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Lauren Puckett

Articles By Lauren Puckett

3 Colorado Companies Fixing Common Fashion Woes

Patti & Ricky, Halfdays, and Pepper want to make sure everyone has access to clothes they feel good in.

Tattered Cover Partners With Hue-Man Experience Founder to Create a Home for Black Literature in Denver

Tattered Cover’s new CEO Kwame Spearman will work with literary icon and founder of Hue-Man Experience Clara Villarosa to launch a consulting initiative within the indie bookstore.

The Share Winter Foundation Wants to Make the Mountains More Inclusive

Together with three Colorado programs, the nonprofit is opening up alpine sports to kids of all socioeconomic backgrounds.

Colorado’s Only Black-Owned Bookstore Is Ready for the Revolution

Rick Griffith and Debra Johnson lead Shop at MATTER, Denver’s eclectic bookstore that’s so much more. Are we ready to join them?

10 New Books by Colorado Authors That Make Effortless Gifts

Knock out your holiday shopping list with these bold picks, all written by local authors and categorized by their ideal recipient.

5 Colorado Board Games to Play When You Don’t Want to Talk to Your in-Laws

Set up a board to dodge prying questions when the small talk dries up.

If You Love True Grit, Head to Ridgway This Month

Ridgway Old West Fest celebrates the town’s starring role in True Grit—and offers a good excuse to explore the Western Slope town.

Colorado Bookshelf: A Perfect Eye

A former lawyer harnesses a haunting crime from her past to create an evocative murder mystery set in the Denver Art Museum.

Colorado Bookshelf: The Dead Girl in 2A

Erie author Carter Wilson prides himself on originality, and his newest thriller—a testament to the power of memory—is another paranoia-fueled adventure.

What I Learned After Someone Stole My Car 

A reporter digs into Colorado’s auto theft boom after becoming a victim herself.

How to Explore Albuquerque’s Quirky Sights in 48 Hours

We’ve got your agenda filled with museums, breweries, hiking, and delicious Southwestern food right here.

Colorado Bookshelf: The Black Coats

In Colleen Oakes’ newest young-adult novel, vengeance belongs to a group of women who track down the men who hurt them.

10 Locally Authored Books for Your Colorado Bookshelf

Centennial State writers kept busy this year. Whether you’re looking for history, suspense, romance, or memoir, these 2018 releases are sure to satisfy the bibliophile in all of us.

Six Amazing Denver Stores to Visit This Holiday Season

Online shopping can’t compare to finding that perfect gift at a local boutique.

This New Cookbook Will Cure Your High-Altitude Baking Blues

Aurora baker Nicole Hampton, creator of the popular blog Dough-Eyed, has crafted a collection of foolproof, mountain-friendly recipes with Sugar High.

How to Explore Albuquerque’s Quirky Sights in 48 Hours

We’ve got your agenda filled with museums, breweries, hiking, and delicious Southwestern food right here.


Colorado Bookshelf: Intercepted by Alexa Martin

Denver author Alexa Martin will discuss her debut novel—which scores laughs with an unlikely and light-hearted tale of love in the NFL—at BookBar on Saturday, September 15.

Fears Rise as Chronic Wasting Disease Strikes Colorado Deer Herds

This group is trying to slow the spread of chronic wasting disease, a disorder infecting deer, moose, and elk in Colorado.

Colorado Bookshelf: Blood Highway

Denver author Gina Wohlsdorf’s newest thriller is a heart-pounding race from start to finish, but it’s the book’s protagonist who steals the show.

Why You Can’t Ignore Matt Rouch & The Noise Upstairs

This month, seek out performances from the lovable and award-winning Denver band, whose new album—Half-Expected Heartbreak, a high-tempo hybrid of folk, Americana, and country—drops on August 25.

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