,000:Nutty cheese salads served since the dish landed on Racines’ menu 17 years ago. The restaurant turns 30 on December 27.racinesrestaurant.com
November 25 2013, 9:44 AM