Vail's Mikaela Shiffrin is an FIS Slalom champion. Photograph courtesy of Damiano Benedetto/Alamy Stock Photo
Many have predicted that Vail’s Mikaela Shiffrin (pictured above) will someday succeed Vail’s Lindsey Vonn as the best female skier alive. Shiffrin, 22, is set to take a huge step toward fulfilling that prophecy this month when the 2017 FIS World Cup Finals (March 15 to 19) come to Aspen Snowmass,...
From left: Shinesty’s Jens Nicolaysen, Allie Thielens, Chris White, Michelle Frey-Tarbox, and Drew Wyman. Courtesy of Paul Laiken/Daily Camera
Some might consider it strange to base a reality show on Shinesty, a Boulder company that sells novelty clothing (everything from the Notorious V.I.P. Ugly Christmas Sweater Vests to the Trouser Snake Boa Boxer Briefs). Others might even call it bad business. Then again, the 2013 premier of Duck...
RedLine Contemporary Art Center, the hub of Denver's Month of Photography, will host Between the Medium: Seeing Photographically from March 10 to April 9. Photography by Sam Nguyen
In a 1962 issue of Look magazine, John F. Kennedy said, “The life of the arts…is a test of the quality of a nation’s civilization.” Mark Sink, a renowned fine-art photographer in Denver, was only four years old at the time, but the line has become one of his favorites because it captures...
From left: Image courtesy of James Q. Martin; Image courtesy of W. W. Norton & Company
No Barriers: A Blind Man’s Journey To Kayak The Grand Canyon
By Erik Weihenmayer and Buddy Levy (Thomas Dunne Books)
Weihenmayer, the first blind man to summit Mt. Everest, tackles a new challenge: paddling a one-man kayak down all 277 miles of the Colorado River that course through the...
Set in Denver, two local novelists are bringing the detective genre to a higher elevation. Illustration by Lindsey Spinks.
Ever since the first trouble-seeking dame stepped onto the pages of Raymond Chandler’s novels in the 1930s and ’40s, Los Angeles has been the epicenter of noir. But two local novelists recently took on the task of weaving Denver into their ever-twisting plot lines. JoAnn Chaney’s first book, ...
You could be here in just 72 minutes; Photograph courtesy of Madeline Hotel and Residences
After conquering the quad-searing bumps on Telluride Ski Resort’s Mammoth run, our aching legs would delight in the 104-degree twin hot tubs atop the new Sky Terrace at the recently renovated Madeline Hotel and Residences (from $359 per night). Then we’d gather around a fire pit on the 4,000-square...
Watch skis being made inside Meier Skis' new Denver factory; Photograph by Chris Kalback
The folks at Mountain Khakis think pretty highly of Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The outdoor-apparel company’s founders came up with the idea for Mountain Khakis at the Shady Lady Saloon there, and a marketing video gushes about the town’s transformative effects (“where the wind shapes character...”)....
Keep the romance alive and burning at Retrograde, a new speakeasy. Photograph by Paul Miller
Denver’s growing population is a thirsty one: In the past two years, the Mile High City has gained a slew of new watering holes. We surveyed the additions to come up with the best spot for every type of only-in-Denver situation.
Places That Combine Culture With Cocktails
When you crave Five...