—Morgan Wolfers Photography
Most kids can't resist Colorado's beautiful wildflowers, especially our state-honored Columbine. But instead of reaching out and grabbing this bloom he found along the Silver Dollar Lake Trail, 9-year-old Morgan Wolfers grabbed his camera and snapped this beautiful snapshot instead. You're on your...
August 6 2015, 10:25 AM
The old nursurey rhyme got it backwards—perhaps it's the spring flowers that bring summer showers. At least that's the case for this storm rolling over the fields and blooms outside of Salida, captured by photographer Lucy Beaugard. Hopefully the clouds clear out for whatever the rain brings (...
July 23 2015, 12:15 PM
—Cos Lindstrom Photography
Even Denver’s historic Civic Center has its quiet moments. Photographer Cos Lindstrom captured this idyllic scene in the Golden Triangle, framing the downtown Denver skyline between the neighborhood’s iconic neoclassical halls.
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July 16 2015, 9:30 AM
—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
—Photo courtesy of Sue Castellion
This summer, we're considering taking our daytrips to new heights—nine stories high, more specifically—with a hot air balloon ride near Winter Park. The vertical adventure offers bird's-eye views of the Western Slope that easily compete with even the most dramatic on-top-of-a-fourteener...
July 2 2015, 8:02 AM
"Source" by Carl Bork and Brice Turnbull
In the art world, as in many places, experimentation breeds innovation. So it was for Salida-based artists Carl Bork and Brice Turnbull who, late last year, decided to explore what would happen if they combined Turnbull's glasswork with Bork's nascent foray into abstract painting....
June 25 2015, 10:00 AM
—Photo by Lucy Beaugard
While we would definitely prefer sunshine and warm weather as summer approaches, the Denver skyline rarely looks more beautiful than during a storm. Meteorologists say that the rain will continue into next week, so head over to Speer and Zuni (where this photo was taken) for a stunning view of the...
May 21 2015, 2:10 PM
—Photo by Cos Lindstrom
Humans aren't the only ones excited for the warmer weather. This herd of bighorn sheep seems frozen in anticipation as rays of sun shine down on Rocky Mountain National Park blooming green before them. So long, winter—hello, hiking season. We've been waiting for you.
April 30 2015, 9:30 AM