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Kiran Herbert

Articles By Kiran Herbert

A couple of stands of golden aspens pop out of a sea of green conifers on the hike to Lost Lake in Nederland.

Nederland: Lost Lake via the Hessie Trailhead

Score a panorama of yellow aspens on this fall-perfect, 4-mile round-trip to Lost Lake outside of Nederland.

Carolyn Hunter’s Lovelight Is a Synth-Pop Dreamscape

The Boulder-based singer-songwriter’s debut album explores love and resilience, granting all of us permission to move and feel free.

Need a Live Music Fix? Take a Rafting Trip with RiverWonderGrass

RiverWonderGrass—a marriage between WinterWonderGrass festivals and the rafting guides at Adrift Dinosaur—offers river trips that double as concerts.

Two Colorado Cold Brew Brands to Keep You Cool and Caffeinated

Wild Barn Coffee and Sati Cold Brew Coffee’s canned concoctions are the perfect summertime fuel.

How One Writer Found Purpose Amidst a Global Pandemic

Yale University’s “Science of Well-being” course and the practice of meditation has been especially potent.

Learn How to Bake Bread with Grain Home School

The Colorado Grain Chain’s virtual series include classes on crafting heirloom wheat sourdough and gluten-free baking. Plus, where you can purchase heritage flours and grains.

Boogie at the Broadmoor With Leftover Salmon to Support Mental Health Causes

Leftover Salmon partners with nonprofit Backline for its annual Boogie at the Broadmoor event.

This Is the New Year’s Eve Show You Won’t Want to Miss

Leftover Salmon will headline a New Year’s Eve show at the Mission Ballroom. But that’s not all: Here are eight other shows where you can ring in 2020.

5280’s Guide to Thanksgiving 2019 in Denver and Boulder

Whether you’re hosting or opting to dine out this year, here’s where to pick up prepared feasts, birds, and pies or make a reservation.

The 2019 Good Food 100 Restaurants List Features 40 Colorado Businesses

The annual program rates restaurants based on their commitment to sustainable sourcing and fair labor practices.

A Tribute to Jeff Austin

The founding Yonder Mountain String Band member died in June, shaking the bluegrass community and devastating his loyal fans. Here, some of Austin’s fellow musicians reflect on the mandolin player’s legacy ahead of a November 4 tribute concert in Broomfield.

Santo's school lunch

Colorado Chefs Tackle the Real School Food Challenge

Safta, Santo, and River & Woods have partnered with the Chef Ann Foundation to raise funds for healthy school food programs.

Get Psychedelic (No Drugs Required) at Light Club in Boulder

The Lucia No°03 device at Light Club in Boulder uses light to induce hypnagogic experiences—allowing for deeper relaxation, clarity, and maybe even some visions.

Greensky Bluegrass is All Grown Up and Coming Back to Red Rocks

As the band prepares for a three-night run at Red Rocks, Paul Hoffman talks songwriting and finding a home in Colorado’s music scene.

An Inside Look at Mission Ballroom, Denver’s Newest Music Venue

We broke down the elements that will make the concert hall unlike anything the Mile High City has seen before.

Why John Prine Is Playing Red Rocks With the Colorado Symphony

On July 28, the legendary folk singer will perform with the orchestra in a once-in-a-lifetime Red Rocks show. Here’s how the concept came to be.

I’ve Been Drinking Watermelon And So Should You

Denver-based WTRMLN WTR is the summertime sipper you didn’t know you were missing.

Cherry Creek Gets a New Tea House

Ku Cha House of Tea’s third outpost sells more than 170 varieties of tea.

Meet the Rancher at Blackbelly’s New Dinner Series

The Boulder restaurant and butcher shop’s new “Farm to Feast” event series brings sustainable ranchers and their products to the forefront.

Rita's Law

A Female-Owned Cafe and Bar Is Coming to Five Points

Rita’s Law will pour local coffee, beer, and unpretentious cocktails in the hopes of welcoming neighbors both new and old.

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