Not pictured but still palpable: The color purple.
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The headline of Newsweek's October 1st edition reads: "God, Guns, and Ganja: Colorado is the Future of American Politics."
While the article does a reasonably good job of portraying our state's curiously congruent political incongruities (bear with me), it doesn't exactly make a...
October 6 2015, 9:45 AM
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Squeeze out the remaining days of summer with these awesome festivals and events happening around the state:
August 21 and 22 | Keystone Mountain Town Music Festival
Delta Rae headlines this weekend of free live music, face painting, fireworks, and (of course) plenty of local food...
August 20 2015, 11:00 AM
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While many design pros keep a close watch on style blogs and design trends, Geoffrey Keating unapologetically looks the other way. The Colorado Springs furniture-maker, a fifth-generation woodworker whose ancestors built churches throughout the rural Southwest, believes high-quality design isn’t...
—Photo by Natasha Gardner
Doolittle IPA, Red Leg Brewing Company, Colorado Springs
Serving Type: 12-ounce can
ABV: 6.9 percent
Malt score (1–10): 8
Hop score (1–10): 3
Reviewed: July 2015
With so many breweries in Colorado, it is hard to find a biz angle to grab...
August 12 2015, 12:15 PM
—Photography by David Lauer
Ten days after the Waldo Canyon Fire ravaged more than 18,000 acres and nearly 350 homes in June 2012, a retired Army couple spotted a slice of hope just south of Colorado Springs’ Garden of the Gods Club and Resort: an empty lot on a ridge looking west. The pair’s townhome had been reduced to ash...
—Photo courtesy of Wagstaff Worldwide
Restaurant 1858, the new crown jewel of the Broadmoor Hotel at Seven Falls, promises to be a knockout. It sits at the base of Cheyenne Canyon, boxed in by steep granite walls and punctuated by the majestic 181-foot waterfall. (Seven Falls is the only site in Colorado to have garnered a spot on...
August 11 2015, 10:00 AM
The Garden of the Gods' dramatic spires are the legacy of a Saharan-scale desert that covered the region about 280 million years ago; Shutterstock
Back in 1859, when a surveyor named Rufus Cable first saw the towering fins of rock jutting over 300 feet into the air near Pikes Peak, he enthusiastically declared that it was “a fit place for the gods to assemble!” From this excited outburst came the name Garden of the Gods, by which we know this...
August 7 2015, 10:25 AM
The Front Range influx continues; Shutterstock
As all those construction cranes and the deepening traffic congestion remind us every day, Denver has become a desirable destination for transplants from all over the country.
This week's news from Forbes might make us even more irresistible. On Wednesday, the venerable...
July 30 2015, 8:30 AM