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Daliah Singer

5280 Contributor

Daliah Singer is an award-winning freelance writer and editor. She graced 5280‘s masthead for seven years before setting out on her own. She’s a proud Canadian (don’t judge how much maple syrup she puts on her waffles) who has called the Mile High City home since graduating from the University of Denver. Though she writes a little of everything, she is most passionate about social justice and travel/outdoors journalism. You’ll find her bylines in Condé Nast TravelerNBC NewsSmithsonian, and more. She was named a Folio: 30 Under 30 in 2016, and her 5280 articles have been recognized by the Livingston Awards for young journalists (she was a finalist for “The Girls Next Door”), the American Society of Journalists and Authors (for “One Day To Life”), and the City and Regional Magazine Association (for “Everyday Environmentalists,” which she edited). When she’s not tracking down her next story idea, she’s probably planning a trip, spending time in the mountains, or reading a novel.

Articles By Daliah Singer

Why Some Coloradans Still Don’t Have Clean Water

It’s taken more than 60 years for a planned pipeline to bring clean water to residents of the lower Arkansas River Valley.

5 Threats Endangering Colorado’s Drinking Water

And what scientists and public health officials are doing to protect our taps.

The cardboard room at “Shiki Dreams,” a new permanent art exhibit at Prismajic.

It’s a Yeti’s World at Shiki Dreams

Prismajic’s first permanent immersive art experience invites guests into an otherworldly universe.

What You Need To Know About Colorado’s Paid Family and Medical Leave Insurance Act

While its goal is simple—provide paid time off for family, medical, and other emergencies—navigating Colorado’s FAMLI Act, which goes into effect next month, takes some work.

10 of Denver’s Best Date Night Restaurants

Whether you’re planning a first date or a parents’ night out without the kids, these venues offer the perfect romantic backdrop.

9 Perfect Colorado Gifts for the Last Minute

Have you been procrastinating on your holiday shopping list? Here are our favorite Colorado presents you can pick up at the zero hour.

5 Things To Know About the New Nicolas Cage Movie Butcher’s Crossing

Based on a novel by a University of Denver professor, the film takes viewers back to Colorado in the 1870s—and portrays the tragic reality of the Old West.

Whistler Blackcomb

The Best International Ski Destinations for Epic and Ikon Pass Holders

Our five-continent guide for skiing and boarding on the most epic international slopes.

An American Ninja Warrior Adventure Park Is Opening in Denver

The massive obstacle course, based on the hit show, is designed for wannabe ninjas of all ages.

Bartender pours green cocktail into punch bowl at Halloween horror bar.

The Best Halloween Bars Around Denver This Year

Get your fright on at these ghoulish pop-ups and year-round haunts serving spooky sips that are sure to wake the dead.

6 Things We Love About the New United Clubs at DIA

The airline recently opened two new facilities at Denver International Airport, including its largest club in the world—and you don’t have to fly business class to use them.

Peek Inside Garden Of The Gods Resort And Club’s $40 Million Renovation

The Colorado Springs retreat’s new look takes inspiration from the area’s natural beauty and gives the public more access to amenities than ever.

Upriver at Iron Mountain Hot Springs

Iron Mountain’s Adults-Only Hot Springs Take You Around The World

Upriver’s 10 “world experience” pools transport visitors from Glenwood Springs to famous global locales.

14 of Denver’s Best Vegan and Vegetarian Restaurants

From fresh pastas to hand-tossed pizza to vegan sushi, here’s where to find the city’s finest plant-based fare.

Why Keeping Up On The Trails Is Overrated

After years spent trying to keep up while hiking with her husband, one writer finally finds a happy medium by slowing down.

Cafe bar Hudson Hill interior with many customers.

10 of Denver’s Best All-Day Cafe-Bars

A cocktail in the morning and a shot of espresso by night? Why not? These hybrid coffee shops-meet-bars serve customers what they want at any time of day.

7 Western Destinations Where You Can Glamp This Summer

Experience camping’s more luxurious cousin by staying in safari-style tents, tipis, vintage trailers, and Jupes.

You Can Stay in These $40 Million-Plus Homes in the Vail Valley

Take a peek at two new ultra-luxury rentals in the middle of the Colorado Rockies.

The WinterWonderGrass Survival Guide

Veterans of the annual bluegrass festival share their top tips for staying warm.

How One Family Is Rebuilding After Losing Their Home in the Marshall Fire

Louisville-based company Studio Shed plays a major role in their road to home.

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