Get a great workout and help women at SafeHouse Denver by attending a donation-based barre class. —Image courtesy of Barre Forte.
Children’s Holiday Book Drive: Give local kids the gift of imagination this year. Donate books for children between 6 months and 5 years old, and support Reach Out and Read Colorado in their mission to educate families about the importance of reading and increase literacy rates....
December 21 2015, 3:25 PM
From top right: Adam Makos, Jesse Brown, Makos with Tom Hudner
Images courtesy of Ballantine Books, John Anderson, the U.S. Navy, and Georgea Hudner
Adam Makos’ last book—A Higher Call (Berkley), a gripping account of one German fighter pilot’s incredible decision not to shoot down a badly damaged American B-17 bomber during World War II—spent nearly six months on the New York Times best-seller list in 2012 and 2013....
November 4 2015, 10:30 AM
After 41 years at the helm of the iconic Tattered Cover Bookstore, this month owner Joyce Meskis begins the two-year process of handing off ownership to a husband-and-wife team from New York City. We sat down with the Illinois native to find out what brought her to the book business, which authors...
Colorado Matters host Ryan Warner listens to paralympian Amy Purdy on Monday, Feb. 9, 2015, at the Tattered Cover on Colfax Avenue in Denver
After 16 years in radio journalism and eight years (and counting) as host of Colorado Public Radio’s daily interview show Colorado Matters, it's safe to say that Ryan Warner is a veteran of this form of media. The Palm Springs native still gets giddy, though, about recording radio shows—especially...
March 2 2015, 11:00 AM
Sure, it’s tough being a chauffeur, nurse, chef, and a million other things all at once. But, in those moments where you’re blissfully dancing around the kitchen with your pajama-clad kids or watching your little one score the winning soccer goal, you simply can’t imagine life without the title of...
February 25 2015, 2:00 PM
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1. WORK IT: CLIMB THE STEPS AT RED ROCKS AMPHITHEATRE
Why you should go: If you are still keeping up with your New Year’s resolutions, head to Red Rocks for a workout on the venue’s stairs—and to practice your air guitar routine.
Details: Your choice, Red Rocks Amphitheatre
February 4 2015, 11:45 AM
Barb Schmidt meeting the Dalai Lama in March 2010.
At 28, Barb Schmidt thought she had found happiness. She was married and had risen through the chain of command to own six McDonald's franchises. Schmidt had certainly achieved external success—but her internal life needed some improvement.
Thirty years later, she's found peace through...
September 16 2014, 4:45 PM
Most of us aren't recreational skydivers. Nor do we step into a wingsuit on a weekday to go BASE jumping off the red rocks in Moab. Steph Davis (pictured, right) isn't most people. The 4o-year-old professional rock climber has devoted her life to seeking out an adrenaline rush. She's the first...
April 18 2013, 3:42 PM