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Julie Dugdale

Articles By Julie Dugdale

The Pandemic Only Amplified Colorado’s Drinking Problem

The result: People are being diagnosed with liver disease at earlier and earlier ages.

Our 4 Favorite Flicks from the 2024 Colorado Environmental Film Festival—and How You Can Watch Them Right Now

If you missed the 18th annual Colorado Environmental Film Festival, don’t stress. You can still catch this year’s batch of “impact films,” produced to spur action in the name of conservation, eco-activism, and ongoing stewardship of our planet, online.

How Binge Drinking During the Pandemic Led to a Liver Disease Crisis in Colorado

Coloradans turned to booze during the pandemic. Now, our livers are paying the price.

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Ay Papi Is Our New Favorite Havana-Inspired Happy Hour Haunt

The Caribbean-inspired cocktail bar’s beach-chic interior design scheme is as refreshing as its mojitos.

3 Can’t-Miss Residential Developments Coming to Denver

From boutique condos in Uptown to a master-planned community in Erie, these standout developments are making their mark on the metro area.

Top of the Town 2023

We found 116 reasons to fall in love with the Mile High City all over again.

Top of the Town 2023: Culture & Nightlife

Whether you’re looking to discover new art or planning your next night on the town, we’ve got you covered.

Top of the Town 2023: Shopping

Our favorite local boutiques for fresh threads, thoughtful gifts, and other one-of-a-kind finds.

Top of the Town 2023: Sports, Outdoors & Fitness

There are endless ways to get active—and stunning landscapes to explore—in Colorado. These locals makers and shops will help you experience them all.

Top of the Town 2023: Services

The gear shops, massage therapists, and other Mile High City businesses going that extra mile.

Top of the Town 2023: Dining

From sweet treats to lunchtime bites to mouth-watering global cuisine, here’s where to find the best eats around Denver right now.

How Fox Hill in Franktown Is Embracing the “Agrihood” Movement

What you need to know about the luxury home development, which offers its residents farm-to-table perks.

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Meet Eugenia Di Girolamo, Denver’s First-Ever Chief Urban Designer

Denver recently hired its first chief urban designer to help our cityscape grow—and look good doing it.

A Patient’s Guide to Denver Emergency Rooms

Where to go, what constitutes an emergency, and how to navigate the billing process at Denver emergency rooms.

Efficiency is at the Crux of this Nearly Net Zero Home Just Outside Golden

A local architect designs her own modern mountain oasis that invites the natural surroundings in.

4 Predictions for Denver’s (Cooling-Off?) Real Estate Market

LIV Sotheby’s International Realty’s Live Distinct team looks into their crystal ball.

The Trick to Creating a Timeless White Kitchen

The recipe for updating a tired, Tuscan-inspired kitchen? A crisp-white—but not too white—color palette.

Chef Dana Rodriguez Shares the Kitchen Tools She Cherishes Most

Ahead of the Casa Bonita relaunch, the star chef reflects on two items that nod to her Mexican heritage and hospitable spirit.

Need a Backcountry Guide? There’s an App for That

The VRBO of adventure guides, 57hours is a platform built for those with outdoor escapades in mind.

I Conquered a Via Ferrata—Then Wondered if I Should Have

Iron paths are popping up across the state to thrillseekers’ delight—and it’s both a good and bad thing.

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